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What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,704
Reach 0.0058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.96 days
647.84 days >
Average installed length: 340.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v3.4.0.2 7.41%
v2.1.0.4 70.37%
v1.83 9.88%
v1.53 3.70%
v1.52 7.41%
1.2 1.23%

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ALToolBar

What is ALToolBar?  (from ESTsoft)

"Video Downloader, Password Manager, Screen Capture, and more. Essential tools for your internet life". Why install and run each program? Install ALToolbar and use all these functions with one-click! ALToolbar is packed with lots of great stuff to help make your online life just a little bit easier, faster, and more fu...  Read more

Overview

ALToolBar is a program developed by ESTsoft. The most used version is v2.1.0.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is atbsvc.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 18.33 MB (19,220,212 bytes). ALUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 76% of users of ALToolBar come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Thailand.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: advert.estsoft.com/?event=200904224447205
Help link: www.altools.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALToolBar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALToolBar\unins000.exe
Estimated size: 18.33 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by ALToolBar

Program executable:atbsvc.exe
Name:ALToolbar
ALToolbar Service Module
Path:C:\Program Files\ALToolBar\atbsvc.exe
MD5:fad605f1c2d6e87ff882834ad083e8f4
Additional files:
  • ALCMProxy.dll - ALTools Common Module Proxy Dynamic Link Library
  • InetCleaner.exe - ALToolbar InetCleaner Application
  • InetCleanerRes.dll
  • InetCleanerRes_1830.dll
  • InetCleanerRes_2100.dll
  • ECRSC.dll - ESTsoft Crash Reporting System (ESTsoft Crash Reporting System Client)
  • atblib.dll - ALToolbar Common Library
  • SoundPlayer.exe - SoundPlayer Module
  • InstHelper.exe - InstHelper Module (ALToolbar Helper)
  • ALDiskOnRes.dll - ALToolbar DiskOn (ALToolbar DiskOn Module)
  • atbonline.exe - ALToolbar Online Service Module
  • atbsvc64.exe - atbsvc64 ?? ???? (ALToolbar Service Module (64bit))
  • ALUpdate.dll - ALTools Updater (ALUpdate DLL)
  • unins000.exe - ALToolBar Setup
  • AtbOnlineRes_1830.dll - ALToolbar Disk
  • AtbOnlineRes_2100.dll
  • ALToolBand_1200.dll - ALToolbar (ALToolbar IE band Module)
  • ALToolBand_1520.dll
  • ALToolBand_1530.dll
  • ALToolBand_1830.dll
  • ALToolBand_2100.dll
  • ALToolband_3400.dll - ALToolBar
  • ALToolBandRes.dll
  • ALToolBandRes_1830.dll
  • ALToolBar_2100.dll
  • ALToolbar_3400.dll
  • ALToolbarDaemon.exe - ALToolbar Daemon Module
  • atbdmgr.exe - ALToolbar Download Manager Module
  • atbdmgrRes_1830.dll
  • atbdmgrRes_2100.dll
  • atbdn.exe - ALToolbar MediaDownloader
  • atbdnres.dll
  • AtbHelper.exe
  • atbsns.exe - ALToolbar Viewer
  • atbviewRes_1830.dll
  • atbviewRes_2100.dll
  • MsgCon_1830.dll - ALToolbar Message Connector
  • MsgCon_2100.dll
  • Msgcon_3400.dll
  • Msgcon64_3400.dll - ALToolbar Message Connector (64bit)
  • MsgConnector.dll
  • ALSTS.dll - ALSTS (ALSTS Deamon)
  • appupdater.dll - ALSee (ALSee Service Update Module)
  • ALToolBandRes_2100.dll
  • ECRSC_JP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ALToolbar_3400.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A}.
  • ALToolBand_1200.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho Class' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A} (ALToolBar BHO).
  • ALToolBand_1830.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho Class' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A} (ALToolBar BHO).
  • ALToolBand_1530.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho Class' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A} (ALToolBar BHO).
  • ALToolBand_1520.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho Class' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A} (ALToolBar BHO).
  • ALToolBar_2100.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALToolbarBho' with the class of {7F1A79F9-78D1-4186-9F60-EE0B63DF042A}.
6 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • ALToolbar_3400.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
  • ALToolBand_1200.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
  • ALToolBand_1830.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
  • ALToolBand_1530.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
  • ALToolBand_1520.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
  • ALToolBar_2100.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALToolBar' with the class of {38FBE93D-4CA1-4414-AF6A-94920C5BD8DA}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • AtbHelper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ALToolBar' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ESTsoft\ALToolBar\atbhelper.exe" -boot.

How do I remove ALToolBar?

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Or, you can uninstall ALToolBar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ALToolBar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ALToolBar.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ALToolBar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 8 9%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.43%
Windows Vista 16.05%
Windows XP 9.88%
Windows 8 8.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.30%
Windows 7 Professional 18.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.13%
Windows 8.1 5.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.40% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 76.40%
  United States 17.98%
  Thailand 1.12%
  Korea 1.12%
  Australia 1.12%
  Germany 1.12%
  Saudi Arabia 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.17%
NEC 16.67%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 10.42%
Sony 6.25%
GIGABYTE 4.17%
Sahara 2.08%
American Megatrends 2.08%
Gateway 2.08%
Lenovo 2.08%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5741 2.86%
TOSHIBA dynabook R731/C 1.43%
NEC PC-VL150WG 1.43%
LENOVO Lenovo H330 1.43%
Hewlett-Packard s5755a 1.43%
Gateway GT5686j 1.43%

About (from ESTsoft Corp.)

With the vision 'Company that enhances the life quality', ESTsoft pours every bit of effort to enhance the life quality through software innovation.
Publisher URL: www.estsoftinc.com

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