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Should I remove YTD Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,771
United States Rank #16,663
Reach 0.0085%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.84 days
544.22 days >
Average installed length: 285.95 days


9.3 100.00%

Typically installed together

YTD Toolbar v9.3

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What is YTD Toolbar?

YTD Toolbar is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar/extension that will make the following changes to the browser's settings:

- Changes the default home page and new tabs and protect these search settings
- Changes the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Adds an addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found” adn DNS errors
- Tracks usage behavior. Information about the search queries submited in connection with the Toolbar and how it is interacted with search results may be used to personalize the content and advertisements

About  (from Spigot)

The Spigot Toolbar or MyBrowserBar Toolbar are merely applications that come bundled with software you already purchased or downloaded. There is no risk with using the Spigot Toolbar, however if you wish to uninstall the toolbar, we’ve provided clear instructions above on how to do so. The Spigot Application Updater is...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
YTD Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Learn how to remove YTD Toolbar v9.3.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com/about/contact-us/uninstall-spigot-toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YTD Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C8EAE95E-CBCD-4B58-8109-10E710BD9F15}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YTD Toolbar v9.3

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\YTD Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • ytdToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • ytdToolbarIE64.dll
  • ytd.exe (by GreenTree Applications SRL) - YTD Video Downloader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ytdToolbarIE64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObit Apps Toolbar' with the class of {03EB0E9C-7A91-4381-A220-9B52B641CDB1}.
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'YTD Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • ytdToolbarIE64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YTD Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YTD Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • ytdToolbarIE64.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YTD Toolbar' with a class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • ytdToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YTD Toolbar' with a class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove YTD Toolbar?

You can uninstall YTD 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 YTD Toolbar v9.3, 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 YTD 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 YTD Toolbar v9.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.44%
Windows 10 14.97%
Windows XP 3.59%
Windows Vista 2.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.28%
Windows 7 Professional 7.23%
Windows 8.1 6.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.48%
  United Kingdom 7.39%
  Canada 4.35%
  India 2.17%
  Germany 2.17%
  Australia 1.74%
  Thailand 1.30%
  Belgium 1.30%
  Sweden 1.30%
  Philippines 1.30%
  Italy 1.30%
  RS 0.87%
  Finland 0.87%
  Netherlands 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.41%
Dell 19.44%
Acer 15.74%
Toshiba 9.26%
ASUS 7.41%
Samsung 6.48%
American Megatrends 2.78%
Apple 1.85%
Lenovo 1.85%
Sony 1.85%
Gateway 0.93%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 3.60%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 1.80%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.80%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

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Publisher URL: www.spigot.com


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