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Should I remove mail.com Internet Explorer Addon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,556
United States Rank #30,159
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 285.32 days
997.53 days >
Average installed length: 524.13 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

mail.com Internet Explorer Addon

What is mail.com Internet Explorer Addon?

The software integrates into Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser helper Object) and provides quick access to view mail.com emails in the browser. Note, the installer will offer to modify the browser's default search engine to mail.com.

About  (from 1&1 Mail & Media)

The MailCheck Chrome add-on provides instant access to your email account and automatic notification every time you receive a new email.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is ConfigTask.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 498 KB (509,953 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mail.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\1und1internetexploreraddon
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\1und1InternetExplorerAddon\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 498 KB

Program filesFiles installed by mail.com Internet Explorer Addon

Program executable:ConfigTask.exe
Name:MAIL.COM Configuration
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - mail.com Internet Explorer Addon (mail.com Internet Explorer Addon Setup)
  • BHOXML.dll - MAIL.COM Configuration
  • ConfigTask.exe (by 1und1 Mail und Media GmbH)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BHOXML.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MAIL.COM Configuration' with the class of {17166733-40EA-4432-A85C-AE672FF0E236}.
Scheduled Task
  • ConfigTask.exe is scheduled as a task named '1und1 Configuration' (runs daily at 4:02 PM).

How do I remove mail.com Internet Explorer Addon?

You can uninstall mail.com Internet Explorer Addon 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 mail.com Internet Explorer Addon, 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 mail.com Internet Explorer Addon.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by mail.com Internet Explorer Addon you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 10 3%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.50%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 2.50%
Windows 10 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 7.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.50%
Windows Vista Business 2.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.88%
  United Kingdom 8.47%
  Australia 3.39%
  Canada 3.39%
  Singapore 1.69%
  Israel 1.69%
  Iran 1.69%
  Turkey 1.69%
  Italy 1.69%
  Malaysia 1.69%
  Guatemala 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.11%
Acer 22.22%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Lenovo 8.33%
ASUS 5.56%
Samsung 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
MSI MS-7592 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.50%
TOSHIBA Qosmio X505 2.50%
Sony VPCCW2HGX 2.50%


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