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What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.5 100.00%

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Toolbar Blocker

What is Toolbar Blocker?  (from Optimal Software s.r.o)

Toolbar Blocker will protect you from 3rd party software and browser hijacks during installations. Very often when you download software or any files from the internet, you get the file wrapped with download managers. These programs offer you additional software to install which you have not requested before the downlo...  Read more

Overview

Toolbar Blocker is a software program developed by Optimal Software s.r.o. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named ToolbarBlocker.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.8 MB (2,939,422 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 50% of users of Toolbar Blocker come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.toolbarblocker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Toolbar Blocker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Toolbar Blocker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Toolbar Blocker

Program executable:ToolbarBlocker.exe
Name:Toolbar Blocker
Path:C:\Program Files\Toolbar Blocker\ToolbarBlocker.exe
MD5:28a42cede943211108b202aa9b129d3a
Additional files:
  • ToolbarBlocker.exe - Toolbar Blocker
  • ToolbarBlocker.sys - Toolbar Blocker kernel driver
  • PopupNotification.dll - Toolbar Blocker Popup Notification Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ToolbarBlocker.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Toolbar Blocker' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Toolbar Blocker\ToolbarBlocker.exe" /atLogon.

How do I remove Toolbar Blocker?

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Or, you can uninstall Toolbar Blocker 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 Toolbar Blocker, 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 Toolbar Blocker.
  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 Toolbar Blocker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Argentina 12.50%
  Canada 12.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  TN 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
GIGABYTE 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
HP ProBook 6450b 20.00%
Gigabyte P67A-D3-B3 20.00%
Gateway DX4840 20.00%
ASUSTeK K73SD 20.00%
Acer Predator G3-605 20.00%

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