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NPR Radio Toolbar

What is NPR Radio Toolbar?

NPR Radio Toolbar is a Conduit web browser plugin for Intenet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that collects and stores information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit in order to provide advertising. It will change the user's home page and search provider during installation (optional but enabled by default) and provides a search box and various social features. If the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user if the user decides to uninstall the toolbar. According to the License Agreement, "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. Only generalized inferences are passed from the Application to our servers."

About  (from Conduit)

By Using a Conduit Software you may enable Conduit to access, use and collect a variety of information, both personal and non-personal, regarding your Internet Browser, your browsing habits, and information about your computer
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in NPR Radio Toolbar.
NPR_RadioToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9338 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
prxtbNPR0.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9338 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25802 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbNPR0.dll (5b9b1f88e9a9dcd1b1699b192aca297e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25216 Conduit (fs)
tbNPR0.dll (a8a1b6e818b4e7ad6ec777c6633ced69) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24644 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbNPR_.dll (f0ac64e1d9a805800578c667283d79a0) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9176 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 24398 Conduit (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: NPRRadio.MyRadioToolbar.com
Help link: NPRRadio.MyRadioToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\npr_radio
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NPR_Radio\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.26 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 NPRRadio.MyRadioToolbar.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 NPR Radio Toolbar

Program executable:NPR_RadioToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name: ToolbarH Application
ToolbarH Application
Path:C:\Program Files\npr_radio\NPR_RadioToolbarHelper.exe
When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and knowledge of the URL the user is currently viewing;...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbNPR_.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • ldrtbNPR0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbNPR0.dll
  • tbNPR_.dll
  • tbNPR0.dll
  • (Malware detected) NPR_RadioToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbNPR0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Avanquest IT Toolbar' with the class of {ada76bee-21e7-4883-b942-de2f04a1b95c} (Avanquest IT).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbNPR0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Radio W Findbar' with a class of {B3B04B3A-7193-4C9C-B519-6FC9F4B98C46}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbNPR0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Ashampoo NL Toolbar' with the class of {0734d757-fea6-4637-a7e4-2bd40a7fd8da}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbNPR0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Ashampoo NL Toolbar' with a class of {0734d757-fea6-4637-a7e4-2bd40a7fd8da} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbNPR0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Avanquest IT Toolbar' with a class of {ADA76BEE-21E7-4883-B942-DE2F04A1B95C}.
Scheduled Task
  • NPR_RadioToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

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 NPR Radio Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove NPR Radio 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 NPR Radio 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 NPR Radio 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 NPR Radio 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 NPR Radio Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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