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Average installed length: 225.48 days

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Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar

What is Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar?

This is an ad-supported web browser toolbar that displays search advertising in the browser as well as may modify the home and search provider. From the Terms: "You can earn 1 Qantas Point per valid search via the Toolbar using the Bing search engine, up to a maximum of 150 Qantas Points per calendar month. Qantas or Bing are not responsible for any computer or internet errors and Qantas Points will only be awarded for valid searches as recorded in the Bing system. As part of your use of the Toolbar, Qantas will collect personal information including search and web browsing activity collected through your use of the Toolbar and Bing search engine and may use it for marketing purposes in accordance with the Toolbar Collection Statement and Toolbar Terms and Conditions."

About  (from FreeCause)

With the Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar, you can earn 1 point for every valid web search, up to a maximum of 150 points a month. To earn Qantas Points through the Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar you must download the Toolbar at qantas.com/qfftoolbar, install it in a compatible browser, login to your Frequent Flyer account...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.qantas.com.au/fflyer/dyn/partners/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\qantas frequent flyer toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 887.03 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar

  • uninstall.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • aboutTabs.7.js
  • aboutTabs.8.js
  • Helper.dll
  • js_components_bin.dll
  • prefio.exe
  • Toolbar.dll - FreeCause Toolbar
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar.dll - Freecause Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) sqlite3.exe
  • TroubleShooter.exe - FreeCause Vista TroubleShooter application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar BHO' with the class of {2E1946E4-D51E-6074-C16F-ED7E0D98A8E4} (FCTBPos00Pos).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with the class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • Helper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'FCToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {62307b67-7eb2-69f4-fda0-9729e3982a06} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with a class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TroubleShooter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar\TroubleShooter.exe'.

How do I remove Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Qantas Frequent Flyer 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 Qantas Frequent Flyer 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 Qantas Frequent Flyer 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 Qantas Frequent Flyer Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.08%
Windows 8 19.23%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 24.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8.1 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.52% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 65.52%
  United States 24.14%
  India 3.45%
  New Zealand 3.45%
  Ireland 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 20.83%
ASUS 16.67%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 4.17%
Acer 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 9.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 4.55%
Sony SVP13213CGB 4.55%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 4.55%
HP Pro 3330 SFF 4.55%


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