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Should I remove Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #43,535
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 192.41 days
684.25 days >
Average installed length: 359.52 days

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Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar

What is Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar?

This adware uses the company's DownloadAdmin/WebInstall installer that bundles 3rd party adware and injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links and some popup/popunder ads. It also modifies the browser's search provider.

About  (from Tightrope Interactive)

Toolbars and the default search engine of a browser make up one of the largest and most sought after pieces of real estate in the entire online marketing universe. That’s why at Tightrope Interactive we make it our business to know the Toolbar and Default Search market better than anyone. We work with the largest searc...  Read more


The primary executable is named InstTracker.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.85 MB (2,992,433 bytes).
Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar
URL: www.tightropeinteractive.com/products/downloads
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\TightRopeInteractiveToolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\TightRopeInteractiveToolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar

Program executable:InstTracker.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\TightRopeInteractiveToolbar\InstTracker.exe
Additional files:
  • InstTracker.exe (by Simplygen) - AutocompleteInstallationTracker
  • FireFoxExtensionWithFF8Fix.exe (by Simplygen) - FireFoxInstallation
  • FireFoxUninstaller.exe - FireFoxUninstaller
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • System.Data.SQLite.dll - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Library)

How do I remove Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Tight Rope Interactive 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar, 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 Tight Rope Interactive 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 Tight Rope Interactive Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win Vista (SP2) 11%
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.89%
Windows Vista 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.00%
  Sweden 8.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Toshiba 14.29%
Gateway 14.29%
Dell 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP G61 Notebook PC 20.00%
Gateway RS780 20.00%
Dell Vostro 460 20.00%


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