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Should I remove DLSecure Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,182
United States Rank #26,379
Reach 0.0233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.16 days
211.25 days >
Average installed length: 111.00 days


VersionDistribution 8.70% 37.39% 23.70% 2.39% 2.17% 1.09% 24.57%

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DLSecure Toolbar

What is DLSecure Toolbar?

DLSecure Toolbar is a web browser extension that will integrate into Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar will modify the browser's search and home pages as well as various other features such as 404 DNS redirection. etc. This is a potentially unwanted program.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

DLSecure is one of the most popular media client out there for several reasons: it's fast, lightweight, easy to use and very efficient. Keep you up-to-date. DLSecure will notify you of incoming content and items of your interest. Quickly preview items right from your menu bar. Web content right from your favorite brows...  Read more


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. The primary executable is named dtUser.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 3.33 MB (3,489,774 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 DLSecure Toolbar.
dtUser.exe (946c4dae9cfad5e64eac995c730ec826) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.283
ESET-NOD32 8.11140 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C potentially unwanted
dlsecureDx.dll (1666e8d1b78bcff8b281469470988731) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Toolbar.Agent!
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Dr.Web Tool.InstallToolbar.179
ESET-NOD32 11428 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B potentially unwanted
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.bhe
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA PI
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0126
Zillya Adware.Agent.Win32.44662
dlsecureDx64.dll (8bccccbda2561d22b7dfb98bd3d9ec8e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win64.Agent
Dr.Web Tool.InstallToolbar.179
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:WebToolbar.MyStartTB
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win64.Agent.p
       View all 15 all detections
DLSecure Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: dlsecure.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dlsecuretb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\dlsecuretb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DLSecure Toolbar

Program executable:dtUser.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\dlsecuretb\dtUser.exe
Additional files:
  • ieUtilsLite.exe - IE Utils Lite Application (ShowDeleteBrowsingHistoryDialog and Disk Cleanup launcher app for IE)
  • ffHelper.exe - ffHelper Application (Helper Application for IE)
  • dlsecuretb.dll - DLSecure Toolbar
  • dlsecuretb64.dll
  • uninstall.exe - DLSecure Toolbar Uninstaller
  • (Malware detected) dtuser.exe - DtUser
  • dlsecureDx.dll - DLSecure Toolbar Link Library
  • dlsecureDx64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • dlsecureDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DLSecure Toolbar' with the class of {7bcc228a-c730-4004-93f9-72cbb7033a62}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • dlsecureDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'DLSecure Toolbar' with the class of {7bcc228a-c730-4004-93f9-72cbb7033a62}.
  • dlsecureDx64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'DLSecure Toolbar' with the class of {7bcc228a-c730-4004-93f9-72cbb7033a62}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dlsecuretb\dtUser.exe'.

How do I remove DLSecure Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 10 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.09%
Windows 10 32.97%
Windows XP 6.72%
Windows Vista 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.72%
Windows 7 Professional 13.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.75%
Windows 8.1 6.32%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.58% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 12.58%
  United States 12.37%
  Indonesia 8.18%
  Iran 7.34%
  Egypt 7.13%
  Malaysia 5.45%
  Israel 5.24%
  TN 4.82%
  IQ 4.40%
  Romania 3.98%
  NG 3.35%
  Pakistan 2.52%
  UA 1.68%
  France 1.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.18%
Dell 19.56%
Acer 15.77%
ASUS 9.78%
Lenovo 9.46%
Toshiba 7.57%
Samsung 4.73%
American Megatrends 0.95%
Intel 0.95%
MSI 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.21%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.68%
MSI MS-7592 3.16%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.63%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.11%
MSI MS-7788 2.11%

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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