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Should I remove Xfinity.com Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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Xfinity.com Toolbar 3.5

What is Xfinity.com Toolbar?

XFINITY Toolbar is a Visicom Media platform toolbar and browser helper object (BHO) for Internet Explorer and distributed through Comcast. The XFINITY Toolbar includes a search bar which provides modified search redirection results and a search provider. This toolbar is simply a rebrand of the Visicom MyStart Toolbar.

About  (from Comcast)

Get instant access to Comcast email, better search, and tons of features — at no additional cost. You have instant access to your Comcast email Inbox. There's also a handy at-a-glance counter that tells you how many new emails you have waiting. Spyware slows down your computer’s performance. This tool scans your comput...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is xfinitytb.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.78 MB (6,059,135 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Comcast Cable Communications
URL: xfinity.comcast.net/toolbar3
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\xfinitytb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\xfinitytb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Xfinity.com Toolbar 3.5

Program module:xfinitytb.dll
Name:DTX Toolbar
DTX kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\xfinitytb\xfinitytb.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Xfinity.com Toolbar (Xfinity.com Toolbar installer.)
  • AntispywareClientIE.dll - DTX Toolbar (Antispyware Connector Dynamic Link Library)
  • CIDCoreLight.dll (by CallingID) - CallingID
  • CIDGlobalLight.exe (by CallingID)
  • CIDGlobalLightPS.dll
  • dtuser.exe (by Visicom Media) - DTX broker
  • dtxcid.dll (by Visicom Media) - DTXCID Bridge DLL
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • xfinitydx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • xfinitydx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Xfinity.com Toolbar' with the class of {dcc70a83-e184-40a3-906b-779af5e941c4}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • xfinitydx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Xfinity.com Toolbar' with the class of {dcc70a83-e184-40a3-906b-779af5e941c4}.

How do I remove Xfinity.com Toolbar?

You can uninstall Xfinity.com 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 Xfinity.com Toolbar 3.5, 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 Xfinity.com 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 Xfinity.com Toolbar 3.5 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.00%
Windows Vista 30.00%
Windows XP 2.50%
Windows 10 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 27.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.50%
Windows 10 Pro 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%
Windows 7 Starter 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.14%
  Germany 1.43%
  United Kingdom 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.11%
Dell 28.95%
Toshiba 13.16%
Acer 7.89%
Sony 2.63%
Gateway 2.63%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 5.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 2.70%
Sony VPCEB24FX 2.70%
HP-Pavilion RY866AA-ABA m... 2.70%
HP-Pavilion NY806AV-ABA s... 2.70%

About Comcast

Comcast is the largest cable operator and media conglomerates, home Net service provider in the United States, providing cable tv, broadband Net, phone service and in some areas home security to both residential and commercial customers.
Publisher URL: www.comcast.com


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