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Should I remove YouTube Downloader Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,720
United States Rank #46,960
Reach 0.0024%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.4 100.00%

YouTube Downloader Toolbar v4.4

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What is YouTube Downloader Toolbar?

Installs a Spigot toolbar (YouTube Downloader Toolbar) in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. YouTube Downloader Toolbar is free software that allows you to download YouTube videos, Facebook Video, Google Video, Yahoo Video (and many others) and convert YouTube videos to other video formats.

About  (from Spigot)

This toolbar is a Youtube Downloader that lets you download and convert youtube videos to mp3 and mp4. Our downloader tool is free, fast, safe and easy to use. No registration needed. After you download our toolbar, just surf to the YouTube video that you wish to download and choose between downloading as mp3 or mp4. Y...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is WidgiHelper.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 808.14 KB (827,535 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in YouTube Downloader Toolbar.
youtubedownloaderToolbarIE.dll (4ede4ea39e4fc5ca4190db4b6c20da34) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.08.09.05 Adware.Win32.Toolbar.Dealio.AMN!A2
ESET NOD32 7206 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\YouTube Downloader Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{3BA9D546-B0E3-4549-BB2E-3F4FF65A1B81}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 808.14 KB

Program filesFiles installed by YouTube Downloader Toolbar v4.4

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\YouTube Downloader Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:77f87d68843413f2d649ec337bce89da
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • (Malware detected) youtubedownloaderToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • youtubedownloaderToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'YouTube Downloader Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • youtubedownloaderToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YouTube Downloader Toolbar' with the class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • youtubedownloaderToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'YouTube Downloader Toolbar' with a class of {F3FEE66E-E034-436a-86E4-9690573BEE8A} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove YouTube Downloader Toolbar?

You can uninstall YouTube Downloader 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 YouTube Downloader Toolbar v4.4, 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 YouTube Downloader 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 YouTube Downloader Toolbar v4.4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 6%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.96%
Windows Vista 14.89%
Windows 10 10.64%
Windows XP 8.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.06%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.51%
Windows 10 Home 4.26%
Windows 10 Pro 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.19%
  Israel 9.43%
  Australia 5.66%
  DK 5.66%
  Netherlands 5.66%
  Belgium 3.77%
  Canada 3.77%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  Hungary 3.77%
  India 3.77%
  Italy 3.77%
  Germany 1.89%
  Hong Kong 1.89%
  Ireland 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.47%
Acer 13.16%
Dell 10.53%
GIGABYTE 7.89%
Samsung 7.89%
Sony 7.89%
Toshiba 5.26%
Medion 2.63%
Gateway 2.63%
ASUS 2.63%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 4.76%
Dell Studio 1537 4.76%
Acer Aspire X3200 4.76%
Acer Aspire M5800/M3800 2.38%
Acer Aspire 5741G 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite L550D 2.38%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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