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Should I remove LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,454
United States Rank #28,231
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.25 days
933.66 days >
Average installed length: 490.57 days


VersionDistribution 47.37% 7.89% 15.79% 2.63% 18.42% 5.26% 2.63%

LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar

What is LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar?

The LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar brings you immediate access to your LinkedIn network as you browse and read e-mail. Key features: see LinkedIn profiles for anyone sending you Web e-mail; search your LinkedIn network from any Web site; Bookmark profiles and searches for easy access; find a job by seeing who in your network can connect you to hiring managers while you browse major on-line job Web sites.

About  (from LinkedIn)

At LinkedIn, we want to provide a simple and efficient experience for members like you. So from time to time, we take a look at our set of features to evaluate how they're being used by our members. Part of this process sometimes means we decide to eliminate a feature, so we can better invest those resources in buildin...  Read more


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 primary executable is named LinkedInIEToolbar.dll. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.06 MB (3,210,516 bytes). The installed file AutoUpdateRun.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.linkedin.com/static?key=ie_toolbar_download_promo
Help link: www.linkedin.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\linkedin\ie toolbar\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LinkedIn\IE Toolbar\\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar

Program module:LinkedInIEToolbar.dll
Name:LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\linkedin\ie toolbar\\LinkedInIEToolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • IEInstallerUtils.dll - LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar Installer Utils
  • LinkedInIEToolbar.dll - LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Uninstall.exe
  • AutoUpdateCheck.dll - LinkedIn Check for Update
  • AutoUpdateRun.exe - LinkedIn Update Installer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • LinkedInIEToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IEToolbarBHO Class' with the class of {1A1DAC8C-074D-440F-8707-7009A672D7D1}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • LinkedInIEToolbar.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'LinkedIn JobsInsider' with a class of {85E0B171-04FA-11d1-B7DA-00A0C90348D6}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • LinkedInIEToolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'LinkedIn Toolbar' with the class of {BB670D0B-5C46-40C7-B38B-40DD26987723}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • LinkedInIEToolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'LinkedIn Toolbar' with a class of {BB670D0B-5C46-40C7-B38B-40DD26987723}.

How do I remove LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar?

You can uninstall LinkedIn Internet Explorer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar, 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 LinkedIn Internet Explorer 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 LinkedIn Internet Explorer Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.63%
Windows Vista 31.58%
Windows 10 13.16%
Windows XP 2.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 24.32%
Windows 7 Professional 16.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 8.1 5.41%
Windows 10 Home 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.21%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Israel 1.72%
  Canada 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Dell 28.57%
Lenovo 8.57%
Toshiba 5.71%
ASUS 2.86%
Alienware 2.86%
Sony 2.86%
Acer 2.86%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Intel 2.86%
Samsung 2.86%
Common models
Dell Studio 1555 5.71%
HP G62 Notebook PC 5.71%
Si Computer S.p.A. Produc... 2.86%
Dell Dimension E521 2.86%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.86%
Dell Dell DM061 2.86%


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