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Should I remove MSN Toolbar Setup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
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4.0.412.0 25.00%
4.0.390.0 16.67%
3.0.1125.0 41.67%
3.0.988.2 16.67%

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MSN Toolbar Setup

What is MSN Toolbar Setup?

MSN Toolbar is a browser extension toolbar for Internet Explorer, developed by Microsoft.

About  (from Microsoft)

MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search includes three toolbars that will change the way you search your PC and the Web.


MSN Toolbar Setup is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 3.0.1125.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 896.5 KB (918,016 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msn\toolbar\3.0.0988.2
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{52408917-5341-4F7F-B964-71797DEAFC9A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 896.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MSN Toolbar Setup

  • mstbsvc.exe - MSN® Toolbar (MSN Toolbar Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • mstbsvc.exe runs as a service named 'MSN Toolbar Setup' (mstbsvc) "Downloads the MSN Toolbar".

How do I remove MSN Toolbar Setup?

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

Win XP 42%
Win Vista (SP2) 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 41.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows Vista Business 10.00%

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?
Dell 44.44%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Sahara 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Gateway 11.11%
Common models
powerspec E372 11.11%
HP-Pavilion FQ568AA-ABA s... 11.11%
Dell Inspiron 580 11.11%
Dell Inspiron 1545 11.11%
ASUSTeK CM5570 11.11%
Winfast AWRDACPI 11.11%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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