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Should I remove StumbleUpon IE Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,647
United States Rank #8,203
Reach 0.0220%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.76 days
818.90 days >
Average installed length: 430.27 days


3.96 10.85%
3.95 43.65%
3.94 0.23%
3.92 0.23%
3.28 6.70%
3.27 16.86%
3.26 0.69%
3.25 0.46%
3.24 1.15%
3.23 2.31%
3.22 1.62%
3.21 10.62%
3.14 1.39%
3.13 0.46%
3.12 0.23%
3.1 2.54%

StumbleUpon IE Toolbar

What is StumbleUpon IE Toolbar?  (from StumbleUpon)

StumbleUpon helps you discover great websites that match your interests. Simply click the Stumble button and see the best websites. There are over 500 topics to choose from, and, the more you use it, the better your recommendations become.


StumbleUpon IE Toolbar is a software program developed by StumbleUpon. The most common release is 3.95, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named StumbleUponIEBar.dll. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.67 MB (1,756,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 78% of users of StumbleUpon IE Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stumbleupon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\stumbleupon
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StumbleUpon\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StumbleUpon IE Toolbar

Program module:StumbleUponIEBar.dll
Name:StumbleUpon Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\stumbleupon\StumbleUponIEBar.dll
Additional files:
  • StumbleUponUpdateService.exe - StumbleUpon Toolbar Updater Service
  • StumbleUponUser.exe - StumbleUpon Toolbar Broker Process
  • old.dll - StumbleUpon Toolbar
  • StumbleUponIEBar.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • StumbleUponIEBar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'StumbleUpon Launcher' with the class of {145B29F4-A56B-4b90-BBAC-45784EBEBBB7}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • StumbleUponIEBar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {75C9223A-409A-4795-A3CA-08DE6B075B4B}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • StumbleUponIEBar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'StumbleUpon Toolbar' with the class of {5093EB4C-3E93-40AB-9266-B607BA87BDC8}.
  • StumbleUponUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'StumbleUponUpdateService' (StumbleUponUpdateService).

How do I remove StumbleUpon IE Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.98%
Windows Vista 20.28%
Windows XP 9.22%
Windows 10 8.29%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.79%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.32%
Windows 7 Professional 6.53%
Windows 10 Home 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.54%
  United Kingdom 5.93%
  Canada 4.37%
  Australia 1.40%
  India 0.78%
  Ireland 0.78%
  DK 0.62%
  Italy 0.62%
  Singapore 0.62%
  Belgium 0.47%
  Germany 0.47%
  Costa Rica 0.31%
  Norway 0.31%
  New Zealand 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.96%
Hewlett-Packard 30.96%
Toshiba 12.46%
Acer 9.96%
ASUS 3.20%
Intel 2.85%
American Megatrends 1.78%
Gateway 1.07%
Sahara 1.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.14%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.00%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.43%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.43%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.86%
Dell Inspiron N7010 2.29%

About StumbleUpon

StumbleUpon is a discovery website that recommends web content to its users and its features allow users to discover and rate Web pages that are personalized to their tastes and interests by using peer-sourcing and social-networking principles.
Publisher URL: www.stumbleupon.com


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