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6.8.5.1 50.00%
6.2.3.0 50.00%

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Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar

What is Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar?

Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar (from Trovi) is an ad-supported toolbar that will upon installation modify the default web browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages by setting setting it to Trovi.com. Changes to the browser include (according to the EULA) the following:

- Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including your Browser's built-in search box.
- Change of the default home page and/or new tabs of your Internet Browser, and protect your search settings.
- Additional search-related services.
- Allowing Trovi access to information contained on your social network account and/or site.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Allow first-party and third-party Cookies to be installed in your Browser.

About  (from Client Connect LTD)

The toolbar may include web search box(es) and other features. By Using the Toolbar, you may enable Trovi 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.
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • 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 Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar.
Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14620 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 7.10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 14.8.24 Win32.Adware.Conduit
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 14.01.11.12 PUP/Conduit.A

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Pittsburgh Pirates
URL: PittsburghPirates.ourtoolbar.com
Help link: PittsburghPirates.ourtoolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pittsburgh_pirates
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Pittsburgh_Pirates\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.79 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 PittsburghPirates.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 Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar

Program executable:Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name: ToolbarH Application
ToolbarH Application
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\pittsburgh_pirates\Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff
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 (by Conduit) - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Pittsburgh_PiratesToolbarHelper.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 Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Pittsburgh Pirates 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 Pittsburgh Pirates 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 Pittsburgh Pirates 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 Pittsburgh Pirates Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows Vista (SP2)
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
100.00%
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Gateway 50.00%

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