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What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,637
United States Rank #40,084
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 56.21 days
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Average installed length: 355.60 days

ClipGrab 3.2.0.9

What is ClipGrab?

ClipGrab bundles a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented in some cases with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will download and install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar.

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 52.36 MB (54,901,928 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.
ClipGrab has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: clipgrab.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ClipGrab\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ClipGrab\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 52.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ClipGrab 3.2.0.9

  • ldrtbClip.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • tbClip.dll (by Conduit)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ClipGrab.exe
  • ClipGrabToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • ldrtbCli0.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • prxtbCli0.dll
  • prxtbClip.dll
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebkit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • tbCli0.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbCli0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'elabeling Toolbar' with the class of {057766a3-83ce-4dfb-8db4-9a671c8ed366} (elabeling).
  • prxtbClip.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} (SmileBox FR).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbClip.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbCli0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with the class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1}.
  • prxtbClip.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbCli0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbClip.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbCli0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5CE95E90-4AFA-4388-A5CE-A67D4EAE12F1}.
  • prxtbClip.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {B7D54BCE-E88E-4DC7-B80A-79553597B083}.
Scheduled Task
  • ClipGrabToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ClipGrabToolbarHelper.exe
Total CPU:0.4892737327%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.29804920%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.19122453%
0.015104% average

How do I remove ClipGrab?

Quickly and completely remove ClipGrab 3.2.0.9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ClipGrab 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 ClipGrab 3.2.0.9, 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 ClipGrab.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ClipGrab 3.2.0.9 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 8 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.78%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows XP 4.35%
Windows 8 2.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.89%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.70%
  Germany 21.31%
  Austria 6.56%
  Italy 6.56%
  Brazil 4.92%
  France 3.28%
  Australia 1.64%
  Belgium 1.64%
  Canada 1.64%
  Switzerland 1.64%
  Colombia 1.64%
  DZ 1.64%
  Spain 1.64%
  United Kingdom 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.68%
Acer 15.79%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
GIGABYTE 7.89%
Lenovo 7.89%
Toshiba 7.89%
Samsung 5.26%
Medion 5.26%
Sony 2.63%
American Megatrends 2.63%
ASUS 2.63%
Apple 2.63%
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