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Should I remove Mgvdo Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.10.3.28? 11.11%
6.10.3.28 33.33%
6.10.3.27 55.56%

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Mgvdo Toolbar

What is Mgvdo Toolbar?

Mgvdo 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)

As part of the functionality available on the Application, we may offer you search features provided by us and/or other third parties. Additionally, we may use Cookies in the web search services we provide to you. These Cookies collect and store information about your search activity when you use our web search service...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • 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 Mgvdo Toolbar.
prxtbMgvd.dll (5e16941abd53231f36f7f4b0e4b575ea) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Panda Antivirus 14.04.22.01 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34164 Conduit (fs)
MgvdoToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
prxtbMgv0.dll (5c6b58516ebb518e1e91f1fb65eab04b) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
ESET-NOD32 10273 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 32318 Conduit (fs)
MgvdoToolbarHelper1.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)
tbMgvd.dll (cef32b574f8c732bacafd93210642dbb) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact.ckae
ESET-NOD32 9702 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28454 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 23 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Mgvdo
URL: Mgvdo.OurToolbar.com
Help link: Mgvdo.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mgvdo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mgvdo\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 12.6 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 Mgvdo.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 Mgvdo Toolbar

Program module:prxtbMgvd.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\mgvdo\prxtbMgvd.dll
MD5:5e16941abd53231f36f7f4b0e4b575ea
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) MgvdoToolbarHelper1.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbMgv0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbMgv0.dll
  • ldrtbMgv0.dll
  • ldrtbMgvd.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbMgv0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbMgvd.dll
  • tbMgv0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbMgvd.dll
  • (Malware detected) MgvdoToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbMgvd.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'elabeling Toolbar' with the class of {057766a3-83ce-4dfb-8db4-9a671c8ed366} (elabeling).
  • prxtbMgv0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with the class of {00f2c0c6-2194-484e-9064-44e57787867b} (SearchElf 1.1).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbMgvd.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with the class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1}.
  • prxtbMgv0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'IncrediMail MediaBar Deutsch 2 Toolbar' with the class of {990af1c2-5a27-4460-8149-ecc6bc122af3}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbMgvd.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbMgv0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with a class of {00f2c0c6-2194-484e-9064-44e57787867b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbMgvd.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5CE95E90-4AFA-4388-A5CE-A67D4EAE12F1}.
  • prxtbMgv0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SearchElf 1.1 Toolbar' with a class of {00F2C0C6-2194-484E-9064-44E57787867B}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • MgvdoToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MgvdoToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

MgvdoToolbarHelper.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 Mgvdo Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Mgvdo 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 Mgvdo 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 Mgvdo 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 Mgvdo 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 Mgvdo Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 11%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 22.22%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 64.29%
  United States 35.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sahara 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Samsung R519/R719 11.11%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 11.11%
HP-Pavilion VN440AA-ABE s... 11.11%
HP-Pavilion FR546AA-ABE a... 11.11%
Gateway NS50 11.11%
DataLogic O.E.M 11.11%

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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