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Should I remove Iplay Gamesbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,080
United States Rank #22,892
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.23 days
154.31 days >
Average installed length: 81.08 days


VersionDistribution 53.52% 46.48%

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Iplay Gamesbar

What is Iplay Gamesbar?  (from Visicom Media inc)

Once the Toolbar is installed, you will receive the following software features: 1. Updated Software button – A button on the toolbar which enables you to check for updated versions of software you have installed on your computer. Relevant software is presented in the desktop notification window. 2. Desktop Notificatio...  Read more


Iplay Gamesbar is a software program developed by Visicom Media inc. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named encyclopediabritannicagamesbar.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.15 MB (4,350,874 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 76% of users of Iplay Gamesbar come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Egypt.
  • 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 Iplay Gamesbar.
encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX.dll (4bbc9d051aaf76cfa2048c2aebfcf5bd) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Visicom.BB
ESET-NOD32 8.10745 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.326 Suspicious_GEN.F47V1114
dtuser.exe (bff3d44021f36e2d9873fa19769afef5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.283
ESET-NOD32 10717 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iplay_en
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\iplay_en\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Iplay Gamesbar

Program module:encyclopediabritannicagamesbar.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\iplay_en\encyclopediabritannicagamesbar.dll
Additional files:
  • ffHelper.exe - ffHelper Application (Helper Application for IE)
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbar64.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • dtuser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX64.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by Iplay) - Iplay Gamesbar (Iplay Gamesbar Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Iplay Gamesbar' with the class of {7ffa5f54-1c4f-46de-8576-c271a0dd482f}.
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Iplay Gamesbar' with the class of {7ffa5f54-1c4f-46de-8576-c271a0dd482f}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Iplay Gamesbar' with the class of {7ffa5f54-1c4f-46de-8576-c271a0dd482f}.
  • encyclopediabritannicagamesbarX.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Iplay Gamesbar' with the class of {7ffa5f54-1c4f-46de-8576-c271a0dd482f}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtuser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\iwingamestoolbar\dtuser.exe'.

How do I remove Iplay Gamesbar?

You can uninstall Iplay Gamesbar 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 Iplay Gamesbar, 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 Iplay Gamesbar.
  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 Iplay Gamesbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.75%
Windows 10 35.21%
Windows XP 4.23%
Windows Vista 2.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.66%
Windows 8.1 18.31%
Windows 7 Professional 9.86%
Windows 10 Home 8.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.96%
  United Kingdom 5.77%
  Egypt 2.88%
  Australia 1.92%
  Sweden 1.92%
  Canada 1.92%
  TT 0.96%
  TZ 0.96%
  PS 0.96%
  Norway 0.96%
  Switzerland 0.96%
  India 0.96%
  IQ 0.96%
  Germany 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.85%
Dell 19.70%
Acer 19.70%
Toshiba 10.61%
ASUS 7.58%
Lenovo 3.03%
Sony 1.52%
Intel 1.52%
Gateway 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.69%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.15%
Dell Inspiron 560 4.62%
eMachines eMachines E525 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 1.54%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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