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Should I remove eGames Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,292
United States Rank #11,394
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.69 days
610.31 days >
Average installed length: 320.67 days


VersionDistribution 3.14% 1.57%

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eGames Toolbar

What is eGames Toolbar?

The eGames Toolbar is a Visicom toolbar installed in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Visicom so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

Once the Toolbar is installed, you will receive the following software features: 1. Updated Software button – A button on the toolbar which enables you to check for updated versions of software you have installed on your computer. Relevant software is presented in the desktop notification window. 2. Desktop Notificatio...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 3% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named egamestoolbar.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.64 MB (2,763,480 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
eGames 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

URL: toolbar.egames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\egames
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\egames\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eGames Toolbar

Program module:egamestoolbar.dll
Name:dtx Dynamic Link Library
Path:C:\Program Files\egames\egamestoolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - eGames Toolbar (eGames Toolbar installer)
  • egames.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • egamestoolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'eGames Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-85B2-BC27FE9AAE2E}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • egamestoolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'eGames Toolbar' with the class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-85B2-BC27FE9AAE2E}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • egamestoolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'eGames Toolbar' with a class of {4E7BD74F-2B8D-469E-85B2-BC27FE9AAE2E}.

How do I remove eGames Toolbar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.16%
Windows Vista 17.28%
Windows 10 16.75%
Windows XP 6.28%
Windows Server 2003 0.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.84%
Windows 8.1 5.79%
Windows 10 Home 5.79%
Windows 7 Professional 4.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.31%
  Canada 4.81%
  Australia 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Germany 0.64%
  CY 0.32%
  Netherlands 0.32%
  United Kingdom 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.41%
Dell 27.89%
Acer 17.69%
Toshiba 4.76%
Lenovo 3.40%
Gateway 2.72%
ASUS 2.04%
American Megatrends 1.36%
Samsung 1.36%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 560 3.88%
HP G72 Notebook PC 3.88%
Dell Inspiron 570 3.10%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.10%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%
eMachines ET1331G 2.33%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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