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My google toolbar is not working properly. It does not show

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my google toolbar is not working properly. It does not show history or provide suggestions I believe that is called auto response.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Please do the following in Internet Explorer

Click Tools (the gear wheel top right) than Internet Options

Click on the General Tab and Delete all Temporary Internet Files.

Than click the Advance Tab and click Reset

Then restart and tell me if it is now working please.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
It is still not working. No auto response or browsing history is shown when typing
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

Can you remove it from internet explorer, re-add it and tell me if it then works please

I can also do these steps for you, and have made a request via Additional Services. This is optional, and if you choose to do this, I can, with your permission, remote into your computer while you watch and do all these steps (and deal with any problems that arise during them) for you. Or if you do not choose to take this service, we can continue here. This is no problem at all. Just let me know please.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Still not working
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

when was it last working?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
A few days ago from memory but was iffy when selecting the dropdown for previous searches
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

Ok, go to control panel and click on uninstall a program

Click on the tool bar and choose uninstall

Then restart

Once done, go to this link

https://www.google.com/toolbar/ie/install.html

Install it again and tell me if it now works correctly please

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Still not working have done this several times with no luck
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

ok, click start, type in

%temp%

press enter

Delete all files and folders listed there, ignore any folders windows tells you are in use

Once done, restart and tell me how it now performs please

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Still not working.900 files deleted are in waste basket. Have to go out for a bit. Will respond to your next suggestion when I return.
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

ok, can you click start and type in

system restore

press enter

Follow the onscreen steps and perform a system restore choosing a restore date from when it was last working

Let this complete and when it has, tell me how it now performs please.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What if any data will I loose if I do this. Am reluctant as I have had system updates recently.
Expert:  Richard replied 9 months ago.

none of your personal data is effected, only any programs you installed since the last restore, which you can undo anyway after doing it

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
All seems to be resolved now thanks. Had some problems with my anti virus after the restore but these also resolved.