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Should I remove AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar?

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1.2.3 100.00%

AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar 1.2.3

What is AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar?  (from AB-Tools.com)

Whether you just want to surf the web, make a search on a big shopping store or look for a special software product: with this free toolbar every search is fast and easy.


AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar 1.2.3 is a software program developed by AB-Tools.com. The primary executable is named ABToolsToolbarSearch.dll. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.2 MB (1,258,155 bytes). The installed file Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in TN.
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ab-tools.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\ABToolsToolbarSearch\
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\ABToolsToolbarSearch\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar 1.2.3

Program module:ABToolsToolbarSearch.dll
Name:AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar
Additional files:
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • ABToolsToolbarSearch.dll (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar
  • Update.exe (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - Toolbar-Update
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar?

You can uninstall AB-Tools.com Search 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar 1.2.3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 AB-Tools.com Search 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 AB-Tools.com Search Toolbar 1.2.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Starter 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  TN 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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