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

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,623
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.50 days
291.40 days >
Average installed length: 153.11 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.5.0.0 100.00%

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

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

Music Box Toolbar for Internet Explorer (by Koyote-Lab, 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.

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.

From the EULA:
"When installing the Plugin, it attempts to detect other software that may interfere with its functioning, usually similar types of software. By installing the Plugin, you consent to the Plugin in disabling other conflicting software and we understand you have chosen to use our software to customize your social media pages over other available software packages. You also agree that the Plugin requires modern computer hardware and software and a minimum amount of resources; using this Plugin with insufficient resources may affect the performance of your computer."

About  (from APN)

Create new revenue streams by tapping into your existing user base. Bundle an APN custom toolbar with your downloadable application and earn revenue from subsequent search activity. Engage toolbar users by integrating rich interactive content such as widgets and social networking feeds into the browser experience. The ...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Music Box 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
Music Box Toolbar 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

URL: apn.ask.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files1\MUSICT~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~3\IE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\MUSICT~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~3\IE\uninstall.exe /UN=IE /PID=FTK2-DTX
Estimated size: 3.34 MB

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

  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe - DtUser
  • searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • searchresultstb.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • uninstall.exe - Music Box Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.) (Music Box 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 'Music Box Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {85938687-8069-4eb7-bfba-48745cac96e8}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Box Toolbar (Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.)' with the class of {85938687-8069-4eb7-bfba-48745cac96e8}.
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 Music Box Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Koyote-Lab, Inc.?

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Or, you can uninstall Music Box 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 Music Box 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 Music Box 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 Music Box 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) 59%
Win 8 10%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.51%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 10.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.86%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 8 4.08%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.92% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 22.92%
  MA 8.33%
  United States 8.33%
  Thailand 6.25%
  DZ 6.25%
  IQ 6.25%
  Indonesia 4.17%
  Israel 4.17%
  SY 4.17%
  Brazil 2.08%
  TN 2.08%
  Colombia 2.08%
  Qatar 2.08%
  France 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Dell 20.93%
Acer 18.60%
ASUS 11.63%
GIGABYTE 4.65%
Sahara 4.65%
Lenovo 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Toshiba 2.33%
Sony 2.33%
Samsung 2.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 4.88%
Gigabyte G41M-ES2L 4.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.88%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C670D-1... 2.44%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.44%


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