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Should I remove GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
4.4.7 66.67%
3.0.0 33.33%

GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar

What is GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar?

GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.

About  (from BIscience)

Access the GeoSurf proxy network with your entire computer to get the local perspective from 110+ locations. View local content in IM clients, casino and Forex applications, and other desktop software. The login button is in the settings area. Click the settings button (that looks like a gear) and log in with your cred...  Read more
Overview

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\geosurf by biscience toolbar
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FF3FCBE7-D5DC-4A9A-9439-6D7B71CA8CE4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar

Program module:tbcore3.dll
Name:IE Toolbar
IE Toolbar Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\geosurf by biscience toolbar\tbcore3.dll
MD5:26254c3f6b598ab355e8a8324900f2f4
Additional files:
  • tbhelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • xproxyplugin.dll - XProxyPlugin
  • clearhist.exe - IE Toolbar (IE Address Bar Cleaner Application)
  • tbcommonutils.dll - IE Toolbar Common Utils
  • tbhelper.dll - IE Toolbar Helper Module
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater
  • ie8guardworkaround.exe
  • xertive_ie.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • xertive_ie.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'XBTBPos00 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (XBTBPos00).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar' with the class of {1BB22D38-A411-4B13-A746-C2A4F4EC7344}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar' with a class of {FF8EC7F3-B1EE-4678-A2A8-F8C026A7BC74}.

How do I remove GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall GeoSurf by BIscience 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 GeoSurf by BIscience 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 GeoSurf by BIscience 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 GeoSurf by BIscience Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Israel 33.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Acer 50.00%
Common models
LENOVO 3249CTO 33.33%
Gigabyte Z68A-D3H-B3 33.33%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK S760 33.33%

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