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Should I remove Facemoods 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 #5,129
United States Rank #10,697
Reach 0.0980%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.93 days
499.45 days >
Average installed length: 262.42 days

Facemoods Toolbar

What is Facemoods Toolbar?

Installs a Mindspark toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Mindspark so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.

About  (from Facemoods)

Facemoods is a free add-on for Facebook Chat that gives you a huge collection of smileys, winks, text effects and more! Get Facemoods smileys for Facebook and start sending amazing, fun messages to all of your friends!


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named facemoodssrv.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,860,369 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Facemoods Toolbar.
uninstall.exe (09ab7d453a2a46ba9dab8e6361f87b09) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140108 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.2
Symantec 1/8/2014 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.8 HV_ZYX_CA2203ED.TOMC
facemoodssrv.exe (e83686c5f2273f8a7561897dd5f4e570) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Funmoods.3
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8978 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Sophos 4.94.0 Funmoods Toolbar
facemoodsApp.dll (582b370e077dd9412daa10e8b7ac9015) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9087 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Sophos 4.95.0 Funmoods Toolbar
Facemoods 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: home.funmoods.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\facemoods.com\facemoods\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\facemoods.com\facemoods\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Facemoods Toolbar

Program executable:facemoodssrv.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\facemoods.com\facemoods\\facemoodssrv.exe
Additional files:
  • facemoodsApp.dll - facemoods
  • facemoodsEng.dll
  • facemoodsTlbr.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • facemoodsTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'facemoods Toolbar' with the class of {DB4E9724-F518-4dfd-9C7C-78B52103CAB9}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • facemoodssrv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'facemoods' which loads as "C:\Program Files\facemoods.com\facemoods\\facemoodssrv.exe" /md I.

How do I remove Facemoods Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.54%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista 7.96%
Windows 10 3.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.03%
Windows 7 Professional 6.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.63% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.63%
  United States 15.88%
  Iran 5.83%
  Israel 5.15%
  Italy 5.15%
  Brazil 4.41%
  Spain 4.36%
  United Kingdom 3.19%
  France 3.14%
  Japan 2.60%
  Mexico 2.01%
  Austria 1.72%
  Canada 1.42%
  Sweden 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Acer 22.77%
Dell 16.68%
ASUS 7.50%
Toshiba 5.25%
Medion 4.59%
Lenovo 3.19%
Samsung 2.91%
Intel 2.91%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Sahara 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.85%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.42%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.22%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.22%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.41%

About (from Facemoods)

Like the default smileys for Facebook, Facemoods emoticons represent human emotions, facial gestures, tone of voice, and body language.
Publisher URL: www.facemoods.com


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