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Search Tool 1.0

What is Search Tool?

Search Tool is an adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together.

As part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ToolBand.dll. The setup package is about 837.67 KB (857,775 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SearchTool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SearchTool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 837.67 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Tool 1.0

Program module:ToolBand.dll
Name:ToolBand Module
Path:C:\Program Files\SearchTool\ToolBand.dll
Additional files:
  • ToolBand.dll - ToolBand Module
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ToolBand.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Search Tool' with the class of {374d658d-fe8a-49a9-b36d-0e9f0980dddc}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • ToolBand.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Search Tool' with a class of {374D658D-FE8A-49A9-B36D-0E9F0980DDDC}.

How do I remove Search Tool?

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Or, you can uninstall Search Tool 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 Search Tool 1.0, 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 Search Tool.
  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 Search Tool 1.0 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 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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