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Should I remove StExBar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,537
United States Rank #21,954
Reach 0.0128%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.96 days
647.85 days >
Average installed length: 340.40 days


1.8.6 22.18%
1.8.3 68.15%
1.8.2 2.82%
1.8.1 2.82%
1.7.2 2.02%
1.7.0 0.81%
1.6.1 0.81%
1.5.0 0.40%



StExBar is a software program developed by Stefans Tools. The most common release is 1.8.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 6.34 MB (6,647,309 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 31% of users of StExBar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\stexbar
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F1025C5A-D128-4455-BA61-9CD032676E35}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by StExBar

  • stexbar.dll (by tools.tortoisesvn.net) - StExBar (tools bar shell extension)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • stexbar.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'StExBar' with a class of {6c7a85a7-27c6-49ce-98b2-a8479b0dd63d}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • stexbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'StExBar' with the class of {367D8B32-F9FD-474b-8E65-9E521F35DE99}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • stexbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'StExBar' with a class of {6C7A85A7-27C6-49CE-98B2-A8479B0DD63D}.

How do I remove StExBar?

Quickly and completely remove StExBar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall StExBar 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 StExBar, 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 StExBar.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by StExBar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.69%
Windows 10 26.61%
Windows XP 6.85%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Professional 16.19%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.98%
Windows 10 Pro 6.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.88%
Windows 10 Home 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.02%
  Germany 31.02%
  United Kingdom 5.47%
  Canada 3.28%
  Austria 2.92%
  France 2.55%
  Australia 2.55%
  Netherlands 2.55%
  Taiwan 2.19%
  Japan 2.19%
  Italy 1.82%
  Brazil 1.46%
  Switzerland 1.46%
  Sweden 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.97%
Acer 16.94%
Hewlett-Packard 15.32%
ASUS 11.29%
Medion 10.48%
Intel 6.45%
Toshiba 4.03%
Lenovo 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Samsung 2.42%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
MSI MS-7309 2.65%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.65%
ASUS All Series 2.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.77%


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