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Should I remove Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,748
United States Rank #16,241
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.50 days
280.21 days >
Average installed length: 147.23 days

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Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only

What is Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only?  (from Verizon)

When you mistype a Web address, the Error Assist feature of the Verizon Toolbar provides a list of addresses that are similar to what you entered. It tries to quickly get you to the page you wanted by listing alternatives to the location you entered. For example, if you entered "www.verizion.com," the Error Assist feat...  Read more


Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only is a software program developed by Verizon. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named verizon_broad.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.97 MB (2,065,783 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 98% of users of Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Canada.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\verizon_broad
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\verizon_broad\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only

Program module:verizon_broad.dll
Name:Verizon Broadband Toolbar
Verizon Broadband Toolbar from verizon.net
Path:C:\Program Files\verizon_broad\verizon_broad.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Visicom Media) - Toolbar Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • verizon_broad.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Verizon Broadband Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8398-26FADCF27386}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • verizon_broad.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Verizon Broadband Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8398-26FADCF27386} (6581765).
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • verizon_broad.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Verizon Broadband Toolbar' with a class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8398-26FADCF27386}.

How do I remove Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only?

You can uninstall Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only 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 Verizon Broadband Toolbar (IE only), 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 Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only.
  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 Verizon Broadband Toolbar IE only you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 69%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 71.11%
Windows 7 14.44%
Windows XP 12.22%
Windows 10 2.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 56.82%
Windows Vista Home Basic 13.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.23%
Windows 7 Professional 2.27%
Windows 10 Home 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.08%
  Singapore 0.64%
  Canada 0.64%
  United Kingdom 0.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.93%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 9.20%
Gateway 9.20%
Acer 3.45%
American Megatrends 2.30%
Lenovo 1.15%
Apple 1.15%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 5.06%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.53%
Dell XPS M1530 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.53%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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