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Should I remove BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.26 days
96.27 days >
Average installed length: 50.58 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.23.0.9 26.67%
6.20.0.10 53.33%
6.17.2.8 20.00%

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BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE

What is BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE?

This is a Conduit/Perion (ClientConnect) powered toolbar that provides limited web browser functionality but will modify the user's search and home pages as well as bundle various ad-supported components. Also, the toolbar will bundle additional potentially unwanted features such as Search Protect which will make sure that the browser maintains its modified home and search pages to Conduit.

Overview

The most common release is 6.20.0.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 1.64 MB (1,716,528 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE.
BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.02 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbBitL.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbBitL.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
       View all 14 all detections
BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: BitLord Security Bar
URL: BitLordSecurityBar.OurToolbar.com
Help link: BitLordSecurityBar.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct2830765
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT2830765\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT2830765 -toolbarName=BitLord Security Bar -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE -origin=AddRemove
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.64 MB
This is a Community Toolbar by Conduit, what does that mean?
Conduit is a toolbar monetization platform for software publishers. It provides a utility for developers to create branded generic web browser toolbars. Publishers can bundle these toolbars with their software programs or provide access to download them separately through BitLordSecurityBar.OurToolbar.com. Once installed, the toolbar modifies the browser's home page and search settings in order to redirect searches through the Conduit portal (which utilizes Bing or Yahoo! Search engines). Read more...

Program filesFiles installed by BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE

Program executable:BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name:ToolbarHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\BitLord_Security_Bar\BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e
Additional files:
  • configutaion.json
  • UninstallerUI.exe (by ClientConnect) - 1.6.1.11
  • (Malware detected) BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbBitL.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbBitL.dll
  • ldrtbBitL.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbBitL.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbBitL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbBitL.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DVDVideoSoftTB DE Toolbar' with the class of {0027da2d-c9f2-4b0b-ae05-e2cd1bdb6cff} (DVDVideoSoftTB DE).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbBitL.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'DVDVideoSoftTB DE Toolbar' with the class of {0027da2d-c9f2-4b0b-ae05-e2cd1bdb6cff}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbBitL.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'DVDVideoSoftTB DE Toolbar' with a class of {0027da2d-c9f2-4b0b-ae05-e2cd1bdb6cff} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbBitL.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'DVDVideoSoftTB DE Toolbar' with a class of {0027DA2D-C9F2-4B0B-AE05-E2CD1BDB6CFF}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BitLord_Security_BarToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE 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 BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE, 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 BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE.
  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 BitLord Security Bar Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 13.33%
Windows 7 Professional 13.33%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  RS 11.76%
  Canada 11.76%
  France 5.88%
  India 5.88%
  Kuwait 5.88%
  Croatia 5.88%
  Saudi Arabia 5.88%
  United Kingdom 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
Medion 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
ASUS 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L850-B3... 13.33%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C55-A-1... 6.67%
MEDION H61H2-LM3 6.67%
LENOVO 10147 6.67%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 6.67%
HP Compaq Pro 4300 Sff 6.67%

About Conduit

Conduit is an online platform that allows web publishers to create custom toolbars, web apps, and mobile apps at no cost.
Publisher URL: www.conduit.com

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