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Should I remove Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25
United States Rank #22
Reach 17.2094%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.35 days
334.95 days >
Average installed length: 175.99 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
9.9(Win 7-Win Server 2008-64b) 0.00%
7.5.5111.1712 27.50%
7.5.4805.320 18.19%
7.5.4601.54 12.78%
7.5.4501.1952 0.28%
7.5.4413.1752 6.95%
7.5.4209.2358 10.99%
7.4.3607.2246 17.97%
7.4.3230.2052 0.58%
7.4.3203.136 0.04%
7.3.2710.138 0.14%
7.3.2614.234 0.01%
7.2.2427.2330 0.07%
7.2.2318.1946 0.02%
7.2.2308.2056 0.01%
7.1.2003.1856 0.05%
7.1.1920.1238 0.01%
7.1.1821.1806 0.10%
7.0.1710.2246 0.15%
7.0.1614.2212 0.00%
6.6.916.106 0.00%
6.6.1409.1944 0.04%
6.6.1124.846 0.05%
6.6.1015.36 0.02%
10.0 0.00%
1.0.0 0.04%

Other programs by Google Inc

Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer

What is Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

Google Toolbar is an Internet browser toolbar only available for Internet Explorer and Firefox. Google Toolbar is often distributed through product bundling with a primary download. Google Toolbar resides above the browser's tab bar and provides a search box to carry out web searches. Users can log into their Gmail accounts and access their email, saved bookmarks, and web history. It has tools such as AutoLink, AutoFill, translation, spell checker common to all browsers, while pop-up blocker and word finder are restricted to Internet Explorer.

About  (from Google Inc)

Google Toolbar enhances Internet Explorer with a Google search box and other useful tools like a pop-up blocker, Web form filler, and spellchecker. Google Toolbar has a variety of new features to the add-on for IE 6.0+. Universal Google Gadgets now work from Google Toolbar and give users access to additional tools, fun...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 7.5.5111.1712, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named googletoolbarmanager_94dde1edd1cdf6a3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 251 files and is usually about 15.14 MB (15,870,307 bytes).
Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer 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

