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24% remove it76% keep it
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Average installed length: 308.94 days

Visual IP Trace

What is Visual IP Trace?  (from Visualware Inc)

Trace an IP address or web site back to its origin/location. There can be many reasons why anyone would want to trace an IP address or web site, everything from verifying a web sites location to avoid any potential phishing attempts, to verify a customers order, tracking a potential hack attempt and so on. The user can...  Read more


Visual IP Trace is a program developed by Visualware Inc. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 4.21 MB (4,418,046 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Visual IP Trace come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.visualiptrace.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\visual ip trace 2009
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Visual IP Trace 2009\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\Visual IP Trace 2009"
Estimated size: 4.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Visual IP Trace

  • VisualIPTrace.exe
  • deskband_3.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • VisualIPTraceIE.dll - VisualIPTraceIE Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • VisualIPTraceIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'VIPTToolbarManager Class' with the class of {1A2641AE-2C42-4C51-A05F-8ECEC3FDC94D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • VisualIPTraceIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Visual IP Trace' with the class of {E70C26AE-DFF1-40A8-8D37-19180F56F0AA}.

How do I remove Visual IP Trace?

You can uninstall Visual IP Trace 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 Visual IP Trace, 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 Visual IP Trace.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Visual IP Trace you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.20%
Windows 10 25.84%
Windows XP 7.18%
Windows Vista 4.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.56%
Windows 7 Professional 13.11%
Windows 8.1 7.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.66%
  United Kingdom 7.29%
  France 6.48%
  Canada 4.45%
  MA 3.64%
  Netherlands 2.43%
  DZ 2.02%
  New Zealand 1.62%
  Spain 1.62%
  Belgium 1.21%
  Australia 1.21%
  India 1.21%
  Italy 1.21%
  Brazil 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Dell 25.21%
Acer 15.97%
ASUS 8.40%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Intel 3.36%
Medion 3.36%
Toshiba 1.68%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6330_CM6630_CM6... 6.03%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.72%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.72%
Dell Precision WorkSt... 1.72%
Gigabyte GA-880GM-UD2H 1.72%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.72%


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