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MSN Toolbar for Internet Explorer

  • Published:
  • Version: V01.02.5000.1021
  • Category: Application
  • Language: English

With the MSN Toolbar you can search the Internet from any Web page, block pop-up windows, highlight your search words in search results, and more.

  • The MSN Toolbar works in conjunction with MSN Search, and is installed under the address bar of your Internet browser. It’s free, easy to use, and has many useful features, including:
    • Pop-up Guard Keep annoying pop-up windows from appearing while you browse the Web.
    • Search the web from any page.
    • Highlight Viewer Quickly locate your search words in the search results.
    • Customizable Make the MSN Toolbar your own by selecting Pop-up Guard settings, icon size, and more.


Status: Deleted

This download is no longer available on The downloads below are archives provided by the Internet Archive Wayback Machine from the Microsoft Download Center prior to August 2020.

SHA1: f6836604453ed675908b4361646cbf86cbeaa7d5
568 KB
SHA1: bdc54f9ea3f64d1413bbd196b864f5606376c0fb
568 KB
SHA1: ce1ec2e4b7110ea8acfab5c712f5d5e2823775d5
569 KB
SHA1: 6672b3c9a474b231bb5a7f8d19afa85125b1dc25
568 KB
SHA1: 916d961446642ae3e97af31ab2da5eb7609d6a35
569 KB
SHA1: b680fed758d97470ea27efad1553f11cbee0e779
569 KB
SHA1: 553c261f306695aa6dba3bf2630de7f5c0d4707e
569 KB
SHA1: 3a5782068754d1fad67c27926b9d427e0b7773c7
569 KB
SHA1: f8b979da5f061fbc86c4b003296e8615d014401d
568 KB
SHA1: f18fb0b523fb13bbeb419983a79ac1ad1a571ade
569 KB
SHA1: f93c5b8018f625cadb5a9e403d0a2358df7d0909
569 KB

System Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 98 Second Edition, Windows ME, Windows XP

    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer version 5.01 or later must be installed on your computer, but it does not need to be your default browser

    • A recommended minimum screen resolution of 800x600

Installation Instructions

  • To download an English-language version of the MSN Toolbar for your country, scroll farther down the page to the Files in this Download section, then click the link for your location.

    For example:
      If you are in the US click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-US.exe
      If you are in the UK click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-GB.exe
      If you are in Canada click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-CA.exe
      If you are in Australia click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-AU.exe
      If you are in New Zealand click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-NZ.exe
      If you are in South Africa click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-ZA.exe
      If you are in India click on MSNToolbarSetup_HI.exe
      If you are in Malaysia click on MSNToolbarSetup_MS.exe
      If you are in Singapore click on MSNToolbarSetup_ZH-SG.exe
      If you are in Arabia click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-XA.exe
      If you are in Hong Kong click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-HK.exe
      If you are in any other country click on MSNToolbarSetup_EN-XU.exe

    Do one of the following:
      To start the installation immediately, click Open or Run this program from its current location.
      To copy the download to your computer for installation at a later time, click Save or Save this program to disk.

    To download the MSN Toolbar in another language, under Change language at the top of this page, select a language from the drop-down list, and then click Go.