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Should I remove Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,177
United States Rank #42,670
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.41 days
543.18 days >
Average installed length: 285.40 days

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Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension

What is Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension?

The Retrogamer toolbar installs into Google Chrome's web browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a 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)

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


The primary executable is named RetrogamerCrxSetup.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 1022.08 KB (1,046,607 bytes).
  • 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!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\retrogamer_4w chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Retrogamer_4w Chrome Extension\bar\MapsGalaxyCrxSetup.exe /u
Estimated size: 1022.08 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:RetrogamerCrxSetup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\retrogamer_4w chrome extension\bar\RetrogamerCrxSetup.exe
Additional files:
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.exe (by Retrogamer) - Retrogamer
  • sqlite3.dll
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.1B08A490-CD46-472B-9FE1-FBD41E271F3C.exe (by Retrogamer)
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.27D6F66D-AFE4-4379-B18C-375E82B019E9.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.451B3D24-5207-4FA3-9215-3B155EEE62C3.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.479968B2-9054-4B00-87FB-B71982568BE4.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.496E5C30-B866-4900-9C88-9044335B480F.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.4B2A0937-1862-4BB2-9105-5498BD6F94B0.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.5735A72A-2207-41DA-90D4-544FA92D1FDF.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.8E79B432-1766-4C32-A957-FAC7D932B0EA.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.A9497CDE-DE72-49DC-871F-0F33A866A9DF.exe
  • RetrogamerCrxSetup.E0FD013F-8CD5-478C-929C-EBF5E830555D.exe

How do I remove Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension?

You can uninstall Retrogamer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 Retrogamer 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 Retrogamer toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win Vista 6%
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.13%
Windows XP 18.75%
Windows 10 15.63%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.38%
Windows 8.1 6.25%
Windows 8 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%
  MA 2.50%
  France 2.50%
  RS 2.50%
  Finland 2.50%
  India 2.50%
  Argentina 2.50%
  Philippines 2.50%
  PR 2.50%
  Israel 2.50%
  Iran 2.50%
  Netherlands 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Acer 26.67%
Dell 13.33%
Toshiba 10.00%
ASUS 3.33%
Sony 3.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.33%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X70-A 3.33%
Sony VGN-C190P 3.33%
Packard Bell EasyNote NM9... 3.33%
HP-Pavilion GG056AA-ABA a... 3.33%

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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