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Should I remove SearchMe Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #45,572
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.33 days
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Average installed length: 408.12 days


7.6 100.00%

SearchMe Toolbar v7.6

What is SearchMe Toolbar?

SearchMe Toolbar is a Spigot web browser extension and Widgi toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WidgiHelper.exe. 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 1.44 MB (1,509,261 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 SearchMe Toolbar.
searchmeToolbarIE.dll (0e221e6b84ec39bc13c31cb9082155f1) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8976 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Help link: searchme.mybrowserbar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SearchMe Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3B477FF7-06D5-4A0C-A49A-BDF632235C6D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchMe Toolbar v7.6

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SearchMe Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • searchmeToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) searchmeToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • searchmeToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Vuze Remote Toolbar' with the class of {05478A66-EDB6-4A22-A870-A5987F80A7DA}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • searchmeToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Vuze Remote Toolbar' with the class of {05478A66-EDB6-4A22-A870-A5987F80A7DA}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • searchmeToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Vuze Remote Toolbar' with a class of {05478A66-EDB6-4A22-A870-A5987F80A7DA} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove SearchMe Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove SearchMe Toolbar v7.6 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 SearchMe 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 SearchMe Toolbar v7.6, 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 SearchMe 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 SearchMe Toolbar v7.6 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 5%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 8 Pro 15.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  Brazil 6.45%
  Australia 6.45%
  Thailand 3.23%
  Belgium 3.23%
  Portugal 3.23%
  Israel 3.23%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.78%
Acer 22.22%
Samsung 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
ASUS 11.11%
Sony 5.56%
Compaq 5.56%
Common models
Sony VPCEG25FX 5.26%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 5.26%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 5.26%
PCWARE PW-945GCX 5.26%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP G62 Notebook PC 5.26%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com


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