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Should I remove Spam Free Search Bar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,329
United States Rank #6,953
Reach 0.0541%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.62 days
991.87 days >
Average installed length: 521.15 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.20 6.30%
1.0.0.12 64.76%
1.0.0.8 24.64%
1.0.0.7 4.30%

Other programs by Visicom Media inc

Spam Free Search Bar

What is Spam Free Search Bar?

Spam Free Search Bar is a Visicom Media (VMN) toolbar that integrates with major web browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar is an ad-supported program that is designed to display advertisements within the program itself, modify the browser's home page and search settings in order to capture web search traffic as well as collect and aggregate usage information and statistics. The toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party developer programs in order to help monetize free (and some paid) software. During installation, the user might be given the option to modify the home and search pages, however this is often checked by default and overlooked.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

When you have consented to its use and installation, the "ooVoo ToolbarTM" software plugin (the "Toolbar") and or the HomePage Default Search Page will automatically launch every time you execute your browser program. Before you can use the toolbar and, or HomePage, however, you must accept the following terms: You are...  Read more
Overview
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.visicommedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blekkotb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\blekkotb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spam Free Search Bar

Program module:blekkoDx.dll
Name:Spam Free Search Bar
Spam Free Search Bar Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\blekkotb\blekkoDx.dll
MD5:c12da96c25e55dd415ba0da7cbfe5400
Spam Free Search Bar Security Helper is a Visicom toolbar installed in your Web browser that collects and stores information about web browsing habits including pages visited and search queries performed and sends this information to...
Additional files:
  • blekkotb.dll - Spam Free Search Bar
  • uninstall.exe - Spam Free Search Bar Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • blekkoDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Spam Free Search Bar' with the class of {26c9e18c-3717-4be1-a225-04e4471f5b6e}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • blekkoDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Spam Free Search Bar' with the class of {26c9e18c-3717-4be1-a225-04e4471f5b6e}.

How do I remove Spam Free Search Bar?

Quickly and completely remove Spam Free Search Bar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove Spam Free Search Bar from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Spam Free Search Bar 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 Spam Free Search Bar, 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 Spam Free Search Bar.
  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 Spam Free Search Bar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,329

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.64%
Windows XP 15.38%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows 8 2.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.17%
Windows 7 Professional 9.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.02%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.63%
  Canada 4.95%
  Germany 4.30%
  United Kingdom 3.87%
  Australia 2.37%
  Indonesia 2.15%
  Israel 2.15%
  Malaysia 2.15%
  France 1.51%
  India 1.29%
  Iran 1.29%
  Philippines 1.29%
  Mexico 1.08%
  Colombia 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.86%
Dell 25.10%
Acer 18.93%
ASUS 6.58%
Toshiba 5.76%
Intel 3.70%
GIGABYTE 3.29%
Sahara 2.47%
Samsung 1.65%
American Megatrends 0.82%
Lenovo 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.92%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.19%
Gateway DX4860 2.19%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com

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