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Should I remove Somoto V.1 Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,156
United States Rank #11,745
Reach 0.0134%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.21 days
448.70 days >
Average installed length: 235.76 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.15.0.27 2.66%
6.14.0.29 1.06%
6.14.0.28 16.49%
6.14.0.27 7.45%
6.13.3.505 15.96%
6.13.3.5 1.06%
6.13.3.1 23.40%
6.13.1.5 6.38%
6.12.0.11 14.36%
6.11.2.6 11.17%

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Somoto V.1 Toolbar

What is Somoto V.1 Toolbar?

Somoto V.1 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.

About  (from Conduit)

Trovi Software. As part of the installation process of the Trovi Software (including the Toolbar and Search Protect), 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 ac...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • 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 Somoto V.1 Toolbar.
tbSomo.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)
prxtbSomo.dll (d0133250565180c9dc8ee0aecccbfd53) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.azm
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.M
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Conduit.TTAU-0102
ESET-NOD32 11248 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N potentially unwanted
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Conduit.A
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
K7 AntiVirus 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
K7GW 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.azm
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 37998 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSom0.dll (c89d9c80fd468c6b51c4aadcc8463c2d) 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 PUA.Win32.Conduit.BX
ESET-NOD32 10643 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34366 Conduit (fs)
tbSom0.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSom2.dll (480994ae776f86dc885fd654665ebdfa) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.8.02260 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9631 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27980 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSom1.dll (2fffa4711ee94bed0a982886f65aaf3a) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
ESET-NOD32 10274 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 32328 Conduit (fs)
Somoto_V.1ToolbarHelper.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)
tbSom2.dll (01799def4ee217264f0abd2ccf1beff5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9321 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25676 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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Somoto V.1 Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Somoto V.1
URL: SomotoV1.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SomotoV1.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\somoto_v.1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Somoto_V.1\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 7.83 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 SomotoV1.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 Somoto V.1 Toolbar

Program module:tbSomo.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\somoto_v.1\tbSomo.dll
MD5:8de9d8fda8df6dd2e1b99a1f297faa8a
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Somoto_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) Somoto_V.1ToolbarHelper1.exe
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • hk64tbSom0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbSom2.dll
  • hk64tbSomo.dll
  • hktbSom0.dll
  • hktbSom2.dll
  • hktbSomo.dll
  • ldrtbSom0.dll
  • ldrtbSom2.dll
  • ldrtbSomo.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSom0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSom1.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSom2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSomo.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSom0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSom2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSomo.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbSomo.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} (TV Bar 2).
  • prxtbSom0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3} (Produtools Manuals).
  • prxtbSom2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WhiteSmoke US Toolbar' with the class of {cce665dd-f6dd-4808-968e-eaec971f70ef} (WhiteSmoke US).
2 Internet Explorer Bars
  • prxtbSom2.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
  • prxtbSomo.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'uTorrentBar Findbar' with a class of {06157046-AF54-4CF0-9FD0-F577ECC557F8}.
3 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbSomo.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with the class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b}.
  • prxtbSom0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3}.
  • prxtbSom2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Vgrabber1 Toolbar' with the class of {f9bbf004-6e40-4019-8214-c43a37e1d058}.
3 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbSomo.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75e0046f-2275-4bce-9afd-d8da19abdf0b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbSom0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Faceless Toolbar' with a class of {f1f60d48-e7be-4b15-b567-12de9d47b58e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbSom2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Vgrabber1 Toolbar' with a class of {f9bbf004-6e40-4019-8214-c43a37e1d058} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
3 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbSomo.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Bar 2 Toolbar' with a class of {75E0046F-2275-4BCE-9AFD-D8DA19ABDF0B}.
  • prxtbSom0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with a class of {16BB67E0-6319-4077-BE84-F41269E051F3}.
  • prxtbSom2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TV Radio 1 Toolbar' with a class of {5CDCE9DA-CFA0-4218-ABF0-10EC96352CB3}.
Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Somoto_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove Somoto V.1 Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Somoto V.1 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 Somoto V.1 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 Somoto V.1 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 Somoto V.1 Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.68%
Windows 8 18.62%
Windows Vista 6.91%
Windows XP 4.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.87%
Windows 7 Professional 11.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.51%
Windows 8 7.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.32%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.35%
  Canada 23.05%
  Iran 0.74%
  Israel 0.74%
  Brazil 0.37%
  Japan 0.37%
  Lithuania 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.83%
Dell 17.29%
Acer 17.29%
Toshiba 9.77%
ASUS 8.27%
Lenovo 6.02%
GIGABYTE 3.76%
Intel 1.50%
Sony 1.50%
Alienware 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.39%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.54%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.54%
Dell Inspiron 546 1.69%
Dell Inspiron 518 1.69%

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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