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Should I remove TelevisionFanatic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,100
United States Rank #9,026
Reach 0.0184%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.22 days
596.59 days >
Average installed length: 313.46 days

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What is TelevisionFanatic?

TelevisionFanatic toolbar is a Mindspark Interactive Network powered toolbar (MyWebSearch) for Intenet Explorer and Firefox. The toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide advertising via the toolbar. TelevisionFanatic toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Television Fanatic toolbar by Mindspark is an Internet browser toolbar designed to quickly connect you with television listings, recaps and news, and online television programming including recently aired and archived programs from TV networks and multimedia websites. The toolbar also provides access to other media...  Read more


A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks.
  • 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: TelevisionFanatic
URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files2\TELEVI~2\bar\1.bin\64Bar.dll,O

How do I remove TelevisionFanatic?

You can uninstall TelevisionFanatic 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 TelevisionFanatic, 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 TelevisionFanatic.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.63%
Windows Vista 21.21%
Windows XP 4.41%
Windows 10 2.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 18.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.16%
Windows 10 Home 1.66%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.40%
  United Kingdom 4.72%
  Canada 3.45%
  Australia 1.81%
  India 1.27%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Ireland 0.91%
  Mexico 0.54%
  Philippines 0.54%
  PR 0.54%
  Israel 0.54%
  Germany 0.54%
  United Arab Emirates 0.54%
  MU 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.43%
Dell 23.88%
Toshiba 16.79%
Acer 13.06%
ASUS 1.87%
MSI 1.49%
Samsung 1.12%
American Megatrends 0.75%
Sahara 0.75%
Lenovo 0.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.78%
HP G56 Notebook PC 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 2.22%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.22%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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