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Should I remove AT&T Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,412
United States Rank #14,682
Reach 0.0054%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.26 days
273.12 days >
Average installed length: 143.51 days

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AT&T Toolbar

What is AT&T Toolbar?

AT&T Toolbar powered by Yahoo! is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host. The platform in many cases installs a service 'engine' that is designed to protect the toolbar as well as the modified search and home pages to toolbar's search partner.

What the toolbar does:

- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.

- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.

About  (from AT&T)

The att.net Toolbar puts everything at your fingertips with quick and easy access to your favorite online sites and applications with just one click! It's always available right from your browser window so you can conveniently access your email, att.net home page, help & support, search, and key security features anyti...  Read more
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.att.net/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ATTToolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ATTToolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Toolbar

Program module:ToolbarLib.dll
Name:AT&T Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\ATTToolbar\ToolbarLib.dll
Additional files:
  • CoreUtil.dll - AT&T Toolbar (Core Utilites Module)
  • FDServer.exe - AT&T Toolbar Application
  • GUTL.dll - General Utilites Library
  • ToolbarLib.dll
  • uninstall.exe - AT&T Toolbar Uninstaller
  • atttoolbar.dll - Toolbar Component

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ATTToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AT&&T Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-94BE-FD60BB9AAE29}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ATTToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'AT&&T Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-94BE-FD60BB9AAE29}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • ATTToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'AT&&T Toolbar' with a class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-94BE-FD60BB9AAE29}.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • Uninstall.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ATTToolbar uninstall' which loads as C:\Program Files\ATTToolbar\uninstall.exe.

How do I remove AT&T Toolbar?

You can uninstall AT&T 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 AT&T 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 AT&T 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 AT&T Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 65.09%
Windows XP 16.98%
Windows 7 13.21%
Windows 10 4.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 56.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.54%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.69%
Windows 10 Home 2.88%
Windows 7 Starter 0.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.46%
  United Kingdom 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.25%
Hewlett-Packard 26.47%
Toshiba 13.73%
Gateway 6.86%
Acer 5.88%
Sahara 2.94%
Intel 2.94%
Sony 2.94%
Lenovo 0.98%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530s 4.12%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.12%
Dell Vostro 200 4.12%
Dell Inspiron 1501 3.09%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 3.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 3.09%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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