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Should I remove Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,590
United States Rank #35,036
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.51 days
192.08 days >
Average installed length: 100.92 days


VersionDistribution 69.86% 2.74% 13.70% 13.70%

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Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer

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What is Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

The Winamp Toolbar allows you to play Winamp files and SHOUTCast streams directly from Internet Explorer. Winamp Toolbar may include functionality to enable you to select and preserve your default settings for search and to notify you if any attempt is made to change your settings.

About  (from AOL)

With the Winamp Toolbar, you can play, stop, rewind, fast-forward, and mute your Winamp player: right in your browser. There is also a feed and listing of popular SHOUTcast stations, as well as the ability to search for Winamp Skins and Plug-ins while listening to free music and viewing videos. And with Winamp Web Sear...  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 winamptb.dll. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.19 MB (2,292,006 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AOL LLC
URL: www.winamp.com/toolbar
Help link: forums.winamp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winamp toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Winamp Toolbar\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program module:winamptb.dll
Name:Winamp IE Toolbar
Winamp IE Toolbar Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\winamp toolbar\winamptb.dll
Additional files:
  • winampTbServer.exe - Winamp IE Toolbar Server
  • uninstall.exe - AOL Toolbar
  • xprt5.dll (by America Online) - XPRT Runtime Library
  • apopup.dll - AOL Popup Control
  • winamptbServerPS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • winamptb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Winamp Toolbar Loader' with the class of {25CEE8EC-5730-41bc-8B58-22DDC8AB8C20}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • winamptb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Winamp Toolbar' with the class of {EBF2BA02-9094-4c5a-858B-BB198F3D8DE2}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • winamptb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Winamp Search Class' with a class of {57BCA5FA-5DBB-45a2-B558-1755C3F6253B} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • winamptb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Winamp Toolbar' with a class of {EBF2BA02-9094-4C5A-858B-BB198F3D8DE2}.

How do I remove Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Winamp 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 Winamp 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 Winamp 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 Winamp Toolbar for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win Vista (SP2) 41%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 49.32%
Windows XP 46.58%
Windows 7 4.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 45.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 39.44%
Windows Vista Business 5.63%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.82%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.82%
Windows 7 Professional 1.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.10%
  Germany 17.86%
  Poland 5.95%
  Canada 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  MK 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  Austria 2.38%
  Israel 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.38%
  Czech Republic 2.38%
  Italy 2.38%
  Belgium 1.19%
  Switzerland 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.15%
Acer 17.02%
Intel 14.89%
Hewlett-Packard 12.77%
American Megatrends 10.64%
Toshiba 8.51%
Medion 8.51%
Gateway 4.26%
Packard Bell 2.13%
Compaq 2.13%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7255 3.85%
Dell Inspiron 1720 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite P205 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L310 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.92%

About AOL

America Online develops, grows, and invests in brands and sites.
Publisher URL: corp.aol.com


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