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Should I remove DealBulldog Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,808
United States Rank #26,036
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.63 days
1051.10 days >
Average installed length: 552.27 days

DealBulldog Toolbar

What is DealBulldog Toolbar?

DealBulldog Toolbar is an ad-supported web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from Somoto)

What you are seeing is competitive shopping add-on that offers better prices to products that you have been evaluating online, offered by Dealbulldog. Dealbulldog is a comparison shopping and coupons add-on was created to make online shopping more simple and reliable. With Dealbulldog, you can instantly verify the pric...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
DealBulldog 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: dealbulldog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dealbulldog toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DealBulldog Toolbar\UninstallMinibar.exe
Estimated size: 3.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DealBulldog Toolbar

Program module:tbhelper.dll
Name:IE Toolbar
IE Toolbar Helper Module
Path:C:\Program Files\dealbulldog toolbar\tbhelper.dll
Additional files:
  • UninstallMinibar.exe - Minibar (Minibar Browser Addon)
  • tbcore3.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Engine)
  • UninstallToolbar.exe
  • alert_plugin.dll - IE Toolbar Alert Plugin
  • CustomTabPage.dll - CustomTabPage
  • MacroParserPlugin.dll - MacroParserPlugin (MacroParser)
  • somoto.dll
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - IE Toolbar Common Utils
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • somoto.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SMTTB2009 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (SMTTB2009).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Acala 3GP Movies DB Toolbar Toolbar' with the class of {338B4DFE-2E2C-4338-9E41-E176D497299E}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Acala 3GP Movies DB Toolbar Toolbar' with a class of {338B4DFE-2E2C-4338-9E41-E176D497299E}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00004884%
0.016088% average

How do I remove DealBulldog Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.88%
Windows XP 15.58%
Windows Vista 6.03%
Windows 10 2.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.80%
Windows 7 Professional 11.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.10%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.98%
  Germany 9.63%
  Spain 4.13%
  Italy 3.67%
  Czech Republic 3.21%
  Russia 2.75%
  Australia 2.29%
  Canada 2.29%
  United Kingdom 2.29%
  Mexico 2.29%
  Taiwan 2.29%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Brazil 1.38%
  Switzerland 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.23%
Acer 23.14%
Dell 19.83%
Toshiba 8.26%
ASUS 6.61%
Intel 4.13%
Lenovo 1.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.59%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.72%
Acer Aspire M5810 1.72%

About Somoto

Partnering with Somoto enables software developers to integrate a clean & dynamic recommendation screen that encourages the user to try a trusted 3rd party software, among them the Somoto Toolbar Customizable Platform.
Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com


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