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Should I remove SearchWeb Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.1 60.00%
1.0.0 40.00%

SearchWeb Toolbar

What is SearchWeb Toolbar?

SearchWeb Toolbar 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.

Overview

The most used version is 1.0.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is toolbar1.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 7.28 MB (7,631,046 bytes). update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
SearchWeb Toolbar has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove SearchWeb Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SearchWeb Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchweb toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SearchWeb Toolbar\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 7.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchWeb Toolbar

Program module:toolbar1.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\searchweb toolbar\toolbar1.dll
MD5:d242b95de085923e44ba98619a1642e7
Additional files:
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbcore3.dll - IE Toolbar Engine
  • tbhelper.dll - IE Toolbar Helper Module
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater
  • uninstaller.exe

How do I remove SearchWeb Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall SearchWeb 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 SearchWeb 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 SearchWeb 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 SearchWeb Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Hewlett-Packard
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Spain 40.00%
  Colombia 10.00%

About Somoto

Partnering with Somoto enables software developers to integrate a clean & dynamic recommendation screen that encourages the user to try a trusted 3rd party software, among them the Somoto Toolbar Customizable Platform.
Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com

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