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Should I remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,509
United States Rank #33,325
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.63 days
343.19 days >
Average installed length: 180.32 days

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HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension?

The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. 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.


The main program executable is HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 2.04 MB (2,135,979 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\headlinealley_29 chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HeadlineAlley_29 Chrome Extension\bar\HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.819627E4-D25A-4F52-8C08-6C33009F5AF3.exe /u mindsparktoolbarkey="Headline
Estimated size: 2.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\headlinealley_29 chrome extension\bar\HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.exe (by HeadlineAlley) - HeadlineAlley
  • sqlite3.dll
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.070F1F56-153B-4E01-939B-C791F0C38EFF.exe (by HeadlineAlley)
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.10CE7864-E8D3-4EAE-9E8C-532A29EE144E.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.67F1ADD3-6F27-4E50-A088-1A9ED3C0505E.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.819627E4-D25A-4F52-8C08-6C33009F5AF3.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.9FFFA7E9-52EB-4831-A7B2-C627A1784531.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.BA9B39D3-9F18-4939-A4E0-7B1FC85BD877.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.D5C4B1E9-8FD8-441F-AC1D-CDCA7FA8F56C.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.D878588F-F32F-4841-9153-80021227594A.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.DF687514-B689-4839-A686-090347EB77AA.exe
  • HeadlineAlleyCrxSetup.E94524BB-EDEF-466A-B2D5-0836911BC1BC.exe

How do I remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension?

Quickly and completely remove HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension.
  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 HeadlineAlley Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.97%
Windows Vista 12.90%
Windows 10 9.68%
Windows XP 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.58%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.45%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 10 Pro 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.26%
  Israel 4.35%
  MA 4.35%
  Australia 2.17%
  Canada 2.17%
  United Kingdom 2.17%
  IQ 2.17%
  New Zealand 2.17%
  Saudi Arabia 2.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.86%
Acer 21.43%
Dell 17.86%
Samsung 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
ASUS 3.57%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KQ436AA-ABA I... 6.45%
Unknow Unknow 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 3.23%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 3.23%
Samsung 700Z7C 3.23%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 3.23%

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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