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Should I remove Photopos Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,334
United States Rank #33,774
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.62 days
578.71 days >
Average installed length: 304.07 days


VersionDistribution 58.82% 41.18%

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Photopos Toolbar

What is Photopos Toolbar?

Photopos Toolbar is a Visicom toolbar installed in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Visicom so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

When you have consented to its use and installation, the "ooVoo ToolbarTM" software plugin (the "Toolbar") and or the HomePage Default Search Page will automatically launch every time you execute your browser program. Before you can use the toolbar and, or HomePage, however, you must accept the following terms: You are...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is photopostb.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.55 MB (2,674,162 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.visicommedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\photopostb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\photopostb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Photopos Toolbar

Program module:photopostb.dll
Name:Photopos Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\photopostb\photopostb.dll
Additional files:
  • ffHelper.exe - ffHelper Application (Helper Application for IE and Firefox)
  • uninstall.exe - Photopos Toolbar (Photopos Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • dtUser.exe - DtUser
  • photoposDx.dll - Photopos Toolbar Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • photoposDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Photopos Toolbar' with the class of {59509308-4e15-4619-8e8d-0154e1588cdd}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • photoposDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Photopos Toolbar' with the class of {59509308-4e15-4619-8e8d-0154e1588cdd}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\photopostb\dtUser.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0023512370%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00192728%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00042396%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Photopos Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 2%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.31%
Windows 10 7.84%
Windows XP 5.88%
Windows Vista 1.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.73%
Windows 7 Professional 7.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.88%
Windows 8 1.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.13%
  United Kingdom 12.50%
  Italy 6.25%
  South Africa 4.69%
  Indonesia 4.69%
  Australia 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  Hong Kong 1.56%
  MK 1.56%
  Brazil 1.56%
  Thailand 1.56%
  Switzerland 1.56%
  India 1.56%
  Spain 1.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.64%
Dell 22.73%
Acer 9.09%
ASUS 6.82%
Toshiba 6.82%
Alienware 4.55%
Sony 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Lenovo 2.27%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P100 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C675D 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.27%
Sony VPCEB1E9E 2.27%
Sony VGN-FZ21S 2.27%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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