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Should I remove blinkx Video Toolbar?

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67% remove it33% keep it
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blinkx Video Toolbar

What is blinkx Video Toolbar?

blinkx Video Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named the_blinkx_toolbar.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 712.76 KB (729,869 bytes).
blinkx Video 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 blinkx Video Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.blinkx.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\blinkx Video Toolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 712.76 KB

Program filesFiles installed by blinkx Video Toolbar

Program executable:the_blinkx_toolbar.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\the_blinkx_toolbar.exe
Additional files:
  • guid.exe - guid Application (guid MFC Application)
  • stop.exe - stop Application (stop MFC Application)
  • start.exe
  • the_blinkx_bho.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • the_blinkx_bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'The blinkx Toolbar' with the class of {0069B690-7A2B-41C5-98CA-9F535B4C8532}.

How do I remove blinkx Video Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall blinkx Video 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 blinkx Video Toolbar, 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 blinkx Video 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 blinkx Video Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%
Windows Vista (SP2)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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