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Should I remove ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,527
United States Rank #28,002
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 304.13 days

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ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension?

ReadingFanatic Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading the Affinity Toolbar, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (which may include both your active browser and any other compatible Internet browser(s) resident on your computer), and any supported email functions and/or chat functions with one or more of the following features provide...  Read more


The primary executable is named ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.03 MB (1,081,074 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\readingfanatic_6x chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ReadingFanatic_6x Chrome Extension\bar\ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.exe /u mindsparktoolbarkey="ReadingFanatic_6x Chrome Extension"
Estimated size: 1.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\readingfanatic_6x chrome extension\bar\ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.exe (by ReadingFanatic) - ReadingFanatic
  • ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.04BB90CD-5E11-4545-99A6-FE4852381FC6.exe (by ReadingFanatic)
  • ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.617AD36A-3D3B-42F2-AFD1-D45484C8A59F.exe
  • ReadingFanaticCrxSetup.71AC5FD4-7796-424B-9487-AB0BDE378E16.exe
  • sqlite3.dll

How do I remove ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension?

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Or, you can uninstall ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension.
  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 ReadingFanatic Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 8 4%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.29%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows 8 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.71%
Windows 7 Starter 7.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 3.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.07%
  Iran 6.98%
  Australia 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Greece 2.33%
  India 2.33%
  IQ 2.33%
  South Africa 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Dell 23.08%
Toshiba 15.38%
Acer 15.38%
Sony 3.85%
Samsung 3.85%
American Megatrends 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 13.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 4.35%
Sony VPCYB15AG 4.35%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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