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VersionDistribution 25.00% 75.00%

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Quixley_KMb Toolbar

What is Quixley_KMb Toolbar?

Quixley_KMb Toolbar is a potentially unwanted (PUP) web browser toolbar that bundles and installs additional software such as Search Protect. "Search Protect is a free desktop application designed to help you maintain your selected browser settings, including your home page, default search and new tab, and prevent third parties from changing these settings without your permission."


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 4.8 MB (5,032,530 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Quixley_KMb Toolbar.
prxtbQui0.dll (d344cc84609a807ce92187c9662d392b) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.299
G Data 15.4.25 Win32.Application.Conduit
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 39244 Conduit (fs)
Quixley_KMbToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
tbQuix.dll (4a960198febb8b892908cad653a0d28c) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9887 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 29894 Conduit (fs)
tbQui0.dll (73406fa9287b36ca4163797c73a2cd04) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9267 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbQui0.dll (ce49528c9b0b3b3018ee2f70e76b362a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9148 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 24150 Conduit (fs)
       View all 19 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Quixley_KMb
URL: QuixleyKMb.OurToolbar.com
Help link: QuixleyKMb.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quixley_kmb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Quixley_KMb\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.8 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 QuixleyKMb.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 Quixley_KMb Toolbar

  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbQui0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • ldrtbQuix.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbQui0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbQuix.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbQui0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbQuix.dll
  • (Malware detected) Quixley_KMbToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbQui0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} (SmileBox FR).
2 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbQui0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbQui0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbQui0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with the class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbQui0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbQui0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8E319C1C-B993-4BF3-9AAB-B4455476652E}.
Scheduled Task
  • Quixley_KMbToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

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 Quixley_KMb Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Quixley_KMb Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Quixley_KMb 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 Quixley_KMb 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 Quixley_KMb 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 Quixley_KMb Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 25%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

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?
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P505 25.00%
Dell Studio 1745 25.00%
eMachines ET1831 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 25.00%

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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