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Should I remove MetroCast Toolbar?

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68% remove it32% keep it
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MetroCast Toolbar

What is MetroCast Toolbar?

MetroCast Toolbar is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.

About  (from MetroCast Communications)

We're keeping you refreshed, and we will always respect your privacy! The Toolbar from MetroCast is set up to automatically update when a new version is available. When the Toolbar checks for updates, it loads a version file from our server. In order to ensure that you always have the most up-to-date version of the Too...  Read more
Overview
  • 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

URL: portal.metrocast.net/toolbar2/client/metrocast/download.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\metrocasttoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\metrocasttoolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MetroCast Toolbar

Program module:metrocasttoolbartb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\metrocasttoolbar\metrocasttoolbartb.dll
MD5:5bf09fe572243acff12d64ab5faf981d
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - MetroCast Toolbar (MetroCast Toolbar installer)
  • metrocasttoolbarDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

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

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

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

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