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Should I remove AOL Mail Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,922
United States Rank #9,847
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.32 days
894.42 days >
Average installed length: 469.95 days

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AOL Mail Toolbar

What is AOL Mail Toolbar?

The AOL Toolbar is a browser toolbar for Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Flock. It has a few default buttons like Mail, Weather, and Radio, and also allows the user to add additional buttons - from the Button Gallery or by dragging and dropping a website's favicon. It allows the user to search, view widgets from many sites, read RSS feeds, and displays a count of the number of pages visited. via a small odometer-style indicator. The AOL Toolbar is one of a range made by AOL, which include toolbars branded with their other properties, such as AIM, MapQuest, AOL Radio, and Winamp.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is aolmailtbServer.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.55 MB (2,677,144 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aol mail toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AOL Mail Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AOL Mail Toolbar

Program executable:aolmailtbServer.exe
Name:AOL Mail Toolbar Server
Path:C:\Program Files\aol mail toolbar\aolmailtbServer.exe
Additional files:
  • aolmailtb.dll - AOL Mail Toolbar for Internet Explorer (AOL Mail Toolbar IE Dynamic Link Library)
  • aolmailtbServer.exe - AOL Mail Toolbar Server
  • uninstall.exe - AOL Mail Toolbar
  • aolmailtbServerPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • aolmailtb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AOL Mail Toolbar Loader' with the class of {fbea8524-8c72-4208-9d12-7fb73e9926eb}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • aolmailtb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'AOL Mail Toolbar' with the class of {a3704fa3-dbf6-46b5-b95e-0677dfd39577}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • aolmailtb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'AOL Mail Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {98572e47-b5fe-43de-9aea-492a1d3064cd} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • aolmailtb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'AOL Mail Toolbar' with a class of {A3704FA3-DBF6-46B5-B95E-0677DFD39577}.

How do I remove AOL Mail Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.59%
Windows Vista 21.20%
Windows 10 5.53%
Windows XP 3.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.44%
Windows 7 Professional 4.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.70%
Windows 10 Home 3.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.90%
  Canada 0.52%
  Germany 0.52%
  United Kingdom 0.52%
  Spain 0.26%
  Turkey 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.65%
Dell 25.88%
Toshiba 14.71%
Acer 7.65%
Gateway 2.35%
Intel 1.76%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.78%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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