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Should I remove allsearch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,382
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 327.81 days
1077.95 days >
Average installed length: 566.38 days


1.0.1 100.00%


What is allsearch?

allsearch is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from Somoto)

Search Google, Bing, Yahoo, Amazon, YouTube, eBay and many more sites. Move, Delete and Add search engine from within extension. Don't like the icon positions? Move or delete from within the extension or go to Options to change the order. Add your own search engine: Enter %ks for the keyword in the url. It automaticall...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: allsearch
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\allsearch\tbunssda50.tmp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\allsearch\tbunssDA50.tmp\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 3.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by allsearch

Program module:tbhelper.dll
Name:IE Toolbar
IE Toolbar Helper Module
Path:C:\Program Files\allsearch\tbunssda50.tmp\tbhelper.dll
Additional files:
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbcore3.dll - IE Toolbar Engine
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater
  • toolret.dll
  • uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • toolret.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TBSB02681 Class' with the class of {B24D9234-CFC5-46D2-95C5-0DE695A7895E} (TBSB02681).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • tbcore3.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'allsearch' with a class of {CDB982ED-F9D6-4E3B-B94B-96F705D35AD1}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'allsearch' with the class of {CDB982ED-F9D6-4E3B-B94B-96F705D35AD1}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'allsearch' with a class of {CDB982ED-F9D6-4E3B-B94B-96F705D35AD1}.

How do I remove allsearch?

You can uninstall allsearch 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 allsearch, 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 allsearch.
  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 allsearch you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.50%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.75%
Windows 7 Professional 17.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Windows 7 Starter 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.02% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 39.02%
  France 26.83%
  DZ 13.41%
  United States 4.88%
  Canada 3.66%
  Belgium 2.44%
  TN 2.44%
  Switzerland 1.22%
  DK 1.22%
  Israel 1.22%
  Italy 1.22%
  LY 1.22%
  Saudi Arabia 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.58%
Acer 20.29%
Dell 18.84%
ASUS 7.25%
Lenovo 2.90%
American Megatrends 2.90%
MSI 1.45%
Medion 1.45%
Compaq 1.45%
Apple 1.45%
Common models
HP 630 Notebook PC 4.11%
Acer TravelMate 5742 2.74%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
HP-Pavilion WE191AA-ABF p... 2.74%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.74%

About Somoto

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Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com


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