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Should I remove Ominent toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,400
United States Rank #18,489
Reach 0.0200%


VersionDistribution 81.22% 18.78%

Ominent toolbar

What is Ominent toolbar?

Ominent Toolbar is a potentially unwanted application that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to the search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a 3rd-party distribution.


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 ominentsrv.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2 MB (2,096,370 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Ominent toolbar.
ominentsrv.exe (34b3fe448d3787a2f0b3c09c3f09dfa3) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3582 MalSign.Skodna
ESET-NOD32 8.9176 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.02 PUP.Optional.Ominent.A
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.DelBar
VIPRE Antivirus 24406 Montiera (fs)
Ominent toolbar 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: www.wedownload.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wedownload ltd\ominent\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\weDownload Ltd\ominent\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ominent toolbar

Program executable:ominentsrv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Ominent Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\wedownload ltd\ominent\\ominentsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • ominentApp.dll - Ominent Toolbar
  • ominentEng.dll
  • ominentTlbr.dll
  • uninstall.exe - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • sqlite3.dll (by Edmunt Pienkowsky) - sqlite3 (LiteX Automation)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ominentTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Ominent Toolbar' with the class of {817F6EB1-1780-46C5-9225-6832A54AE708}.

How do I remove Ominent toolbar?

You can uninstall Ominent 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 Ominent 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 Ominent 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 Ominent toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.91%
Windows 10 23.86%
Windows XP 10.66%
Windows Vista 4.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.28%
Windows 7 Professional 9.51%
Windows 8.1 6.17%
Windows 8 4.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.58%
  India 18.58%
  Romania 7.82%
  Germany 7.58%
  United Kingdom 4.40%
  Canada 3.91%
  South Africa 3.18%
  Italy 2.93%
  Indonesia 1.96%
  Australia 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.71%
  DK 1.71%
  France 1.47%
  Switzerland 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.45%
Dell 18.05%
Acer 18.05%
Toshiba 7.89%
ASUS 6.39%
Intel 4.51%
Lenovo 3.38%
Samsung 3.01%
Sahara 2.26%
Medion 1.50%
American Megatrends 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.71%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.86%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.14%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.14%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.14%


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