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Should I remove SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,224
United States Rank #20,245
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.99 days
88.08 days >
Average installed length: 46.28 days


VersionDistribution 92.31% 7.69%

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SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar

What is SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar?

SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar is a Conduit powered search toolbar and Browser helper Object (for IE) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search.

About  (from Conduit)

As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, we may change your Internet Browser settings and/or provide you with the ability to opt to make changes to your Internet Browser settings and/or your mobile device settings and/or your social network account settings. Change of ...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar.
tbSear.dll (8de9d8fda8df6dd2e1b99a1f297faa8a) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17469 Application.Win32.Conduit.ks
ESET-NOD32 8.9190 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24534 Conduit (fs)
SearchFlyBar2ToolbarHelper.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSear.dll (a795d945351033d699dada999de1bdb1) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25382 Conduit (fs)
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25312 Conduit (fs)
SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: SearchFlyBar2.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SearchFlyBar2.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchflybar2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SearchFlyBar2\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 7.84 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 SearchFlyBar2.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 SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar

Program module:tbSear.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\searchflybar2\tbSear.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SearchFlyBar2ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbSear.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbSear.dll
  • ldrtbSear.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSear.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSear.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbSear.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BittorrentBar_RU Toolbar' with the class of {7b6de06c-7013-4a87-957e-d27d7b977d21} (BittorrentBar_RU).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbSear.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BittorrentBar_RU Toolbar' with the class of {7b6de06c-7013-4a87-957e-d27d7b977d21}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbSear.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BittorrentBar_RU Toolbar' with a class of {7b6de06c-7013-4a87-957e-d27d7b977d21} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbSear.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Elf 1.12 Toolbar' with a class of {38542454-DFB6-44F5-B052-D4E071A3D073}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SearchFlyBar2ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall SearchFlyBar2 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 SearchFlyBar2 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 SearchFlyBar2 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 SearchFlyBar2 Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows Vista 30.77%
Windows XP 7.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.71%
  United Kingdom 9.52%
  Canada 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.77%
Toshiba 23.08%
Dell 15.38%
ASUS 15.38%
Gateway 15.38%
Common models
ASUSTeK K52F 8.33%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 8.33%
Dell Inspiron M5110 8.33%
GATEWAY T3512 ... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 8.33%

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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