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Should I remove FantastiGames Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,726
United States Rank #21,320
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.58 days
990.65 days >
Average installed length: 520.51 days


VersionDistribution 18.33% 56.67% 10.00% 8.33% 3.33% 3.33%

FantastiGames Toolbar

What is FantastiGames Toolbar?

Typically, Fantastigames Toolbar gets inside the system together with free gaming software. As most of the users fail to study the installation agreement, they don’t get information about the installation of the toolbar. Once it gets inside, Fantastigames Toolbar changes browser start page to fantastigames.com and may start appearing in every new tab. When searching the web, you will also be made to enter Fantastigames or similar domain, which has nothing to do with the one you were looking for.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is fantastigamesdtx.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 3.42 MB (3,587,599 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FantastiGames Toolbar.
dtuser.exe (d1c94dad812c9f79be069a86efd315ae) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
Dr.Web Tool.InstallToolbar.175
ESET-NOD32 7.12105 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C potentially unwanted
Symantec 8/17/2015 rev. 2 PUA.Gen
datamngrUI.exe (f69a57f100dc85da13bd96a6acfa6021) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8049 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.SearchSuite.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0902

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Koyote-Lab, Inc
URL: www.koyotesoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fantastigames toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FantastiGames Toolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FantastiGames Toolbar

Program module:fantastigamesdtx.dll
Name: dtx Dynamic Link Library
dtx Dynamic Link Library
Signed by:Koyote-Lab Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\fantastigames toolbar\Datamngr\ToolBar\fantastigamesdtx.dll
(From the publisher) “From the privacy policy: "In addition, please be aware that since the Service is free and “ad-supported,” some of our affiliates and partners (“Service Partners”) may request that you download and install certain...”
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • BrowserConnection.dll
  • datamngr.dll
  • datamngrUI.exe
  • DnsBHO.dll
  • (Malware detected) dtuser.exe (by Visicom Media) - DTX broker
  • fantastigamesband.dll (by Visicom Media Inc) - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • IEBHO.dll
  • installhelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • BrowserConnection.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DataMngr' with the class of {F2D6C718-7E52-428E-8852-365C4B1A6E36}.
  • fantastigamesdtx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FantastiGames Toolbar' with the class of {b4de90bb-150d-4b33-95fe-6baac97e1c21}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • fantastigamesdtx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'FantastiGames Toolbar' with the class of {b4de90bb-150d-4b33-95fe-6baac97e1c21}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • datamngrUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DATAMNGR' which loads as C:\Program Files2\FANTAS~1\Datamngr\DATAMN~1.EXE.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtuser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Searchqu Toolbar\Datamngr\ToolBar\dtUser.exe'.

How do I remove FantastiGames Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.67%
Windows Vista 15.00%
Windows XP 3.33%
Windows 10 3.33%
Windows Server 2003 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.33%
Windows 7 Starter 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  MK 1.00%
  Uruguay 1.00%
  France 1.00%
  Iran 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.98%
Dell 11.76%
Acer 9.80%
Toshiba 7.84%
Lenovo 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
ASUS 3.92%
Intel 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.77%
eMachines ET1831 3.77%
LENOVO 1024D6U 1.89%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1054 1.89%

About (from Koyote-Lab Inc)

KoyoteSoft offers you free and easy-to-use tools for all your audio and video needs.
Publisher URL: www.koyotesoft.com


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