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Should I remove BT Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,267
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.45 days
721.32 days >
Average installed length: 379.00 days


VersionDistribution 77.00% 23.00%

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BT Toolbar

What is BT Toolbar?

BT Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes 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.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The primary executable is named bttb.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.72 MB (3,897,737 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bttb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\bttb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BT Toolbar

Program module:bttb.dll
Name:BT Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\bttb\bttb.dll
Additional files:
  • ffHelper.exe - ffHelper Application (Helper Application for IE)
  • uninstall.exe - BT Toolbar (BT Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • dtuser.exe - DtUser
  • btDx.dll - BT Toolbar Link Library
  • toolbar.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • btDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BT Toolbar' with the class of {547a1750-cfe6-4117-8be5-5a88d3fced51}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • btDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BT Toolbar' with the class of {547a1750-cfe6-4117-8be5-5a88d3fced51}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • btDx.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BT Toolbar' with a class of {547a1750-cfe6-4117-8be5-5a88d3fced51} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtuser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\bttb\dtuser.exe'.

How do I remove BT Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.00%
Windows 10 22.00%
Windows Vista 9.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.12%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.18%
Windows 8.1 9.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.14% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 93.14%
  United States 4.90%
  Belgium 0.98%
  Japan 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.92%
Dell 23.81%
Acer 19.05%
Toshiba 9.52%
Samsung 6.35%
Alienware 3.17%
Apple 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.44%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.33%
Acer Aspire 5750 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.33%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C670-14... 2.22%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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