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VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer

What is VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer?  (from VeriSign)

Validation and ID Protection (VIP) Access provides an extra layer of security each time you access your account! Be sure to register your VIP credential at each VIP member site where you have an online account before you use the credential. Then your member sites will be able to recognize your VIP credential ID. Look f...  Read more


VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer is a software program developed by VeriSign. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named VIPToolBar.dll. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.68 MB (3,854,029 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Verisign
URL: idprotect.vip.symantec.com/desktop/home.v?redirectedSource=toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\verisign\vipaccesstoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VeriSign\VIPAccessToolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program module:VIPToolBar.dll
Name:VIP Access Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\verisign\vipaccesstoolbar\VIPToolBar.dll
Additional files:
  • VIPToolBar.dll - VIP Access Toolbar
  • uninstall.exe - VIPAccessToolbar
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • VIPToolBar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ShowToolbar Class' with the class of {2BC57BA4-14FA-4019-9FA8-735BF4555F74}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • VIPToolBar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'VIP Access Toolbar' with the class of {C951C541-144C-4AE0-AD99-41D008AF19AA}.

How do I remove VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

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Or, you can uninstall VIP Access 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer, 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 VIP Access 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 VIP Access Toolbar for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%
Windows 7 (SP1)

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?
Toshiba 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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