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Jingoo is a program developed by Metacast Inc. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 4.8 MB (5,031,829 bytes). JingooUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 56% of users of Jingoo come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metacast.co.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Jingoo\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{68E157B1-4F0A-48A1-A57A-EA93003542DE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Jingoo

  • Jingoo.dll - Jingoo Sidebar (Jingoo IE Extension)
  • JingooUpdater.exe - JingooUpdater (Live Update Service)
  • ResourceEN.dll - Jingoo (English Resources)
  • ResourceJA.dll - Japanese Resources
  • Uninstaller.exe
  • atl71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version
  • MFC71u.dll
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • sqlite3.dll
  • UNZIP32.DLL (by Info-ZIP) - UNZIP32 Dynamic Link Library
  • zip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's WiZ (Info-ZIP's Zip dll)
  • ZIP32J.DLL (by Yoshioka Tsuneo) - zip32j

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Jingoo.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'JingooBHO Class' with the class of {1082AD52-6A18-4661-9DD3-7F7429540E47} (JingooBHO).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • Jingoo.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'JingooButton Class' with a class of {DBCC6D87-B359-4B75-8D32-B2EFCBBC0D96}.
  • JingooUpdater.exe runs as a service named 'Jingoo_Sidebar_LiveUpdater' (Jingoo_Sidebar_LiveUpdater) "Liveupdate Service for Jingoo Ineternet Explorer Extension".

How do I remove Jingoo?

Quickly and completely remove Jingoo from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Jingoo 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 Jingoo, 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 Jingoo.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Jingoo you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 40%
Win 8 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 40.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows 7 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Japan 33.33%
  Taiwan 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
NEC 25.00%
Intel 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Common models
NEC PC-LL750SG6B 33.33%
Dell Studio XPS 1645 33.33%


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