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Should I remove IObit Apps Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,224
United States Rank #21,626
Reach 0.0132%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.62 days
224.92 days >
Average installed length: 118.18 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.2 100.00%

IObit Apps Toolbar v8.2

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What is IObit Apps Toolbar?

Installs a Spigot toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar is typically included with several IObit software products as an optional install.

About  (from Spigot)

The IObit Toolbar is a small application that attaches to your browser. The toolbar offers a way to search the web and stay connected to friends and colleagues. The toolbar installation comes with a way of also uninstalling it. The uninstall process takes a few moments. - Spigot, Revenue and Engagement on Tap. Keep y...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WidgiHelper.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 3.39 MB (3,552,863 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in IObit Apps Toolbar.
iobitappsToolbarIE.dll (6d46c2edd4e4713a66a49ae3cc0bd8ba) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9132 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.11 TROJ_GEN.F47V1118

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit Apps Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{45F267AE-311F-43E2-BDAA-00D059B93BF9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Apps Toolbar v8.2

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\IObit Apps Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:02af8c511dc552af16d18ae39e298ff4
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • iobitappsToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) iobitappsToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • iobitappsToolbarIE64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • iobitappsToolbarIE64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchMe Toolbar' with the class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C}.
  • iobitappsToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObit Apps Toolbar' with the class of {03EB0E9C-7A91-4381-A220-9B52B641CDB1}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • iobitappsToolbarIE64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SearchMe Toolbar' with the class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C}.
  • iobitappsToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'IObit Apps Toolbar' with the class of {03EB0E9C-7A91-4381-A220-9B52B641CDB1}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • iobitappsToolbarIE64.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SearchMe Toolbar' with a class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • iobitappsToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'IObit Apps Toolbar' with a class of {03EB0E9C-7A91-4381-A220-9B52B641CDB1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove IObit Apps Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove IObit Apps Toolbar v8.2 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall IObit Apps 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 IObit Apps Toolbar v8.2, 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 IObit Apps 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 IObit Apps Toolbar v8.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.02%
Windows 10 18.75%
Windows XP 9.38%
Windows Vista 5.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.45%
Windows 7 Professional 8.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.12%
Windows 8 4.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.71%
  Germany 6.32%
  Italy 5.58%
  Canada 4.46%
  United Kingdom 3.72%
  Sweden 2.60%
  Belgium 2.23%
  Brazil 2.23%
  DZ 2.23%
  France 2.23%
  Taiwan 2.23%
  Spain 1.86%
  Finland 1.86%
  India 1.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.85%
Acer 21.02%
Dell 14.01%
ASUS 9.55%
Toshiba 5.73%
GIGABYTE 5.10%
Lenovo 3.18%
Samsung 2.55%
American Megatrends 2.55%
Sony 2.55%
Medion 1.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.74%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.10%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 5720 1.64%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.64%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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