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Frontier Browser Assistant

What is Frontier Browser Assistant?

Frontier Browser Assistant for Internet Explorer is an ad-supported program that will display third-party advertisements. This toolbar may alter the content of any web page accessed for the purpose of displaying ads. It will also modify the browser's search and home page settings.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is fbabar.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Frontier
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\frontierba\browserassistant
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{49D2596B-BE78-4A41-9A1E-AF6E4222D06E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Frontier Browser Assistant

Program module:fbabar.dll
Name:Frontier Browser Assistant for Internet Explorer
Frontier Browser Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\frontierba\browserassistant\fbabar.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • fbabar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FrontierBA BHO' with the class of {A93A3CC1-BA23-4d0d-9440-6A0148362B7E}.

How do I remove Frontier Browser Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove Frontier Browser Assistant from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Frontier Browser Assistant 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Frontier Browser Assistant, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Frontier Browser Assistant.
  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 Frontier Browser Assistant you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Gateway 50.00%

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