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Playfin is a program developed by Freshy. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 6.9 MB (7,235,294 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\freshy\toolbar
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Freshy\Toolbar\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 6.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Playfin

  • Tightrope.Stub.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Tightrope.Stub.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Yahoo! Helper' with the class of {761CEC6F-D9E6-4A71-BFC6-DD2785FD052A}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Tightrope.Stub.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Yahoo!' with the class of {CD3FEA81-A221-4e47-983E-F7DA6E62B59D}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • Tightrope.Stub.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Yahoo!' with a class of {CD3FEA81-A221-4E47-983E-F7DA6E62B59D}.

How do I remove Playfin?

Quickly and completely remove Playfin from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Playfin 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 Playfin, 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 Playfin.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Playfin you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

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


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