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Should I remove IMVU Inc Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,698
United States Rank #5,876
Reach 0.0503%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.25 days
479.50 days >
Average installed length: 251.94 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.15.0.27 4.30%
6.14.0.28 5.73%
6.13.50.9 5.02%
6.13.3.701 4.30%
6.13.3.505 4.66%
6.13.3.1 4.66%
6.12.0.11 5.38%
6.11.2.6 12.19%
6.11.0.36 1.08%
6.10.3.27 6.09%
6.9.0.16 17.56%
6.8.9.0 7.53%
6.8.5.1 6.45%
6.8.2.0 0.36%
6.7.0.6 0.72%
6.6.0.19 2.51%
6.3.3.3 5.02%
6.3.2.17 1.08%
6.2.7.3 3.94%
6.2.3.0 0.36%
5.7.2.2 1.08%

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IMVU Inc Toolbar

What is IMVU Inc Toolbar?

IMVU Inc 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)

In addition to the Conduit Software licensed to you, Conduit also provides a platform to Publishers and other third parties in which they are presented with a large number of tools to enable them to create interesting and unique apps, buttons and gadgets that they may distribute to you as Customized Software. Some of t...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in IMVU Inc Toolbar.
tbIMVU.dll (1a8438854dd15e4389f5bdef502c369d) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24806 Conduit (fs)
prxtbIMVU.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)
tbIMV0.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbIMV0.dll (480994ae776f86dc885fd654665ebdfa) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.8.02260 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9631 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27980 Conduit (fs)
IMVU_IncToolbarHelper.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 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbIMVU.dll (17f8ce1ec27fc5404153c734943afd77) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9142 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1114
VIPRE Antivirus 24082 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)
ldrtbIMV0.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)
tbIMV2.dll (2d2894581d355d5f44eae38898a66846) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9267 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Conduit (fs)
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: IMVU Inc
URL: IMVUInc.OurToolbar.com
Help link: IMVUInc.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\imvu_inc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\IMVU_Inc\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 12.51 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 IMVUInc.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 IMVU Inc Toolbar

Program module:tbIMVU.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\IMVU_Inc\tbIMVU.dll
MD5:1a8438854dd15e4389f5bdef502c369d
Conduit Toolbar BHO for the various toolbars running on the Conduit Toolbar platform is the Browser Helper Object installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and content.
Additional files:
  • tbIMV1.dll - Conduit Toolbar Automatic Update (Conduit Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) IMVU_IncToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) IMVU_IncToolbarHelper1.exe
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbIMV0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbIMV2.dll
  • hk64tbIMVU.dll
  • hktbIMV0.dll
  • hktbIMV2.dll
  • hktbIMVU.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbIMV0.dll
  • ldrtbIMV1.dll
  • ldrtbIMV2.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbIMVU.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbIMV0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbIMV1.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbIMV2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbIMVU.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbIMV0.dll
  • tbIMV2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbIMVU.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

