GoGoData Toolbar

GoGoData Toolbar

Download Editors' Rating:
5
Spectacular
Average User Rating:
3.3
out of 70 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.0.1
  • Total Downloads:
    223,487
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 27, 2005
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    611.68KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    27
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

+
Unlike many similar programs, this free toolbar offers reliable pop-up protection, along with a couple of other handy features. In our tests the program did a fine job of quashing most pop-ups, banners, and Flash ads we threw its way. You can allow pop-ups with a quick keystroke or by adding from certain sites to the whitelist. In addition, the toolbar can stop instant-messaging pop-ups, disable background sounds on Web pages, and detect and remove spyware. We found GoGoData's adware-blocking skills a mixed bag. It did let several malicious programs run, but it blocked them from sneaking into the start-up menu, so our PC was clean after reboot. As a search portal, this program is fairly capable, as it trolls popular engines, such as Yahoo and Google, for results. You also get a secure password manager that can automatically fill Web login forms, as well as a tool that refreshes pages at user-specified intervals. The ability to quickly access stock quotes, your five favorite news sites, and weather rounds out this application's feature set. All things considered, this free and capable toolbar makes a quality pick for people who want to surf the Web ad-free.
 
read more +

Publisher's Description

+
 
read more +
User Reviews
+
  • Current Version

    2.9

    out of 46 votes

    • 5 star 13
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 17
  • All Versions

    3.3

    out of 70 votes

    • 5 star 32
    • 4 star 8
    • 3 star 3
    • 2 star 5
    • 1 star 22
  • My rating

    0 stars

    Write review

Results 1–10 of 43

1 stars

"One more spam oriented toolbar"

September 22, 2013  |  By curiousgeorge13

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

None that I found

Cons

Another toolbar ( #65 this week ) trying to steal your homepage and cluttering up your browser.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

4 stars

"Good Program"

November 06, 2010  |  By gerokelli

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

Good at blocking ads

Cons

Says it is not compatible with IE 8

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (1)

5 stars

"Amazing. It blocks pop ups and also script errors."

December 03, 2009  |  By Aphrodite0206

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

This is an amazing and great toolbar to have. It not only blocks adware pop ups, but also the script errors I was getting from Juno.

Cons

The only dislike about it is that it doesn't like it when you try to download anything. So you have to exit the whole program, do the download, then open it up again. But it's a small price to pay for all the good that it does.

Summary

I love this toolbar. It's a keeper!!

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (1)

1 stars

"Complete waste of time"

July 18, 2009  |  By jdarko1962

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

There was no pros as far as I'm concerned.

Cons

Nothing worked, plus made my computer freeze continuously.

Summary

Not worth the headache of uninstalling.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (2) (0)

5 stars

"Pop up Cuprinol... Does exactly what it says on the tin"

May 21, 2009  |  By sonofgoatboy

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

Once you get it up and running and your settings worked out, this makes browsing fun again. I get a sort of perverse pleasure from hearing the litlle `BOINK` that means another one`s bitten the dust. Very, very good.

Cons

A bit fiddly to get going, but worth the perseverance.

Summary

I`ve had this running four or five days and it`s the only one of many I`ve tried that I`d actually go to the effort of recommending. If you`re sick to death of installing blocker after blocker only to find that they don`t catch everything, then smile - your search is over. Happy browsing...

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (1)

3 stars

"I like this product there are a few problems"

February 28, 2009  |  By eilene_susan

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

The thing I like most about this toolbar is that it saves my frequently used passwords and websites, all I have to do is sign in and everything is there. It was easy to install and easy to maintain.

Cons

There are several reasons I have a problem with this toolbar, error messages on IIE , secondly, there is no web site to access if I am having a problem, third is my passwords are stored with no way to retrieve them.

Summary

Except for a few glitches mentioned above in the con section, I really find this product to function as it is intended. Blocks pop ups too well sometimes, then you need to add the page to options. I have started to use FireFox more and the GoGoData Toolbar is not compatible with Fire Fox, so basically I am using two browsers.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (0)

1 stars

"Spyware.nasty infection and later a virus"

September 01, 2008  |  By gorilinyahoo

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

Infection.Takes you to X-Clean Micro page.Destructive virus.

Cons

SpywareTerminator destroys this nasty Malware

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (1) (1)

5 stars

"STILL the best Pop-Up Blocker"

August 25, 2008  |  By Batman

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

Blocks pop-ups

Cons

No updates. Company no longer exists

Summary

Ive used this pop-up blocker for several years. I needed a pop-up blocker on my new desktop, so I came to CNet to see whats out there. I chose this one, because it still does the best job blocking most pop-ups. Newer ones, no. But, in under 5 minutes, 46 ads have been blocked. Google Toolbar? Does it even block anything? Yahoo Toolbar? Is that even spyware free? I've tried a bunch over the years; keep coming back to this one.
It blocks more ads than any other program I've seen.
The downside is, the company is unfortunately defunct, so no new versions, no updates, and I do not believe it works with Vista. Sad to say.
XP users wanting a program that will block most ads; and more than most, this should do the trick.
Try it; it's free. CNet says its spyware free; and if its not, who cares? Nobody's there to watch anyway.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0) (1)

4 stars

"works in IE but not Netscape9"

January 01, 2008  |  By rw_stebbins

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

It works well to remove ads in IE, and has adequate controls to include or remove sites from the scrub list. You need the toolbar for this functionality.

Cons

Doesn't work in Netscape9.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (1) (1)

2 stars

"Horrible"

September 27, 2007  |  By CeoPlayers

 |  Version: GoGoData Toolbar 3.0.1

Pros

It kept freezing my other programs for some odd reason. So I uninstalled it.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (2) (1)

Results 1–10 of 43

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for GoGoData Toolbar
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update your review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.
Submit

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

 
see all reviews +

Full Specifications

+
General
Publisher GoGoData
Publisher web site http://GoGoData.com
Release Date January 27, 2005
Date Added January 27, 2005
Version 3.0.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Popup Blocker Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows, Windows NT, Windows Me, Windows 98
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Internet Explorer 6.0
Download Information
File Size 611.68KB
File Name GoGoDataInstall.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 223,487
Downloads Last Week 27
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

Previous Versions:

Add to my list Report a problem
 
read more +

More Products to Consider

Close[x]

Submit a problem report for GoGoData Toolbar

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.

Problem:

The Download.com Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software

Other

Description:

Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report

Close[x]

Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.

OK