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Should I remove Cloob Messenger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,487
Reach 0.0089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.45 days
514.70 days >
Average installed length: 270.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.11.0.19 78.40%
2.11.0.18 7.20%
2.11.0.17 9.60%
1.10.42 0.80%
1.10.38 1.60%
1.10.36 1.60%
1.10.35 0.80%

Cloob Messenger

What is Cloob Messenger?

Cloob Messenger 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 most used version is 2.11.0.19, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is CloobMessenger.exe. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,073,008 bytes).
Cloob Messenger 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: www.cloob.com/etc/messenger
Help link: www.cloob.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cloob Messenger\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F3BA44AC-A6C2-447C-A0B8-3024DDF13E98}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.98 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cloob Messenger

Program executable:CloobMessenger.exe
Name:CloobMessenger
AutoPlay Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Cloob Messenger\CloobMessenger.exe
MD5:871cdd908387f202e9d8886463e47cf8
Additional files:
  • CloobMessenger.exe - AutoPlay Media Studio Launcher (AutoPlay Application)
  • WBCustomizer.dll - WBCustomizer Module
  • CloobPopUpMessages.dll - CloobPopUpMessages
  • CkString.dll (by Chilkat Software) - CkString Module (Chilkat String ActiveX)
  • ChilkatCrypt2.dll (by Chilkat Software) - Chilkat Crypt2 (Chilkat Crypt2 ActiveX Component)
  • CloobAPITimer.dll - CloobAPITimer
  • UniSuiteFree.ocx (by CyberActiveX) - UniSuiteFree
  • sfIdleTi.dll - sfIdleTime
  • MSGHOO32.OCX - MSGHOOK (MSGHOOK OLE Control DLL)
  • Repo.exe - Repo

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • CloobMessenger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SUPERAntiSpyware' and executes as C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CloobMessenger.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Cloob Messenger' which loads as C:\Program Files\Cloob Messenger\CloobMessenger.exe /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CloobMessenger.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\YahooMessenger.exe'.

How do I remove Cloob Messenger?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.80%
Windows XP 12.00%
Windows 8 10.40%
Windows Vista 0.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 60.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.10%
Windows 7 Professional 7.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.65%
Windows 8 Pro 4.84%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.18% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 86.18%
  United States 10.57%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Germany 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.09%
GIGABYTE 19.57%
Acer 18.48%
ASUS 15.22%
Hewlett-Packard 14.13%
Sony 4.35%
Intel 1.09%
American Megatrends 1.09%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 7.22%
HP ProBook 4530s 4.12%
Gigabyte EP41-UD3L 3.09%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.09%
Gigabyte P31-ES3G 2.06%
ASUSTeK P81IJ 2.06%

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