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How do I set up Xfinity Toolbar when using Chrome as my default browser?

Silver Problem Solver

Re: Toolbars


I would not recommend using comcast toolbars it is a pile of junk.

Gold Problem Solver

Re: Toolbars

I agree, the majority of the Experts in the Forums agree too.

Toolbars cause more problems than they are worth.



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Valued Contributor

Re: Toolbars

I was told by an Xfinity 3rd tier tech don't use the toolbar. He also said most toolbars cause more issues then they are worth. Xfinity tool bar is particularly worthless in my view. You can get the same basic features using the link buttons on Xfinity Homepage.


Re: Toolbars

Based upon my experience,I do not recommend installing a tool bar.


Re: Toolbars

Chrome does not support the use of 3rd party toolbars, including Comcast.  Nor do Safari or Opera.  If you must use such a toolbar, you need to use IE or Firefox.  And I'll back the others------don't use the Comcast toolbar.  It has a reputation for being riddled with problems.  Use Yahoo or Google.  But as others have stated, they really are unnecessary.  You can do pretty much the same things with your Bookmarks Bar or just the Bookmarks menu.

Bronze Problem Solver

Re: Toolbars

I think all toolbars are evil


Frequent Visitor

Re: Toolbars

I do not use any toolbars except the Norton Toolbar.  They are useless.  Speaking of Norton Security, Comcast is to slow in updating the Norton Security, I now have a paid subscription thru Norton  No problems at all..

Regular Contributor

Re: Toolbars

I've wanted an external email notification app for years, so I figured I'd give the toolbar a try. Its been about three days and I can't handle it anymore, its gone. Heres some input if anyone cares to read it.


- Like others have said, toolbars for browsers are lame and no one wants to use them


- It has way too much useless stuff. I think Comcast is vastly overestimating how much people use its services. I use Google for searches, I have my own weather gadget, and I have bookmarks, all of which makes most of your toolbar spurious. All I want is an email notification icon.


- That email icon would fit perfectly in the notification area of the Windows know, the place that all other programs put their notification icons.


- Its garish and draws the eye away from the browser window. Using so much red was a BAD idea.


- Scrap the toolbar and get to work on a taskbar notification icon. Have it work for voicemail and texts too.