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Should I remove IObit Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,419
United States Rank #18,468
Reach 0.0069%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.61 days
371.95 days >
Average installed length: 195.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.2 100.00%

IObit Toolbar v7.2

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.

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 4 files and is usually about 23.63 MB (24,774,920 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in IObit Toolbar.
iobitToolbarIE.dll (8ac9d9500f94668c2fbb974e748acfa4) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8630 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.187 TROJ_GEN.F47V0616

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{69121ED8-5025-4607-8604-EB1EB0C7498A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 23.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IObit Toolbar v7.2

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\IObit Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:cb80aafc376bc7363345229a37e8fd8c
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • iobitToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • iobitFF.dll
  • (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 'IObit Toolbar' with a class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove IObit Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove IObit Toolbar v7.2 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 v7.2, 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 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 v7.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.16%
Windows XP 12.37%
Windows Vista 11.34%
Windows 8 4.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.22%
Windows 7 Professional 6.19%
Windows 10 Home 2.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.36%
  Germany 5.34%
  Canada 4.58%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Italy 2.29%
  Belgium 1.53%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Turkey 1.53%
  Argentina 0.76%
  Austria 0.76%
  Australia 0.76%
  Switzerland 0.76%
  Colombia 0.76%
  Czech Republic 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.75%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 14.29%
GIGABYTE 9.52%
Lenovo 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Medion 3.17%
Gateway 3.17%
Alienware 1.59%
Common models
HP-Pavilion VT527AA-ABA p... 2.44%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.22%
VIAK8T AWRDACPI 1.22%
Unknow Unknow 1.22%

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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