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

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,515
United States Rank #31,484
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.74 days
198.76 days >
Average installed length: 104.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.1.0 100.00%

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

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

From the EULA:
"The Toolbar interacts with your computer by: Displaying advertisements, including without limitation by inserting into web pages or displaying over parts of such web pages advertisements, banners or coupons that would not otherwise appear; Converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; Communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Toolbar, and whether an updated version of the Toolbar is available; Monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."

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. The primary executable is named searchresultsDx64.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.62 MB (2,748,064 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Music Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo 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
Music 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\MUSICT~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\MUSICT~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\IE\uninstall.exe /UN=IE /PID=JZP2-DTX /PCD=IMH
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 2.62 MB

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

Program module:searchresultsDx64.dll (Malware detected)
Name:dtx Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\jzipmusictoolbar181\IE\searchresultsDx64.dll
MD5:363eb0792c4bd7965184b542a5642f61
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)
  • searchresultstb64.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Music Toolbar (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.) (Music 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 '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 Music Toolbar for Internet Explorer Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

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Or, you can uninstall Music 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 Music 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 Music 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 Music 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) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.06%
Windows 8 24.70%
Windows XP 8.43%
Windows Vista 1.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.08%
Windows 8.1 11.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.43%
Windows 7 Professional 5.42%
Windows 8 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.71%
  Iran 14.12%
  India 7.06%
  MA 4.12%
  Italy 4.12%
  Saudi Arabia 4.12%
  Vietnam 3.53%
  France 3.53%
  DZ 3.53%
  Indonesia 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  Egypt 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Belgium 2.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.32%
Hewlett-Packard 21.24%
Dell 15.93%
Toshiba 8.85%
GIGABYTE 7.96%
ASUS 7.08%
Samsung 6.19%
Lenovo 2.65%
Apple 1.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.81%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.86%
LENOVO 20236 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 3421 1.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.90%

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