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Should I remove Barra de herramientas ALOT?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,262
United States Rank #49,869
Reach 0.0028%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.11 days
475.28 days >
Average installed length: 249.72 days

Barra de herramientas ALOT

What is Barra de herramientas ALOT?

ALOT Appbar is a web browser plugin in the form of a toolbar. ALOT Appbar allows customized 'apps' to be added to the toolbar including social media apps. Appbar Web Search Users who opt-in to the Discover program help ALOT identify the best sites on the web and improve ALOT Apps.

About  (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


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named alot.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,836,076 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Barra de herramientas ALOT.
alotUninst.exe (8407154eb66a83429d51545470620c25) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Zlob.gen
Norman 10.20130526 W32/Obfuscated.AK!genr

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: 1.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Barra de herramientas ALOT

Program module:alot.dll
Name:ALOT Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\alot\bin\alot.dll
Additional files:
  • alotUninst.exe - ALOT Toolbar (Programa de instalación de la barra de herramientas ALOT)
  • 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 Barra de herramientas ALOT?

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Or, you can uninstall Barra de herramientas ALOT 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 Barra de herramientas ALOT, 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 Barra de herramientas ALOT.
  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 Barra de herramientas ALOT you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 8 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.85%
Windows XP 28.21%
Windows Vista 15.38%
Windows 8 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 28.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.51%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.82%
Windows 7 Professional 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.00%
  Spain 20.00%
  Mexico 18.00%
  Argentina 14.00%
  Chile 4.00%
  Colombia 4.00%
  Peru 4.00%
  Ecuador 2.00%
  PR 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.56%
Acer 19.44%
Intel 13.89%
Toshiba 13.89%
Dell 8.33%
Samsung 2.78%
Lenovo 2.78%
American Megatrends 2.78%
ASUS 2.78%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite U205 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L45 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 3.13%
Sony VGN-NS315TH 3.13%

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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