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Should I remove Cocoon for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #39,102
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 343.80 days
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Average installed length: 592.04 days


VersionDistribution 89.47% 10.53%

Cocoon for Internet Explorer


Cocoon for Internet Explorer is a program developed by Virtual World Computing. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.26 MB (1,318,912 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 76% of users of Cocoon for Internet Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.getcocoon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cocoonie
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{27DC5BF6-A0AA-44AF-B9E5-B71297A891BE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.26 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cocoon for Internet Explorer

  • cocoonie.dll - Cocoon for Internet Explorer
  • cocoonmanager.exe - Cocoon Manager for Internet Explorer
  • cocoonmanagerproxy.dll - Cocoon Manager COM Marshalling Proxy for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • cocoonie.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Cocoon BHO' with the class of {9F6733BC-A2D6-4726-B2B4-9727C36F7859} (CocoonIE BHO).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • cocoonie.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Cocoon Toolbar' with the class of {58435E33-B5C7-4871-9D03-1A5FEB408074}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • cocoonie.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Cocoon Toolbar' with a class of {58435E33-B5C7-4871-9D03-1A5FEB408074}.

How do I remove Cocoon for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove Cocoon for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Cocoon 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 Cocoon 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 Cocoon for Internet Explorer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Cocoon for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.42%
Windows 8 26.32%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 10.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 8 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.76%
  Iran 6.06%
  Germany 6.06%
  Brazil 3.03%
  Finland 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  United Kingdom 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Acer 18.75%
Sony 12.50%
American Megatrends 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Toshiba 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Intel 6.25%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P850 6.25%
Sony VPCF226HG 6.25%
Sony VGN-CR23G_B 6.25%
Parallels Software Intern... 6.25%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330B 6.25%
HP-Pavilion RN661AA-ABA a... 6.25%


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