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Should I remove MapQuest Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #11,464
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.08 days
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Average installed length: 280.17 days

MapQuest Toolbar

What is MapQuest Toolbar?  (from MapQuest)

Now you can find what you’re looking for with just ONE search box. Looking for restaurants, hotels or coffee shops on your map? Find them fast by clicking on the Map Toolbar icons. Or, type something into the Map Toolbar search box (such as 'daycare') and we'll find it for you. If you're new to MapQuest, just click th...  Read more


MapQuest Toolbar is a software program developed by MapQuest. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named mapquesttb.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 2.71 MB (2,846,581 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 98% of users of MapQuest Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: features.mapquest.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mapquest toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MapQuest Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MapQuest Toolbar

Program module:mapquesttb.dll
Name:MapQuest Toolbar for Internet Explorer
MapQuest Toolbar IE Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\mapquest toolbar\mapquesttb.dll
Additional files:
  • mapquesttbServer.exe - MapQuest Toolbar Server
  • uninstall.exe - MapQuest Toolbar
  • mapquesttbServerPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • mapquesttb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MapQuest Toolbar Loader' with the class of {bd3fd433-147a-482e-a192-614f26e2310c}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • mapquesttb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MapQuest Toolbar' with the class of {9302e698-7e00-43ab-b867-c6e759bc2ada}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • mapquesttb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'MapQuest Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {2558d83c-097c-4cf1-9163-ce5ecc36ace2} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • mapquesttb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'MapQuest Toolbar' with a class of {9302E698-7E00-43AB-B867-C6E759BC2ADA}.

How do I remove MapQuest Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove MapQuest Toolbar 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 MapQuest 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 MapQuest 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 MapQuest 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 MapQuest Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 8 5%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.32%
Windows Vista 29.84%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 8 4.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.59%
Windows 7 Professional 5.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.46%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.66%
  Canada 1.87%
  United Kingdom 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 43.62%
Hewlett-Packard 27.66%
Acer 9.57%
Gateway 8.51%
Intel 2.13%
Toshiba 2.13%
Compaq 2.13%
American Megatrends 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.75%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 1.83%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.83%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.83%


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