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Should I remove PayPal Plug-In?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,102
United States Rank #13,310
Reach 0.0071%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2.26.0 64.00%
2.2.19.0 10.00%
2.2.15.0 6.00%
2.1.55.0 1.00%
2.1.54.0 8.00%
2.0.45.0 10.00%
2.0.0.43 1.00%

PayPal Plug-In

Overview

PayPal Plug-In is a program developed by PayPal, Inc. The most used version is 2.2.26.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is RBroker.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 5.19 MB (5,441,935 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 98% of users of PayPal Plug-In come from the United States, it is also popular in PR and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paypal.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PayPal\PayPal Plug-In
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{73317C31-2B6E-4B88-9865-B97C1331A39D}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.19 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PayPal Plug-In

Program executable:RBroker.exe
Name:RegBroker Module
Path:C:\Program Files\PayPal\PayPal Plug-In\RBroker.exe
MD5:72b4e56f065c37c29bcd097270d3a44a
Additional files:
  • OToolbar.dll - IE Toolbar Client button with menu (PayPal2 Control Module)
  • PayPalHelper.dll - PayPalHelper Module
  • RoboformSDK.dll (by Siber Systems) - RoboForm SDK Engine (RoboformSDK Main Module)
  • wsa18.dll (by Symantec) - Norton Confidential (Norton Confidential (WCID) v2006.1 NT5 Build (2006,1,0,52))
  • RBroker.exe - RegBroker Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PayPalHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'OToolbarHelper Class' with the class of {EAD3A971-6A23-4246-8691-C9244E858967}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • OToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PayPal Plug-In' with the class of {DC0F2F93-27FA-4f84-ACAA-9416F90B9511}.

How do I remove PayPal Plug-In?

Quickly and completely remove PayPal Plug-In from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PayPal Plug-In 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 PayPal Plug-In, 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 PayPal Plug-In.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PayPal Plug-In you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 39%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 39.00%
Windows 7 38.00%
Windows XP 21.00%
Windows 8 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 32.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.59%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.37%
Windows 7 Professional 6.19%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.52%
  PR 1.24%
  Russia 0.62%
  Canada 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.14%
Hewlett-Packard 24.66%
Acer 13.70%
Toshiba 9.59%
GIGABYTE 5.48%
Intel 4.11%
American Megatrends 4.11%
Gateway 2.74%
ASUS 2.74%
Sony 1.37%
Lenovo 1.37%
Common models
NVIDIA AWRDACPI 6.25%
Dell Studio 540 3.75%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 2.50%
ACER Aspire M5620 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.50%

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