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Should I remove SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,239
United States Rank #45,668
Reach 0.0029%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.87 days
497.53 days >
Average installed length: 261.41 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar

What is SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar?  (from AOL)

SHOUTcast Radio is one of the largest directories of professionally and community programmed online radio stations in the world. Today SHOUTcast features over 22,000 stations from around the world. If you're into popular or indie music, or want to check out local or world programming, you're sure to find something you ...  Read more


SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar is a software program developed by AOL. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named shoutcasttb.dll. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.22 MB (2,330,788 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 30% of users of SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Poland.
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL,LLC
URL: www.aol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\shoutcast radio toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar

Program module:shoutcasttb.dll
Name:SHOUTcast Radio IE Toolbar
SHOUTcast Radio IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library
Signed by:AOL LLC
Path:C:\Program Files\shoutcast radio toolbar\shoutcasttb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by AOL,LLC) - SHOUTcast Toolbar
  • shoutcasttbServer.exe - SHOUTcast IE Toolbar Server
  • xprt5.dll (by America Online) - XPRT Runtime Library
  • apopup.dll - AOL Popup Control
  • shoutcasttbServerPS.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • shoutcasttb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SHOUTcast Loader' with the class of {ccec60fc-2608-4e58-9659-3ffc159e8ea9}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • shoutcasttb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar' with the class of {0457331d-8ca6-4f97-9c26-6a9ef2b2dba8}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • shoutcasttb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SHOUTcast Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {14f0d511-36a2-41ca-ae01-ba4f87282c97} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • shoutcasttb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar' with a class of {0457331D-8CA6-4F97-9C26-6A9EF2B2DBA8}.

How do I remove SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar?

You can uninstall SHOUTcast Radio 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 SHOUTcast Radio 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 SHOUTcast Radio 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 SHOUTcast Radio Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 10 17.24%
Windows XP 13.79%
Windows Vista 13.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.07%
Windows 7 Professional 8.62%
Windows 8 Pro 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.00%
  Germany 15.00%
  Poland 6.67%
  Turkey 6.67%
  Italy 5.00%
  France 3.33%
  Israel 3.33%
  Mexico 3.33%
  Austria 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%
  BG 1.67%
  Brazil 1.67%
  Canada 1.67%
  Switzerland 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.56%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 13.89%
Intel 5.56%
Toshiba 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
ASUS 5.56%
Apple 2.78%
Gateway 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite E205 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.08%
Sony VGN-NR150FE 2.08%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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