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Should I remove MyWordTool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,149
United States Rank #24,066
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.73 days
464.24 days >
Average installed length: 243.92 days


1 100.00%

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What is MyWordTool?

This toolbar/web browser extension from NETBUS, INC. is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to an affiliate search portal using a primary search engine in order to collect shared search revenue. It will also modify the default search provider as well.

In addition it will injects ads in the browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the adware's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks on. In addition the app may display alerts and popups for updating or installing new applications many of which are ad-supported browser extensions.

About  (from Jet Applications)

MyWordTool is a browser extension designed to make looking up the meaning of words less stressful and more seamless for internet users. We collect advertising revenue from users as they use our application by inserting non-intrusive advertising into pages while browsing. We use these commissions to pay for servers, dev...  Read more
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
MyWordTool 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

Displayed publisher: MyWordTool
URL: www.mywordtool.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\mywordtool
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MyWordTool\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyWordTool

  • uninst.exe

How do I remove MyWordTool?

You can uninstall MyWordTool 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 MyWordTool, 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 MyWordTool.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.35%
Windows 10 32.61%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.30%
Windows 8 15.22%
Windows 8.1 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.52%
Windows 7 Professional 6.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.52%

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?
Hewlett-Packard 38.10%
Dell 23.81%
Acer 19.05%
Toshiba 7.14%
Lenovo 4.76%
MSI 2.38%
Intel 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 4.88%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L55t-A 2.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L45t-A4... 2.44%


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