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Should I remove Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar?

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VersionDistribution
5.7.2.2 100.00%

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Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar

What is Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar?

Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar is a Community Toolbar by Conduit that runs in IE, Chrome and Firefox Web browsers. The toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing and sends this information to OurToolbar so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar will attempt to change the browser's home page and search provider settings during installation (sometimes this is an option provided to the user but is checked by default) and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar. It also may send event logs and other system-related information to a server, and may automatically download and install updates without notifying the user. This is a PPI (pay per install) toolbar. For each install and for every month the user whose web browser this is installed into remains installed, the publisher gets paid by Conduit a few cents depending on the country of origin.

About  (from Conduit)

As part of the functionality available on the Application, we may offer you search features provided by us and/or other third parties. In addition, an Application also take the form of apps, buttons or gadgets that we created for your enjoyment If these Applications will require any access, collection, use or sharing ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar.
tbMess.dll (469b44ae63d2ae02b512ec92c64d4a06) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact
ESET-NOD32 7.9314 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.11 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25620 Conduit (fs)
Messenger_Plus_Live_BelgiumToolbarHelper.exe (a320df2b47cfcaf98d06eb59cd72084c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.C534
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Adware.Conduit.300
G Data 25 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.6.1.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
tbMes0.dll (e4cc410bd005958125cd87c5f6e66371) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact.yycu
ESET-NOD32 9577 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27650 Conduit (fs)
Messenger_Plus_Live_BelgiumToolbarHelper1.exe (f3011af04d7bf1afe16cec5eb7d9a586) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 29542 Conduit (fs)
       View all 15 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Messenger Plus Live Belgium
URL: MessengerPlusLiveBelgium.OurToolbar.com
Help link: MessengerPlusLiveBelgium.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Messenger_Plus_Live_Belgium
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MESSEN~2\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files2\MESSEN~2\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 9.82 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 MessengerPlusLiveBelgium.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 Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar

Program module:tbMess.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\Messenger_Plus_Live_Belgium\tbMess.dll
MD5:469b44ae63d2ae02b512ec92c64d4a06
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Messenger_Plus_Live_BelgiumToolbarHelper1.exe - ToolbarH Application
  • (Malware detected) tbMes0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • tbMes1.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbMess.dll
  • (Malware detected) Messenger_Plus_Live_BelgiumToolbarHelper.exe
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • tbMess.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Softonic-Eng7 Toolbar' with the class of {414b6d9d-4a95-4e8d-b5b1-149dd2d93bb3}.
  • tbMes0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Download-DE Toolbar' with the class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463}.
2 Internet Explorer Bars
  • tbMes0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Softonic France FF Findbar' with a class of {EC99436A-C0E6-4FFA-915D-132E669B3936}.
  • tbMess.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'softonic-de3 Findbar' with a class of {1AB996D8-2842-49CD-8C35-D74998A1059C}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • tbMess.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '2Shared Toolbar' with the class of {ef468e5b-5b30-4136-a833-7f2e3a31afdf}.
  • tbMes0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Download-DE Toolbar' with the class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • tbMess.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Oryte Games 1 Toolbar' with a class of {50bcbfa7-2a6a-41ed-9d96-34d2073a8943} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbMes0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Download-DE Toolbar' with a class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • tbMess.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Softonic English FF Toolbar' with a class of {FFA0793E-3980-4BE4-8234-048FA665F700}.
  • tbMes0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Download-DE Toolbar' with a class of {822E7427-5855-4592-8EA9-3F6FFF633463}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • Messenger_Plus_Live_BelgiumToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Messenger Plus Live Belgium 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 Messenger Plus Live Belgium 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 Messenger Plus Live Belgium 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 Messenger Plus Live Belgium Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Acer
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Belgium 28.57%

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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