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Should I remove ooVoo Search App powered by Ask?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,248
United States Rank #7,909
Reach 0.0267%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.54 days
251.79 days >
Average installed length: 132.30 days


VersionDistribution 1.94% 0.19% 0.19% 1.94% 0.19% 0.39% 0.39% 0.39% 0.58% 0.39% 0.58% 0.58% 0.39% 0.19% 0.19% 0.19% 0.58% 0.58% 0.58% 2.91% 0.19% 0.19% 0.39% 3.10% 1.16% 0.58% 0.97% 2.71% 0.58% 0.78% 4.46% 0.39% 1.55% 3.29% 4.26% 1.55% 7.95% 0.19% 0.78% 0.39% 0.19% 1.94% 0.39% 0.97% 4.26% 10.66% 1.74% 1.74% 8.33% 3.49% 0.19%
59 versions

ooVoo Search App powered by Ask

What is ooVoo Search App powered by Ask?

ooVoo Search App is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar that may modify the browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages. Changes to the browser include the following modifications:

- Modify the default home page and new tabs and protect these search settings
- Modify the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named idcldr_x64.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files.
ooVoo Search App powered by Ask 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: www.apn.ask.com/products/toolbars
Help link: apnstatic.ask.com/static/toolbar/everest/documents/faq/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater\idc
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4F564F32-2D53-5000-76A7-A758B70C0F00}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by ooVoo Search App powered by Ask

Program executable:idcldr_x64.exe
IDC Loader
Path:C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\updater\idc\idcldr_x64.exe
Additional files:
  • idcsrvstub.dll - IDC Server Stub
  • idcsrvstub_x64.dll
  • idcsrv.dll - IdcSrv (IDC Server)
  • idcsrv_x64.dll
  • idcldr.exe - IDC (IDC Loader)

How do I remove ooVoo Search App powered by Ask?

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Or, you can uninstall ooVoo Search App powered by Ask 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 ooVoo Search App powered by Ask, 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 ooVoo Search App powered by Ask.
  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.

Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.64%
Windows 7 37.52%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Windows XP 1.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 27.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.50%
Windows 10 Home 14.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.41%
Windows 7 Professional 6.21%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.91%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Germany 2.71%
  Italy 2.71%
  Canada 1.76%
  Netherlands 1.22%
  Greece 0.95%
  Belgium 0.81%
  France 0.81%
  Iran 0.81%
  Australia 0.81%
  IQ 0.81%
  Austria 0.68%
  UA 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.07%
Acer 14.95%
Dell 14.46%
Toshiba 11.03%
Lenovo 9.56%
ASUS 8.82%
Samsung 2.70%
Intel 0.74%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Sony 0.49%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.28%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.83%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.48%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.69%
ASUS All Series 2.69%
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 2.69%


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