84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove IB Updater Service?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,146
United States Rank #1,058
Reach 0.6044%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.30 days
333.47 days >
Average installed length: 175.21 days


VersionDistribution 0.13% 5.46% 0.87% 0.11% 0.14% 0.01% 3.12% 1.40% 0.29% 1.56% 0.13% 1.00% 0.03% 1.33% 0.18% 1.44% 0.06% 0.52% 4.05% 0.01% 0.01% 0.53% 0.08% 2.40% 1.81% 0.08% 2.38% 0.15% 0.08% 5.06% 2.16% 8.43% 4.79% 1.62% 0.01% 6.71% 0.06% 0.03% 0.22% 7.36% 4.72% 14.61% 0.18% 1.91% 0.39% 0.03% 0.08% 4.00% 0.01% 0.17% 8.13%
51 versions

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IB Updater Service

What is IB Updater Service?

The IB (IncrediBar) Updater Service is designed to keep the Perion IncrediBar web browser toolbar (and other related products) up to date. The IB Updater Service runs in the background and periodically connects to the IncrediBar servers. If an update is found it will automatically download and install updates for all Perion programs.

About  (from Perion Network)

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The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 18.77 MB (19,681,501 bytes).
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
IB Updater Service has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.incredibar.com
Help link: www.incredibar.com/Eula/2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\incredibar.com\incredibar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\WNLT\Installation\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 18.77 MB

How do I remove IB Updater Service?

You can uninstall IB Updater Service 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 IB Updater Service, 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 IB Updater Service.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.99%
Windows XP 11.30%
Windows Vista 8.36%
Windows 10 7.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.21%
Windows 7 Professional 8.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.51%
Windows 8 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.96%
  Germany 6.08%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Brazil 2.80%
  Italy 2.80%
  France 2.63%
  Israel 1.69%
  Canada 1.57%
  Spain 1.54%
  India 1.51%
  Taiwan 1.34%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Australia 0.96%
  Poland 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.29%
Dell 21.23%
Acer 17.78%
Toshiba 8.78%
ASUS 7.13%
Samsung 2.62%
Intel 2.19%
Lenovo 2.06%
American Megatrends 0.99%
Sahara 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.58%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.40%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.58%

About Perion Network

Perion Network, formerly IncrediMail, is a consumer software company that develops programs to "make people's online experience simple, safe and enjoyable".
Publisher URL: www.perion.com


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