I am using Google Chrome, on Windows 7.
I ended up with am extra toolbar - I believe it was after I updated java, while I was doing some work and I may not have paid attention to a checkbox - there is no other way this could have happened.
Still, I ended up with this extra toolbar (Ask toolbar).
Very colorful, pretty and all. I didn't want it. I didn't want the button that came with it. I don't want bells and whistles.
So I went to the Extensions page, to remove it.
It said (and still says):
(This extension is managed and cannot be removed or disabled.)
I am usually not satisfied with a simple NO, so I searched the web for the particular extension, and this message, and found that I could just delete the folder from the Extensions folder of Chrome.
Ok, done. Deleted the folder.
Since then, new tabs will always load the following error:
No webpage was found for the web address: chrome- extension://aaaaojmikegpiepcfdkkjaplodkpfmlo/config/skin/new-tab.html
Gmail page loads in a lower corner, with the top corner reserved for a frame that says the same thing.
Search engines - same... though it takes a bit and then they usually refresh and show on the whole page.
Most pages manage to render correctly after showing the error frame section.
I have tried to use the restore from Windows but it could not restore the removed folder. (not that I wanted the evil extension back, but this is worse).
I will probably have to uninstall Chrome...
After I save some of my history.
Still, this is annoying - and I bet it will happen again.
Any ideas ?
How can I fix this extension mess ?