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Should I remove Falco Software Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach <0.001%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.15 100.00%

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Falco Software Toolbar

What is Falco Software Toolbar?

Falco Software Toolbar is a Conduit powered OurToolbar in within the Firefox Web browser. The software collects and stores information about your web browsing and sends this information to OurToolbar so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is tbcore3.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The software installer includes 10 files. update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Softomate
URL: falcosoftware.ourtoolbar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\falco software toolbar
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6BADA909-2310-4809-A635-274DAC8212D5}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)
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 falcosoftware.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 Falco Software Toolbar

Program module:tbcore3.dll
Name:Internet Explorer Toolbar
Internet Explorer Toolbar Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\falco software toolbar\tbcore3.dll
MD5:4ccb2093aac8f0346e2b3567f02191f3
Additional files:
  • tbcommonutils.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar (Internet Explorer Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbhelper.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar Helper
  • tbhelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper Module
  • uninstall.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Uninstaller
  • update.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Updater
  • propmgrasync.exe - Property Manager
  • stations.dll - stations Module
  • playerplug.exe - Media Player
  • untitled.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • untitled.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

tbhelper2.exe
Memory:1.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0090185070%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00733520%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00168330%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Falco Software Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Falco Software 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 Falco Software 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 Falco Software 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 Falco Software Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
83.33%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Iran 16.67%

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