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Should I remove Webshots Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,596
United States Rank #23,247
Reach 0.0031%

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.1.5.7620 2.33%
3.1.5.7619 4.65%
3.1.5.7617 81.40%
3.1.5.7613 11.63%

Webshots Toolbar for IE

What is Webshots Toolbar for IE?

Webshots Toolbar is an ad-supported program installed into Internet Explorer. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places. Smile by Webshots is an online photo and video sharing service owned by Threefold Photos. The toolbar is typically bundled with the free American Greeting Webshots program as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when the American Greeting Webshots is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. If the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user.

About  (from AG Interactive)

As part of the functionality provided by the Conduit Software, we may collect and store information about your search activity when you use our web search services (such as search queries). This information may be shared with third-party applications that use Search Data to function, or to offer you more customized inf...  Read more
Overview
Webshots Toolbar for IE has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AG Interactive
URL: www.americangreetings.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\agi\core\4.2.0.10752
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AGI\core\4.2.0.10752\InstallerGUI.exe uninstall WebshotsDesktop WebshotsToolbarIE
Estimated size: 2.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Webshots Toolbar for IE

Program module:SearchProtectionServicePlugin.dll
Name:SearchProtectionServicePlugin.Properties
Path:C:\Program Files\agi\core\4.2.0.10754\SearchProtectionServicePlugin.dll
MD5:4ef2bc4f66851b4162daa31a4a90074d
Additional files:
  • SearchProtectionServicePlugin.dll - SearchProtectionServicePlugin.Properties
  • AutoUpdateServicePlugin.dll - AutoUpdateServicePlugin
  • FlashTrustServicePlugin.dll - FlashTrustServicePlugin
  • InstallLibrary.dll - InstallLibrary
  • AGCoreService.exe - AGCoreService
  • BrowserHelper.dll - BrowserHelper
  • Installer.exe - Installer
  • InstallerGUI.exe
  • Notifier.exe - Notifier
  • agicore.dll - agicore
  • delight.dll - delight
  • AGUser.exe - AGUser
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • agcore.dll - agcore
  • CMS.dll - CMS
  • f_in_box.dll (by Softanics) - F-IN-BOX DLL Edition
  • f_in_box__lib.dll
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • JsonExSerializer.dll - JsonExSerializer
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • WebshotSupplantLauncher.exe (by thinksys) - WebshotSupplantLauncher

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BrowserHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {0bc6e3fa-78ef-4886-842c-5a1258c4455a}.
Service
  • AGCoreService.exe runs as a service named 'AG Core Services' (AGCoreService).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WebshotSupplantLauncher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WsdtReplacer' which loads as C:\Program Files\AGI\core\4.2.0.10755\WebshotSupplantLauncher.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

AGCoreService.exe
Memory:15.39 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006585687%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024805%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00041051%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:1
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.68 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Webshots Toolbar for IE?

Quickly and completely remove Webshots Toolbar for IE 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 Webshots Toolbar for IE 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 Webshots Toolbar for IE, 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 Webshots Toolbar for IE.
  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 Webshots Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 35%
Win 7 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.53%
Windows Vista 30.23%
Windows 8 18.60%
Windows XP 11.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.90%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Germany 1.67%
  Italy 1.67%
  Hungary 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 22.50%
Gateway 10.00%
Acer 7.50%
Intel 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Sahara 2.50%
Medion 2.50%
Lenovo 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
GIGABYTE 2.50%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AW023AV-ABA 6... 13.51%
Dell Studio 1745 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 2.70%
Sony VPCEB13FX 2.70%
Sony VGN-NS20E_P 2.70%


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