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Should I remove Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,050
United States Rank #10,129
Reach 0.0149%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.02 days
708.46 days >
Average installed length: 372.24 days


VersionDistribution 9.38% 19.79% 51.04% 3.13% 1.04% 1.04% 2.08% 2.08% 3.13% 1.04% 4.17% 1.04% 1.04%

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Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer

What is Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer?

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is ad-supported and will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. This plugin will update Internet Explorer (as a BHO), Chrome (as an extension) and Firefox (as an add-in). In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior (which the user agreed to if they did not read the full EULA) and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. This toolbar is typically bundled by third party download managers/installers or through questionable online ads.

About  (from Brand Thunder)

Browser themes are "skins" that let you change the look and feel of your browser to give it more excitement & functionality. The power is in your hands to personalize the look of your browser with this simple add-on. Think of browser themes as Toolbars that encompass the entire browser, rather than a small portion of t...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Brand Thunder LLC
URL: brandthunder.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\brand thunder\cortez
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BE6DA9D8-34C7-4FDF-A174-B3EE93D59C00}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.64 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer

Program module:bt-thememanager.dll
Name:Brand Thunder Theme Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\brand thunder\cortez\bt-thememanager.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bt-thememanager.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer' with the class of {0B5DEE95-C164-4E3E-B4C7-15E852BDE5BC} (CortezBHO).

How do I remove Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer?

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Or, you can uninstall Brand Thunder Theme Manager 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 Brand Thunder Theme Manager 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 Brand Thunder Theme Manager 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 Brand Thunder Theme Manager for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.04%
Windows 8 11.46%
Windows Vista 10.42%
Windows XP 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.46%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.21%
Windows 8 3.13%
Windows 8 Pro 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.32%
  Canada 3.23%
  United Kingdom 1.29%
  Australia 0.65%
  BA 0.65%
  Czech Republic 0.65%
  Japan 0.65%
  Mexico 0.65%
  RS 0.65%
  Turkey 0.65%
  Taiwan 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.98%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 16.05%
Toshiba 9.88%
Gateway 2.47%
Intel 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.30%
Dell Studio 540 3.30%
Dell Inspiron 1564 2.20%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.20%
Gateway NE56R 2.20%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.20%

Publisher URL: brandthunder.com


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