Prevent google toolbar from updating
The article doesn't really go into how an admin would find these Class IDs.
Does Flash have a different Class ID for each version? What about Windows Update on XP boxes - it requires a plugin that would need to be expressly enabled.
I tell you how to get your old home page back in this handy tip. Even more important, how do you get your browser back to normal?
None of the settings to fix it is where you'd think it would be. Not only do unwanted toolbars and plug-ins squeeze the fun out of going online, they can make your computer less secure.
The Trend Micro Toolbar is not searchable in Google Chrome Web Store because it is intended only for customers with Trend Micro security software.
Most of the time, these add-ons are labeled and you can choose not to install them.
Note: If a program I recommend in my Downloads section includes an add-on, I let you know in the write-up so you can avoid it.
I found this article, but it's not all that clear: If I want to ban all plugins but the Google Toolbar, Flash & Windows Update on XP, there isn't a clear explanation on how to do it.
It seems that I would have to know the Class ID of every toolbar I would like to allow.