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Should I remove MyTools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,862
United States Rank #16,522
Reach 0.0171%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 39.81 days
1174.43 days >
Average installed length: 617.08 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.0.0.1 100.00%

MyTools

Overview

MyTools is a software program developed by mytools.com. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named mytools.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 936.01 KB (958,479 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 38% of users of MyTools come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MyTools.
mytools.dll (1058d2644f37d20b95aedeaf7d74dd74) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0164 Adware.Searcher.1468
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
MyTools has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove MyTools.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: MyTools
URL: www.MyTools.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mytools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MyTools\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 936.01 KB

Program filesFiles installed by MyTools

Program module:mytools.dll (Malware detected)
Name:MyTools
Path:C:\Program Files\mytools\mytools.dll
MD5:1058d2644f37d20b95aedeaf7d74dd74
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - MyTools
  • searchInstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • mytools.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MyTools Class' with the class of {C3A44133-7EAD-434C-AC9E-7F1DA176BA8C} (MyTools).

How do I remove MyTools?

Quickly and completely remove MyTools 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 MyTools 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 MyTools, 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 MyTools.
  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 MyTools you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,862
 
REACH
~0.02%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.58%
Windows Vista 11.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 8 2.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.59%
  United Kingdom 7.45%
  Netherlands 4.96%
  Australia 3.19%
  Belgium 2.84%
  Canada 2.48%
  DK 2.48%
  India 2.13%
  Romania 2.13%
  Spain 1.77%
  Iran 1.77%
  Italy 1.77%
  France 1.42%
  Greece 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.73%
Dell 20.95%
Acer 15.54%
Toshiba 11.49%
ASUS 10.81%
GIGABYTE 4.73%
Lenovo 4.05%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Samsung 1.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 3.15%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.36%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.36%
Dell Inspiron N4050 2.36%
ASUSTeK K54L 2.36%

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