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Should I remove VMN Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,799
United States Rank #21,095
Reach 0.0112%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.38 days
453.80 days >
Average installed length: 238.44 days

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VMN Toolbar

What is VMN Toolbar?

The VMN Toolbar is a Visicom toolbar installed in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Visicom so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The 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 Visicom Media)

The VMN Toolbar technology well demonstrates the company's capabilities in merging Web functionality and software development. The toolbar docks to users' browsers to let them access the resources of the Web site it features. It's the ideal solution for large and small portal sites looking to increase traffic, build us...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is vmntoolbar.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.48 MB (2,603,588 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VMN Toolbar.
vmntoolbar.dll (3308a562098dbc506a2701dd3c5fb6cd) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.BHO.gen
CAT-QuickHeal AdWare.BHO.ajt (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 9450 Application.Win32.AdWare.BHO.VMNToolbar
eSafe Win32.Artemis
K7 AntiVirus 13.108.4929 Adware
McAfee 5600.7186 Artemis!3308A562098D
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7186 Artemis!3308A562098D
Norman 10.20130903 W32/BHO.CDG
nProtect Trojan-Clicker/W32.BHO.1707264
Panda Antivirus Adware/WebSearch
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Gen!rem
Rising Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic.125E7501
Symantec 9/3/2013 rev. 3 Adware.Gen
Vba32 AntiVirus Signed-AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.j
ViRobot 2011.7.20.4579 Adware.BHO.1707264
       View all 15 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: software.visicommedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vmntoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\vmntoolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VMN Toolbar

Program module:vmntoolbar.dll
Name:VMN Toolbar
VMN Toolbar from http://toolbar.vmn.net
Path:C:\Program Files\vmntoolbar\vmntoolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • uninst_ff.exe - VMN Toolbar for Firefox (VMN Toolbar for Firefox installer.)
  • uninstall.exe - VMN Toolbar Uninstaller (VMN Toolbar Unistaller)
  • tbuninstall.exe - Toolbar Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • vmntoolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'VMN Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8DA9-FD60BB9AAE33}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • vmntoolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'VMN Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8DA9-FD60BB9AAE33}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • vmntoolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'VMN Toolbar' with a class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-8DA9-FD60BB9AAE33}.

How do I remove VMN Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.09%
Windows 10 13.18%
Windows XP 13.18%
Windows Vista 9.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.64%
Windows 7 Professional 13.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.84%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.80%
Windows 8.1 3.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.86%
  Iran 10.20%
  France 6.67%
  Germany 5.88%
  Italy 3.53%
  Hungary 2.75%
  United Kingdom 2.75%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Canada 1.96%
  Taiwan 1.57%
  Netherlands 1.57%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Australia 1.18%
  India 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.18%
Acer 22.30%
Dell 20.86%
Toshiba 7.19%
ASUS 5.04%
American Megatrends 3.60%
Samsung 2.88%
Intel 1.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.90%
Gigabyte M56S-S3 1.90%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5050 0.95%

About Visicom Media

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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