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Should I remove Inbox Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,781
United States Rank #3,091
Reach 0.1248%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.36 days
689.02 days >
Average installed length: 362.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.1.137 0.29%
2.0.1.135 7.25%
2.0.1.117 11.65%
2.0.1.115 9.25%
2.0.1.112 4.34%
2.0.1.110 9.54%
2.0.1.106 15.42%
2.0.1.90 42.26%

Other programs by Xacti Corp

Inbox Toolbar

What is Inbox Toolbar?  (from Xacti Corp)

Inbox.com Toolbar is a search tool allowing users to access their webmail with a single click, receive notification and previews of incoming messages and monitor multiple email accounts. It also includes a quick shortcut to compose new messages directly from the user's email account and allows users to upload an attach...  Read more

Overview

Inbox Toolbar is a software program developed by Xacti Corp. The most common release is 2.0.1.90, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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). When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named inbox.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 8.99 MB (9,421,727 bytes). The installed file IUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 67% of users of Inbox Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Inbox Toolbar.
inbox.exe (6097988a73ce574692ca15c64c01579b) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3459 MalSign.Generic
CMC Antivirus 1.1.0.977 Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
ESET-NOD32 8.9736 Win32/Toolbar.Inbox.H
McAfee 5600.7115 Artemis!6097988A73CE
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7115 Artemis!6097988A73CE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.149 TROJ_GEN.F47V0325
Inbox.dll (cba2689e617e0975aaa7093b7fdb9013) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 RiskWare[WebToolbar]/Win32.MusIn.c
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Crawler.BB
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6979 W32.HfsAdware.7877
K7 AntiVirus 9.207.16723 Unwanted-Program ( 004b204b1 )
K7GW 9.207.16724 Unwanted-Program ( 004b204b1 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MusIn.c
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.2668 Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.dqlgsc
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/Genetic.gen
Rising Antivirus 25.0.0.17 PE:Malware.MusIn!6.2598
Zillya 2.0.0.2319 Adware.MusIn.Win32.1
Inbox64.dll (6d2cc6817a1cab925fc5f70d732c6c09) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.MusIn
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Crawler.BB
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MusIn.b
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!6D2CC6817A1C
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win64.Dropper.th
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/Chgt.L
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.WebToolbar.00a
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1117
       View all 25 all detections
Inbox 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: Xacti, LLC
URL: www2.inbox.com/legal/about.aspx
Help link: www2.inbox.com/help/support.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Inbox Toolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Inbox Toolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Inbox Toolbar

Program executable:inbox.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Inbox Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\inbox toolbar\inbox.exe
MD5:6097988a73ce574692ca15c64c01579b
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Inbox.dll - Inbox Toolbar (Inbox Toolbar Browser Object)
  • (Malware detected) Inbox64.dll
  • IUpdate.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • Inbox.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'TVCShellExt' with a class of {4E33A7F5-8083-4C08-9D45-C5CED88F5C04}.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Inbox.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Inbox Toolbar' with the class of {D3D233D5-9F6D-436C-B6C7-E63F77503B30}.
  • Inbox64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Inbox Toolbar' with the class of {D3D233D5-9F6D-436C-B6C7-E63F77503B30}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • Inbox.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Inbox Toolbar' with the class of {D7E97865-918F-41E4-9CD0-25AB1C574CE8}.
  • Inbox64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Inbox Toolbar' with the class of {D7E97865-918F-41E4-9CD0-25AB1C574CE8}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • Inbox.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D3D233D5-9F6D-436C-B6C7-E63F77503B30} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • Inbox64.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D3D233D5-9F6D-436C-B6C7-E63F77503B30} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • Inbox64.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D7E97865-918F-41E4-9CD0-25AB1C574CE8}.
  • Inbox.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D7E97865-918F-41E4-9CD0-25AB1C574CE8}.
Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8837A84-B48F-41B3-BC5C-6EA7DA02BFAE}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Inbox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'InboxToolbar' and executes as "C:\Program Files2\INBOXT~1\Inbox.exe" /STARTUP.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Inbox.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'InboxToolbar' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Inbox Toolbar\Inbox.exe" /STARTUP.
  • IUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'InboxToolbar' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Inbox Toolbar\Inbox.exe" /STARTUP.

How do I remove Inbox Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Inbox 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 Inbox 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 Inbox 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 Inbox Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,781

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.23%
Windows 8 33.07%
Windows Vista 8.85%
Windows XP 2.57%
Windows 8.1 0.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.99%
Windows 8.1 20.82%
Windows 7 Professional 7.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.18%
Windows 8 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.11%
  Germany 8.40%
  United Kingdom 8.15%
  Australia 1.61%
  Canada 1.53%
  India 1.16%
  France 1.08%
  Netherlands 1.08%
  DK 1.03%
  Belgium 0.99%
  Norway 0.91%
  Ireland 0.70%
  Austria 0.66%
  Sweden 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.14%
Dell 21.17%
Acer 17.44%
Toshiba 11.68%
ASUS 6.73%
Lenovo 2.19%
Samsung 2.11%
Medion 2.03%
GIGABYTE 1.70%
Intel 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.95%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.19%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.24%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.86%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.48%

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