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What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,403
United States Rank #6,219
Reach 0.0639%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.90 days
705.12 days >
Average installed length: 370.49 days

Crawler Toolbar

What is Crawler Toolbar?  (from Crawler)

Enhance your Internet experience and your computer's desktop environment with the easy-to-use, feature-packed, free Crawler Toolbar. Stay informed with news feeds from your favorite sources such as CNN or Yahoo. Get up-to-the-minute weather updates for forecasts, storms and traffic news. Crawler gives you a whopping ...  Read more


Crawler Toolbar is a program developed by Crawler. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ctoolbar.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 9.34 MB (9,790,369 bytes). CUpdate.exe 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 59% of users of Crawler Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Crawler Toolbar.
ctbr.dll (e37b0cd7b62e28c1e8d770d8c99c9e6f) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
SafeCentral W32/Podnuha.B.gen!Eldorado
F-Prot v6. W32/Podnuha.B.gen
K7 AntiVirus 13.63.2628 Riskware

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crawler.com
Help link: www.crawler.com/faqs.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\crawler
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Crawler\CToolbar.exe uninst
Estimated size: 9.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crawler Toolbar

Program executable:ctoolbar.exe
Name:Crawler Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\crawler\ctoolbar.exe
Additional files:
  • ctbcomm.dll - Crawler Toolbar (Crawler Toolbar Common Extension)
  • ctbr.dll - Crawler Toolbar Browser Object
  • CTipsDef.dll - Crawler Tips for CT5

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ctbr.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ctbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Crawler Toolbar' with the class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ctbr.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named '&Crawler Toolbar Helper' with a class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • ctbr.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Crawler Toolbar' with a class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:25.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.3347312526%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.24067852%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.09405273%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Crawler Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Crawler Toolbar 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 Crawler 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 Crawler 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 Crawler 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 Crawler Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.09%
Windows Vista 21.36%
Windows XP 11.82%
Windows 8 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.89%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 5.09%
Windows 8 2.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.68%
  Germany 8.68%
  United Kingdom 3.47%
  Iran 3.47%
  Brazil 2.08%
  Australia 1.39%
  Italy 1.39%
  Russia 1.39%
  Slovakia 1.39%
  Austria 1.04%
  Hungary 1.04%
  Indonesia 1.04%
  Mexico 1.04%
  Poland 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.16%
Dell 17.62%
Acer 15.54%
Toshiba 6.74%
ASUS 6.74%
Medion 5.18%
Sony 3.11%
American Megatrends 1.55%
Lenovo 1.55%
MSI 1.55%
Samsung 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 NoteBook ... 2.09%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.09%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 1.57%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.57%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1343w 1.57%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com


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