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Should I remove Dogpile Bundle Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,590
United States Rank #6,846
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.18 days
1096.75 days >
Average installed length: 576.26 days


1.514 100.00%

Dogpile Bundle Toolbar

What is Dogpile Bundle Toolbar?

Dogpile Bundle Toolbar is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar that may modify the browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages. Changes to the browser include the following modifications:

- Change of the default home page and new tabs and protect your search settings
- Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”

About  (from InfoSpace)

The Downloadable Toolbar does not record your browsing habits. It does not install any other software program on your computer without your consent. It does not display unsolicited advertisements. It does not intentionally interfere with any other software program. The toolbar does not hijack anyone’s browser. The only...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is Toolbar.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 5.07 MB (5,318,859 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Dogpile Bundle 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: www.dogpile.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dogpile bundle toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Dogpile Bundle Toolbar\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 5.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Dogpile Bundle Toolbar

Program module:Toolbar.dll
Name:FreeCause Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\dogpile bundle toolbar\Toolbar.dll
toolbar.dll is an Internet Explorer Toolbar for the FreeCause Toolbar. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web...
Additional files:
  • Toolbar.dll - FreeCause Toolbar
  • emailchecker_plugin.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar E-mail Checker Plugin)
  • Helper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Toolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Dogpile Bundle Toolbar BHO' with the class of {BFE4B5CB-63F7-4A51-9266-6167655D5B4F} (FCTBPos00Pos).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Dogpile Bundle Toolbar' with the class of {C80BDEB2-8735-44C6-BD55-A1CCD555667A}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • Helper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'FCToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {f78bf7a8-cf12-4de7-a6da-c463d1b539a7} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • Toolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Dogpile Bundle Toolbar' with a class of {C80BDEB2-8735-44C6-BD55-A1CCD555667A}.

How do I remove Dogpile Bundle Toolbar?

You can uninstall Dogpile Bundle 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 Dogpile Bundle 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 Dogpile Bundle 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 Dogpile Bundle Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.62%
Windows Vista 26.42%
Windows XP 4.66%
Windows 10 1.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 22.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.46%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.67%
Windows 7 Professional 3.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.81%
  Iran 0.30%
  RS 0.15%
  Israel 0.15%
  United Arab Emirates 0.15%
  China 0.15%
  Egypt 0.15%
  United Kingdom 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.75%
Dell 30.18%
Toshiba 11.93%
Acer 9.12%
Gateway 1.75%
ASUS 1.40%
Sony 1.05%
American Megatrends 0.70%
Lenovo 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.83%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.35%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.87%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.39%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.39%


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