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Should I remove Knology Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 165.87 days
969.42 days >
Average installed length: 509.35 days

Knology Toolbar

What is Knology Toolbar?

Knology Toolbar (Visicom Media Inc) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monitization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named knologytoolbartb.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.47 MB (2,594,021 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\knologytoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\knologytoolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Knology Toolbar

Program module:knologytoolbartb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\knologytoolbar\knologytoolbartb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Knology Toolbar (Knology Toolbar installer)
  • knologytoolbarDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • knologytoolbartb.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}.
  • knologytoolbarDx.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
  • knologytoolbartb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MidcoNet Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8C95-30EC87E26986} (14908880).
  • knologytoolbarDx.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
  • knologytoolbartb.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 Knology Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%

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?
Toshiba 25.00%
Sony 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 25.00%
Sony VGN-N320E 25.00%
LENOVO 7244A35 25.00%
Gigabyte GA-MA74GM-S2 25.00%


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