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Should I remove QuickStores-Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,866
United States Rank #16,528
Reach 0.0799%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.08 days
415.43 days >
Average installed length: 218.28 days


1.1.0 100.00%

QuickStores-Toolbar 1.1.0

What is QuickStores-Toolbar?

QuickStores Toolbar is a Conduit powered OurToolbar for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox web browsers. The software collects and stores information about your web browsing and sends this information to OurToolbar so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from AB-Tools.com)

Free toolbar for a fast search on eBay, Amazon & Shopping.com. Using the multilingual price comparison portal QuickStores you can compare the prices of the most important online shopping platforms fast and easily. Features of QuickStores-Toolbar at a glance: - Fast search on eBay, Amazon & Shopping.com. - You can also ...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named QuickStoresToolbar.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 967.61 KB (990,828 bytes). The installed file Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ab-tools.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\QuickStoresToolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\QuickStoresToolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 967.61 KB

Program filesFiles installed by QuickStores-Toolbar 1.1.0

Program module:QuickStoresToolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • Update.exe (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - Toolbar-Update
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • checkver.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows® Internet Explorer (Microsoft (R) HTML Application host)
  • fbookcam.exe
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • QuickStoresToolbar.dll (by Andreas Breitschopp - Softwareentwicklung und -vertrieb) - QuickStores-Toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • QuickStoresToolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {10EDB994-47F8-43F7-AE96-F2EA63E9F90F}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.4173750555%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.20868753%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.20868753%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,760,878
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:92.08 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:44.01 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove QuickStores-Toolbar?

You can uninstall QuickStores-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 QuickStores-Toolbar 1.1.0, 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 QuickStores-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 QuickStores-Toolbar 1.1.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.24%
Windows 10 13.27%
Windows XP 11.75%
Windows Vista 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.80%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.84%
Windows 7 Professional 11.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.62%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.17% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 19.17%
  United States 9.42%
  Iran 6.01%
  Russia 3.73%
  Italy 3.54%
  Egypt 3.29%
  France 3.16%
  Brazil 3.10%
  Poland 3.04%
  DZ 2.72%
  Turkey 2.34%
  IQ 2.21%
  MA 1.83%
  Saudi Arabia 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 22.65%
Hewlett-Packard 19.82%
Dell 16.31%
ASUS 8.49%
Toshiba 6.46%
Samsung 4.53%
Intel 2.72%
Lenovo 2.04%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Medion 0.91%
Sahara 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.00%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 2.72%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.18%
Gigabyte M68M-S2P 2.18%


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