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Should I remove Free SMS test Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 654.81 days
1399.80 days >
Average installed length: 735.49 days


VersionDistribution 25.00% 75.00%

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Free SMS test Toolbar

What is Free SMS test Toolbar?

Free SMS test Toolbar is a Conduit web browser plugin for Intenet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that collects and stores information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit in order to provide advertising. It will change the user's home page and search provider during installation (optional but enabled by default) and provides a search box and various social features. If the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user if the user decides to uninstall the toolbar. According to the License Agreement, "The Application may also collect and store information about your web browsing locally on your device. This locally saved information may interact with the Application and send us information about your web browsing so we can suggest services or provide you ads that may be more relevant to you. Only generalized inferences are passed from the Application to our servers."


The most used version is, 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 main program executable is prxtbFree.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 5 files and is usually about 4.79 MB (5,024,244 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Free SMS test Toolbar.
prxtbFree.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 7.10172 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 31726 Conduit (fs)
Free_SMS_testToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
tbFree.dll (69843f20bd1d0d0ed608709e746aee31) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9018 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 23134 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbFree.dll (76b3946090c94bb38dbbca54ac8ff9f7) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25220 Conduit (fs)
       View all 14 all detections
Free SMS test 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 Free SMS test Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Free SMS test
URL: FreeSMStest.OurToolbar.com
Help link: FreeSMStest.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\free_sms_test
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Free_SMS_test\uninstall.exe toolbar
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 4.79 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 FreeSMStest.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 Free SMS test Toolbar

Program module:prxtbFree.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\free_sms_test\prxtbFree.dll
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Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbFree.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFree.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbFree.dll
  • (Malware detected) Free_SMS_testToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbFree.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).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbFree.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbFree.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with the class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbFree.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbFree.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8E319C1C-B993-4BF3-9AAB-B4455476652E}.
Scheduled Task
  • Free_SMS_testToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

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 Free SMS test Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Free SMS test 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 Free SMS test 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 Free SMS test 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 Free SMS test Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 25%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 75.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p7-1003w 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard MCP67 25.00%
eMachines EL1352G 25.00%
Dell Dell DXP051 25.00%

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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