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Elections Toolbar

What is Elections Toolbar?

Elections Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is electionstbServer.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,327,630 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL,LLC
URL: toolbar.aol.com/elections/?
Help link: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elections toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Elections Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Elections Toolbar

Program executable:electionstbServer.exe
Name:Elections IE Toolbar Server
Path:C:\Program Files\elections toolbar\electionstbServer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by AOL,LLC) - Elections Toolbar
  • electionstbServer.exe - Elections IE Toolbar Server
  • electionstb.dll - Elections IE Toolbar (Elections IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library)
  • xprt5.dll (by America Online) - XPRT Runtime Library
  • apopup.dll - AOL Popup Control
  • electionstbServerPS.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • electionstb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Elections Loader' with the class of {355314af-a23c-4435-a356-2570dce4221f}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • electionstb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Elections Toolbar' with the class of {8791c498-5f4f-47bc-831d-8a3af1109fe0}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • electionstb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Elections Toolbar' with a class of {8791C498-5F4F-47BC-831D-8A3AF1109FE0}.

How do I remove Elections Toolbar?

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

Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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