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Should I remove InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,092
United States Rank #4,127
Reach 0.0486%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.93 days
794.34 days >
Average installed length: 417.37 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.17.2.8 1.03%
6.17.1.25 25.37%
6.17.0.33 10.56%
6.16.2.101 6.45%
6.16.2.100 5.43%
6.16.2.2 25.22%
6.16.1.9 25.95%

Other programs by Conduit

InternetHelper3.1 Toolbar for IE

What is InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

InternetHelper3.1 Toolbar for IE is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- Displays contextual advertising.

About  (from Conduit)

We may combine the web Search Data with other non-Personally Identifiable Information (as further detailed above, e.g. Browsing Data or Usage Data) and if we do, some of the otherwise non-Personally Identifiable Information may become Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, the Conduit Software also takes the...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in InternetHelper Toolbar for IE.
tbInte.dll (14d8444746cf6f5eb038e49874d538f6) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9639 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.01 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28072 Conduit (fs)
prxtbInte.dll (d0133250565180c9dc8ee0aecccbfd53) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.azm
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.M
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Conduit.TTAU-0102
ESET-NOD32 11248 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N potentially unwanted
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Conduit.A
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
K7 AntiVirus 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
K7GW 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.azm
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 37998 Conduit (fs)
tbInt0.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)
prxtbInt0.dll (02d550437bd96f4b2add86fd4073e60e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9726 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28606 Conduit (fs)
InternetHelper3.1ToolbarHelper.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)
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)
       View all 32 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: InternetHelper3.1
URL: InternetHelper31.OurToolbar.com
Help link: InternetHelper31.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3289663
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3289663\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3289663 -toolbarName=InternetHelper3.1 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Estimated size: 975.71 KB
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 InternetHelper31.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 InternetHelper3.1 Toolbar for IE

Program module:tbInte.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\InternetHelper3.1\tbInte.dll
MD5:14d8444746cf6f5eb038e49874d538f6
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.0.0.1
  • (Malware detected) prxtbInt0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) prxtbInte.dll
  • hk64tbInt0.dll
  • hktbInt0.dll
  • ldrtbInt0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbInt0.dll
  • hk64tbInte.dll
  • hktbInte.dll
  • (Malware detected) InternetHelper3.1ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • ldrtbInte.dll
  • tbInte.dll
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbInt2.dll
  • hktbInt2.dll
  • ldrtbInt2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbInt2.dll
  • configutaion.json
  • (Malware detected) prxtbInt2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbInte.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} (TV Bar 2).
  • prxtbInt0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3} (Produtools Manuals).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbInte.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbInte.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b}.
  • prxtbInt0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbInte.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbInt0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Faceless Toolbar' with a class of {f1f60d48-e7be-4b15-b567-12de9d47b58e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbInte.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75E0046F-2275-4BCE-9AFD-D8DA19ABDF0B}.
  • prxtbInt0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with a class of {16BB67E0-6319-4077-BE84-F41269E051F3}.
Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • InternetHelper3.1ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall InternetHelper 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 InternetHelper3.1 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 InternetHelper 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 InternetHelper3.1 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.36%
Windows 8 28.74%
Windows Vista 7.48%
Windows XP 5.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.78%
Windows 8.1 12.43%
Windows 8 12.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.21%
Windows 7 Professional 6.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.26%
  MA 0.09%
  United Kingdom 0.09%
  India 0.09%
  Germany 0.09%
  Colombia 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%
  Canada 0.09%
  Estonia 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.44%
Dell 26.90%
Acer 13.17%
Toshiba 12.99%
ASUS 5.19%
Samsung 3.34%
Lenovo 1.67%
GIGABYTE 1.30%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.36%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.15%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%

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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