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Should I remove RechercherWeb Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,634
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 328.90 days
1360.75 days >
Average installed length: 714.97 days


1.0.1 6.25%
1.0.0 93.75%

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RechercherWeb Toolbar

What is RechercherWeb Toolbar?

This is a Conduit toolbar installed in the user's Web browsers (IE, Chrome and Firefox) that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar itself which is typically bundled with free software 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.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.

"By Using a Conduit Software you may enable Conduit 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." - from the EULA.


The most common release is 1.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named toolbar1.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 4.2 MB (4,403,241 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: RechercherWeb Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\rechercherweb toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\RechercherWeb Toolbar\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 4.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RechercherWeb Toolbar

Program module:toolbar1.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\rechercherweb toolbar\toolbar1.dll
Additional files:
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar (Internet Explorer Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbcore3.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar Engine
  • tbhelper.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar Helper
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper Module
  • uninstall.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Uninstaller
  • update.exe - Internet Explorer Toolbar Updater
  • descargar3.exe
  • uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TBSB01555 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (TBSB01555).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'RechercherWeb Toolbar' with the class of {8FFA7469-654F-423E-84FE-6A583CB1C284}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'RechercherWeb Toolbar' with a class of {8FFA7469-654F-423E-84FE-6A583CB1C284}.

How do I remove RechercherWeb Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall RechercherWeb 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 RechercherWeb 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 RechercherWeb 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 RechercherWeb Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 6%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.25%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8 3.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.97% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 72.97%
  United States 13.51%
  Belgium 8.11%
  Switzerland 5.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.88%
Acer 18.75%
Dell 15.63%
Toshiba 9.38%
ASUS 9.38%
Samsung 6.25%
Sony 6.25%
Packard Bell 3.13%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 6.45%
Samsung R530/R730/R540 ... 3.23%
ASUSTeK K53SC 3.23%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.23%
Dell Studio 1749 3.23%

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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