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Should I remove BlueSprig Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.27 days
279.79 days >
Average installed length: 147.01 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.3 100.00%

BlueSprig Toolbar v7.3

What is BlueSprig Toolbar?

BlueSprig Toolbar is a Spigot toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. Dealio is operated by Vendio Services, Inc.

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Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WidgiHelper.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.44 MB (1,508,870 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BlueSprig Toolbar.
bluesprigToolbarIE.dll (7e82305ab82a855e769a39530073ed70) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8725 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.220 TROJ_GEN.F47V0717
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BlueSprig Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{278F79BD-21D7-421F-8C31-877D20E4EB05}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 1.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BlueSprig Toolbar v7.3

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\BlueSprig Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:3adbcc39295c2aa4071efa8945311d3e
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • bluesprigToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) bluesprigToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bluesprigToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObit Toolbar' with the class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • bluesprigToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'IObit Toolbar' with the class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • bluesprigToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'IObit Toolbar' with a class of {0BDA0769-FD72-49F4-9266-E1FB004F4D8F} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove BlueSprig Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove BlueSprig Toolbar v7.3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall BlueSprig Toolbar 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 BlueSprig Toolbar v7.3, 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 BlueSprig Toolbar.
  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 BlueSprig Toolbar v7.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 8%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.33%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  Brazil 11.76%
  Belgium 5.88%
  Finland 5.88%
  Russia 5.88%
  DZ 5.88%
  Philippines 5.88%
  Israel 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  Poland 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.27%
Lenovo 18.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
ASUS 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Intel 9.09%
GIGABYTE 9.09%
Common models
Sony SVE1511S1EW 9.09%
Positivo MOBILE 9.09%
PCWARE IPX847E1 9.09%
MSI MS-7592 9.09%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 9.09%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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