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Should I remove IObit Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,640
United States Rank #44,910
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 695.40 days
1591.13 days >
Average installed length: 836.02 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.5 100.00%

IObit Toolbar v4.5

What is IObit Toolbar?

IObit 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. IObit Toolbar is free software that allows you to download YouTube videos, Facebook Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video (and many others) and convert YouTube videos to other video formats.

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. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 999.77 KB (1,023,767 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in IObit Toolbar.
iobitToolbarIE.dll (808ca0e4d7b62e5b3b2d5ac278d3bf8e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.11.23.10 Adware.Win32.Toolbar.Dealio.AMN!A2
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET NOD32 7296 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
VirusBuster 15.0.96.0 Riskware.Adware!ABKpkNKA9p8
IObit Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove IObit Toolbar v4.5.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B5C46C83-CF59-4A5F-AD95-AED24DB07D00}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 999.77 KB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Toolbar v4.5

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\IObit Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:1420ae86ed257bfea0eefdca3626ad07
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • (Malware detected) iobitToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • iobitToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObit Toolbar' with the class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • iobitToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'IObit Toolbar' with the class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • iobitToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YouTube Downloader Toolbar' with a class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove IObit Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove IObit Toolbar v4.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall IObit 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 Toolbar v4.5, 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 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 Toolbar v4.5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 3%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows 10 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 30.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.65%
  Philippines 5.41%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  MA 2.70%
  Vietnam 2.70%
  Norway 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Mexico 2.70%
  Greece 2.70%
  Portugal 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  JO 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%
  DK 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Dell 12.00%
Intel 12.00%
GIGABYTE 8.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Sony 4.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
ASUS 4.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L515 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 4.17%
Sony VGN-CS21S_W 4.17%
Sony VGC-RB42G 4.17%
Samsung R540/R580/R780/SA... 4.17%
Pegatron Pegatron 4.17%

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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