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Should I remove Ebates Cash Back Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,733
United States Rank #29,760
Reach 0.0015%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.85 days
615.19 days >
Average installed length: 323.24 days


VersionDistribution 30.00% 10.00% 56.67% 3.33%

Ebates Cash Back Toolbar

What is Ebates Cash Back Toolbar?  (from Ebates Performance Marketing)

With the Ebates Cash Back Button, you'll save time and money. Just shop and let the button take care of the rest! Cash Back alerts and automatic activation make it even easier to get paid to shop. The Ebates Cash Back Button has you covered! Cash Back amounts are displayed in your search results so you can be sure you...  Read more


Ebates Cash Back Toolbar is a software program developed by Ebates Performance Marketing. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named ebates.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 5.65 MB (5,923,175 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 96% of users of Ebates Cash Back Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Canada.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Ebates Cash Back 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.ebates.com/toolbar/toolbar.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ebates toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Ebates Toolbar\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 5.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ebates Cash Back Toolbar

Program module:ebates.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\ebates toolbar\ebates.dll
  • uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ebates.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).

How do I remove Ebates Cash Back Toolbar?

You can uninstall Ebates Cash Back 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 Ebates Cash Back 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 Ebates Cash Back 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 Ebates Cash Back Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.33%
Windows 10 36.67%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.33%
Windows 8.1 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.74%
  Sweden 2.13%
  Canada 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.93%
Dell 31.03%
Toshiba 6.90%
Gateway 6.90%
Acer 6.90%
Sahara 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 7.41%
Hewlett-Packard 23-d034 7.41%
Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD5 3.70%
Dell Inspiron N5040 3.70%
IBM 8114W2C 3.70%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1225 3.70%


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