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Should I remove Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,415
United States Rank #44,992
Reach 0.0055%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.49 days
103.01 days >
Average installed length: 54.12 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.9.0.0 6.49%
2.1.0.0 93.51%

Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.

What is Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.?

From the TOS: "The Toolbar, in the course of processing a given search query, sends a request to our servers. This request may include the keyword query, search query text, time of day, browser type, default language setting, IP address, an anonymous unique ID, the address of the last URL you visited before clicking through to the website, the data in any undeleted cookies that your browser previous accepted from us and a code which identifies the marketing or distribution source of the toolbar used by you to conduct your search. If the search query is being generated as the result of a misspelled URL or search term entered in to the browser address bar, we may also receive the misspelled URL address or search term. We use this information in order to properly process your search request. For example, this data provides us with: information on which language you prefer to use; aggregated click information for the purpose of ensuring that our search partners are appropriately compensating us; information that allows us to make accurate payments to our distributors; aggregated usage and retention information; and aggregated search query information for the purpose of further monetizing commercially oriented search keywords."

Overview

The most used version is 2.1.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is searchresultstb64.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.59 MB (4,811,702 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc..
searchresultsDx64.dll (98f49568bddb7e5237d12b300e1e7308) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.SearchSuite
AVG 2016.0.3015 Search
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15817 Adware.Win32.Asktoolbar.45
Bkav FE 1.3.0.7062 W64.HfsAdware
ESET-NOD32 9.12082 a variant of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.K potentially unsafe
Malwarebytes v2015.08.17.07 PUP.Optional.SearchMedia
Panda Antivirus 15.08.17.07 PUP/SearchResultsToolbar
VIPRE Antivirus 42812 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.2349 Adware.SearchSuite.Win32.413
searchresultsDx.dll (775b7ee21c3bf311359c6f17ab7faa42) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.19.04 PUP/Win32.Toolbar
AVG 15.0.0.4189 Search.FD2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 10747 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
VIPRE Antivirus 34922 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
dtuser.exe (b3dfef830957cd1206d0a0e4b54a9a68) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.19.04 PUP/Win32.Toolbar
AVG 15.0.0.4189 Search.FD2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 10747 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C
VIPRE Antivirus 34922 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 24 all detections
Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc. has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: IAC Search and Media, Inc.
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~2\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~2\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE\uninstall.exe /UN=IE /PID=KYT2-DTX /PCD=IMH
Estimated size: 4.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.

Program module:searchresultstb64.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\imeshkoyotesoftmoviestoolbar\IE\searchresultstb64.dll
MD5:3cb54e9ac8b0bf14f84d1981db50d2fe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) dtuser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx64.dll
  • searchresultstb.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Search App (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) (Movies Search App (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Movies Search App (Dist. by Torch Media, Inc.)' with the class of {05bf0e05-a298-4d0a-b6eb-f55b30a2e662}.
  • searchresultsDx64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Movies Search App (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {08ae5e13-70cc-4fbb-ad00-ef4b90a44451}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Movies Search App (Dist. by Torch Media, Inc.)' with the class of {05bf0e05-a298-4d0a-b6eb-f55b30a2e662}.
  • searchresultsDx64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Movies Search App (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {08ae5e13-70cc-4fbb-ad00-ef4b90a44451}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtuser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Movies App\Datamngr\SRTOOL~4\IE\dtuser.exe'.

How do I remove Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.?

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Or, you can uninstall Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc. 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 Movies Search App for Internet Explorer (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.), 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 Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc..
  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 Movies Search App for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.65%
Windows 8 37.66%
Windows XP 10.39%
Windows Vista 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.74%
Windows 8.1 14.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.21%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.89%
Windows 7 Professional 7.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.73%
  Germany 10.23%
  Egypt 6.82%
  India 5.68%
  France 4.55%
  DZ 4.55%
  Brazil 3.41%
  IQ 3.41%
  Czech Republic 3.41%
  MA 2.27%
  Australia 2.27%
  Greece 2.27%
  Indonesia 2.27%
  Iran 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.53%
Acer 20.75%
GIGABYTE 11.32%
Dell 11.32%
ASUS 9.43%
Toshiba 5.66%
Medion 3.77%
Lenovo 3.77%
Samsung 3.77%
Sony 3.77%
Intel 1.89%
Common models
Sony SVF1521F4E 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
VIAP4X AWRDACPI 1.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300D 1.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 1.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 1.52%

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