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HT5271 I get error message that my version of Safari does not support community tool bar?

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Everytime I open Safari I get an error message that saids This version of Safari does not support the community tool bar. How can I fix this situation?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • Klaus1 Level 8 Level 8 (43,385 points)

    That toolbar/ct plugin seems to cause problems for all who install it!

     

    If you are running Tiger or Leopard:

     

    Close Safari, then locate and delete the following files and it should be gone:

     

    /Library/Application Support/Conduit

    /Library/InputManagers/CTLoader

    /Library/Receipts/ctloader.pkg

    /Library/Receipts/<Toolbar name>.pkg

    /Library/Application Support/SIMBL/Plugins/CT2285220.bundle

    /Users/<User name>/Library/Application Support/Conduit

     

    where / is the root library on your Hard Disk.

     

    If you are running Snow Leopard you should also look here:

     

    Library/launchAgents/com.conduit.loader.agent.plist

    Library/Application support/conduit plugins

     

    Also, as mentioned by Gilli2000:

     

    Library/Receipts - If you read it, it has information in it at the bottom referring extensively to "CT" and "community toolbar".

     

    Maybe it is harmless, but trash those items anyway!

     

    If you are running Lion:

     

    From the Finder Menu bar, select Go ▹ Go to Folder, and in the box that opens write:

     

    ~/Library/Application Support/Conduit

     

    Delete the second item if it is there.

     

    Now select Go to Folder again and enter  /Library

     

    From the folder that opens, delete the following items if they are there (you may need your login password):

     

    Application Support/Conduit

    InputManagers/CTLoader

    LaunchAgents/com.conduit.loader.agent.plist

    ScriptingAdditions/ct_scripting.osax

     

    then close the folder. Now select Go to Folder again and write: /Applications/Toolbars

     

    Delete that item and close the Finder windows you opened. Log out then log back in, and you should be rid of it.

     

    Note: Safari does not support any third-party toolbars except those supplied as an extension to Safari via the Extension Gallery.


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