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Should I remove Flash Player Download Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,317
United States Rank #43,774
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.57 days
544.37 days >
Average installed length: 286.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.8.10.0 95.83%
6.8.8.8 4.17%

Other programs by Conduit

Flash Player Download Toolbar

What is Flash Player Download Toolbar?

Family Toolbar by MyHeritage.com is a generic web browser toolbar that installs a search feature and various buttons for social integration and links to web
sites such as MyHeritage.com and various search providers. Family Toolbar will also attempt to change the browser's home page and search
provider to MyHeritage.com.

About  (from Conduit)

This community toolbar was created using the Conduit platform. Get our freshest content delivered directly to your browser, no matter where you are on the Web. Search the Web and get a wide choice of useful search engines. Choose from thousands of free apps for your browser. Receive our most important news and announce...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 6.8.10.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 primary executable is named tbFlas.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. 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 setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 4.77 MB (5,003,753 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • 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 Flash Player Download Toolbar.
tbFlas.dll (a8a1b6e818b4e7ad6ec777c6633ced69) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9731 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 14.08.06.10 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28650 Conduit (fs)
prxtbFla0.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)
prxtbFlas.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10172 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 31726 Conduit (fs)
Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper.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
Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper1.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbFla0.dll (01799def4ee217264f0abd2ccf1beff5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9321 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25676 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbFlas.dll (5b9b1f88e9a9dcd1b1699b192aca297e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25216 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbFla0.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

Displayed publisher: Flash Player Download
URL: FlashPlayerDownload.OurToolbar.com
Help link: FlashPlayerDownload.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flash_player_download
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Flash_Player_Download\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.77 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 FlashPlayerDownload.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 Flash Player Download Toolbar

Program module:tbFlas.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\flash_player_download\tbFlas.dll
MD5:a8a1b6e818b4e7ad6ec777c6633ced69
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) Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper1.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • hk64tbFla0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbFla0.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbFla0.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbFlas.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFla0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFlas.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbFla0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbFlas.dll
  • (Malware detected) Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbFlas.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} (SmileBox FR).
  • prxtbFla0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WhiteSmoke US Toolbar' with the class of {cce665dd-f6dd-4808-968e-eaec971f70ef} (WhiteSmoke US).
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbFla0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
  • prxtbFlas.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbFla0.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
  • prxtbFlas.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083}.
  • prxtbFla0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Vgrabber1 Toolbar' with the class of {f9bbf004-6e40-4019-8214-c43a37e1d058}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbFlas.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbFla0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Vgrabber1 Toolbar' with a class of {f9bbf004-6e40-4019-8214-c43a37e1d058} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbFlas.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {B7D54BCE-E88E-4DC7-B80A-79553597B083}.
  • prxtbFla0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Radio 1 Toolbar' with a class of {5CDCE9DA-CFA0-4218-ABF0-10EC96352CB3}.
Scheduled Task
  • Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Flash_Player_DownloadToolbarHelper.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 Flash Player Download Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Flash Player Download 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 Flash Player Download 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 Flash Player Download 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 Flash Player Download 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 Flash Player Download Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 4%
 
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 66.67%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.74%
Windows 8 Pro 8.70%
Windows 8.1 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 7 Starter 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.05%
  Australia 5.41%
  India 5.41%
  Vietnam 2.70%
  Qatar 2.70%
  DZ 2.70%
  Greece 2.70%
  Romania 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  JO 2.70%
  Canada 2.70%
  United Arab Emirates 2.70%
  Turkey 2.70%
  Saudi Arabia 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Acer 18.18%
Dell 13.64%
ASUS 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Sony 4.55%
Samsung 4.55%
Gateway 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
American Megatrends 4.55%
GIGABYTE 4.55%
Common models
MSI MS-7693 4.76%
Dell Dell DV051 4.76%
Samsung 700Z3A/700Z4A/700... 4.76%
Hewlett-Packard p6731a 4.76%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 4.76%
HP EliteBook 8570w 4.76%

About Conduit

Conduit is an online platform that allows web publishers to create custom toolbars, web apps, and mobile apps at no cost.
Publisher URL: www.conduit.com

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