6 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbIMVU.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Messenger Plus MX Toolbar' with the class of {ee0d8b11-0028-4d51-ad4d-381efc1d6d1f} (Messenger Plus MX).
  • prxtbIMV0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Fun Media Bar V6 Toolbar' with the class of {0e3910c1-d767-4d37-88c9-3abd22126683} (Fun Media Bar V6).
  • prxtbIMV2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'KeyBar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {bc09c55d-0375-4dcc-836e-0e3c8addfbda} (KeyBar 2).
  • tbIMVU.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TranslatorBar 5 Toolbar' with the class of {b9b97401-98e1-4942-930d-c36652dab7f2} (TranslatorBar 5).
  • prxtbIMV1.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Messenger Plus Toolbar' with the class of {b760d5a4-8d24-4cb6-942e-d6bb540ad88c} (Messenger Plus).
  • tbIMV1.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Shareware.Pro-EN Toolbar' with the class of {da21bd13-ca22-42e3-a071-98f08f1ca1e7}.
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • tbIMVU.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'uTorrentBar Findbar' with a class of {DB209AE3-7D5C-4B2C-9C4E-917B486D1BDB}.
  • prxtbIMV0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
  • prxtbIMVU.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
6 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbIMVU.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'findr Toolbar' with the class of {4373e9b4-0a12-4112-8e3d-36ded19ee3dd}.
  • prxtbIMV2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ST_Japan Toolbar' with the class of {2e649772-6076-44f9-ba0d-97845e1dcb82}.
  • prxtbIMV0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Fun Media Bar V6 Toolbar' with the class of {0e3910c1-d767-4d37-88c9-3abd22126683}.
  • prxtbIMV1.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Messenger Plus Toolbar' with the class of {b760d5a4-8d24-4cb6-942e-d6bb540ad88c}.
  • tbIMVU.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MessengerPlusLive Italy TB Toolbar' with the class of {285ec6b8-2d76-4297-8e03-0993bbcdf405}.
  • tbIMV1.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Shareware.Pro-EN Toolbar' with the class of {da21bd13-ca22-42e3-a071-98f08f1ca1e7}.
6 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbIMVU.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Messenger Plus MX Toolbar' with a class of {ee0d8b11-0028-4d51-ad4d-381efc1d6d1f} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbIMV2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ST_Japan Toolbar' with a class of {2e649772-6076-44f9-ba0d-97845e1dcb82} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbIMV0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Fun Media Bar V6 Toolbar' with a class of {0e3910c1-d767-4d37-88c9-3abd22126683} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbIMV1.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Messenger Plus Toolbar' with a class of {b760d5a4-8d24-4cb6-942e-d6bb540ad88c} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbIMVU.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Softonic ES Toolbar' with a class of {c2ed826e-8903-4a9d-b0df-3a8fb8ea918a} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbIMV1.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Softonic_France Toolbar' with a class of {4daac69c-cba7-45e2-9bc8-1044483d3352} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
6 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbIMVU.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Uptodown EN Toolbar' with a class of {40F5F417-32BB-4296-9446-C1E0094E7D82}.
  • prxtbIMV2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ST_Japan Toolbar' with a class of {2E649772-6076-44F9-BA0D-97845E1DCB82}.
  • prxtbIMV0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Fun Media Bar V6 Toolbar' with a class of {0E3910C1-D767-4D37-88C9-3ABD22126683}.
  • prxtbIMV1.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Messenger Plus Toolbar' with a class of {B760D5A4-8D24-4CB6-942E-D6BB540AD88C}.
  • tbIMVU.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'MessengerPlusLive Italy TB Toolbar' with a class of {285EC6B8-2D76-4297-8E03-0993BBCDF405}.
  • tbIMV1.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Shareware.Pro-EN Toolbar' with a class of {DA21BD13-CA22-42E3-A071-98F08F1CA1E7}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • IMVU_IncToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • IMVU_IncToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

IMVU_IncToolbarHelper.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 IMVU Inc Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove IMVU Inc Toolbar 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 IMVU Inc 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 IMVU Inc 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 IMVU Inc 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 IMVU Inc Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.33%
Windows 8 10.39%
Windows Vista 10.04%
Windows XP 8.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.47%
Windows 8 5.40%
Windows 7 Professional 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.15%
  Canada 3.84%
  United Kingdom 2.56%
  Brazil 2.30%
  Germany 1.79%
  France 1.28%
  Australia 1.28%
  Belgium 1.02%
  Mexico 1.02%
  Sweden 0.77%
  DZ 0.77%
  Egypt 0.77%
  Poland 0.77%
  Italy 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.54%
Dell 18.38%
Acer 15.14%
Toshiba 10.81%
ASUS 4.86%
American Megatrends 2.16%
Samsung 2.16%
Gateway 1.62%
GIGABYTE 1.62%
Lenovo 1.62%
MSI 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.70%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.36%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.68%

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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