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Should I remove High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,011
Reach 0.0094%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.54 days
576.34 days >
Average installed length: 302.82 days


VersionDistribution 13.39% 59.82% 8.93%

High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome

What is High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome?

This is a Conduit toolbar installed in the user's Web browsers (IE, Chrome and Firefox) that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar itself which is typically bundled with free software is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.

"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." - from the EULA.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is htmsrv.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 2.47 MB (2,595,223 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • 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 High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome.
htmTlbr.dll (b7f875056964701f206c295a5191d1fb) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8996 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.F
Malwarebytes v2013.11.02.01 PUP.Optional.HTM.A

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\high tech marketing sl\htm\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\High Tech Marketing SL\htm\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome

Program executable:htmsrv.exe
Name:HTM Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\high tech marketing sl\htm\\htmsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • htmApp.dll - HTM Toolbar
  • htmEng.dll
  • htmTlbr.dll
  • escortShld.dll
  • sqlite3.dll (by Edmunt Pienkowsky) - sqlite3 (LiteX Automation)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • htmTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'High Tech Marketing SL Toolbar' with the class of {5ABE0730-FA3C-4717-B302-A2D6B421BB2C}.

How do I remove High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome?

Quickly and completely remove High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome 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 High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome 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 High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome, 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 High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome.
  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 High Tech Marketing SL toolbar on IE and Chrome you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 8 10.71%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.82%
Windows 7 Professional 8.93%
Windows 7 Starter 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.26% of installs come from Venezuela
Which countries install it?
  Venezuela 18.26%
  Chile 11.30%
  Italy 9.57%
  United States 7.83%
  Mexico 6.96%
  Dominican Republic 5.22%
  Argentina 5.22%
  Spain 5.22%
  Colombia 4.35%
  BO 3.48%
  Israel 2.61%
  MA 1.74%
  Costa Rica 1.74%
  Sweden 1.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.88%
Hewlett-Packard 28.99%
Dell 11.59%
Samsung 8.70%
ASUS 5.80%
Lenovo 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.06%
ECS H61H2-CM 3.06%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.04%
Samsung RV415/RV515 2.04%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 2.04%
Gigabyte G31M-S2C 2.04%


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