URL: www.google.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\google\google toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{18455581-E099-4BA8-BC6B-F34B2F06600C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 15.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program executable:googletoolbarmanager_94dde1edd1cdf6a3.exe
Name:Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer
Google Toolbar Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\google\google toolbar\component\googletoolbarmanager_94dde1edd1cdf6a3.exe
MD5:4a001cfd8565634ec6891b6bfab04183
Additional files:
  • GoogleToolbar.dll - Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer (Google Toolbar)
  • GoogleToolbar_32.dll
  • GoogleToolbar_32.old.dll
  • GoogleToolbar_64.dll
  • GoogleToolbarInstaller_en32_signed.exe - Google Toolbar Installer
  • GoogleToolbarInstaller_en64_signed.exe
  • GoogleToolbarUser.exe - Google Toolbar Broker
  • GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
  • GoogleToolbarUser_32.old.exe
  • GoogleToolbarUser_64.exe
  • staged_GoogleToolbar_32.dll
  • staged_GoogleToolbar_64.dll
  • GoogleToolbarInstaller_full_signed_5_0_2124_2070.exe - Google Toolbar Installer
  • GoogleToolbar1.dll - Google Toolbar for IE (Google IE Client Toolbar)
  • GoogleToolbarSetup_7.4.3203.136.exe - Google Update (Google Update Setup)
  • GoogleCld_187F9D811452062B.dll - Google Cld Data
  • GoogleCld_37DF982831E9A32E.dll
  • GoogleCld_67CA61FFB258B28A.dll
  • GoogleCld_69A221B9205A3D78.dll
  • GoogleCld_AE2927CDD77381B4.dll
  • GoogleCld_D9AEC8D4D1915047.dll
  • GoogleToolbar_32_2D29F0F746C2D723.dll
  • GoogleToolbar_32_3B3D22AB931551FF.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_05C482CA2286F7C1.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_248D3CEB7C787E4E.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_62143F5971887053.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_684DC7005CD18CB2.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_68D43262AB91CB4A.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_78F32466E61F1EEC.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_8E471B27054D20F5.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_B31C6BD7B909D093.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_D5B8545F3CFB02D4.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_32_E0B3D00E06C2FA01.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_37E6F10F2715CB79.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_64_3CE9C35AB37B1AD3.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_64_7B73A586FAD2C6CD.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_64_ACD26B9C6444A0D7.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_64_F8ED9B719A89F8EF.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_6BC68FE03E7B66EC.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_6D0D6FD66D664927.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_834848C3BEDA8CCA.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_94637FA28796D256.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_D75482D240A62D2D.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_ja_32_0B613598DAECF22D.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_ja_32_5425E0CCDE8DFB7C.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_ja_32_843883B869B5A4D7.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_ja_32_848BC7111618A420.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_ja_64_5794517FF82A8995.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_zh-CN_32_52173432FFDB9692.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_zh-CN_32_FCD14F84C4B88A6C.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_ext_zh-CN_64_25F01ED4C65AED44.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_F423308312A7B033.dll
  • GoogleToolbarDynamic_F69690696747F43D.dll
  • GoogleToolbarManager_231F3FD17DB59CFD.exe - Google Toolbar Manager
  • GoogleToolbarManager_4079369A224CB572.exe
  • GoogleToolbarManager_80ACC8E3971CD605.exe
  • GoogleToolbarManager_8CA8B41417E66DEB.exe
  • GoogleToolbarManager_9DE96A29E721D90A.exe
  • GoogleToolbarManager_A0AC09CE5247ECEF.exe
  • GoogleToolbarManager_BDA1448D3D255554.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • GoogleToolbar_32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Toolbar Helper' with the class of {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7}.
  • GoogleToolbar_64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Toolbar Helper' with the class of {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7}.
  • GoogleToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Toolbar Helper' with the class of {AA58ED58-01DD-4d91-8333-CF10577473F7}.
  • fastsearch_A8904FB862BD9564.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Dictionary Compression sdch' with the class of {C84D72FE-E17D-4195-BB24-76C02E2E7C4E}.
  • fastsearch_219B3E1547538286.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Google Dictionary Compression sdch' with the class of {C84D72FE-E17D-4195-BB24-76C02E2E7C4E}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • GoogleToolbar.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Google Find Bar' with a class of {E16DC1FE-7C34-43F2-B754-F3AD12DDF97C}.
3 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • GoogleToolbar_32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Google Toolbar' with the class of {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
  • GoogleToolbar_64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Google Toolbar' with the class of {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
  • GoogleToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Google Toolbar' with the class of {2318C2B1-4965-11d4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
3 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • GoogleToolbar_32.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Google Toolbar' with a class of {2318C2B1-4965-11D4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
  • GoogleToolbar_64.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Google Toolbar' with a class of {2318C2B1-4965-11D4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
  • GoogleToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Google Toolbar' with a class of {2318C2B1-4965-11D4-9B18-009027A5CD4F}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • GoogleToolbarUser_64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{853755FC-DDBE-4EFF-97F4-B18D9FA6C6FB}' (runs on registration).
  • GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7CB9E7F2-5FB4-4CC2-8BD6-104ED5E5ABFA}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Google Toolbar\GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

GoogleToolbarUser_32.exe
Memory:5.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0062685331%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00288168%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00338686%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:93,999
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:11
70 average
I/O reads/min:2.51 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:6 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer 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 Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer, 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 Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.39%
Windows Vista 10.83%
Windows 8 9.69%
Windows XP 9.07%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.96%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.54%
Windows 8.1 2.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.09%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Germany 3.48%
  Canada 3.30%
  France 2.58%
  Italy 2.26%
  Australia 2.15%
  Brazil 1.90%
  Japan 1.62%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Belgium 1.57%
  Taiwan 1.54%
  Israel 1.42%
  Spain 1.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.91%
Dell 23.38%
Acer 17.48%
Toshiba 11.74%
ASUS 7.89%
GIGABYTE 4.55%
Lenovo 2.65%
Samsung 2.52%
Intel 1.73%
American Megatrends 1.37%
Sahara 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.08%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.84%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.09%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com

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