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Should I remove Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,425
United States Rank #9,929
Reach 0.1035%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.72 days
581.70 days >
Average installed length: 305.64 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.0.0 38.89%
1.8.1.0 61.11%

Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.

What is Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

Movies Toolbar (by Bandoo Media, Inc.) is an Ask.com Partner Network Toolbar which 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.

Overview

The most common release is 1.8.1.0, 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 primary executable is named searchresultstb.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 2.36 MB (2,473,953 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc..
searchresultsDx.dll (1a1aa1878f88a247728e2af246ee8245) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
AVG 2015.0.3489 Search
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 8.10028 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15524 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15523 Trojan ( 004b5c5d1 )
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15411 PE:AdWare.Win32.IACSearch.c!1075356905
VIPRE Antivirus 39170 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
searchresultsDx64.dll (363eb0792c4bd7965184b542a5642f61) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ESET-NOD32 11432 a variant of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.K potentially unsafe
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15497 Unwanted-Program ( 004b90b41 )
K7GW 9.202.15496 Unwanted-Program ( 004b90b41 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.SearchSuite.w
VIPRE Antivirus 39108 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
dtUser.exe (541d52441b96386fd1928fc8e831820a) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Visicom.81
ESET-NOD32 10201 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.6.1.0 PUA.SearchAndMedia
VIPRE Antivirus 31916 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 20 all detections
Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, 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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files1\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE\uninstall.exe /UN=IE /PID=LVD2-DTX /PCD=IMH
Estimated size: 2.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.

Program module:searchresultstb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Movies Toolbar\Datamngr\SRToolBar\IE\searchresultstb.dll
MD5:fe6b5a67543c47a3ccbc41c459e850fb
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx64.dll
  • searchresultstb64.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.) Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • searchresultsDx64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Phishing Filter' with the class of {27B4851A-3207-45A2-B947-BE8AFE6163AB}.
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Searchqu Toolbar' with the class of {99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Searchqu Toolbar' with the class of {99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}.
  • searchresultsDx64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.)' with the class of {c75a2d66-6d1d-4735-8f63-9d85dcc026a6}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Music Toolbar\Datamngr\SRTOOL~3\IE\dtuser.exe'.

How do I remove Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

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Or, you can uninstall Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, 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 Toolbar for Internet Explorer (Dist. by Bandoo Media, 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 Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, 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 Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.56%
Windows 8 25.76%
Windows XP 7.21%
Windows Vista 2.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.60%
Windows 7 Professional 10.16%
Windows 8.1 8.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.98%
Windows 8 5.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.26%
  India 5.72%
  Iran 5.25%
  Saudi Arabia 4.09%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  DZ 3.75%
  MA 3.00%
  Australia 2.32%
  IQ 2.32%
  Philippines 2.11%
  Egypt 2.04%
  Canada 1.77%
  Israel 1.70%
  Germany 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.06%
Acer 19.44%
Dell 18.64%
Toshiba 9.92%
ASUS 7.62%
Lenovo 4.31%
Samsung 4.31%
GIGABYTE 4.11%
Intel 1.80%
Sahara 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.94%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.24%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.31%

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