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What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,801
United States Rank #8,411
Reach 0.0151%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.12 days
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Average installed length: 265.29 days

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D-Link Toolbar

What is D-Link Toolbar?  (from AOL)

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D-Link Toolbar is a program developed by AOL. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is dlinktb.dll. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.21 MB (2,315,428 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 95% of users of D-Link Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and PR.
  • Loads into the web browser
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\d-link toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\D-Link Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by D-Link Toolbar

Program module:dlinktb.dll
Name:D-Link Toolbar for Internet Explorer
D-Link Toolbar IE Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\d-link toolbar\dlinktb.dll
Additional files:
  • dlinktbServer.exe - D-Link Toolbar Server
  • uninstall.exe - D-Link Toolbar
  • apopup.dll - AOL Popup Control
  • dlinktbServerPS.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • xprt5.dll (by America Online) - XPRT Runtime Library
  • xprt6.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • dlinktb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'D-Link Toolbar Loader' with the class of {f01858c7-2a68-4d93-9e22-502eae3917c2}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • dlinktb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'D-Link Toolbar' with the class of {61874dfa-9adf-44e5-8e61-f3913707e7d7}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • dlinktb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'D-Link Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {e917fc61-7f80-4f1f-a882-cdffffbe4c8d} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • dlinktb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'D-Link Toolbar' with a class of {61874DFA-9ADF-44E5-8E61-F3913707E7D7}.
Scheduled Task
  • dlinktbServer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3F4CD7E1-5EC8-4376-9C24-2BFD299C068D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove D-Link Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.09%
Windows Vista 16.78%
Windows XP 10.40%
Windows 10 9.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.70%
Windows 7 Professional 11.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.42%
Windows 10 Home 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.40%
  Canada 1.80%
  PR 0.80%
  Argentina 0.40%
  Singapore 0.20%
  Brazil 0.20%
  Colombia 0.20%
  Belgium 0.20%
  France 0.20%
  Mexico 0.20%
  Venezuela 0.20%
  United Kingdom 0.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.09%
Dell 31.38%
Toshiba 6.91%
Acer 6.91%
Gateway 3.72%
Lenovo 2.66%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Intel 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.14%
Compaq-Presario AY030AA-A... 2.14%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.14%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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