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Should I remove Harmony Hollow 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?
Global Rank #40,684
United States Rank #36,300
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.45 days
514.82 days >
Average installed length: 270.50 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.11.2.6 2.78%
6.9.0.16 38.89%
6.5.2.8 44.44%
6.3.0.26 13.89%

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Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar

What is Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar?

Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar is a Conduit Community toolbar for various web browsers. The toolbar collects information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide advertising. During installation it may change the web browser's home page and search page and if uninstalled will need to be manually changed back. It may also automatically download and install updates without notifying the user. From the OurToolbar EULA: "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."

About  (from Conduit)

By Using a Conduit Software you may enable Conduit to access, use and collect a variety of information, both personal and non-personal, regarding your Internet Browser, your browsing habits, and information about your computer
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • 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 Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar.
tbHarm.dll (73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9267 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Conduit (fs)
prxtbHar0.dll (c89d9c80fd468c6b51c4aadcc8463c2d) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 PUA.Win32.Conduit.BX
ESET-NOD32 10643 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34366 Conduit (fs)
prxtbHar2.dll (74ad653b6f12ab34ee3d9bf204498e87) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.laks
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9822 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.W
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0918
VIPRE Antivirus 29394 Conduit (fs)
prxtbHarm.dll (3a5627e0ab06f3ca7fb238ce5ee8cdf9) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34822 Conduit (fs)
Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper.exe (a320df2b47cfcaf98d06eb59cd72084c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.C534
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Adware.Conduit.300
G Data 25 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.6.1.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
tbHar0.dll (e1b87b513c14d3a417b1a027be739de1) 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)
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 26380 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbHar0.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 32 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Harmony Hollow Software
URL: HarmonyHollowSoftware.OurToolbar.com
Help link: HarmonyHollowSoftware.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\harmony_hollow_software
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Harmony_Hollow_Software\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.85 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 HarmonyHollowSoftware.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 Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar

Program module:tbHarm.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\harmony_hollow_software\tbHarm.dll
MD5:73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04
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) Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper1.exe
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbHar0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbHar2.dll
  • hk64tbHarm.dll
  • hktbHar0.dll
  • hktbHar2.dll
  • hktbHarm.dll
  • ldrtbHar0.dll
  • ldrtbHar2.dll
  • ldrtbHarm.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbHar0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbHar2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbHarm.dll
  • tbHar0.dll
  • tbHar2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbHarm.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbHar0.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).
  • prxtbHarm.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Forms Toolbar' with the class of {76a747b4-edc6-46ff-8a5d-9ae61a889d5b} (Produtools Forms).
  • prxtbHar2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MefoGames Toolbar' with the class of {ffaee60f-a2de-4473-808f-5696b1bb4b02} (MefoGames).
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbHar0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbHarm.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
  • prxtbHarm.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'uTorrentBar Findbar' with a class of {06157046-AF54-4CF0-9FD0-F577ECC557F8}.
3 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbHar0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083}.
  • prxtbHarm.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Forms Toolbar' with the class of {76a747b4-edc6-46ff-8a5d-9ae61a889d5b}.
  • prxtbHar2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MefoGames Toolbar' with the class of {ffaee60f-a2de-4473-808f-5696b1bb4b02}.
3 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbHarm.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'midicairus2 Toolbar' with a class of {4f49c0f1-8cac-4b37-a0ca-2c9edaebc1d1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbHar0.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.
  • prxtbHar2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'MefoGames Toolbar' with a class of {ffaee60f-a2de-4473-808f-5696b1bb4b02} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
3 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbHar0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {B7D54BCE-E88E-4DC7-B80A-79553597B083}.
  • prxtbHarm.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Forms Toolbar' with a class of {76A747B4-EDC6-46FF-8A5D-9AE61A889D5B}.
  • prxtbHar2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'MefoGames Toolbar' with a class of {FFAEE60F-A2DE-4473-808F-5696B1BB4B02}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Harmony_Hollow_SoftwareToolbarHelper.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 Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Harmony Hollow 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 Harmony Hollow 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 Harmony Hollow 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 Harmony Hollow Software Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.22%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.86%
  Iran 9.52%
  Australia 7.14%
  MM 4.76%
  Croatia 4.76%
  LY 2.38%
  Thailand 2.38%
  Taiwan 2.38%
  Mexico 2.38%
  Austria 2.38%
  New Zealand 2.38%
  Germany 2.38%
  YE 2.38%
  Canada 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
GIGABYTE 15.63%
Dell 15.63%
Acer 15.63%
Hewlett-Packard 15.63%
Toshiba 9.38%
Lenovo 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Sony 6.25%
Intel 3.13%
Common models
Gigabyte M68MT-S2 9.68%
Quanta TW8/SW8/DW8 3.23%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 3.23%
Gateway NE56R 3.23%
Dell Vostro 320 3.23%
Acer Aspire 4750 3.23%

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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