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Should I remove DictionaryBoss Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,864
United States Rank #8,000
Reach 0.0214%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.51 days
44.44 days >
Average installed length: 23.35 days

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DictionaryBoss Toolbar

What is DictionaryBoss Toolbar?

The DictionaryBoss Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

Toolbar Search Functions: The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch® and may provide other search features as further described herein. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Inter...  Read more


Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\DICTIO~2\bar\1.bin\v4Bar.dll,O

How do I remove DictionaryBoss Toolbar?

You can uninstall DictionaryBoss 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 DictionaryBoss 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 DictionaryBoss 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 DictionaryBoss Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.50%
Windows Vista 13.78%
Windows 10 8.31%
Windows XP 6.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.96%
Windows 7 Professional 7.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%
Windows 8.1 2.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.81%
  United Kingdom 3.43%
  Canada 3.12%
  India 2.18%
  Australia 2.03%
  Ireland 0.78%
  Malaysia 0.62%
  Romania 0.47%
  Iran 0.47%
  MA 0.31%
  South Africa 0.31%
  France 0.31%
  NG 0.31%
  Mexico 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.69%
Dell 30.87%
Acer 11.25%
Toshiba 7.72%
ASUS 2.89%
Intel 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.57%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.55%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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Darlon Shelterover a year ago
Okay, since I can not install DictionaryBoss ToolBar, I would like to download the Radio 181.FM with another similar application. Thank you.