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Should I remove Upromise RewardU Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,836
United States Rank #10,420
Reach 0.0103%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.23 days
567.24 days >
Average installed length: 298.04 days

Upromise RewardU Toolbar

What is Upromise RewardU Toolbar?  (from Upromise.com)

Sometimes you might forget to start your online shopping
at Upromise.com That's why there's RewardU, a helpful
tool that reminds you whenever you're shopping at one of
our 900+ partner sites so that you don't miss out on cash
back for college. By installing or upgrading RewardU, you understand and agree th...  Read more

Overview

Upromise RewardU Toolbar is a software program developed by Upromise.com. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 Toolbar.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 3.94 MB (4,128,408 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 100% of users of Upromise RewardU Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Upromise RewardU Toolbar.
sqlite3.exe (8d03b10f0dced524a88a3ff4b370f50d) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.WebCake.gen
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodc3a.Trojan

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.upromise.com/earn/rewardu/rewardu-download
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\upromise rewardu toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Upromise RewardU Toolbar\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Upromise RewardU Toolbar

Program module:Toolbar.dll
Name:FreeCause Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\upromise rewardu toolbar\Toolbar.dll
MD5:59895a445933430bcff6a1e5e79ced84
Additional files:
  • Toolbar.dll - FreeCause Toolbar
  • Helper.dll
  • js_components_bin.dll
  • Uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • prefio.exe
  • (Malware detected) sqlite3.exe
  • TroubleShooter.exe (by FreeCause) - FreeCause Vista TroubleShooter application
  • Upromise RewardU Toolbar.dll (by Freecause) - Freecause Toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • Upromise RewardU Toolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar BHO' with the class of {2E1946E4-D51E-6074-C16F-ED7E0D98A8E4} (FCTBPos00Pos).
  • Toolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar BHO' with the class of {2E1946E4-D51E-6074-C16F-ED7E0D98A8E4} (FCTBPos00Pos).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • Upromise RewardU Toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with the class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
  • Toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with the class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • Helper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'FCToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {6f52f077-2dbf-f864-8da7-73cc1a21005a} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • Upromise RewardU Toolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with a class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
  • Toolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Upromise RewardU Toolbar' with a class of {BCB2559D-DE26-E8F4-D552-AE05CE2BAC69}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TroubleShooter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bucksbee Loyalty Plugin - 100815\TroubleShooter.exe'.

How do I remove Upromise RewardU Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall Upromise RewardU 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 Upromise RewardU 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 Upromise RewardU 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 Upromise RewardU Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.07%
Windows 8 21.23%
Windows Vista 10.96%
Windows XP 2.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.72%
Windows 8.1 9.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.25%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.60%
  Mexico 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.78%
Dell 31.30%
Toshiba 13.04%
ASUS 6.09%
Acer 5.22%
Lenovo 4.35%
GIGABYTE 1.74%
Gateway 1.74%
Apple 0.87%
Alienware 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
Dell Inspiron 580 1.79%
HP-Pavilion GG757AV-ABA d... 1.79%
Dell Studio 540 1.79%
Dell Vostro 220 Series 1.79%

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