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Should I remove Koyote Soft Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
7.4 100.00%

Koyote Soft Toolbar v7.4

What is Koyote Soft Toolbar?

Koyote Soft Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes 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.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

About  (from Spigot)

The Spigot Search Settings is an application which is part of the Spigot Toolbar. Spigot searchsettings.exe'spurpose is to check periodically your default search engine and restore it to Yahoo in case you agreed to set it to Yahoo in the first place and another application is trying to change it. It's easy to uninstal...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 Koyote Soft Toolbar.
koyotesoftToolbarIE.dll (f86ffa9cad0f7cdb581c4c752d8370d9) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8988 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com/remove-search-settings.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Koyote Soft Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BCAB662D-389E-4D5E-AE1B-9FD81EDFDF75}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Koyote Soft Toolbar v7.4

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Koyote Soft Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:973b8ea5a78e432713a38def61765135
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • (Malware detected) koyotesoftToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • koyotesoftToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with the class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • koyotesoftToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with the class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • koyotesoftToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with a class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove Koyote Soft Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Koyote Soft Toolbar v7.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Koyote Soft 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 Koyote Soft Toolbar v7.4, 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 Koyote Soft 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 Koyote Soft Toolbar v7.4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

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

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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