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AddThis Toolbar

What is AddThis Toolbar?  (from AddThis)

Share and bookmark from anywhere you visit, anytime with the AddThis toolbar. Share using our email form, your computer's email program, or services like Gmail and Yahoo! Mail. Bookmark or share any page with popular destinations such as Facebook and Twitter. Don't see the destinations you like? Customize your toolbar ...  Read more


AddThis Toolbar is a software program developed by AddThis. The most common release is 3.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named addthis toolbar.dll. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.29 MB (1,355,756 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 83% of users of AddThis Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.addthis.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\addthis toolbar\bin
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{494E3DD2-8AFC-4806-BD5F-036C31E675E4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.29 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by AddThis Toolbar

Program module:addthis toolbar.dll
Name:AddThis Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\addthis toolbar\bin\addthis toolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • interop.optsholdlib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'OPTSHOLDLib'.
  • interop.shdocvw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • microsoft.deployment.windowsinstaller.dll (by Outercurve Foundation) - Windows Installer XML

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • addthis toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'AddThis Toolbar' with the class of {691ca8ec-7205-4aa9-bdd6-15493d16f835}.

How do I remove AddThis Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall AddThis Toolbar 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 AddThis Toolbar, 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 AddThis Toolbar.
  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 AddThis Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 10%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Australia 8.33%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Canada 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 12.50%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 12.50%
HP Mini 110-1000 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 560 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 1750 12.50%


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