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Should I remove Hughes Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,595
United States Rank #13,882
Reach 0.0063%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.14 days
358.15 days >
Average installed length: 188.18 days

Hughes Toolbar

What is Hughes Toolbar?  (from Hughes Network Systems)

The Toolbar from HughesNet is set up to automatically update when a new version is available. When the Toolbar checks for updates, it loads a version file from our server. In order to ensure that you always have the most up-to-date version of the Toolbar, it is set up to collect information, such as your IP address and...  Read more

Overview

Hughes Toolbar is a program developed by Hughes Network Systems. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 3.74 MB (3,922,126 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: home.myhughesnet.com/toolbar2/client/hughes/download.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hughestoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\hughestoolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hughes Toolbar

  • uninstall.exe - Hughes Toolbar (Hughes Toolbar installer)
  • hughestoolbarDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • hughestoolbartb.dll (by Visicom Media Inc) - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • hughestoolbartb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MidcoNet Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8C95-30EC87E26986}.
  • hughestoolbarDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Hawaiian Telcom Toolbar' with the class of {FD5F00E0-A1C5-41E8-931A-B2F05EC388B5}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • hughestoolbartb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MidcoNet Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8C95-30EC87E26986} (14908880).
  • hughestoolbarDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Hawaiian Telcom Toolbar' with the class of {FD5F00E0-A1C5-41E8-931A-B2F05EC388B5}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • hughestoolbartb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'MidcoNet Toolbar' with a class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8C95-30EC87E26986}.

How do I remove Hughes Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Hughes Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hughes 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 Hughes 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 Hughes Toolbar.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Hughes Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.06%
Windows 8 25.84%
Windows Vista 14.61%
Windows XP 4.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.41%
Windows 8.1 14.12%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.94%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 10 Home 3.53%
Windows 8 2.35%

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 38.10%
Dell 30.95%
Acer 16.67%
Toshiba 5.95%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
American Megatrends 1.19%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.44%
Acer Aspire XC-603G 2.44%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.44%

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