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Should I remove Verizon Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,906
United States Rank #4,900
Reach 0.0317%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.87 days
586.31 days >
Average installed length: 308.06 days


VersionDistribution 47.04% 32.00% 12.48% 4.16% 4.32%

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Verizon Toolbar

What is Verizon Toolbar?

Verizon 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.

About  (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


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named verizontb.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.66 MB (2,792,096 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Verizon and Visicom Media Inc.
URL: www22.verizon.com/ForYourHome/MyAccount/Unprotected/Toolbar/6/Download.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\verizontb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\verizontb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.66 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Toolbar

Program module:verizontb.dll
Name:Verizon Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\verizontb\verizontb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Verizon Toolbar (Verizon Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • verizonDx.dll - Verizon Toolbar Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • verizontb.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}.
  • verizonDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Verizon Toolbar' with the class of {f8d96645-337c-419b-8792-b6c126145811}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • verizontb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Verizon Broadband Toolbar' with the class of {A057A204-BACC-4D26-8398-26FADCF27386} (6800072).
  • verizonDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Verizon Toolbar' with the class of {f8d96645-337c-419b-8792-b6c126145811}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • verizonDx.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Verizon Toolbar' with a class of {f8d96645-337c-419b-8792-b6c126145811} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • verizontb.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 Toolbar?

You can uninstall Verizon 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 Verizon 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 Verizon 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 Verizon Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.96%
Windows Vista 19.52%
Windows 10 5.76%
Windows XP 5.60%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.89%
Windows 7 Professional 6.90%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.82%
Windows 10 Home 3.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.82%
  Australia 0.09%
  Canada 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.22%
Dell 35.60%
Toshiba 10.11%
Acer 7.69%
Intel 1.76%
ASUS 1.54%
Lenovo 0.88%
American Megatrends 0.66%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.43%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.07%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.71%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 660 2.17%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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