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Should I remove NetScout Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,841
Reach 0.0022%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.40 days
395.44 days >
Average installed length: 207.77 days


2.1 100.00%

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NetScout Toolbar 2.1

What is NetScout Toolbar?

NetScout Toolbar is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monitization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.


The primary executable is named InstallHelper.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.62 MB (3,793,588 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: NetScout Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetScoutToolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetScoutToolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NetScout Toolbar 2.1

Program module:InstallHelper.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\NetScoutToolbar\InstallHelper.dll
Additional files:
  • InstallHelper.dll - ToolbarInnoSetupHelper
  • InstallHelperNet4.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Library)
  • ToolbarUninstall.exe - ToolbarUninstall

How do I remove NetScout Toolbar?

You can uninstall NetScout 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 NetScout Toolbar 2.1, 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 NetScout 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 NetScout Toolbar 2.1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.45%
Windows 10 15.91%
Windows XP 11.36%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 6.82%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.55%
Windows 8 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.75%
  Brazil 14.58%
  Iran 8.33%
  Italy 6.25%
  Russia 6.25%
  United Arab Emirates 4.17%
  DZ 4.17%
  France 4.17%
  Portugal 4.17%
  BD 2.08%
  Switzerland 2.08%
  Czech Republic 2.08%
  Egypt 2.08%
  Spain 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Medion 5.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
Alienware 2.50%
Toshiba 2.50%
Sony 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 2.56%
Sony SVF1521Q6EW 2.56%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 2.56%
Packard Bell oneTwo L5351 2.56%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 2.56%
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. W1... 2.56%

About Conduit

Conduit is an online platform that allows web publishers to create custom toolbars, web apps, and mobile apps at no cost.
Publisher URL: www.conduit.com


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