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Should I remove dalesearch toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
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United States Rank #33,013
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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dalesearch toolbar

What is dalesearch toolbar?

Uses the SearchGol Toolbar Platform. As part of the installation process of the Software, publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab

About  (from Montera Technologeis LTD)

SearchGol was created to help make your search experience more fun. SearchGol is an innovative way to explore the internet that focuses on keeping your experience as simple, fast and enjoyable as possible. We use the latest search technology to not only bring you the broadest range of results, but to also make sure the...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named dalesearchsrv.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.81 MB (2,944,244 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in dalesearch toolbar.
dalesearchsrv.exe (4cc90b6836a7384a6909b47631d894ea) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8943 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Fortinet FortiGate 10/24/2013 Adware/DelBar
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.DelBar
Malwarebytes v2013.10.24.06 PUP.Optional.DaleSearch.A
GUninstaller.exe (b0f6507f8666e89dd9f192313d88eb98) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Laneul.zosu
Comodo Security 17604 Application.Win32.Agent.~A
dalesearchTlbr.dll (fe2eebd9c4db0c2f74727a8b6f1ada35) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8998 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.F
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.DaleSearch.A
dalesearch toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: dalesearch
URL: info.dalesearch.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dalesearch\dalesearch\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\dalesearch\dalesearch\\GUninstaller.exe" -uprtc -ask -rmbus 'dalesearch toolbar' -key "dalesearch"
Estimated size: 2.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dalesearch toolbar

Program executable:dalesearchsrv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Dalesearch Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\dalesearch\dalesearch\\dalesearchsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • dalesearchApp.dll - Dalesearch Toolbar
  • dalesearchEng.dll
  • (Malware detected) dalesearchTlbr.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by dalesearch) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • GUninstaller.exe (by Babylon) - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • escortShld.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • dalesearchTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'dalesearch Toolbar' with the class of {81F88FCF-3CB0-4D17-84E1-9A6CEDEE192A}.

How do I remove dalesearch toolbar?

You can uninstall dalesearch 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 dalesearch toolbar, 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 dalesearch 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 dalesearch toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.47%
Windows 10 27.45%
Windows XP 11.37%
Windows Vista 4.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.37%
Windows 8 10.20%
Windows 7 Professional 8.24%
Windows 8.1 7.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.63%
  France 11.79%
  Germany 8.54%
  United Kingdom 7.72%
  DZ 6.50%
  Italy 5.69%
  Brazil 4.07%
  Saudi Arabia 3.66%
  Japan 2.85%
  Greece 2.44%
  Mexico 2.03%
  Portugal 2.03%
  Slovenia 1.63%
  Australia 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.59%
Dell 20.45%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 8.52%
Toshiba 6.82%
Samsung 4.55%
Lenovo 3.41%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Intel 1.70%
Sahara 1.70%
Medion 1.14%
Common models
ASUSTeK X55A 3.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.28%
Dell Vostro 1540 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.46%
HP ENVY dv7 Notebook PC 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.46%


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