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TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer

What is TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

From the EULA: "Most of the Software is configured to report back information automatically relating to computer errors arising in connection with use of the Software, without notice to you. Information on your Software configuration settings may be included. This data is sent to us to help diagnose performance issues with, and improve, the Software. The Software may also provide us with anonymous information about use of the Software’s features and buttons. We use this information in the aggregate to determine which Software features and buttons are most popular and useful to its users. The Software may contain a specific identification number for the purpose of tracking the number of unique instances of the Software in use."

About  (from AOL)

Track your favorite celebrities - right in your browser. Add your favorite websites to your Toolbar. One-click access to your favorite gossip. The software may automatically download and install updates from time to time. Updates may include new features, enhancements to current features, performance improvements, bug ...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL LLC
URL: toolbar.aol.com/tmz/addcelebsdownload.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tmz toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TMZ Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program executable:tmztbServer.exe
Name:TMZ IE Toolbar Server
Path:C:\Program Files\tmz toolbar\tmztbServer.exe
Additional files:
  • tmztbServer.exe - TMZ IE Toolbar Server
  • tmztb.dll - TMZ IE Toolbar (TMZ IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library)
  • uninstall.exe - TMZ Toolbar
  • xprt5.dll (by America Online) - XPRT Runtime Library
  • apopup.dll - AOL Popup Control
  • tmztbServerPS.dll
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tmztb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TMZ Toolbar Loader' with the class of {9391af7a-7e55-4787-9538-4849787a052e}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tmztb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TMZ Toolbar' with the class of {57bd111f-adfe-4659-948a-94817376583f}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tmztb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TMZ Toolbar Search Class' with a class of {cec2ba6b-0675-46d3-bae0-b2a442eadba0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tmztb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TMZ Toolbar' with a class of {57BD111F-ADFE-4659-948A-94817376583F}.

How do I remove TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

You can uninstall TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer 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 TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer, 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 TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer.
  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 TMZ Toolbar for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
American Megatrends 50.00%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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