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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 33.33%
8.07.486 33.33%
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QUOSA Information Manager


QUOSA Information Manager is a software program developed by QUOSA. 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 setup package generally installs about 56 files and is usually about 57.47 MB (60,258,451 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 67% of users of QUOSA Information Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quosa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\QUOSA
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8CE9CB5E-B3B2-4C40-B498-48AF6F139C6F}\setup.exe -l0x9 anything -removeonly
Estimated size: 57.47 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by QUOSA Information Manager

  • cabfile.dll - QUOSA Information Manager (Cab File Management Library)
  • nsbase.dll - QUOSA Base Library
  • nscore.dll - QUOSA Core Library
  • pdflib.dll - PDF Library
  • QuosaApp.exe
  • seindex.dll - QUOSA Index Server Search Engine Library
  • selegal.dll - QUOSA Legal Search Engine Library
  • semain.dll - QUOSA Main Search Engine Library
  • sescience.dll - QUOSA Science Search Engine Library
  • sesupersearch.dll
  • qzshellext.dll - QUOSA Shell Extension
  • HtmlAgilityPack.dll (by Simon Mourier) - Html Agility Pack (Html Agility Pack - Release)
  • HTMLConvert.exe (by OrgName) - HTMLConvert
  • PDFBoxToTxt.dll (by OrgName) - PDFBoxToTxt
  • PdfConvert.exe - RefDeterm
  • IKVM.GNU.Classpath.dll (by Jeroen Frijters) - IKVM.NET (IKVM GNU Classpath library for .NET)
  • IKVM.Runtime.dll - IKVM.NET Runtime
  • Risweb32.exe (by ISI ResearchSoft) - Risweb (Web Export Helper)
  • Risxtd32.dll (by ISI ResearchSoft) - RISXTD (RISXTD support for 32 bit clients)
  • bcprov-jdk14-132.dll
  • catdoc.exe
  • catppt.exe
  • CheckIfQuosa.exe
  • FontBox-0.1.0-dev.dll
  • PDFBox-0.7.3.dll
  • pdftotext.exe
  • Quosa.exe
  • quosa_client_server_shared.dll
  • QuosaDefender.exe
  • QuosaGrep.exe
  • qzietoolbandproxy.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • qzietoolbandproxy.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'QUOSA Information Manager' with the class of {D604952E-3F1D-4C84-BBEE-D1ACB356C253}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • qzietoolbandproxy.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'QUOSA Information Manager' with a class of {D604952E-3F1D-4C84-BBEE-D1ACB356C253}.

How do I remove QUOSA Information Manager?

Quickly and completely remove QUOSA Information Manager from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall QUOSA Information Manager 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program QUOSA Information Manager, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 QUOSA Information Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by QUOSA Information Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 33%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Norway 16.67%
  Italy 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%
Common models
ASUS All Series 33.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 33.33%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 33.33%


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