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Should I remove YTD Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,535
United States Rank #14,974
Reach 0.0129%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.26 days
593.52 days >
Average installed length: 311.85 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.9 100.00%

YTD Toolbar v6.9

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What is YTD Toolbar?

This toolbar is typiclaly bundled with the installation of the free YouTubeDownloader and installs a Spigot toolbar (YTD Toolbar) in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The YTD YouTube Converter/Downloader/Player is free software that allows you to download YouTube videos, Facebook Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video (and many others) and convert YouTube videos to other video formats. The toolbar is typically bundled with the free YTD Video Downloader software as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when YTD Video Downloader is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. Additionally, if the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user.

About  (from Spigot)

There are many video downloaders out there but few as good as YTD Video Downloader. YTD Video Downloader is simply an excellent tool for saving your favorite video clips from YouTube and other video websites. When you install YTD Video Downloader it will try to install a toolbar but you can reject this by hitting the d...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in YTD Toolbar.
ytdToolbarIE.dll (bb1abee1dedf27f43eddb80fe4940a5c) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.06.30.06 Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.Widgi.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
YTD Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove YTD Toolbar v6.9.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YTD Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C7B1C030-8B9F-48A2-91E3-6999FC624AE5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YTD Toolbar v6.9

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\YTD Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:1b65c87a05f720aabc84414ce1a17ef5
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • (Malware detected) ytdToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • searchsettings.exe - Search Settings
  • searchsettings64.exe - Search Settings 64

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'YTD Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YTD Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YTD Toolbar' with a class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove YTD Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove YTD Toolbar v6.9 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 YTD 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 YTD Toolbar v6.9, 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 YTD 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 YTD Toolbar v6.9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.98%
Windows Vista 13.19%
Windows XP 11.54%
Windows 8 3.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.54%
Windows 7 Professional 10.44%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.01%
  Hungary 10.55%
  Germany 5.49%
  Canada 3.80%
  Thailand 2.53%
  Australia 2.11%
  Iran 2.11%
  United Arab Emirates 1.69%
  United Kingdom 1.27%
  Indonesia 1.27%
  India 1.27%
  Italy 1.27%
  Malaysia 1.27%
  Netherlands 1.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.96%
Hewlett-Packard 23.48%
Acer 21.74%
GIGABYTE 6.09%
Toshiba 6.09%
Samsung 3.48%
American Megatrends 3.48%
ASUS 2.61%
Intel 2.61%
Gateway 1.74%
Sahara 1.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.59%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.75%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C660 2.75%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.83%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.83%
Dell ME051 1.83%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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