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Should I remove DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,916
United States Rank #23,940
Reach 0.0275%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.66 days
196.58 days >
Average installed length: 103.29 days

DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar

What is DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar?

Uses the SearchGol Toolbar Platform. As part of the installation process of the Software, publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab

About  (from Babylon Ltd)

SearchGol was created to help make your search experience more fun. SearchGol is an innovative way to explore the internet that focuses on keeping your experience as simple, fast and enjoyable as possible. We use the latest search technology to not only bring you the broadest range of results, but to also make sure the...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is BabMaint.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.56 MB (1,633,861 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar.
BabMaint.exe (e7831e33c81eb10a8f7ba3b608383724) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0268 Adware.Babylon.12
ESET-NOD32 7.8807 Win32/Toolbar.Babylon.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.09.25.01 PUP.Optional.Babylon.A
BUSolution.dll (857125f003b7cec720f2103ba1bae6bb) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 16321 ApplicUnsaf.Win32.AdWare.cinmus.194
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.19
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0411
enhancedNT.dll (4a38c6e15a02e0d37ee5ecea436bab73) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.kuas
Comodo Security 17332 Application.Win32.AdWare.Agent.bb
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Delta.A
GUninstaller.exe (b0f6507f8666e89dd9f192313d88eb98) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 HW32.Laneul.zosu
Comodo Security 17604 Application.Win32.Agent.~A
DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DaleSearch
URL: info.dalesearch.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babsolution\shared
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe" -key "DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar" -rmkey -rmbus "DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar" -ask
Estimated size: 1.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar

Program executable:BabMaint.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Woolik technologies ltd
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babsolution\shared\BabMaint.exe
MD5:e7831e33c81eb10a8f7ba3b608383724
Additional files:
  • GUninstaller.exe - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • BUSolution.dll - BU Dynamic Link Library
  • (Malware detected) enhancedNT.dll - enhancedNT
  • (Malware detected) BabMaint.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BabMaint.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Searchya' (runs daily at 23:13:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BabMaint.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SBWUpdateTask_Logon_f61fb1a7-001E101FC20F.
Startup File (User Run)
  • enhancedNT.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NTRedirect' and executes as C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\enhancedNT.dll",Run.

How do I remove DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove DaleSearch Chrome 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 DaleSearch Chrome 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 DaleSearch Chrome 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 DaleSearch Chrome 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 DaleSearch Chrome Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.24%
Windows 8 24.16%
Windows XP 10.67%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.67%
Windows 8 10.11%
Windows 7 Professional 8.99%
Windows 8.1 6.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.88%
  France 9.41%
  United Kingdom 9.41%
  DZ 8.82%
  Germany 5.88%
  Brazil 5.29%
  Italy 4.12%
  Japan 2.94%
  Saudi Arabia 2.94%
  Slovenia 2.35%
  Argentina 1.76%
  Greece 1.76%
  MK 1.76%
  Poland 1.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.44%
Hewlett-Packard 21.88%
Dell 17.97%
ASUS 9.38%
GIGABYTE 8.59%
Lenovo 5.47%
Samsung 4.69%
Toshiba 3.91%
Intel 2.34%
Sony 1.56%
Alienware 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.54%
ASUSTeK X55A 3.54%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.65%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.65%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 1.77%
Acer Aspire 7250 1.77%

About Babylon Ltd

Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program, developed by Babylon Ltd., an Israeli public company.
Publisher URL: www.babylon.com

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