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Should I remove SohoOS Command Center Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
6.10.3.8 100.00%

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SohoOS Command Center Toolbar

What is SohoOS Command Center Toolbar?

SohoOS Command Center Toolbar 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.

Overview

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). The main program executable is prxtbSoho.dll. 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 5 files and is usually about 4.87 MB (5,110,876 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SohoOS Command Center Toolbar.
prxtbSoho.dll (5e16941abd53231f36f7f4b0e4b575ea) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Panda Antivirus 14.04.22.01 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34164 Conduit (fs)
SohoOS_Command_CenterToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
ldrtbSoho.dll (d97b0ea326ac79a8558ff54b51397579) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9075 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 23572 Conduit (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SohoOS Command Center
URL: SohoOSCommandCenter.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SohoOSCommandCenter.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sohoos_command_center
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SohoOS_Command_Center\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.87 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 SohoOSCommandCenter.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 SohoOS Command Center Toolbar

Program module:prxtbSoho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\sohoos_command_center\prxtbSoho.dll
MD5:5e16941abd53231f36f7f4b0e4b575ea
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbSoho.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSoho.dll
  • tbSoho.dll
  • (Malware detected) SohoOS_Command_CenterToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbSoho.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).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbSoho.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with the class of {5ce95e90-4afa-4388-a5ce-a67d4eae12f1}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbSoho.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.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbSoho.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PDFssoftware Toolbar' with a class of {5CE95E90-4AFA-4388-A5CE-A67D4EAE12F1}.
Scheduled Task
  • SohoOS_Command_CenterToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SohoOS_Command_CenterToolbarHelper.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 SohoOS Command Center Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall SohoOS Command Center 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 SohoOS Command Center 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 SohoOS Command Center 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 SohoOS Command Center Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%

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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