Should I remove SearchWeb Toolbar?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
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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.
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.
Displayed publisher: SearchWeb Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchweb toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SearchWeb Toolbar\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 7.28 MB
Files installed by SearchWeb Toolbar
|Path:||C:\Program Files\searchweb toolbar\toolbar1.dll|
How do I remove SearchWeb Toolbar?
Quickly and completely remove SearchWeb Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SearchWeb Toolbar from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program SearchWeb Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove SearchWeb Toolbar.
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.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
- Open Internet Explorer and click the Tools button, and then click Internet options.
- Click the Advanced tab, and then click Reset. Select the Delete personal settings check box if you would also like to remove search providers, Accelerators and home pages. When Internet Explorer finishes applying default settings, click Close, and then click OK.
- The changes will take effect the next time you open IE.
- At the top of the Firefox window, click the Firefox button, go over to the Help sub-menu and select Troubleshooting Information.
- To continue, click Reset Firefox in the confirmation window that opens. It will close and be reset.
- When it's done, a window will list the information that was imported. Click Finish and Firefox will open.
- Open Chrome and click the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.
- Select Settings. In the "Search" section, click Manage search engine. Check if (Default) is displayed next to your preferred search engine. If not, mouse over it and click Make default. Mouse over any other suspicious search engine entries that are not familiar and click X to remove them.
- When the "Show Home button" checkbox is selected, a web address appears below it. If you want the Homepage button to open up a different webpage, click Change to enter a link.
- Restart Google Chrome.
PC BRAND OF CHOICE
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%
Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Which OS releases does it run on?
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Microsoft Windows XP
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 7 Professional
50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
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