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Should I remove Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,704
United States Rank #14,201
Reach 0.0905%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.36 days
69.67 days >
Average installed length: 36.61 days

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Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar

What is Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar?

SearchGol Toolbar Platform is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and 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, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from Search-Gol)

SearchGol was created to help make your search experience more fun. SearchGol is an innovative way to explore the internet that focuses on keeping your experience as simple, fast and enjoyable as possible. We use the latest search technology to not only bring you the broadest range of results, but to also make sure the...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • 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 Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar.
BUSolution.dll (857125f003b7cec720f2103ba1bae6bb) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 16321 ApplicUnsaf.Win32.AdWare.cinmus.194
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0146 Adware.BGuard.19
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.F47V0411
BabMaint.exe (754f0855b332ca5fec434d7af295be2e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Babylon.12
ESET-NOD32 8910 Win32/Toolbar.Babylon.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Babylon.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1008
enhancedNT.dll (dd326484dcef1fee39e5ef283d220f0b) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.pmuo
Dr.Web DLOADER.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 9265 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Babylon.W
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0918
Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar 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: info.searchgol.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babsolution\shared
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe" -key "Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar" -rmkey -ask
Estimated size: 1.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar

Program module:BUSolution.dll (Malware detected)
Name:BU Dynamic Link Library
Signed by:Babylon Ltd.
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babsolution\shared\BUSolution.dll
MD5:857125f003b7cec720f2103ba1bae6bb
Additional files:
  • BUSolution.dll - BU Dynamic Link Library
  • GUninstaller.exe (by Babylon) - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • (Malware detected) enhancedNT.dll - enhancedNT
  • (Malware detected) BabMaint.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BabMaint.exe is scheduled as a task named 'peUFgdYPNZ3JSQ8b8_OEOlQE2MWsxM' (Next runs on 01/01/0001 at 00:00).
Startup File (User Run)
  • enhancedNT.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NTRedirect' and executes as C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\enhancedNT.dll",Run.

How do I remove Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar 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 Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar 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 Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar, 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 Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar.
  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 Search-Gol Chrome Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 21.15%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista 7.37%
Windows Server 2003 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.99%
Windows 8 10.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.94%
Windows 7 Professional 9.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.88% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 23.88%
  United States 13.84%
  United Kingdom 6.57%
  France 4.84%
  Italy 4.84%
  Poland 3.81%
  MA 3.46%
  Australia 3.11%
  Egypt 2.42%
  Argentina 2.08%
  Belgium 2.08%
  DZ 2.08%
  India 2.08%
  Netherlands 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 18.89%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 8.89%
Medion 8.52%
Toshiba 7.41%
GIGABYTE 5.19%
Lenovo 5.19%
Samsung 4.44%
Sony 4.07%
American Megatrends 2.59%
Intel 2.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.45%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 0.73%
ASUSTeK K56CB 0.73%
HP 650 Notebook PC 0.73%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 0.73%

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