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Should I remove Search Results Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,954
United States Rank #5,282
Reach 0.0595%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 38.74 days
1142.87 days >
Average installed length: 600.49 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.12 100.00%

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Search Results Toolbar

What is Search Results Toolbar?

The Search Results Toolbar (by IAC Search & Media) is an advertising supported toolbar for Intenet Explorer and Firefox (a web browser extension) that is typically installed via a software bundler. The Search Results Toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers so they can suggest services or provide advertising via the toolbar. Search Results Toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from IAC Search & Media)

Search-results.com are owned and operated by IAC Search & Media, Inc., headquartered in Oakland, California, with offices throughout the United States, as well as in Europe and Asia.
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Search Results Toolbar.
searchresultsDx.dll (5bf32d3e02a50c96ac146e6a13daf244) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1487 Adware.Win32.Visicom.B
ESET-NOD32 8.9924 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
dtUser.exe (838667b3b34dfe62f924ef75e6089473) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
ESET-NOD32 12095 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C potentially unwanted
Search Results Toolbar 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 Search Results Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.search-results.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchresults
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\searchresults\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Results Toolbar

Program module:searchresultsDx.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Ask.com Dynamic Link Library
Signed by:Ask.com
Path:C:\Program Files\searchresults1\searchresultsDx.dll
MD5:5bf32d3e02a50c96ac146e6a13daf244
KMP Media Toolbar is an Ask.com branded toolbar (IAC) for Intenet Explorer and Firefox. The toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Ask.com ad network so they can suggest services...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Search Results Toolbar (Search Results Toolbar Installer)
  • searchresultstb.dll (by Visicom Media Inc) - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe (by Visicom Media) - DTX broker
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll (by Ask.com) - Ask.com Dynamic Link Library
  • toolbar2X.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'aTube Toolbar' with the class of {bfc39e47-d643-4dc2-aa1d-61377501c844}.
  • toolbar2X.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Search Results Toolbar' with the class of {94366e2c-9923-431c-b0d6-747447dd0f2b}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'aTube Toolbar' with the class of {bfc39e47-d643-4dc2-aa1d-61377501c844}.
  • toolbar2X.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Search Results Toolbar' with the class of {94366e2c-9923-431c-b0d6-747447dd0f2b}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • searchresultsDx.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'aTube Toolbar' with a class of {bfc39e47-d643-4dc2-aa1d-61377501c844} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • toolbar2X.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Search Results Toolbar' with a class of {94366e2c-9923-431c-b0d6-747447dd0f2b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\toolbar2\dtUser.exe'.

How do I remove Search Results Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Search Results 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 Results 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 Results 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 Results 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 Results Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.81%
Windows Vista 16.29%
Windows XP 9.58%
Windows 8 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.35%
Windows 7 Professional 7.51%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.30%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.19%
  United Kingdom 5.66%
  Germany 4.79%
  Australia 3.92%
  Canada 3.66%
  Iran 1.91%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Japan 0.96%
  Italy 0.78%
  Netherlands 0.70%
  Russia 0.61%
  Sweden 0.61%
  Israel 0.52%
  Hungary 0.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.92%
Dell 28.67%
Acer 12.72%
Toshiba 9.32%
ASUS 4.30%
GIGABYTE 2.69%
Intel 1.79%
Samsung 1.61%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Lenovo 0.90%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.86%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.22%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.57%

About IAC Search & Media

IAC Search & Media is owned by IAC/InterActiveCorp and provides information retrieval products through a set of Web sites, portals and downloadable applications.
Publisher URL: www.iac.com

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