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Should I remove SearchBar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%


VersionDistribution 100.00%



SearchBar is a program developed by Iminent Technology. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is sbar.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of SearchBar come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Mexico.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SearchBar.
sbar.exe (2d1346230229e2afdfb593809c3202be) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.2938 Generic
Dr.Web Adware.Iminent.96
SearchBar 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 SearchBar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Sien
URL: www.iminent.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SearchBar\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SearchBar\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by SearchBar

Program executable:sbar.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - SearchBar Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • sbar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SearchBar' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SearchBar\sbar.exe".

How do I remove SearchBar?

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Or, you can uninstall SearchBar 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 SearchBar, 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 SearchBar.
  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.
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Win 8 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro 25.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  United Kingdom 28.57%
  Mexico 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Intel 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 25.00%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq CQ... 25.00%
Dell Inspiron One 2205 25.00%


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