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86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,968
United States Rank #19,007
Reach 0.0182%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.13 days
1006.69 days >
Average installed length: 528.94 days

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Homepage Protection Service

What is Homepage Protection Service?

Homepage Protection Service is a Conduit powered search toolbar and Browser helper Object (for IE) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search.

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
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Homepage Protection Service.
fileservetb.dll (61e5117f318fdd1b603149d50f48cc2b) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.FlvTube
Avira AntiVir Adware/FlvTube.cd.1
AVG 2014.0.3571 Generic4
Comodo Security 13937 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Win32.FlvTube
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.FlvTube
K7 AntiVirus 13.153.7745 Adware
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.268 TROJ_GEN.R72H1CU
VIPRE Antivirus 13630 Onestepsearch (fs)
mp3tubetb.dll (7661262a701827d40a4b0e6db3de835f) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BHO.WVE (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BHO.WVE
G Data 22 Adware.BHO.WVE
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.BHO.WVE
Malwarebytes Adware.Mp3Tube
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BHO.WVE
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MPTUBE
uninstall.exe (4987901341ae4b24ffbe72b209d12552) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ByteHero BDV Virus.Win32.Part.a
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 Adware.MP3TubeToolBar
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.Zwangi
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_MPTUBE
VIPRE Antivirus 24042 Onestepsearch (fs)
Mp3TubeVideoToMp3.exe (c254ad1c8e36199c51c55a5b09c47f45) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web DLOADER.Trojan
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 Adware.Mp3Tube
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_MPTUBE
Mp3TubeSvc.exe (4427878b91743c24565ba2e32968920d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes Adware.Mp3Tube
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_FLVTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_FLVTUBE
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Homepage Protection Service has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mp3tube toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mp3Tube Toolbar\uninstall.exe hpp /S
Estimated size: 13.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Homepage Protection Service

Program module:mp3tubetb.dll
Name:Mp3Tube Toolbar
Signed by:CreativeToolbarSolutions.com
Path:C:\Program Files\mp3tube toolbar\mp3tubetb.dll
Additional files:
  • ShowMsg.exe - ShowMsg Helper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • FileServeSvc.exe - FileServe Toolbar Helper Service
  • (Malware detected) fileservetb.dll - FileServe Toolbar
  • FileServeVideoToMp3.exe - FileServeVideoToMp3 Application
  • (Malware detected) Mp3TubeSvc.exe (by Mp3Tube) - Mp3Tube Toolbar Helper Service
  • (Malware detected) Mp3TubeVideoToMp3.exe (by Mp3Tube) - Mp3TubeVideoToMp3 Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • fileservetb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'FileServe Toolbar' with the class of {0E91EFA2-AF48-4333-9965-5DD29DE31B56}.
  • mp3tubetb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Mp3Tube Toolbar' with the class of {46897C77-E7A6-4c33-BFFB-E9C2E2718942}.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • fileservetb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FileServe Toolbar' with a class of {0E91EFA2-AF48-4333-9965-5DD29DE31B56}.
  • mp3tubetb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Mp3Tube Toolbar' with a class of {46897C77-E7A6-4C33-BFFB-E9C2E2718942}.
2 Services
  • FileServeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'FileServe Toolbar Helper' (FileServe Toolbar Helper) "Updates to ensure that you always have the latest features/fixes.".
  • Mp3TubeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Mp3Tube Toolbar Updater Service' (Mp3Tube Toolbar Service) "Update components to ensure that you always have the latest.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0077925998%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00385337%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00393923%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:1.77 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:525 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Homepage Protection Service?

Quickly and completely remove Homepage Protection Service 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 Homepage Protection Service 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 Homepage Protection Service, 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 Homepage Protection Service.
  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 Homepage Protection Service you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 8 2%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.13%
Windows XP 9.52%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows 8 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.78%
  MK 8.33%
  Israel 5.56%
  India 5.56%
  Croatia 4.17%
  BA 2.78%
  France 2.78%
  Philippines 2.78%
  Poland 2.78%
  Portugal 2.78%
  Saudi Arabia 2.78%
  TN 2.78%
  AM 1.39%
  BN 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
Acer 23.73%
Dell 16.95%
ASUS 8.47%
Toshiba 8.47%
Samsung 5.08%
Lenovo 5.08%
Sony 3.39%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 3.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.70%
Micro-Star MS-7529 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.85%
MSI MS-7267 1.85%

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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