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PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only

What is PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only?

PassionUp Toolbar (Visicom Media Inc) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monitization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

About  (from W3i)

By using the Toolbar, you authorize us to collect, store, use, and distribute your Registration Data including your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy. By using the Toolbar, you also authorize us to monitor, record, collect, use, and distribute information provided or...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only.
passionuptoolbar.dll (722c241371099332689ecc1d43065038) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0146 DLOADER.Trojan
Jiangmin KV130526 Trojan/Agent.drjz
PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only 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 PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: W3i.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\passionuptoolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\passionuptoolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.75 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only

Program module:passionuptoolbar.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Toolbar Kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\passionuptoolbar\passionuptoolbar.dll
MD5:722c241371099332689ecc1d43065038
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Visicom Media) - PassionUp Toolbar (PassionUp Toolbar installer.)
  • install.rdf
  • passionupdx.dll - Toolbar Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • passionupdx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PassionUp Toolbar' with the class of {2A1998DF-70D2-4b25-B59E-868FBCA20BA1}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • passionupdx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PassionUp Toolbar' with the class of {2A1998DF-70D2-4b25-B59E-868FBCA20BA1}.

How do I remove PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only?

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Or, you can uninstall PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only 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 PassionUp Toolbar (Remove Toolbar Only), 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 PassionUp Toolbar Remove Toolbar Only.
  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.

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OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 57%
Win 7 (SP1) 14%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 57.14%
Windows 7 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows Vista Home Basic 42.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.89%
  United Kingdom 5.56%
  NG 5.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Gateway 14.29%
Common models
Sony VPCS131FM 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 16.67%
Gateway T3612 16.67%
eMachines EL1333G 16.67%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 16.67%
Dell Inspiron 530 16.67%

About W3i

W3i developes a product called InstallIQ that allows software publishers montize software distribution by co-installed bundled software as well as interapp advertising.
Publisher URL: www.w3i.com

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