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Should I remove Google Toolbar for Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #6,528
United States Rank #5,707
Reach 0.0679%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.71 days
670.08 days >
Average installed length: 352.08 days


7.1.20110512 25.24%
7.1.20110316 5.60%
7.1.20101113b1 22.18%
7.1.20101113 21.43%
7.1.20101021b1 0.15%
7.1.20100830 2.02%
7.1.20100723 0.30%
7.1.20100701 5.08%
7.1.20100408b1 1.19%
7.0.20100617 0.22%
7.0.20100326 1.72%
7.0.20091216b1 0.67%
7.0.20091214b1 2.99%
6.1.20091216 0.97%
6.1.20091119 0.07%
6.1.20091019 7.77%
6.1.20090917b1 0.07%
5.0.20090813 0.75%
5.0.20090805 0.52%
3.1.20081127 0.60%
3.1.20081010 0.07%
3.0.20070525 0.07%
2.1.20060807 0.30%

Other programs by Google Inc

Google Toolbar for Firefox

What is Google Toolbar for Firefox?  (from Google Inc)

Google Toolbar enhances Firefox with a Google search box and other useful tools like a pop-up blocker, Web form filler, and spellchecker. Google Toolbar has a variety of new features to the add-on for IE 6.0+. Universal Google Gadgets now work from Google Toolbar and give users access to additional tools, functionality...  Read more


Google Toolbar for Firefox is a software program developed by Google Inc. The most common release is 7.1.20110512, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named googletoolbarloader.dll. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 4.85 MB (5,088,675 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 52% of users of Google Toolbar for Firefox come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.google.com/intl/en/toolbar/ff/index.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Google\Toolbar for Firefox
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Google\Toolbar for Firefox\Firefox_Toolbar_Uninstaller.exe" /S /showSurvey=1
Estimated size: 4.85 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Google Toolbar for Firefox

Program module:googletoolbarloader.dll
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Toolbar for Firefox\{3112ca9c-de6d-4884-a869-9855de68056c}\components\googletoolbarloader.dll
Additional files:
  • DictionaryCompressionFF.dll - Fast Search
  • Firefox_Toolbar_Uninstaller.exe

How do I remove Google Toolbar for Firefox?

You can uninstall Google Toolbar for Firefox 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 Google Toolbar for Firefox, 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 Google Toolbar for Firefox.

Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.88%
Windows Vista 32.11%
Windows XP 19.49%
Windows 10 3.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 26.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.92%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.40%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.00%
  Germany 5.60%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  France 3.89%
  Italy 3.83%
  Canada 2.24%
  Australia 2.12%
  Spain 2.00%
  Taiwan 2.00%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Israel 1.42%
  Japan 1.36%
  Belgium 1.30%
  Sweden 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.75%
Hewlett-Packard 26.99%
Acer 10.67%
Toshiba 9.13%
Intel 4.11%
American Megatrends 3.34%
Medion 2.96%
Sahara 2.70%
Samsung 1.67%
ASUS 1.16%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.14%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.57%
Dell Dell DM061 2.57%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.57%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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