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Should I remove PlayPickle Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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2.3.0 75.00%

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PlayPickle Toolbar

What is PlayPickle Toolbar?

Form the publisher (Duck Play, LLC) - "When you agree to download, we will facilitate the installation of our partner’s third party promotional software offers (“Offers”). We support our free-to-play games service by asking users to download optional browser plug-ins, toolbars, retail apps, anti-virus protection software, and other offers (please see below a list of our partners and Offers). Downloading is optional and you can play all the games on our site for free by declining all of the promotional Offers."

As part of the installation process the PlayPickle may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab

About  (from Kitara Media)

PlayPickle is a very popular gaming site sponsored by a free Game Center Application and/or Game Toolbar (“Software”), both offering the opportunity to play fun free games from our unique library of casual flash games designed and developed by some of the best game developers in the world. Our members play completely f...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PlayPickle Toolbar.
Toolbar32.dll (699bf7b51f67a392563ee744e68565f2) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 12066 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Zugo.71
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.Zugo.AMN!A2
ESET NOD32 7051 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Zugo
VIPRE Antivirus 11789 Zugo Ltd (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kitaramedia.com
Help link: playpickle.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\playpickle toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PlayPickle Toolbar\PlayPickleToolbarUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1016.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayPickle Toolbar

Program module:Toolbar32.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\playpickle toolbar\Toolbar32.dll
  • PlayPickleToolbarUninstall.exe - PlayPickle Toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Toolbar32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PlayPickle Toolbar Helper' with the class of {46139C86-83B3-45f2-9CCD-ED76765E2B87}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Toolbar32.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PlayPickle Toolbar' with the class of {732C6853-DB5B-44b6-AF0F-3874727E9C5F}.

How do I remove PlayPickle Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 25%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows Vista 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 25.00%

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 50.00%
Intel 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
INTEL DG41TY 25.00%
HP-Pavilion FQ453AA-ABA a... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1027c 25.00%
Acer Aspire 5532 25.00%


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