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

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,150
United States Rank #32,229
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.35 days
216.88 days >
Average installed length: 113.95 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.1.0 100.00%

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

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

Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer 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 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. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.66 MB (3,837,498 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • 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!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Torch Media, Inc..
searchresultsDx64.dll (363eb0792c4bd7965184b542a5642f61) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ESET-NOD32 8.11432 a variant of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.K potentially unsafe
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15497 Unwanted-Program
K7GW 13.202.15496 Unwanted-Program ( 004b90b41 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2196 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.SearchSuite
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
searchresultsDx.dll (75e0f057c9fc088fdda0a751cc342d4b) 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.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.6.1.0 PUA.SearchAndMedia
VIPRE Antivirus 31910 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 16 all detections
Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Torch 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=TCH1-DTX /PCD=IMH
Estimated size: 3.66 MB

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

  • (Malware detected) dtuser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx64.dll
  • searchresultstb.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • searchresultstb64.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Torch Media, Inc.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Torch 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 'Music Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {93a6e52e-1ce4-41a4-ab7e-25943fdb4e50}.
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 'Music Toolbar (Dist. by Musiclab, Inc.)' with the class of {cfc3366e-c743-48b5-a136-642e86be865e}.
  • 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 Torch Media, Inc.?

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Or, you can uninstall Movies Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Torch 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 Torch 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 Torch 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 Torch Media, Inc. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows 8 29.35%
Windows XP 4.35%
Windows Vista 1.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.43%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.65%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows 8.1 9.78%
Windows 8 7.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.21%
  India 8.42%
  Israel 5.26%
  MA 5.26%
  Malaysia 5.26%
  Saudi Arabia 5.26%
  DZ 4.21%
  IQ 4.21%
  United Kingdom 3.16%
  Iran 3.16%
  Australia 2.11%
  Egypt 2.11%
  Spain 2.11%
  France 2.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 45.83%
Acer 20.83%
Dell 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
ASUS 5.56%
Samsung 4.17%
Toshiba 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
GIGABYTE 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.53%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.53%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 2.35%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 1.18%
TOSHIBA Satellite P505 1.18%

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