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Should I remove Crawler Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,874
United States Rank #7,002
Reach 0.0490%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.42 days
690.77 days >
Average installed length: 362.95 days

Crawler Toolbar

What is Crawler Toolbar?  (from Crawler)

Enhance your Internet experience and your computer's desktop environment with the easy-to-use, feature-packed, free Crawler Toolbar. Stay informed with news feeds from your favorite sources such as CNN or Yahoo. Get up-to-the-minute weather updates for forecasts, storms and traffic news. Crawler gives you a whopping ...  Read more

Overview

Crawler Toolbar is a program developed by Crawler. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ctoolbar.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 9.34 MB (9,790,369 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of Crawler Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Crawler Toolbar.
ctbr.dll (e37b0cd7b62e28c1e8d770d8c99c9e6f) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
SafeCentral 5.2.0.5 W32/Podnuha.B.gen!Eldorado
F-Prot v6.4.6.2.117 W32/Podnuha.B.gen
K7 AntiVirus 13.63.2628 Riskware
Crawler Toolbar 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 Crawler Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crawler.com
Help link: www.crawler.com/faqs.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\crawler
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Crawler\CToolbar.exe uninst
Estimated size: 9.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crawler Toolbar

Program executable:ctoolbar.exe
Name:Crawler Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\crawler\ctoolbar.exe
MD5:ec506ee0f7f493c09defc911caedfd08
Additional files:
  • ctbcomm.dll - Crawler Toolbar (Crawler Toolbar Common Extension)
  • ctbr.dll - Crawler Toolbar Browser Object
  • CTipsDef.dll - Crawler Tips for CT5

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ctbr.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name '&Crawler Toolbar Helper' with the class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • ctbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&Crawler Toolbar' with the class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ctbr.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named '&Crawler Toolbar Helper' with a class of {1CB20BF0-BBAE-40A7-93F4-6435FF3D0411} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • ctbr.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Crawler Toolbar' with a class of {4B3803EA-5230-4DC3-A7FC-33638F3D3542}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

CToolbar.exe
Memory:25.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.3347312526%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.24067852%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.09405273%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Crawler Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Crawler Toolbar 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 Crawler 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 Crawler Toolbar, 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 Crawler 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 Crawler Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.97%
Windows Vista 22.47%
Windows XP 11.39%
Windows 8 3.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 19.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.46%
Windows 7 Professional 3.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.77%
  Germany 6.76%
  United Kingdom 3.73%
  Iran 2.80%
  Brazil 1.63%
  Czech Republic 1.63%
  Australia 1.40%
  India 1.40%
  Spain 1.17%
  Italy 1.17%
  Russia 1.17%
  Austria 0.93%
  Canada 0.93%
  Hungary 0.93%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.93%
Dell 23.26%
Acer 13.95%
GIGABYTE 6.05%
ASUS 5.58%
Toshiba 5.12%
Intel 1.86%
Medion 1.40%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Lenovo 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 NoteBook ... 4.08%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.40%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.40%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.40%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.40%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.72%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com

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