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Should I remove Frostwire secure Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution
11.9.1.459 100.00%

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Frostwire secure Toolbar

What is Frostwire secure Toolbar?

Distributed with the FrostWire application (a free file sharing client), the toolbar is bundled as an additional 'offer'. Once installed this Ask.com toolbar branded for FrostWire will modify the browser's home page and search provider to an Ask.com property or partner.

About  (from APN)

Engage toolbar users by integrating rich interactive content such as widgets and social networking feeds into the browser experience. The Ask Partner Network offers a wide variety of widgets featuring celebrity gossip, news feeds and tickers, games, weather updates, and much more. Leverage your brand, products, and con...  Read more

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named tbnotifier.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.21 MB (1,273,856 bytes) when donwloaded.
Frostwire secure 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 Frostwire secure Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Ask Partner Network
URL: apn.ask.com/why-apn
Help link: about.ask.com/en/docs/about/index.shtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{46575636-2D53-4543-00A7-A758B70B0901}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Frostwire secure Toolbar

Program executable:tbnotifier.exe
Name:Ask TBNotifier
Ask Toolbar Notifier
Path:C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater\tbnotifier.exe
MD5:efc4811784a412efea3453cb99be9898

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • tbnotifier.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ApnTBMon' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe".

How do I remove Frostwire secure Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Frostwire secure 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 Frostwire secure 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 Frostwire secure 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 Frostwire secure Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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