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Should I remove FLV Runner Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,200
United States Rank #7,362
Reach 0.0565%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 41.36 days
1220.27 days >
Average installed length: 641.16 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.11.2.6 0.13%
6.10.3.27 2.52%
6.9.0.16 82.47%
6.8.10.0 0.25%
6.8.9.0 14.63%

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FLV Runner Toolbar

What is FLV Runner Toolbar?

The FLV Runner Toolbar for Intenet Explorer and Firefox is a Conduit OurToolbar Community smartbar. The FLV Runner Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with Community Toolbar that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page. The toolbar is typically bundled with the free FLV Runner program as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when FLV Runner is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. If the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user.

About  (from FLV Runner)

As part of the functionality available on the Application, we may offer you search features provided by us and/or other third parties. In addition, an Application also take the form of apps, buttons or gadgets that we created for your enjoyment If these Applications will require any access, collection, use or sharing ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 FLV Runner Toolbar.
tbFLV_.dll (73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9267 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Conduit (fs)
prxtbFLV0.dll (c89d9c80fd468c6b51c4aadcc8463c2d) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 PUA.Win32.Conduit.BX
ESET-NOD32 10643 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34366 Conduit (fs)
tbFLV0.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 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbFLV2.dll (480994ae776f86dc885fd654665ebdfa) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.8.02260 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9631 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27980 Conduit (fs)
FLV_RunnerToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 26380 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbFLV0.dll (ce49528c9b0b3b3018ee2f70e76b362a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9148 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 24150 Conduit (fs)
       View all 29 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: FLVRunner.OurToolbar.com
Help link: FLVRunner.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flv_runner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FLV_Runner\uninstall.exe toolbar
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 4.85 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 FLVRunner.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 FLV Runner Toolbar

Program module:tbFLV_.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\flv_runner\tbFLV_.dll
MD5:73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04
Conduit Toolbar web browser plugin for the various toolbars running on the Conduit Toolbar platform is the browser addin installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) FLV_RunnerToolbarHelper.exe (by Conduit) - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbFLV0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbFLV0.dll
  • ldrtbFLV0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFLV0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFLV2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbFLV0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbFLV0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} (TV Bar 2).
  • prxtbFLV2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with the class of {00f2c0c6-2194-484e-9064-44e57787867b} (SearchElf 1.1).
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbFLV2.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
  • prxtbFLV0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbFLV_.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbFLV0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b}.
  • prxtbFLV2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'IncrediMail MediaBar Deutsch 2 Toolbar' with the class of {990af1c2-5a27-4460-8149-ecc6bc122af3}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbFLV0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbFLV2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with a class of {00f2c0c6-2194-484e-9064-44e57787867b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbFLV0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75E0046F-2275-4BCE-9AFD-D8DA19ABDF0B}.
  • prxtbFLV2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with a class of {00F2C0C6-2194-484E-9064-44E57787867B}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • FLV_RunnerToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FLV_RunnerToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FLV_RunnerToolbarHelper.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 FLV Runner Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove FLV Runner 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 FLV Runner 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 FLV Runner 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 FLV Runner 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 FLV Runner Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.94%
Windows Vista 12.99%
Windows XP 5.67%
Windows 8 2.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.01%
Windows 7 Professional 7.49%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.46%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.53%
  United Kingdom 12.64%
  Australia 9.97%
  Canada 7.50%
  Germany 4.62%
  Iran 4.11%
  Belgium 3.49%
  DK 2.57%
  Italy 2.06%
  Finland 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Sweden 0.92%
  Portugal 0.72%
  France 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Dell 21.46%
Acer 16.42%
Toshiba 8.77%
ASUS 7.09%
GIGABYTE 5.04%
Intel 3.17%
Samsung 2.99%
Lenovo 0.75%
Sony 0.75%
American Megatrends 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.50%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.50%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.41%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.72%

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