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Should I remove RadioRage Firefox Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,415
United States Rank #14,191
Reach 0.0128%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.22 days
360.63 days >
Average installed length: 189.48 days

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RadioRage Firefox Toolbar

What is RadioRage Firefox Toolbar?

RadioRage Firefox Toolbar installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

MetroCast Toolbar is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading a Toolbar provided by Mindspark, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (and any supported email functions and/or chat functions), with one or more of the following features (these features may vary for different versions of the Toolbar and/or if you utilize any customization tools off...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in RadioRage Firefox Toolbar.
4jBar.dll (55bb146847cf8fc07253de6ab20041a9) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140111 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3598 Zango
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodef3.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8.9169 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
nProtect 13.12.13.01 Adware/W32.Agent.712264
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.14109 PE:Malware.MyWebSearch!6.1DA
VIPRE Antivirus 24316 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
4jSrchMn.exe (fb85f333d10b1475650c4304f99a1ece) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.Generic
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Skodna.Generic.AOF
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Cloddd7.Trojan.8c0b
Dr.Web Adware.MyWebSearch.47
ESET-NOD32 9262 Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.W
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10766 Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
K7GW 9.175.10766 Trojan ( 0047e1181 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Trojan.Win32.MyWebSearch.crhhqy
nProtect 2014-01-08.01 Trojan/W32.Agent.44784.D
VIPRE Antivirus 25210 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
NP4jStub.dll (475bd9e4d9b0dac46209b0382024015e) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
ESET-NOD32 8944 Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.T
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Mywebsearch.H2.gen!Eldorado
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0910
VIPRE Antivirus 22590 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
4jSrcAs.dll (cb31249537d2758f73046888aa02ca7a) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:FunWeb-K [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 AdInstaller.FunWeb
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4261 W32.Clod028.Trojan.f1cd
nProtect 2013-10-29.04 Adware/W32.Agent.62864
VIPRE Antivirus 22822 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
       View all 32 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\RadioRage_4j\bar\1.bin
Uninstaller: rundll32 "C:\Program Files\RadioRage_4j\bar\1.bin\4jBar.dll",O mindsparktoolbarkey="RadioRage_4j" uninstalltype="FF"
Estimated size: 8.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RadioRage Firefox Toolbar

Program module:4jBar.dll (Malware detected)
Name:MindSpark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox
MindSpark Toolbar Platform
Path:C:\Program Files\RadioRage_4j\bar\1.bin\4jBar.dll
MD5:55bb146847cf8fc07253de6ab20041a9
My Web Search by the Mindspark Interactive Network is a browser toolbar, part of the Fun Web Products suite of potentially unwanted applications such as Smiley Central, Cursor Mania, Popular Screensavers and others. The toolbar provides...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 4jbar.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox (MindSpark Toolbar Platform)
  • 4jhighin.exe - Run a MindSpark DLL as an App
  • 4jmedint.exe
  • 4jregfft.dll
  • 4jregiet.dll
  • 4jhkstub.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector Stub
  • 4jreghk.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector
  • (Malware detected) 4jSrcAs.dll - MindSpark Search Assistant for Internet Explorer (MindSpark Search Assistant)
  • (Malware detected) 4jSrchMn.exe - MindSpark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
  • (Malware detected) NP4jStub.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub (MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows)
  • T8HTML.DLL - MindSpark Toolbar Platform Html Player
  • 4jPlugin.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin (MindSpark Toolbar Platform Plugin for 32-bit Windows)
  • 4jauxstb.dll - MindSpark Toolbar Platform
  • 4jbprtct.dll
  • 4jdlghk.dll
  • 4jradio.dll - MindSpark Radio
  • 4jieovr.dll - Toolbar Platform
  • T8TICKER.DLL - MindSpark Ticker
  • T8RES.DLL - MainResource Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NP4jStub.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NP4jStub.dll'.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 4jbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'McAfee Phishing Filter' with the class of {27B4851A-3207-45A2-B947-BE8AFE6163AB}.
  • 4jSrcAs.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Search Assistant BHO' with the class of {4c7755e5-bc5f-4360-86f0-54627a5b5a04}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • 4jbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • 4jbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MyImageConverter' with the class of {4a8a0b3b-eeb7-4e90-b359-3e01b2c15e82}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • 4jSrcAs.dll is loaded in Internet Explorer as a URL search hook using the CLSID {26a5c36c-87fd-4c18-997c-f7a49febc715} and is used by IE to redirect the address of an unknown typed URLs.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • 4jbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Retrogamer' with a class of {3392CFEC-56F8-41EE-BDB4-4E301EFD2C93}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • NP4jStub.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@RadioRage_4j.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of '@RadioRage_4j.com/Plugin' for all users of the PC.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • 4jSrchMn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SoccerInferno Search Scope Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\SOCCER~2\bar\1.bin\j2srchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h.
  • 4jbar.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VideoDownloadConverter' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\VIDEOD~2\bar\1.bin\4zbar.dll,S.
Network connections
  • 4jmedint.exe connects to ve-in-f105.1e100.net (173.194.75.105 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

4jhighin.exe
Memory:2.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020603325%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00137664%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00068370%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,200
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:13 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:669 Bytes
105.02 KB average
4jmedint.exe
Memory:2.25 MB
Total CPU:0.0011411218%
Kernel CPU:0.00073377%
User CPU:0.00040735%
CPU cycles/sec:2,741
I/O reads/min:30 Bytes
I/O writes/min:9 Bytes
4jSrchMn.exe
Memory:925.71 KB
Total CPU:0.0001043500%
Kernel CPU:0.00009643%
User CPU:0.00000792%
CPU cycles/sec:3,456
I/O reads/min:2 Bytes

How do I remove RadioRage Firefox Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove RadioRage Firefox 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 RadioRage Firefox 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 RadioRage Firefox 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 RadioRage Firefox 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 RadioRage Firefox Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.86%
Windows 8 18.07%
Windows Vista 12.05%
Windows XP 6.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.20%
Windows 8 10.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.09%
  Australia 2.73%
  Belgium 1.82%
  Canada 1.82%
  Germany 1.82%
  France 1.82%
  MA 1.82%
  TN 1.82%
  Argentina 0.91%
  BD 0.91%
  DZ 0.91%
  Spain 0.91%
  United Kingdom 0.91%
  Greece 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.27%
Dell 16.42%
Acer 11.94%
Toshiba 8.96%
GIGABYTE 5.97%
Lenovo 5.97%
Intel 1.49%
Gateway 1.49%
ASUS 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.69%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.56%
TPVAOC Ltd AA183M 1.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite P75-A 1.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite M645 1.28%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.28%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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