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PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE

What is PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE?

PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE is a Conduit Connect toolbar for Internet Explorer. This toolbar runs as a web browser extension and Browser Helper Object and is distributed using the Conduit/Perion monetization platform. Although this software is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this IE toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to a Conduit controlled search portal using Bing as the primary search engine. It will also modify the default search provider to uses Bing as well.

From the License: "As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, we may change your Internet Browser settings and/or provide you with the ability to opt to make changes to your Internet Browser settings and/or your mobile device settings and/or your social network account settings. Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including your Browser's built-in search box, if applicable, and address bar; Allowing software updates of the Conduit Software once a new version is released and the ability to send you notifications. Allowing Conduit access to information contained on your social network account and/or site (which you must explicitly and separately opt in to)."

About  (from Conduit)

We may combine the web Search Data with other non-Personally Identifiable Information (as further detailed above, e.g. Browsing Data or Usage Data) and if we do, some of the otherwise non-Personally Identifiable Information may become Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, the Conduit Software also takes the...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE with Reason Core Security.
PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE 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 PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC-Helpsoft
URL: PCHelpsoftToolbar.OurToolbar.com
Help link: PCHelpsoftToolbar.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3106574
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3106574\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3106574 -toolbarName=PC-Helpsoft -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Estimated size: 1.69 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 PCHelpsoftToolbar.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 PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE

  • UninstallerUI.exe -

How do I remove PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE 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 PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE, 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 PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE.
  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 PC-Helpsoft Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

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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