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83% remove it17% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE


FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE is a software program developed by Conduit. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week 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 8 files and is usually about 1.77 MB (1,860,618 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE.
tbFree.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 8.9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.01 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbFree.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
FreemakeGoldPackToolbarHelper.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
       View all 14 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: FreemakeGoldPack
URL: FreemakeGoldPack.OurToolbar.com
Help link: FreemakeGoldPack.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3282311
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3282311\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3282311 -toolbarName=FreemakeGoldPack -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE -origin=AddRemove -us
Estimated size: 1.77 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 FreemakeGoldPack.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 FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE

  • configutaion.json
  • UninstallerUI.exe -
  • (Malware detected) FreemakeGoldPackToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbFree.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbFree.dll
  • ldrtbFree.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbFree.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbFree.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbFree.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FreemakeVideoConverterTB Toolbar' with the class of {81fae9c9-cfbd-4cb3-8322-412e72f55f65} (FreemakeVideoConverterTB).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbFree.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BravoTV Toolbar' with the class of {345419c1-4f29-49c2-9b3a-fd31b2cef6b4}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbFree.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BittorrentBar_ES Toolbar' with a class of {ad06fb5f-fef7-4a84-8c58-dca34f8e3d36} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbFree.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'BravoTV Toolbar' with a class of {345419C1-4F29-49C2-9B3A-FD31B2CEF6B4}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FreemakeGoldPackToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE 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 FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE, 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 FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE.
  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 FreemakeGoldPack Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

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

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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