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Should I remove Kingsoft_EN Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,684
United States Rank #48,255
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.81 days
171.36 days >
Average installed length: 90.03 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.9.0.16 4.00%
6.2.6.0 96.00%

Other programs by Conduit

Kingsoft_EN Toolbar

What is Kingsoft_EN Toolbar?

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.

Overview

The most used version is 6.2.6.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is tbKing.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 10.67 MB (11,184,284 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • 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 Kingsoft_EN Toolbar.
tbKing.dll (01e190b029476013db4d7203fd20cebc) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
ESET-NOD32 8.10659 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.11 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34460 Conduit (fs)
prxtbKin0.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10172 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 31726 Conduit (fs)
tbKin0.dll (73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04) 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)
ldrtbKin0.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 13 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Kingsoft_EN
URL: KingsoftEN.OurToolbar.com
Help link: KingsoftEN.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Kingsoft_EN
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\KINGSO~1\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files1\KINGSO~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 10.67 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 KingsoftEN.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 Kingsoft_EN Toolbar

Program module:tbKing.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\Kingsoft_EN\tbKing.dll
MD5:01e190b029476013db4d7203fd20cebc
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:
  • tbKin1.dll - Conduit Toolbar Automatic Update (Conduit Toolbar)
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbKin0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) prxtbKin0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbKin0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbKing.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • tbKing.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Productivity Toolbar' with the class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a}.
  • prxtbKin0.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).
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • tbKing.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Avanquest FR Findbar' with a class of {E921CB29-27E8-44FC-926C-8648F4CBBB79}.
  • prxtbKin0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbKin0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbKin0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with the class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e}.
  • tbKing.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Productivity Toolbar' with the class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbKin0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbKing.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Productivity Toolbar' with a class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbKin0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8E319C1C-B993-4BF3-9AAB-B4455476652E}.
  • tbKing.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Productivity Toolbar' with a class of {1C9B96A0-CBA2-482E-9C40-9200B547123A}.

How do I remove Kingsoft_EN Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Kingsoft_EN 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 Kingsoft_EN 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 Kingsoft_EN 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 Kingsoft_EN 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 Kingsoft_EN Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 4%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 16.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Windows Seven Black Editi... 8.00%
Windows 7 Starter 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.71%
  DZ 17.14%
  IQ 17.14%
  MA 5.71%
  LY 2.86%
  India 2.86%
  Japan 2.86%
  United Arab Emirates 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 45.83%
Acer 25.00%
Dell 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Samsung 4.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.70%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850-A9... 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 4.35%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C55-A-1... 4.35%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C50-B 4.35%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 4.35%

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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