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Should I remove IminentToolbar?

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 #9,859
United States Rank #11,499
Reach 0.0369%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.41 days
366.16 days >
Average installed length: 192.39 days


VersionDistribution 41.95% 5.23% 52.82%



IminentToolbar is a program developed by IMinent. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 5.77 MB (6,052,356 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 35% of users of IminentToolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads 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 IminentToolbar.
Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll (b3f9b57fcf8850031d48bc023736f253) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Iminent (fs)
ESET-NOD32 8.10748 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Iminent.E
VIPRE Antivirus 34924 Iminent (fs)
IminentToolbar 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

Help link: www.iminent.com/aide
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Iminent
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Iminent\inst\Bootstrapper\uninstall.exe" /REMTOOLBAR /JSNCONFIG="C:\Program Files\Iminent\inst\Bootstrapper\MetroConfig.json"
Estimated size: 5.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IminentToolbar

Program module:Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\Iminent\Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Iminent Protection
  • (Malware detected) Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll (by SIEN) - Iminent (Minibar)
  • Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx86.dll (by SIEN)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IMinent WebBooster (BHO)' with the class of {A09AB6EB-31B5-454C-97EC-9B294D92EE2A} (IMinent WebBooster).
  • Minibar.InternetExplorer.BHOx86.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IMinent WebBooster (BHO)' with the class of {A09AB6EB-31B5-454C-97EC-9B294D92EE2A} (IMinent WebBooster).

How do I remove IminentToolbar?

You can uninstall IminentToolbar 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 IminentToolbar, 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 IminentToolbar.
  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 IminentToolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.37%
Windows 10 40.03%
Windows XP 3.14%
Windows Vista 2.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.55%
Windows 8.1 18.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.69%
Windows 8 3.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.51%
  Brazil 10.45%
  United Kingdom 9.60%
  Italy 8.87%
  Germany 6.68%
  France 5.71%
  Mexico 5.35%
  Spain 2.79%
  Colombia 2.43%
  Argentina 2.43%
  Peru 1.82%
  Chile 1.70%
  Ecuador 1.58%
  Venezuela 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 17.79%
Dell 13.91%
Lenovo 9.41%
Toshiba 8.79%
ASUS 6.75%
Samsung 5.11%
Intel 1.64%
Medion 0.82%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 7.08%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.08%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.08%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.08%


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