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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,448
United States Rank #47,952
Reach 0.0059%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.15 days
387.81 days >
Average installed length: 203.77 days


VersionDistribution 9.86% 1.41% 1.41% 2.82% 71.83% 12.68%

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BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE

What is BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE?

From the Privacy Policy: "The Trovi Software (including the Toolbar, the Search Protect, and the Value Apps software) may also collect and store information about your web browsing locally on your device, like the web pages that you have visited and the content you have accessed. This locally saved information may interact with the Trovi Software and send us information about your web browsing so we can suggest services or provide you with ads that may be more relevant to you, including via our Partners when using the Value Apps software. Only generalized inferences are passed from the Trovi Software to our servers.

Your Browsing Data and Search Data are collected and analyzed by the Value Apps platform in real time to trigger the relevant Apps you enabled, and we share such information with our Partners so our Partners or we, as applicable (depending on the App provider), can suggest services or provide you with offers that may be relevant to you according to the data collected and processed in real time. We do not store your Browsing Data nor your Search Data while you Use Value Apps."

About  (from Conduit)

Due to the restructuring of Conduit Ltd. the Software will be operated and provided by ClientConnect Ltd. (“ClientConnect”) d.b.a “Trovi”, instead of Conduit. As part of the functionality provided by the Trovi Software (through the Toolbar and/or the Search Protect software products), we may collect and store informat...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE.
BitTorrentControl_v12ToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.02 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
prxtbBitT.dll (45cbe64c3ffc90f1c4ac23d93321fa8b) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9606 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
McAfee Artemis!45CBE64C3FFC
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!45CBE64C3FFC
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0313
VIPRE Antivirus 27794 Conduit (fs)
tbBitT.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
       View all 18 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: BitTorrentControl_v12
URL: BitTorrentControlv12.OurToolbar.com
Help link: BitTorrentControlv12.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3225826
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3225826\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3225826 -toolbarName=BitTorrentControl_v12 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE -origin=AddRemov
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 BitTorrentControlv12.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 BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE

Program executable:BitTorrentControl_v12ToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name:ToolbarHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\BitTorrentControl_v12\BitTorrentControl_v12ToolbarHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe -
  • (Malware detected) prxtbBitT.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) BitTorrentControl_v12ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbBitT.dll
  • hktbBitT.dll
  • ldrtbBitT.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbBitT.dll
  • configutaion.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbBitT.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
  • prxtbBitT.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
  • prxtbBitT.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
  • prxtbBitT.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
  • BitTorrentControl_v12ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall BitTorrentControl_v12 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 BitTorrentControl_v12 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 BitTorrentControl_v12 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.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by BitTorrentControl_v12 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.30%
Windows 8 39.44%
Windows XP 7.04%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.49%
Windows 8.1 15.49%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.04%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.81% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 17.81%
  United States 17.81%
  United Arab Emirates 8.22%
  Philippines 6.85%
  Saudi Arabia 6.85%
  Israel 5.48%
  Brazil 4.11%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Romania 4.11%
  PR 4.11%
  TT 1.37%
  MK 1.37%
  MA 1.37%
  Vietnam 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.00%
Acer 18.00%
Dell 14.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Sony 10.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Toshiba 4.00%
Intel 4.00%
MSI 2.00%
ASUS 2.00%
Common models
LENOVO 20236 3.03%
MSI MS-7592 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.52%
Sony VPCEG28FA 1.52%
Sony SVJ20215CVB 1.52%
Sony SVF14215CXW 1.52%

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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