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Should I remove FreeRIP Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,945
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 171.45 days
791.45 days >
Average installed length: 415.84 days


6.6 100.00%

FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6

What is FreeRIP Toolbar?

Installs a Spigot toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.

About  (from Spigot)

FreeRIP Toolbar search is powered by Qemit search engine. The agreement we signed with Qemit states that they pay us a revenue share on the ADs sold on searches driven by FreeRIP, so using FreeRIP toolbar for every day searches is a great way to help and support FreeRIP project. It is a toolbar that is installed within...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WidgiHelper.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.28 MB (1,344,182 bytes) when donwloaded.
FreeRIP Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freerip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeRIP Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{46C4A7F9-84E2-49EA-AFCB-6030CF8CDC95}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\FreeRIP Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • freeripToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • freeripToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Dealio Toolbar' with the class of {01398B87-61AF-4FFB-9AB5-1A1C5FB39A9C}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • freeripToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Dealio Toolbar' with the class of {01398B87-61AF-4FFB-9AB5-1A1C5FB39A9C}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • freeripToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Dealio Toolbar' with a class of {01398B87-61AF-4FFB-9AB5-1A1C5FB39A9C} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove FreeRIP Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6 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 FreeRIP 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 FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6, 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 FreeRIP 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 FreeRIP Toolbar v6.6 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.92%
  Canada 7.69%
  Norway 3.85%
  Spain 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%
  Italy 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Acer 27.27%
Dell 18.18%
American Megatrends 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
Si SYX-G41M4-F 10.00%
HP-Pavilion KJ377AA-ABA m... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion BK237AA-ABL H... 10.00%
HPE-560Z 10.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 10.00%
Gateway DX4840 10.00%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

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Publisher URL: www.spigot.com


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