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

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,529
United States Rank #43,006
Reach 0.0644%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.99 days
501.08 days >
Average installed length: 263.28 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.2.0 100.00%

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Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Somoto Ltd.

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

Movies Toolbar (this is the Mozilla Firefox version) is a web browser toolbar and 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.

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named cltmng.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 3.63 MB (3,803,088 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Movies Toolbar for Firefox Dist. by Somoto Ltd..
searchresultsDx.dll (23703986965e3dcc5f12e8404a58ae4b) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141121 Adware.Win32.Agent.am
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0325 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 7.10447 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.B
K7 AntiVirus 13.183.13432 Unwanted-Program
K7GW 13.183.13432 Unwanted-Program ( 004a8e8b1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2914 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.62151 Trojan.Win32.Generic.dbxkmk
Zillya 2.0.0.1929 Adware.Agent.Win32.12681
dtUser.exe (eb7e90cf7cc8a775a47afa552d3f0852) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom!
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Adware.Toolbar.246
ESET-NOD32 10641 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.62995 Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.dbxksq
       View all 14 all detections
Movies Toolbar for Firefox 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\FF
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\MOVIES~1\SAFETY~1\SRTOOL~1\FF\uninstall.exe /UN=FF /PID=^AG1
Estimated size: 3.63 MB

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

Program executable:cltmng.exe
Name:Search Protect
Search Protect by Conduit
Path:C:\Program Files\searchprotect\searchprotect\bin\cltmng.exe
MD5:e1e95a36a007dccb43cef57cf05c6c93
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe - DtUser
  • (Malware detected) searchresultsDx.dll - dtx Dynamic Link Library
  • searchresultstb.dll - DTX Toolbar (DTX kernel Module)
  • SPTool64.exe (by Conduit) - Search Protect (Search Protect by Conduit)
  • SPVC32.dll (by Conduit)
  • SPVC32Loader.dll
  • SPVC64.dll
  • SPVC64Loader.dll
  • uninstall.exe - Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.) (Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.) Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • searchresultsDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DataMngr' with the class of {9D717F81-9148-4f12-8568-69135F087DB0}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • searchresultsDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Movies Toolbar (Dist. by Somoto Ltd.)' with the class of {3444c3c5-6c56-4a16-a453-832b05bf6ea4}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Search Results Toolbar\Datamngr\SRToolBar\dtUser.exe'.

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

Quickly and completely remove Movies Toolbar for Firefox (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 Firefox 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 Firefox (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 Firefox 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 Firefox Dist. by Somoto Ltd. you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.45%
Windows 8 21.08%
Windows XP 11.04%
Windows Vista 2.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.89%
Windows 7 Professional 9.56%
Windows 8 5.67%
Windows 8.1 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

6.03% of installs come from DZ
Which countries install it?
  DZ 6.03%
  Brazil 5.90%
  Egypt 5.41%
  Germany 4.80%
  Italy 4.55%
  Indonesia 4.18%
  IQ 3.57%
  Belgium 3.44%
  United Kingdom 3.08%
  India 2.71%
  Romania 2.71%
  Saudi Arabia 2.71%
  TN 2.58%
  United States 2.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.78%
Acer 21.42%
Dell 18.55%
ASUS 9.78%
Toshiba 7.42%
GIGABYTE 5.73%
Samsung 5.40%
Lenovo 3.20%
American Megatrends 1.85%
Sahara 1.18%
Medion 0.84%
Sony 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.96%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.97%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.65%


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