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Mediacom Toolbar

What is Mediacom Toolbar?

Mediacom Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host. The platform in many cases installs a service 'engine' that is designed to protect the toolbar as well as the modified search and home pages to toolbar's search partner.

What the toolbar does:

- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.

- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.

About  (from Mediacom Communications)

The Toolbar from Mediacom is set up to automatically update when a new version is available. When the Toolbar checks for updates, it loads a version file from our server. In order to ensure that you always have the most up-to-date version of the Toolbar, it is set up to collect information, such as your IP address and ...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediacomtoday.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mediacomtoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\mediacomtoolbar\uninstall.exe /S
Estimated size: 1.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mediacom Toolbar

Program module:mediacomtoolbar.dll
Name:Mediacom Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\mediacomtoolbar\mediacomtoolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • tbuninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • mediacomtoolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Mediacom Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8092-38E8C3A72484}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • mediacomtoolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Mediacom Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8092-38E8C3A72484} (7927406).
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • mediacomtoolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Mediacom Toolbar' with a class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8092-38E8C3A72484}.

How do I remove Mediacom Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Mediacom 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Mediacom Toolbar, 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 Mediacom 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 Mediacom Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 57%
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 57.14%
Windows 7 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 57.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Toshiba 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A665D 14.29%
LENOVO 76641KU 14.29%
Gigabyte H55M-USB3 14.29%
Dell Studio 540 14.29%
Dell Studio 1535 14.29%
Dell Dimension E521 14.29%


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