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82% remove it18% keep it
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Guffins Toolbar

What is Guffins Toolbar?

Guffins Toolbar installs within Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Firefox web browsers and allows the user to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, an ad-supported program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading the Guffins toolbar, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (and any supported email functions and instant messenger functions) with the following features: SEARCH ASSISTANT: This provides relevant links and results when you make a search request in your browser address bar or if you...  Read more


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\Guffins\bar\1.bin\u4Bar.dll,O

How do I remove Guffins Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Guffins 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Guffins Toolbar, 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 Guffins 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 Guffins Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.09%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows XP 8.70%
Windows 8 6.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.89%
Windows 7 Professional 4.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.44%
Windows 7 Starter 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.24%
  Australia 6.06%
  Canada 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  New Zealand 3.03%
  Finland 1.52%
  Croatia 1.52%
  Lebanon 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%
  Portugal 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.91%
Dell 23.26%
Toshiba 13.95%
Acer 11.63%
ASUS 9.30%
Sony 2.33%
Sahara 2.33%
Lenovo 2.33%
Intel 2.33%
Gateway 2.33%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.76%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455D 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L450 2.38%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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