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ALOT Symbolleiste

What is ALOT Symbolleiste?  (from alOt)

The ALOT Appbar comes pre-configured with "Apps" that enable you to engage and interact with online content. You can add and remove Apps from your ALOT Appbar as often as you like by using our vibrant and growing App Marketplace. Users who opt-in to the Discover program help ALOT identify the best sites on the web and...  Read more


ALOT Symbolleiste is a program developed by alOt. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is alot.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.9 MB (1,990,541 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of ALOT Symbolleiste come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ALOT Symbolleiste.
alot.dll (46722e2becff3bd427bbb7ee7852b234) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Laneul
Sophos 4.91 Alot Toolbar

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alot.com
Help link: www.alot.com/toolbar/faq
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\alot
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\alot\alotUninst.exe"
Estimated size: 1.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ALOT Symbolleiste

Program module:alot.dll (Malware detected)
Name:ALOT Toolbar
Signed by:Alot.com
Path:C:\Program Files\alot\bin\alot.dll
ALOT Appbar is a toolbar/add-in for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that allows you to install various 'widget' sub apps into. ALOT Appbar is developed by Inuvo, an Internet marketing and technology company specialized in marketing...
Additional files:
  • alotUninst.exe - ALOT Toolbar (ALOT Symbolleiste Einstellungen)
  • ALOTSettings.exe - ALOTSettings

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • alot.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ALOT Toolbar Helper' with the class of {14CEEAFF-96DD-4101-AE37-D5ECDC23C3F6}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • alot.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ALOT Toolbar' with the class of {5AA2BA46-9913-4dc7-9620-69AB0FA17AE7}.

How do I remove ALOT Symbolleiste?

You can uninstall ALOT Symbolleiste 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 ALOT Symbolleiste, 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 ALOT Symbolleiste.
  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 ALOT Symbolleiste you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 42%
Win 7 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 58.33%
Windows 7 33.33%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 58.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.33%
  United States 26.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Medion 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Packard Bell 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A200 9.09%
Packard Bell BV EASYNOTE_... 9.09%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 9.09%
MEDION WIM2120 9.09%
MEDION P6613 9.09%
ECS GF8100VM-M5 9.09%

About (from alOt)

ALOT apps are displayed in our free ALOT Appbar, a neat piece of software that sits in your web browser and keeps all your favorite content constantly within reach.
Publisher URL: www.alot.com


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