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

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,265
United States Rank #23,247
Reach 0.0302%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.35 days
305.47 days >
Average installed length: 160.50 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.2.0 71.93%
1.5.0.0 28.07%

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

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

Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- Displays contextual searvh advertising.

Overview

The most used version is 1.6.2.0, 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 dtUser.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.26 MB (3,420,287 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc..
dtUser.exe (eb7e90cf7cc8a775a47afa552d3f0852) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0112 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 7.10641 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.62995 Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.dbxksq
searchresultsDx.dll (809ac040732f605641b4a400d1f491de) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 9875 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.aknu
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.0 AdWare.Agent

Program detailsProgram details

URL: apn.ask.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE\uninstall.exe /UN=IE /PID=KYT2-DTX
Estimated size: 3.26 MB

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

Program executable:dtUser.exe (Malware detected)
DtUser
Path:C:\Program Files1\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE\dtUser.exe
MD5:eb7e90cf7cc8a775a47afa552d3f0852
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • searchresultstb.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {e5d4f4fd-a039-4670-8354-633c30a5f54e}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {e5d4f4fd-a039-4670-8354-633c30a5f54e}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRToolBar\dtUser.exe'.

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

Quickly and completely remove Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) 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 Movies Toolbar 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 Toolbar 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 Toolbar 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 Toolbar 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) 56%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.92%
Windows 8 16.04%
Windows XP 12.26%
Windows Vista 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.35%
Windows 7 Professional 11.16%
Windows 8.1 5.94%
Windows 8 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 11.96%
  Germany 8.61%
  India 6.46%
  France 4.55%
  Iran 4.31%
  MA 4.07%
  Italy 4.07%
  Brazil 3.59%
  DZ 3.59%
  IQ 2.87%
  Australia 2.39%
  Israel 2.39%
  United Kingdom 2.39%
  Czech Republic 2.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.14%
Dell 20.66%
Acer 20.30%
Toshiba 8.12%
ASUS 7.75%
GIGABYTE 6.64%
Samsung 5.54%
Lenovo 3.69%
Intel 2.21%
Medion 1.11%
Sahara 1.11%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.17%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.47%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.47%
MSI MS-7592 1.85%


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