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Should I remove SFT_com4 Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,446
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.85 days
1057.68 days >
Average installed length: 555.73 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.14.0.28 2.27%
6.13.3.505 2.27%
6.10.3.27 6.82%
6.9.0.16 6.82%
6.8.5.1 13.64%
6.7.0.6 2.27%
6.3.8.0 65.91%

Other programs by Conduit

SFT_com4 Toolbar

What is SFT_com4 Toolbar?

SFT_com4 Toolbar is a Conduit Community toolbar for various web browsers. The toolbar collects information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide advertising. During installation it may change the web browser's home page and search page and if uninstalled will need to be manually changed back. It may also automatically download and install updates without notifying the user. From the OurToolbar EULA: "The Application may also collect and store information about your web browsing locally on your device. This locally saved information may interact with the Application and send us information about your web browsing so we can suggest services or provide you ads that may be more relevant to you."

About  (from Conduit)

When you access the Application, we use technologies similar to Cookies to automatically record unidentifiable and non-personal data (for example, Application usage data which does not include Personally Identifiable Information) that the Application sends to enable quality assurance, improve the quality of the service...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates 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 SFT_com4 Toolbar.
SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14620 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 7.10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 14.8.24 Win32.Adware.Conduit
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 14.01.11.12 PUP/Conduit.A
prxtbSFT_.dll (d344cc84609a807ce92187c9662d392b) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.C534
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Adware.Conduit.299
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 39244 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSFT0.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10172 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 31726 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSFT2.dll (5e16941abd53231f36f7f4b0e4b575ea) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34164 Conduit (fs)
tbSFT0.dll (90a1b31ba3d3c1fd73b6021c1d8c1c8f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17602 Application.Win32.Conduit.r
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25382 Conduit (fs)
SFT_com4ToolbarHelper1.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbSFT2.dll (cef32b574f8c732bacafd93210642dbb) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact.ckae
ESET-NOD32 9702 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28454 Conduit (fs)
tbSFT_.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 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 29894 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbSFT0.dll (76b3946090c94bb38dbbca54ac8ff9f7) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25220 Conduit (fs)
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 26380 Conduit (fs)
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SFT_com4
URL: SFTcom4.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SFTcom4.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sft_com4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SFT_com4\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.63 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 SFTcom4.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 SFT_com4 Toolbar

Program executable:SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name: ToolbarH Application
ToolbarH Application
Path:C:\Program Files\sft_com4\SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff
When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and knowledge of the URL the user is currently viewing;...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SFT_com4ToolbarHelper1.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbSFT0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbSFT0.dll
  • ldrtbSFT_.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbSFT0.dll
  • ldrtbSFT2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSFT_.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSFT0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSFT1.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSFT2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSFT_.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSFT0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSFT2.dll
  • (Malware detected) SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbSFT2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'elabeling Toolbar' with the class of {057766a3-83ce-4dfb-8db4-9a671c8ed366} (elabeling).
  • prxtbSFT1.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).
  • prxtbSFT_.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'mymatch_v2 Toolbar' with the class of {d23a1ac9-8a14-4971-b04f-92966eb5ad95} (mymatch_v2).
  • prxtbSFT0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CCC001 Toolbar' with the class of {91da5e8a-3318-4f8c-b67e-5964de3ab546} (CCC001).
2 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbSFT1.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
  • tbSFT0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'mako LIVE Findbar' with a class of {E4FBCEE4-B3B5-4FD1-933E-98130DB1E104}.
4 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbSFT1.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with the class of {8e319c1c-b993-4bf3-9aab-b4455476652e}.
  • prxtbSFT2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with the class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1}.
  • prxtbSFT_.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'mymatch_v2 Toolbar' with the class of {d23a1ac9-8a14-4971-b04f-92966eb5ad95}.
  • prxtbSFT0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Serif PhotoPlus Toolbar' with the class of {8f2767f8-338a-4258-bd1c-4de5a3d8cdb2}.
4 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbSFT1.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.
  • prxtbSFT2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbSFT_.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'mymatch_v2 Toolbar' with a class of {d23a1ac9-8a14-4971-b04f-92966eb5ad95} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbSFT0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Serif PhotoPlus Toolbar' with a class of {8f2767f8-338a-4258-bd1c-4de5a3d8cdb2} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
4 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbSFT1.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ViralinBox Toolbar' with a class of {8E319C1C-B993-4BF3-9AAB-B4455476652E}.
  • prxtbSFT2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5CE95E90-4AFA-4388-A5CE-A67D4EAE12F1}.
  • prxtbSFT_.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'mymatch_v2 Toolbar' with a class of {D23A1AC9-8A14-4971-B04F-92966EB5AD95}.
  • prxtbSFT0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'CCC001 Toolbar' with a class of {91DA5E8A-3318-4F8C-B67E-5964DE3AB546}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SFT_com4ToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SFT_com4ToolbarHelper.exe
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 SFT_com4 Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove SFT_com4 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 SFT_com4 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 SFT_com4 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 SFT_com4 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 SFT_com4 Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.45%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Windows 8 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 13.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Windows 7 Starter 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.40% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 23.40%
  Argentina 21.28%
  Mexico 17.02%
  United States 8.51%
  Chile 6.38%
  Ecuador 6.38%
  Uruguay 4.26%
  Venezuela 4.26%
  Colombia 2.13%
  United Kingdom 2.13%
  Peru 2.13%
  Paraguay 2.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 20.51%
GIGABYTE 7.69%
Dell 7.69%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Intel 5.13%
American Megatrends 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
Compaq 2.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 8.57%
HP G42 Notebook PC 5.71%
LG Electronics R405-L.C2A... 2.86%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.86%
Sony VPCCW2S8E 2.86%
Compaq Presario 061 DW223... 2.86%

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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