84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove T-Online Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%


2.0.6 (4) 100.00%

T-Online Toolbar 2.0

What is T-Online Toolbar?

Functionality of the toolbar includes:
- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.
- Adds additional functionality that is designed to protect the search and home page settings.
- May 'inject' advertising in the form of context ads, links and pop-ups.


A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 6.2 MB (6,501,935 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Deutsche Telekom AG
URL: www.t-online.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\T-Online\T-Online_Toolbar_2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\T-Online\T-Online_Toolbar_2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by T-Online Toolbar 2.0

  • Config_plugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar (T-Online Toolbar Config Plugin)
  • eMailPlugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar eMail Plugin
  • insthelper.exe - T-Online Toolbar Installer/Deinstaller
  • RSSReader_plugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar RSS-Reader Plugin
  • safety_plugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar Safety Plugin
  • uninsthelper.exe - T-Online Toolbar Deinstaller
  • weather_plugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar Control
  • Whitelist_plugin.dll - T-Online Toolbar Control Whitelist Plugin
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable (IExpress Setup)

How do I remove T-Online Toolbar?

You can uninstall T-Online 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 T-Online Toolbar 2.0, 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 T-Online 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 T-Online Toolbar 2.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 35%
Win Vista 6%
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 35.29%
Windows Vista 35.29%
Windows 7 29.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 35.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 35.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows XP 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.68% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.68%
  United States 21.05%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 44.44%
Acer 22.22%
Toshiba 11.11%
Intel 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 8.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7204 8.33%
MSI MS-6380E 8.33%
MEDION E6214 8.33%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.