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Should I remove SparkleBox KS2 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
6.3.0.26 100.00%

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SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar

What is SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar?

SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar (from Trovi) is an ad-supported toolbar that will upon installation modify the default web browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages by setting setting it to Trovi.com. Changes to the browser include (according to the EULA) the following:

- Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including your Browser's built-in search box.
- Change of the default home page and/or new tabs of your Internet Browser, and protect your search settings.
- Additional search-related services.
- Allowing Trovi access to information contained on your social network account and/or site.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Allow first-party and third-party Cookies to be installed in your Browser.

About  (from Client Connect LTD)

As part of the installation process of the Toolbar, 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. By Using the Trovi Software, you agree that you ha...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar.
SparkleBox_KS2ToolbarHelper1.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.02 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbSpa0.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)
prxtbSpar.dll (3a5627e0ab06f3ca7fb238ce5ee8cdf9) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34822 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSpa0.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
tbSpar.dll (d6a51f524dc545a55f107b5a5a502cc1) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9275 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25290 Conduit (fs)
       View all 22 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SparkleBox KS2
URL: SparkleBoxKS2.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SparkleBoxKS2.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SparkleBox_KS2
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\SPARKL~1\UNINST~1.EXE
Estimated size: 12.05 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 SparkleBoxKS2.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 SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar

Program executable:SparkleBox_KS2ToolbarHelper1.exe (Malware detected)
Name:ToolbarHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SparkleBox_KS2\SparkleBox_KS2ToolbarHelper1.exe
MD5:943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SparkleBox_KS2ToolbarHelper1.exe (by Conduit) - ToolbarHelper Application
  • uninstall.exe (by Conduit) - Conduit Engine Uninstall
  • hk64tbSpa0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbSpa0.dll
  • ldrtbSpa0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSpa0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSpar.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSpa0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSpar.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbSpar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Maps Bar 1.13 Toolbar' with the class of {8413196d-e290-4418-b5c6-a3b1379a909c} (Maps Bar 1.13).
  • prxtbSpa0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FreemakeVideoConverterTB Toolbar' with the class of {81fae9c9-cfbd-4cb3-8322-412e72f55f65} (FreemakeVideoConverterTB).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbSpar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Maps Bar 1.13 Toolbar' with the class of {8413196d-e290-4418-b5c6-a3b1379a909c}.
  • prxtbSpa0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BravoTV Toolbar' with the class of {345419c1-4f29-49c2-9b3a-fd31b2cef6b4}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbSpar.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Maps Bar 1.13 Toolbar' with a class of {8413196d-e290-4418-b5c6-a3b1379a909c} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbSpa0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BittorrentBar_ES Toolbar' with a class of {ad06fb5f-fef7-4a84-8c58-dca34f8e3d36} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbSpar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Maps Bar 1.13 Toolbar' with a class of {8413196D-E290-4418-B5C6-A3B1379A909C}.
  • prxtbSpa0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'BravoTV Toolbar' with a class of {345419C1-4F29-49C2-9B3A-FD31B2CEF6B4}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SparkleBox_KS2ToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove SparkleBox KS2 Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall SparkleBox KS2 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 SparkleBox KS2 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 SparkleBox KS2 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 SparkleBox KS2 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 Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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