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Should I remove MediaBar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
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What is MediaBar?

MediaBar (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 lphanttb.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.09 MB (2,195,396 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\LphantTb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LphantTb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaBar

Program module:lphanttb.dll
Name:Lphant ToolBar
Path:C:\Program Files\LphantTb\lphanttb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Visicom Media) - MediaBar (MediaBar installer.)
  • lphantDx.dll - Lphant ToolBar (Lphant ToolBar Link Library)
  • ShareazaDx.dll - Shareaza ToolBar (Shareaza ToolBar Link Library)
  • shareazatb.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • lphantDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MediaBar' with the class of {7B840956-64ED-11DE-B890-694956D89593}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • lphantDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MediaBar' with the class of {7B840956-64ED-11DE-B890-694956D89593}.

How do I remove MediaBar?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 40%
Win XP 20%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 40.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Belgium 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  Spain 10.00%
  Italy 10.00%
  Portugal 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 25.00%
Medion 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
Sony VGC-LM1E 20.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 20.00%
ASUSTeK 1000HE 20.00%
Acer Aspire M1100 20.00%


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