Grrr... recently I was distressed to see a process running in my Windows Task Manager named GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe. Although I recall telling the various Google components on my computer to NOT do any automatic updating, clearly the Google Toolbar Notifier was running in the background.
After a fruitless search through the Windows Start menu and my System Tray, I did a web search and discovered that I needed to manually delete the program.
Here's how to do it:
1. Open the Windows Task Manager
2. Find the task named GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe, then right-click on it. From the menu choose "End Process" and confirm.
3. Open Windows Explorer and delete the entire folder named
That should do it!