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Should I remove LavaGuard Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0007%

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.9.0.3 100.00%

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LavaGuard Toolbar

What is LavaGuard Toolbar?

LavaGuard Toolbar was the beta name for the Ad-Aware Security Toolbar. Ad-Aware Security Toolbar constantly checks sites against a constantly updated list of reported phishing and malware infected sites and provides real-time browsing protection against the latest web-based exploits, from back door Trojans to phishing sites.

About  (from Lavasoft)

Since the start, Lavasoft’s focus has been to protect your privacy and to build tools that remove annoying malware and spyware programs. Historically, many toolbars have been included in the list of programs we remove. These toolbars used to control the search results, modify user experience and track browsing activiti...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named lavaguardtb.dll. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 2.36 MB (2,470,892 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Lavasoft and Visicom Media Inc.
URL: toolbar.lavasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lavaguardtb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\lavaguardtb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.36 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LavaGuard Toolbar

Program module:lavaguardtb.dll
Name:LavaGuard Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\lavaguardtb\lavaguardtb.dll
MD5:830d8ce7cd3bfb6ba06bf82fd917fd29
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - LavaGuard Toolbar (LavaGuard Toolbar Uninstaller)
  • lavaguardDx.dll - LavaGuard Toolbar Link Library
  • ieUtils.exe (by Visicom Media) - ieUtils (ieUtils for Dynamic Toolbars)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • lavaguardDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LavaGuard Toolbar' with the class of {6c97a91e-4524-4019-86af-2aa2d567bf5c}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • lavaguardDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'LavaGuard Toolbar' with the class of {6c97a91e-4524-4019-86af-2aa2d567bf5c}.

How do I remove LavaGuard Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove LavaGuard 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 LavaGuard 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 LavaGuard 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 LavaGuard 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 LavaGuard Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Canada 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%
  Hungary 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 75.00%
Sony 25.00%
Common models
Sony VPCEB1S0E 25.00%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 25.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq 61... 25.00%

About Lavasoft

Lavasoft is a development company that produces anti-spyware software, most known for Ad-Aware.
Publisher URL: www.lavasoft.com

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