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Should I remove HyperCam Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,207
United States Rank #19,449
Reach 0.0082%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.06 days
857.35 days >
Average installed length: 450.47 days

HyperCam Toolbar

What is HyperCam Toolbar?

HyperCam Toolbar is an Iminent powered toolbar is a browser extension for Internet Explorer and Firefox which is used to emoticons while using Facebook and web-based email products. During installation the Iminent toolbar changes your browser's homepage to seach.iminent.com and your standard search engine will be also set to search.iminent.com.

About  (from Somoto)

Once new software updates were found, they will be presented in a small window that opens on the bottom right corner of your screen. You will be able to select the software that you would like to explore and then click the “Accept & Close” button which will open the selected software available for download in a list on...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named somoto.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 3.43 MB (3,596,384 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
HyperCam Toolbar has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hypercam toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HyperCam Toolbar\UninstallToolbar.exe
Estimated size: 3.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HyperCam Toolbar

Program module:somoto.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\hypercam toolbar\somoto.dll
Additional files:
  • MacroParserPlugin.dll - MacroParserPlugin (MacroParser)
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbcore3.dll - IE Toolbar Engine
  • tbhelper.dll - IE Toolbar Helper Module
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater
  • UninstallToolbar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • somoto.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SMTTB2009 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (SMTTB2009).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'HyperCam Toolbar' with the class of {338B4DFE-2E2C-4338-9E41-E176D497299E}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'HyperCam Toolbar' with a class of {338B4DFE-2E2C-4338-9E41-E176D497299E}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00004884%
0.016088% average

How do I remove HyperCam Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.67%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 9.94%
Windows 10 3.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.06%
Windows 7 Professional 9.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows Vista Business 1.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.14%
  United Kingdom 7.25%
  Czech Republic 5.80%
  Canada 4.83%
  Belgium 3.38%
  Australia 2.90%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Mexico 1.45%
  DK 1.45%
  Poland 1.45%
  Italy 1.45%
  France 0.97%
  Russia 0.97%
  India 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.27%
Dell 23.30%
Acer 23.30%
Toshiba 6.80%
ASUS 6.80%
Intel 4.85%
American Megatrends 1.94%
Lenovo 1.94%
Samsung 1.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.83%
HP G60 Notebook PC 1.89%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.89%
Micro-Star MS-7529 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.89%

About Somoto

Partnering with Somoto enables software developers to integrate a clean & dynamic recommendation screen that encourages the user to try a trusted 3rd party software, among them the Somoto Toolbar Customizable Platform.
Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com


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