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Should I remove FLV Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0001%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.2 100.00%

FLV Toolbar v8.2

What is FLV Toolbar?

FLV Toolbar is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search modifications to the user's web browser settings. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities.

About  (from Spigot)

The toolbar communicates with our servers from time to time to check for available software updates such as bug fixes, patches, enhanced functions and new versions. By installing the toolbar, you agree to automatically request and receive updates. When there is a material change to the reference notices or the toolbar ...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is WidgiHelper.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 4.61 MB (4,837,258 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FLV Toolbar.
flvToolbarIE.dll (6d46c2edd4e4713a66a49ae3cc0bd8ba) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9132 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.11 TROJ_GEN.F47V1118

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FLV Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DD6E06EE-E909-4FA2-9A76-3606EA2CDFCD}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLV Toolbar v8.2

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\FLV Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:02af8c511dc552af16d18ae39e298ff4
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • flvToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) flvToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer
  • flvToolbarIE64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • flvToolbarIE64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchMe Toolbar' with the class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C}.
  • flvToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FLV Toolbar' with the class of {06197747-A47F-41FB-83D1-A00E9E00E276}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • flvToolbarIE64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SearchMe Toolbar' with the class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C}.
  • flvToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'FLV Toolbar' with the class of {06197747-A47F-41FB-83D1-A00E9E00E276}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • flvToolbarIE64.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SearchMe Toolbar' with a class of {B9C767DD-F66A-40B4-8F12-4199A9A4393C} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • flvToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'FLV Toolbar' with a class of {06197747-A47F-41FB-83D1-A00E9E00E276} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove FLV Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove FLV Toolbar v8.2 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 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 Toolbar v8.2, 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 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 Toolbar v8.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Acer 50.00%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

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Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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