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Should I remove iGive Button?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,427
United States Rank #23,598
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 217.95 days
661.31 days >
Average installed length: 347.47 days


VersionDistribution 4.44% 4.44% 6.67% 11.11% 20.00% 6.67%
4.4.1 28.89%
4.4.0 2.22%
4.3.1 2.22%
4.2.4 8.89%
4.2.3 2.22%
4.0.2 2.22%

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iGive Button

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What is iGive Button?

The iGive Button runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to what ever search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. This includes but not limited to:

- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.
- Adds additional functionality that is designed to protect the search and home page settings.
- Access the HTML of all pages visited as well as capture URLs of the pages and search terms.
- In many cases can inject advertising in the form of context ads, pop-ups and pop-unders.

About  (from iGive.com Holdings)

iGive.com. This is a service of iGive.com that rewards an organization or cause selected by the user for that user "searching", utilizing the pages provided therefore. Members and non-members may utilize this service. By utilizing the site and service you agree to these terms and conditions. Individuals do not qualify ...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in iGive Button.
ScriptHost.dll (40d4b200bec841e51f2fdaae8fb3a8db) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Besttoolbars (fs)
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Besttoolbars.BJ
ESET-NOD32 9.10949 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.J
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.03 PUP.Optional.BestToolBars.A
VIPRE Antivirus 36252 Besttoolbars (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.igive.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\igive button
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\iGive Button\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 4.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iGive Button

Program module:iGiveToolbar.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\igive button\iGiveToolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • tbcore3.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar (Internet Explorer Toolbar Engine)
  • uninstall.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Uninstaller
  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • ClearHist.exe - Internet Explorer Address Bar Cleaner Application
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar Common Utils
  • tbhelper.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar Helper
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper Module
  • update.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Updater
  • HttpHandle302.dll - HttpHandle302 Module
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • AddonsFramework.Typelib64.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • BackgroundHost.exe - BackgroundHost
  • BackgroundHost64.exe
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • ButtonSite64.dll
  • CookiesManager.dll - CookiesManager (TBS CookiesManager)
  • PanelButton.dll - PanelButton (TBS PanelButton)
  • IE8GuardWorkaround.exe - IE Toolbar (IE Guard Application)
  • iGiveToolbar.dll
  • jquery-1.9.1.min.js
  • json2.min.js
  • MsgWindowPlugin.dll
  • OpenUrlTest.exe
  • un.exe
  • uninstaller.exe
  • Updater.exe
  • updater.js
  • updaterWrapper.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'iGive Button' with the class of {5A8D434B-C081-4CFB-8356-9098791E3738}.
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TBSB03657 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (TBSB03657).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'iGive Button' with the class of {43989788-13D1-4BE7-8404-DB58166E06CD}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'iGive Button' with a class of {43989788-13D1-4BE7-8404-DB58166E06CD}.

How do I remove iGive Button?

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Or, you can uninstall iGive Button 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program iGive Button, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 iGive Button.
  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 iGive Button you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 4%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 44.44%
Windows 10 31.11%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 10 Home 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.67%
  Canada 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.10%
Dell 33.33%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
Acer 4.76%
Intel 2.38%
Lenovo 2.38%
Apple 2.38%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.76%
Dell Inspiron 530s 4.76%
ASUSTeK K54C 2.38%
Acer Aspire M5-581T 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.38%


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