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Should I remove Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd.?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,527
United States Rank #27,671
Reach 0.0792%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.95 days
677.13 days >
Average installed length: 355.78 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.2.0 100.00%

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Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd.

What is Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd.?

Movies Toolbar (this is the Google Chrome version) is a web browser extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. 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 bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host. The platform in many cases installs a service 'engine' that is designed to protect the toolbar as well as the modified search and home pages to toolbar's search partner.

What the toolbar does:

- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.

- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.

About  (from APN)

The Search Application may install into your Internet browser or operating system and allows you to search the Internet with Ask.com (the “APN Search Service”), and may provide other features as further described herein or during the Search Application installation process. If you already have a Search Application on y...  Read more
Overview
Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd. has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: apn.ask.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\SAFETY~1\SRTOOL~1\GC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\SAFETY~1\SRTOOL~1\GC\uninstall.exe /UN=CR /PID=^AG1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 11.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd.

  • C2RCOMPAT.DLL
  • C2RICONS.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office 2010 (Microsoft Office 2010 component)
  • CVH.EXE (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler
  • CVHBS.EXE
  • CVHSHARED.DLL - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Handler Shared Dll
  • CVHSVC.EXE - Microsoft Office Client Virtualization Service
  • MAPICLIENT.DLL - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Client
  • MAPISERVER.EXE - Microsoft Virtual Office Simple Mapi Proxy Server
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE
  • OWSSuppFactory.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support for Virtual Office
  • OWSSuppPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support proxy/stub
  • ProtocolHandlerFactory.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler
  • ProtocolHandlerPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler proxy/stub
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.) Installer)
  • VirtualOWSSuppHost.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host
  • VirtualOWSSuppHostPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualOWSSuppManager.exe - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager
  • VirtualOWSSuppManagerPS.dll - Microsoft SharePoint Client Support Manager proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host
  • VirtualSearchHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Host proxy/stub
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHost.exe - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager
  • VirtualSearchProtocolHostPS.dll - Search MAPI Protocol Handler Manager proxy/stub

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Mozilla Plugin
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Microsoft SharePoint Plug-in for Firefox' with a plugin key of [email protected]/SharePoint,version=14.0' for all users of the PC.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • CVH.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{D905EAE7-037B-4274-A3EC-DBDF6C204414}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHBS.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'UpdaterEX' (runs daily at 3:07 PM).
  • C2RICONS.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9D0AF2A-4179-4A5C-A53B-BA0FF5C4894F}' (runs on registration).
  • CVHSVC.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CCF83FE-C6A1-43D4-AC4A-58785C8D2252}' (runs on registration).
  • OFFICEVIRT.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{3B23BCDA-6BDB-437D-B180-6439CB4337D7}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • CVHBS.EXE runs as a service named 'FindYourMapsService' (FindYourMaps_dpService).
  • CVHSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'Client Virtualization Handler' (cvhsvc) "Client Virtualization Handler Service (unlocalized description)".
Startup File (User Run)
  • CVH.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OfficeSyncProcess' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\microsoft shared\Virtualization Handler\CVH.EXE" /quietlaunch "MSOSYNC 9014006604090000".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CVHBS.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'InboxAce Home Page Guard 64 bit' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\INBOXA~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator64.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

OFFICEVIRT.EXE
Memory:2.26 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003438751%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00028268%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006119%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:12,092
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:58 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:16 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd.?

Quickly and completely remove Movies Toolbar for Chrome (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.) 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 Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd. 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 Movies Toolbar for Chrome (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.), 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 Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd..
  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 Movies Toolbar for Chrome Dist. by Somoto Ltd. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.88%
Windows 8 20.52%
Windows XP 10.17%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.15%
Windows 7 Professional 9.79%
Windows 8 4.71%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.02% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 9.02%
  Egypt 5.25%
  Saudi Arabia 4.66%
  DZ 3.67%
  United States 3.37%
  IQ 3.37%
  Italy 3.37%
  Indonesia 3.07%
  Germany 3.07%
  India 2.87%
  France 2.58%
  Philippines 2.58%
  United Kingdom 2.58%
  Israel 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
Acer 20.48%
Dell 17.67%
ASUS 10.38%
Toshiba 7.85%
Samsung 5.75%
GIGABYTE 5.33%
Lenovo 3.65%
Intel 1.68%
American Megatrends 1.40%
Sahara 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.70%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.56%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.56%


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