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Pando Toolbar

What is Pando Toolbar?

Pando Toolbar is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar that may modify the browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages. Changes to the browser include the following modifications:

- Modify the default home page and new tabs and protect these search settings
- Modify the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”

About  (from Pando Networks)

Pando is a free file sharing software that makes downloading, streaming and sharing large media files fast, easy and fun. The Pando Toolbar adds cool functionality to Firefox and Internet Explorer for Windows. In addition to giving you a search box directly in your web browser, you also get one-click access to great Pa...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is pandotb.dll. The software installer includes 3 files.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Pando 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.pando.com/pando-free
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pandotb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\pandotb\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Pando Toolbar

Program module:pandotb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\pandotb\pandotb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Pando Toolbar (Pando Toolbar installer)
  • pandodx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • pandodx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Pando Toolbar' with the class of {EC8677A0-C3EE-42e1-B85B-3FCE1728F6BA}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • pandodx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Pando Toolbar' with the class of {EC8677A0-C3EE-42e1-B85B-3FCE1728F6BA}.

How do I remove Pando Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 38%
Win 7 13%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista Business 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  Colombia 15.38%
  Canada 7.69%
  Czech Republic 7.69%
  Germany 7.69%
  Spain 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Acer 25.00%
American Megatrends 25.00%
Dell 12.50%
Common models
HP-Pavilion AY587AA-ABA M... 16.67%
HP Compaq dc7800p Convert... 16.67%
HP Compaq dc5800 Microtow... 16.67%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 16.67%
Acer Aspire X3960 16.67%
Acer Aspire 4736 16.67%

About (from Pando Networks Inc.)

Pando Networks was formed with one simple goal: sharing what we love.
Publisher URL: www.pando.com

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JSTover a year ago
I got this toolbar when I installed Pando Media Booster. I did not agree to install the toolbar but somehow it ended up running on my PC. It hijacks your web browser search and displays popup adware.