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What percent of users and experts removed it?
55% remove it45% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,396
United States Rank #15,638
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.10 days
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Average installed length: 249.51 days

Comcast Toolbar 3.5

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What is Comcast Toolbar?  (from Comcast)

The Comcast Toolbar is a browser-based extension to Internet Explorer and Firefox that contains built-in search capabilities, powerful security features, and one-click access to popular Comcast.net features. The new Comcast Toolbar is available at no additional cost to XFINITY® Internet subscribers. With direct access...  Read more


Comcast Toolbar 3.5 is a program developed by Comcast. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is comcasttb.dll. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 9.16 MB (9,601,729 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Comcast Cable Communications
URL: xfinity.comcast.net/toolbar3
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comcasttb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\comcasttb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Comcast Toolbar 3.5

Program module:comcasttb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\comcasttb\comcasttb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Comcast Toolbar (Comcast Toolbar installer.)
  • CIDGlobalLight.exe (by CallingID) - CallingID
  • CIDGlobalLightPS.dll
  • AntispywareClientIE.dll - DTX Toolbar (Antispyware Connector Dynamic Link Library)
  • CIDCoreLight.dll (by CallingID)
  • comcastdx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • dtuser.exe (by Visicom Media) - DTX broker
  • dtxcid.dll (by Visicom Media) - DTXCID Bridge DLL
  • install.rdf
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • comcasttb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Comcast Toolbar 3.5' with the class of {4E77EDAD-9566-4089-88D1-C81498CEE770}.
  • comcastdx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Comcast Toolbar' with the class of {79CEEA4E-C231-4614-9E3B-53B2A02F39B7}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • comcasttb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Comcast Toolbar 3.5' with the class of {4E77EDAD-9566-4089-88D1-C81498CEE770}.
  • comcastdx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Comcast Toolbar' with the class of {79CEEA4E-C231-4614-9E3B-53B2A02F39B7}.

How do I remove Comcast Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Comcast Toolbar 3.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Comcast Toolbar 3.5 from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Comcast 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 Comcast Toolbar 3.5, 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 Comcast 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 Comcast Toolbar 3.5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.65%
Windows Vista 33.70%
Windows XP 11.96%
Windows 10 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 34.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.09%
Windows 7 Professional 5.49%
Windows 10 Home 4.40%
Windows 8 Pro 2.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.83%
Dell 28.99%
Toshiba 8.70%
Gateway 7.25%
Acer 4.35%
ASUS 2.90%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.38%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.38%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.38%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.19%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com


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