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What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,083
United States Rank #14,159
Reach 0.0771%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.14 days
328.76 days >
Average installed length: 172.74 days


VersionDistribution 9.57% 1.00% 0.07% 3.82% 0.13% 58.90% 23.03% 1.00% 1.41%

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AOL Toolbar 5.0

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What is AOL 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. Third parties may from time to time offer applications or services to access, “plug-into” or interact with the Software. 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. There are three separate components to AOL Toolbar: AOL Toolbar, Download Updater, and Price Check by AOL. All three components need to be removed to complete the uninstallation of AOL Toolbar from your browser.

About  (from AOL)

AOL Toolbar lets you enjoy your favorite content and services wherever you are on the Web. Get AOL Search with Google and get quick access to AOL, AIM e-mail or any email inbox with a count of waiting messages. Personalize your toolbar by adding buttons and organizing them however you like. Create your own buttons to y...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL LLC
URL: www.aol.fr
Help link: redirect.aol.fr/dest/IEToolbaraide
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\aol\aol toolbar 5.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AOL\AOL Toolbar 5.0\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AOL Toolbar 5.0

Program executable:AolTbServer.exe
Name:AOL IE Toolbar Server
Path:C:\Program Files\aol\aol toolbar 5.0\AolTbServer.exe
Additional files:
  • AolTbServer.exe - AOL IE Toolbar Server
  • uninstall.exe - AOL Toolbar
  • aoltb.dll - AOL IE Toolbar (AOL IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • aoltb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AOL Toolbar BHO' with the class of {7C554162-8CB7-45A4-B8F4-8EA1C75885F9}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • aoltb.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {3369AF0D-62E9-4bda-8103-B4C75499B578}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • aoltb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'AOL Toolbar' with the class of {DE9C389F-3316-41A7-809B-AA305ED9D922}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • aoltb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'AOLTBSearch Class' with a class of {EA756889-2338-43DB-8F07-D1CA6FB9C90D} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • aoltb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'AOL Toolbar' with a class of {DE9C389F-3316-41A7-809B-AA305ED9D922}.

How do I remove AOL Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove AOL Toolbar 5.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove AOL Toolbar 5.0 from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall AOL 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 AOL Toolbar 5.0, 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 AOL 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 Toolbar 5.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 43%
Win Server 2003 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 54.38%
Windows 7 40.13%
Windows 10 4.28%
Windows XP 1.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 40.62%
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.11%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.69%
Windows 10 Home 3.30%
Windows Vista Business 2.76%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.28% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 14.28%
  United States 12.66%
  France 11.43%
  Italy 8.14%
  Germany 6.40%
  Australia 5.68%
  Sweden 4.01%
  Belgium 3.81%
  Netherlands 3.49%
  Spain 3.36%
  Finland 1.87%
  Austria 1.74%
  New Zealand 1.61%
  Switzerland 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 96.70%
Sony 2.35%
Dell 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 17.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 14.02%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 7.95%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 7.77%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 6.16%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.84%

About AOL

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Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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