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Should I remove NCH EN Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,200
United States Rank #7,647
Reach 0.0685%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 34.03 days
1004.01 days >
Average installed length: 527.53 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
10.14.0.144 0.10%
10.14.0.142 0.21%
6.15.0.27 0.42%
6.14.0.28 0.52%
6.13.3.1 0.10%
6.11.2.6 0.10%
6.10.3.27 0.42%
6.10.2.5 6.66%
6.9.1.530 0.10%
6.9.1.529 0.21%
6.9.1.528 0.21%
6.9.1.527 0.21%
6.9.0.16 17.17%
6.8.5.1 32.67%
6.8.2.0 7.18%
6.8.0.8 2.29%
6.5.0.203 0.10%
6.5.0.201 0.21%
6.3.3.3 19.77%
6.3.2.17 4.16%
6.2.7.3 5.62%
6.2.6.0 0.83%
6.2.4.1 0.42%
6.2.3.0 0.31%

Other programs by NCH Software

NCH EN Toolbar

What is NCH EN Toolbar?

NCH Toolbar is a generic web browser toolbar that installs a search feature and various buttons for social integration and links to web
sites such as facebook and various search providers. The NCH EN Toolbar will also attempt to change the browser's home page and search
provider.

About  (from NCH Software)

The NCH Toolbar is a great way to stay up to date with the latest information from NCH Software. When a program is updated or a special offer is made, we'll let you know with the NCH Toolbar. It's also a great way to search the web. The toolbar installs into your web browser, and is compatible with Microsoft Internet E...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 6.8.5.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 tbNCH_.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 4.85 MB (5,084,205 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • 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 NCH EN Toolbar.
tbNCH_.dll (3549ca5e8809ff9be5f7216d4fbb7443) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact
VIPRE Antivirus 21724 Conduit (fs)
prxtbNCH_.dll (d0133250565180c9dc8ee0aecccbfd53) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.azm
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.M
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Conduit.TTAU-0102
ESET-NOD32 11248 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N potentially unwanted
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Conduit.A
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
K7 AntiVirus 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
K7GW 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.azm
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 37998 Conduit (fs)
prxtbNCH0.dll (c89d9c80fd468c6b51c4aadcc8463c2d) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 PUA.Win32.Conduit.BX
ESET-NOD32 10643 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34366 Conduit (fs)
tbNCH0.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
NCH_ENToolbarHelper.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
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)
ldrtbNCH_.dll (76b3946090c94bb38dbbca54ac8ff9f7) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25220 Conduit (fs)
       View all 36 all detections
NCH EN Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove NCH EN Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: NCH EN
URL: NCHEN.OurToolbar.com
Help link: NCHEN.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nch_en
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH_EN\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.85 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 NCHEN.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 NCH EN Toolbar

Program module:tbNCH_.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\nch_en\tbNCH_.dll
MD5:3549ca5e8809ff9be5f7216d4fbb7443
Conduit Toolbar web browser plugin for the various toolbars running on the Conduit Toolbar platform is the browser addin installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) NCH_ENToolbarHelper.exe (by Conduit) - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbNCH0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbNCH2.dll
  • hktbNCH0.dll
  • hktbNCH2.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbNCH_.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbNCH0.dll
  • ldrtbNCH2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbNCH_.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbNCH0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbNCH2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbNCH_.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbNCH0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbNCH2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • tbNCH_.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Productivity Toolbar' with the class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a}.
  • prxtbNCH2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} (TV Bar 2).
  • prxtbNCH0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3} (Produtools Manuals).
  • prxtbNCH_.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Ashampoo FR Toolbar' with the class of {ba679afc-8ba0-48f4-b8bf-c144e8699fbc} (Ashampoo FR).
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • tbNCH_.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Avanquest FR Findbar' with a class of {E921CB29-27E8-44FC-926C-8648F4CBBB79}.
  • prxtbNCH_.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Vuze Remote Findbar' with a class of {644597E7-96EC-4DC8-BDE1-D150A08E8D92}.
  • prxtbNCH0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
4 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • tbNCH_.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Productivity Toolbar' with the class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a}.
  • prxtbNCH2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b}.
  • prxtbNCH0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3}.
  • prxtbNCH_.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Ashampoo FR Toolbar' with the class of {ba679afc-8ba0-48f4-b8bf-c144e8699fbc}.
4 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • tbNCH_.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Productivity Toolbar' with a class of {1c9b96a0-cba2-482e-9c40-9200b547123a} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbNCH2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbNCH_.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Ashampoo FR Toolbar' with a class of {ba679afc-8ba0-48f4-b8bf-c144e8699fbc} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbNCH0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'midicairus2 Toolbar' with a class of {4f49c0f1-8cac-4b37-a0ca-2c9edaebc1d1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
4 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • tbNCH_.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Productivity Toolbar' with a class of {1C9B96A0-CBA2-482E-9C40-9200B547123A}.
  • prxtbNCH2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75E0046F-2275-4BCE-9AFD-D8DA19ABDF0B}.
  • prxtbNCH0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with a class of {16BB67E0-6319-4077-BE84-F41269E051F3}.
  • prxtbNCH_.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5CE95E90-4AFA-4388-A5CE-A67D4EAE12F1}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • NCH_ENToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NCH_ENToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

NCH_ENToolbarHelper.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 NCH EN Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove NCH EN 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 NCH EN 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 NCH EN 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 NCH EN 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 NCH EN Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.21%
Windows Vista 11.97%
Windows XP 9.05%
Windows 8 1.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.89%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.18%
  Israel 5.50%
  Australia 4.79%
  United Kingdom 4.44%
  Germany 4.35%
  Canada 4.17%
  Belgium 3.28%
  Sweden 2.40%
  Netherlands 1.95%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Italy 1.77%
  New Zealand 1.77%
  France 1.42%
  Finland 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.96%
Dell 18.62%
Acer 18.44%
Toshiba 10.46%
ASUS 7.09%
GIGABYTE 5.67%
Intel 3.72%
Lenovo 1.95%
Samsung 1.77%
American Megatrends 1.42%
Apple 0.89%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.04%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.03%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.02%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com

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