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Should I remove Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
13% remove it87% keep it
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VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer

What is Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer?

Some versions of Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer include a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which is a web browser extenstion that delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar to be added to the user's web browser (the home page and search pages will be modified in many cases).

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named un_Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer Installer_56698.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.79 MB (3,972,135 bytes).
Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thoosje.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thoosje
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Thoosje\un_Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer Installer_56698.exe"
Estimated size: 3.79 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer

Program executable:un_Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer Installer_56698.exe
Setup/UnInstall Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\thoosje\un_Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer Installer_56698.exe
MD5:22751b003950327fbba45e8d2e1955d9
Additional files:
  • tbTho0.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • ThoosjeToolbarHelper.exe
  • un_Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer Installer_56698.exe (by Pantaray Research) - Setup/UnInstall Engine
  • UNWISE.EXE
  • FFExternalAlert.dll
  • RadioWMPCore.dll
  • Thoosje Quick XP Optimizer.exe - Thoosje Quick XP Optimizer
  • thoosje-toolbar-ie.exe (by Conduit) - Thoosje Toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tbTho0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObitCom Toolbar' with the class of {31c7d459-9cc3-44f2-9dca-fc11795309b4}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • tbTho0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Freecorder Findbar' with a class of {AD10F600-1FBD-44A8-8382-3861A81A66C6}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbTho0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'RealoreStudios Toolbar' with the class of {03fee850-0101-4e9e-b6d4-6fc74d3db360}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbTho0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'IObitCom Toolbar' with a class of {31c7d459-9cc3-44f2-9dca-fc11795309b4} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbTho0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'IObitCom Toolbar' with a class of {31C7D459-9CC3-44F2-9DCA-FC11795309B4}.
Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer?

Quickly and completely remove Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer 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 Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer, 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 Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Thoosje Windows XP Quick Optimizer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
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HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 13%
Keep it 87%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#49,314

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Italy 14.29%
  United Kingdom 5.71%
  Romania 5.71%
  Argentina 2.86%
  India 2.86%
  New Zealand 2.86%
  Pakistan 2.86%
  Saudi Arabia 2.86%
  South Africa 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Intel 11.76%
Acer 11.76%
American Megatrends 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sahara 5.88%
Compaq 5.88%
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