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Should I remove Recipe Hub toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,204
United States Rank #9,980
Reach 0.0145%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.49 days
103.10 days >
Average installed length: 54.17 days

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Recipe Hub toolbar

What is Recipe Hub toolbar?

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

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

Toolbar Search Functions: The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch┬« and may provide other search features as further described herein. Default Search, Address Bar Queries, DNS Errors: If you consent to make MyWebSearch your default search service, your Inter...  Read more


A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\RECIPE~2\bar\1.bin\2jBar.dll,O

How do I remove Recipe Hub toolbar?

You can uninstall Recipe Hub 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 Recipe Hub 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 Recipe Hub 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 Recipe Hub toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.26%
Windows Vista 19.30%
Windows XP 7.72%
Windows 10 7.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.53%
Windows 7 Professional 4.66%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.72%
  United Kingdom 5.73%
  Canada 5.05%
  Australia 2.75%
  South Africa 1.15%
  New Zealand 0.69%
  UA 0.23%
  Russia 0.23%
  India 0.23%
  Mexico 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.00%
Dell 25.12%
Acer 14.98%
Toshiba 7.73%
ASUS 3.38%
Intel 1.45%
Lenovo 0.97%
Samsung 0.97%
Sony 0.48%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.23%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.23%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.52%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.82%

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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