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Should I remove SearchmeToolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #25,190
United States Rank #24,835
Reach 0.0069%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.16 days
152.32 days >
Average installed length: 80.03 days


1.00.0000 100.00%



SearchmeToolbar is a program developed by Spigot. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is SearchmeToolbar.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 1.43 MB (1,497,120 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of SearchmeToolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SearchmeToolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{34B8FD13-83CB-44E0-86AD-EE4F67B6F661}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchmeToolbar

Program executable:SearchmeToolbar.exe
Searchme Toolbar
  • SearchmeToolbar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SearchmeToolbar.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SearchmeToolbarST' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SearchmeToolbar\SearchmeToolbar.exe" /restart.

How do I remove SearchmeToolbar?

You can uninstall SearchmeToolbar 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 SearchmeToolbar, 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 SearchmeToolbar.
  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 SearchmeToolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.26%
Windows 7 45.59%
Windows XP 3.68%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.79%
Windows 10 Home 17.65%
Windows 10 Pro 16.91%
Windows 7 Professional 13.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.95%
  Germany 8.97%
  Italy 8.33%
  France 5.77%
  Spain 4.49%
  Egypt 2.56%
  United Kingdom 1.92%
  DZ 1.28%
  Ecuador 1.28%
  Hong Kong 1.28%
  Mexico 1.28%
  Netherlands 1.28%
  Poland 1.28%
  Saudi Arabia 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.58%
Dell 20.25%
ASUS 11.39%
Acer 8.86%
Lenovo 6.33%
Medion 5.06%
Samsung 5.06%
Intel 2.53%
MSI 2.53%
Sony 2.53%
Toshiba 2.53%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 760 1.90%
HP 14 Notebook PC 1.90%
Hewlett-Packard G5311it-m 1.90%
LENOVO 20208 1.90%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 1.90%
MSI MS-7721 1.90%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com


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