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Should I remove VisualBee V.1 Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,183
United States Rank #6,662
Reach 0.0463%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.09 days
268.06 days >
Average installed length: 140.84 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.15.0.27 5.66%
6.13.3.505 1.26%
6.13.3.1 1.89%
6.12.0.11 2.52%
6.11.2.6 1.89%
6.10.3.804 5.66%
6.10.3.803 5.66%
6.10.3.27 33.96%
6.10.3.8 41.51%

VisualBee V.1 Toolbar

What is VisualBee V.1 Toolbar?

Installs a Conduit powered OurToolbar in Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox web browsers. The software collects and stores information about your web browsing and sends this information to OurToolbar so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. VisualBee V.1 Toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

What it does:
- Modifies the user's web browser home page.
- Changes the browser search box and search settings.
- Automatically updates in the background.
- Captures information about browsing habits including the pages viewed.

This toolbar is sometimes bundled with various versions of the VisualBee program (VisualBee is an automatic enhancement tool for PowerPoint presentations. VisualBee analyzes the text and structure of your presentation, and builds a new professionally-designed presentation with the right images, layouts and templates).

About  (from VisualBee.com)

Publish a branded, customized toolbar and stay connected with your users wherever they are on the web. The Community Toolbar platform is very powerful, yet so easy to use. Your business has the potential for massive distribution, so why not utilize the built-in monetization options? Use our premium services, tailored t...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VisualBee V.1 Toolbar.
VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.9338 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
Panda Antivirus 14.01.11.12 Adware/Conduit
prxtbVis0.dll (5b13aa512d57acf528700f1083fc3e4d) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.oicu
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0926
VIPRE Antivirus 25108 Conduit (fs)
tbVis0.dll (90a1b31ba3d3c1fd73b6021c1d8c1c8f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17602 Application.Win32.Conduit.r
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25382 Conduit (fs)
tbVisu.dll (5d80adbf9bcb50c9b488cced7f6525e1) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9314 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25628 Conduit (fs)
prxtbVisu.dll (4b5780c90e38e579a651dbc4774a1f1f) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web 7.00.6.10310 Adware.Conduit.16
VIPRE Antivirus 24382 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbVisu.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)
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25312 Conduit (fs)
       View all 19 all detections
VisualBee 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

URL: VisualBeeV1.OurToolbar.com
Help link: VisualBeeV1.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\visualbee_v.1
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VisualBee_V.1\uninstall.exe toolbar
Estimated size: 4.9 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 VisualBeeV1.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 VisualBee V.1 Toolbar

Program executable:VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name: ToolbarH Application
ToolbarH Application
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\visualbee_v.1\VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff
When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and knowledge of the URL the user is currently viewing;...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe (by Conduit) - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbVis0.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbVis0.dll (by Conduit)
  • ldrtbVis0.dll (by Conduit)
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbVisu.dll (by Conduit)
  • prxtbVis0.dll (by Conduit)
  • prxtbVisu.dll (by Conduit)
  • (Malware detected) tbVis0.dll (by Conduit)
  • tbVisu.dll (by Conduit)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbVis0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'VisualBee V.4 Toolbar' with the class of {77f5fe49-12e3-4cf5-abb4-d993a0164d9e} (VisualBee V.4).
  • prxtbVis1.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Stardoll Toolbar' with the class of {192a6019-26d2-4611-aead-07cd7733b146} (Stardoll).
  • prxtbVisu.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ST_Brasil Toolbar' with the class of {12fc3d37-2a42-4fe3-8489-81296878cba5} (ST_Brasil).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbVis0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'uTorrentBar Findbar' with a class of {06157046-AF54-4CF0-9FD0-F577ECC557F8}.
3 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbVis0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'VisualBee V.4 Toolbar' with the class of {77f5fe49-12e3-4cf5-abb4-d993a0164d9e}.
  • prxtbVis1.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Stardoll Toolbar' with the class of {192a6019-26d2-4611-aead-07cd7733b146}.
  • prxtbVisu.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'ST_Brasil Toolbar' with the class of {12fc3d37-2a42-4fe3-8489-81296878cba5}.
3 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbVis0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'VisualBee V.4 Toolbar' with a class of {77f5fe49-12e3-4cf5-abb4-d993a0164d9e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbVis1.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Stardoll Toolbar' with a class of {192a6019-26d2-4611-aead-07cd7733b146} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbVisu.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ST_Brasil Toolbar' with a class of {12fc3d37-2a42-4fe3-8489-81296878cba5} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
3 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbVis1.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Stardoll Toolbar' with a class of {192A6019-26D2-4611-AEAD-07CD7733B146}.
  • prxtbVis0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FLV Runner Toolbar' with a class of {3BBD3C14-4C16-4989-8366-95BC9179779D}.
  • prxtbVisu.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'ST_Brasil Toolbar' with a class of {12FC3D37-2A42-4FE3-8489-81296878CBA5}.
Scheduled Task
  • VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VisualBee_V.1ToolbarHelper.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 VisualBee V.1 Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove VisualBee V.1 Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall VisualBee 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 VisualBee 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 VisualBee 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 VisualBee V.1 Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.96%
Windows XP 12.58%
Windows Vista 9.43%
Windows 8 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.63%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.03%
Windows 7 Professional 11.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.86%
Windows 8 3.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.00%
  Canada 16.44%
  Germany 4.00%
  Iran 1.78%
  Italy 1.78%
  Brazil 1.33%
  Australia 1.33%
  France 0.89%
  DZ 0.89%
  Spain 0.89%
  United Kingdom 0.89%
  Hong Kong 0.44%
  Switzerland 0.44%
  Mexico 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.57%
Dell 19.58%
Acer 15.38%
GIGABYTE 4.90%
ASUS 4.90%
Lenovo 4.20%
Toshiba 4.20%
Samsung 3.50%
American Megatrends 3.50%
Sony 2.80%
Intel 1.40%
Medion 1.40%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.13%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.13%
Samsung RF511/RF411/RF711 1.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.42%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.42%

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