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Should I remove Inbox.com Desktop Notes?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
United States Rank #33,659
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 400.10 days
1014.99 days >
Average installed length: 533.30 days


VersionDistribution 56.00% 44.00%

Inbox.com Desktop Notes

What is Inbox.com Desktop Notes?

Inbox.com Desktop Notes includes the Inbox.com Toolbar, a browser add-on which adds shortcuts to your Internet browsers, there are two variants of this toolbar - one for music related enhancements other for flash games. While this toolbar can be useful for people who wants to download videos or quickly access online flash games it can be categorized as an unwanted program for several reasons. The search engine that is used by this toolbar is a modified Google search with not related advertisements which are not clearly separated from organic search results. This new homepage will also show deceptive ads below the search tab. Inbox.com, Inc. is part of the Xacti Group Companies.

About  (from Inbox.com)

Don't forget important meetings, things to do, shopping lists, etc. With Inbox.com Notes you can create your own virtual message board right at your desktop and online to help you remember important tasks. With Inbox.com Toolbar you can synchronize notes on your desktop with your online notes and access them anywhere ...  Read more
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Inbox.com Desktop Notes has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Inbox.com, LLC
URL: www.inbox.com/products/desktop-notes.aspx
Help link: www.inbox.com/faqs.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Inbox\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Inbox\Notes\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Inbox.com Desktop Notes

Program executable:cnotes.exe
Name:Crawler Toolbar
Crawler Notes
Path:C:\Program Files\inbox\notes\cnotes.exe
Additional files:
  • CMail.exe (by Crawler.com) - Crawler Toolbar (Mail Notifier)
  • CMailDll.dll (by Crawler.com) - Mail Plugin Support Lib
  • ctbcomm.dll - Crawler Toolbar Common Extension
  • ctbr.dll - Crawler Toolbar Browser Object
  • CTipsDef.dll - Crawler Tips for CT5
  • CToolbar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ctbr.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name '&Inbox.com Toolbar Helper' with the class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • CNotes.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {035E680E-B668-472F-91F3-E850BCC5051F}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ctbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Inbox.com Toolbar' with the class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ctbr.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named '&Inbox.com Toolbar Helper' with a class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • ctbr.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Inbox.com Toolbar' with a class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • CMail.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mail Notifier' and executes as C:\Program Files\Inbox\CMail.exe.
  • CNotes.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CrawlerNotes' and executes as C:\progra~1\crawler\notes\cnotes.exe /notes.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003525385%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00024407%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00010847%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:196,601
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:79 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Inbox.com Desktop Notes?

You can uninstall Inbox.com Desktop Notes 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 Inbox.com Desktop Notes, 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 Inbox.com Desktop Notes.
  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 Inbox.com Desktop Notes you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 7 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.00%
Windows Vista 12.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 10 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.00%
  Japan 2.50%
  Spain 2.50%
  Croatia 2.50%
  Canada 2.50%
  Poland 2.50%
  United Kingdom 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
Acer 26.09%
Dell 13.04%
Toshiba 8.70%
ASUS 8.70%
Lenovo 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Common models
eMachines eMachines E725 8.00%
XFX MG-63MI-7159 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P505 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 4.00%
Sony PCV-RS620G(UC) 4.00%

About Inbox.com

Part of the Xacti network and developed by Crawler.com it distributes a free web based email service as well as a toolbar called the Inbox.com Toolbar.
Publisher URL: www.inbox.com


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