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Should I remove AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,803
United States Rank #12,037
Reach 0.0103%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.39 days
601.55 days >
Average installed length: 316.07 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.13.4.1 100.00%

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AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer

What is AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

The IE AOL Toolbar is a browser toolbar for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Flock. It has a few default buttons like Mail, Weather, and Radio, and also allows the user to add additional buttons. Third parties may from time to time offer applications or services to access, “plug-into” or interact with the Software. The AOL Toolbar is one of a range made by AOL, which include toolbars branded with their other properties, such as AIM, MapQuest, AOL Radio, and Winamp. There are three separate components to AOL Toolbar: AOL Toolbar, Download Updater, and Price Check by AOL. All three components need to be removed to complete the uninstallation of AOL Toolbar from your browser.

About  (from AOL)

Free AOL Toolbar lets you enjoy your favorite content and services wherever you are on the Web. Get AOL Search with Google and get quick access to AOL, AIM e-mail or any email inbox with a count of waiting messages. Personalize your toolbar by adding buttons and organizing them however you like. Create your own buttons...  Read more
Overview
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL LLC
URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aol toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AOL Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program module:aoltb.dll
Name:AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer
AOL IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\aol toolbar\aoltb.dll
MD5:021843f4c2b452137c2cf993d7908900
The AOL Toolbar is a browser toolbar for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Flock. It has a few default buttons like Mail, Weather, and Radio, and also allows the user to add additional buttons. Third parties may from time to time offer...
Additional files:
  • aoltbServer.exe - AOL Toolbar Server 32-bit (AOL Toolbar Server)
  • xprt6.dll - XPRT Runtime Library
  • uninstall.exe - AOL Toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • aoltb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AOL Toolbar Loader' with the class of {7C554162-8CB7-45A4-B8F4-8EA1C75885F9}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • aoltb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'AOL Toolbar' with the class of {DE9C389F-3316-41A7-809B-AA305ED9D922}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • aoltb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'AOL Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {f0e98552-8e47-4c6c-9b3a-11ab0549f94d} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • aoltb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'AOL Toolbar' with a class of {DE9C389F-3316-41A7-809B-AA305ED9D922}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

aoltbServer.exe
Memory:3.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0142250749%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00986100%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00436408%
0.015104% average

How do I remove AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer 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 AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer, 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 AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer.
  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 AOL Toolbar for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.76%
Windows Vista 18.62%
Windows 8 13.10%
Windows XP 5.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.38%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.29%
Windows 8.1 6.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.78%
  United Kingdom 5.96%
  Iran 1.38%
  Germany 1.38%
  Egypt 1.38%
  Hong Kong 0.46%
  Qatar 0.46%
  France 0.46%
  NG 0.46%
  MM 0.46%
  Kuwait 0.46%
  Argentina 0.46%
  Netherlands 0.46%
  Canada 0.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.00%
Hewlett-Packard 29.00%
Acer 18.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Gateway 7.00%
ASUS 2.00%
GIGABYTE 2.00%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Common models
Gateway ML6732 ... 6.09%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.74%
Dell XPS 8300 1.74%
Dell Inspiron 3847 1.74%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com

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