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Should I remove Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,827
United States Rank #21,093
Reach 0.0522%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.91 days
587.36 days >
Average installed length: 308.61 days


VersionDistribution 71.72% 27.41% 0.87%

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Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.

What is Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

Movies Toolbar (this is the Mozilla Firefox version) 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 APN)

Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: With your consent, your Internet browser default search feature will be set to the APN Search Service, and you will access such APN Search Service (i) by entering queries in your browser chrome search box; (ii) by entering queries in your browser address bar, and/or (iii...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc. has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: apn.ask.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\FF
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\Datamngr\SRTOOL~1\FF\uninstall.exe /UN=FF /PID=^AG6
Estimated size: 3.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.

Program module:searchresultstb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Movies Toolbar\Datamngr\SRToolBar\IE\searchresultstb.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.) Installer)

How do I remove Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.?

You can uninstall Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc. 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 Movies Toolbar for Firefox (Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc.), 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 Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc..
  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 Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Bandoo Media, Inc. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.84%
Windows 10 14.16%
Windows XP 11.35%
Windows Vista 1.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.85%
Windows 7 Professional 13.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.32%
Windows 8 Pro 3.90%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.45% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 12.45%
  United States 9.44%
  MA 7.63%
  DZ 5.12%
  IQ 4.32%
  Indonesia 4.22%
  India 3.92%
  Egypt 3.61%
  Germany 2.71%
  United Kingdom 2.31%
  SY 2.21%
  Saudi Arabia 2.11%
  Brazil 2.01%
  Philippines 2.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.42%
Dell 21.70%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 7.18%
ASUS 6.60%
Samsung 5.13%
Lenovo 2.79%
Intel 1.91%
American Megatrends 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.29%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.57%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.29%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.29%

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papayolaover a year ago
This add on preventing some programs to launch, in my case autodesk autocad 2007, in windows 7 os. the error was "there is problem sending command to program" each time on any .dwg files. simply uninstall from the control panel and everything went back to normal after a restart