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Should I remove Vuze Remote Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,576
United States Rank #3,353
Reach 0.3101%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.64 days
1051.31 days >
Average installed length: 552.38 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.15.0.27 0.60%
6.14.0.28 0.10%
6.14.0.27 0.10%
6.13.50.9 0.40%
6.13.3.701 0.30%
6.13.3.505 0.20%
6.13.3.1 0.40%
6.12.0.11 0.75%
6.11.2.6 1.00%
6.11.0.36 0.15%
6.10.3.28 0.45%
6.10.3.27 0.80%
6.9.0.16 26.03%
6.8.9.0 11.23%
6.8.5.1 10.13%
6.8.2.0 5.62%
6.7.0.6 1.15%
6.3.3.3 19.16%
6.3.1.12 1.55%
6.3.0.26 3.11%
6.2.7.3 5.42%
6.2.6.0 0.65%
6.2.5.1 0.10%
6.2.4.1 0.30%
6.2.3.0 0.60%
6.2.2.4 1.81%
6.2.1.8 0.95%
6.1.0.7 1.86%
6.1.0.6 0.10%
5.7.2.2 4.46%
5.7.1.1 0.50%

Vuze Remote Toolbar

What is Vuze Remote Toolbar?

Vuze Remote Toolbar is an ad-supported program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places. It will also modify the browser's home page and search provider. The toolbar is typically bundled with the free Vuze software as an option during installation and does not necessarily get uninstalled when Vuze is removed from the user's PC and must be removed manually. Additionaly if the home page and search settings were modified by this toolbar, they need to be manually reverted back by the user. Vuze (previously Azureus) is a BitTorrent client used to transfer files via the BitTorrent protocol. Vuze is written in Java, and uses the Azureus Engine. In addition to downloading data linked to .torrent files, Azureus allows users to view, publish and share original DVD and HD quality video content.

About  (from Vuze)

Vuze, originally known as Azureus, is a BitTorrent client written in Java, which makes it rather platform independent. Vuze is a powerful bittorrent software application to find, download, and play HD video content on the Web. With the latest release, you get powerful new search capabilities, along with the ability to ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 Vuze Remote Toolbar.
Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper1.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14620 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 7.10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 14.8.24 Win32.Adware.Conduit
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 14.01.11.12 PUP/Conduit.A
tbVuz0.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)
prxtbVuz2.dll (74ad653b6f12ab34ee3d9bf204498e87) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.laks
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9822 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.W
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0918
VIPRE Antivirus 29394 Conduit (fs)
prxtbVuz0.dll (4c163bd2a5905d18893ee311608e8c54) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.16 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10172 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.O
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 31726 Conduit (fs)
tbVuze.dll (54fd24da8d214c59ca495f08785ce15a) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4923 W32.HfsAutoA.16aa
ESET-NOD32 9320 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25664 Conduit (fs)
Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper.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)
tbVuz1.dll (d9a0ce26ada5bd15b1b03a752ddf14a6) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9830 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 29454 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbVuz0.dll (ce49528c9b0b3b3018ee2f70e76b362a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9148 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 24150 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)
       View all 37 all detections
Vuze Remote 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: Vuze Remote
URL: VuzeRemote.OurToolbar.com
Help link: VuzeRemote.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vuze_Remote
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\VUZE_R~1\UNINST~1.EXE
Estimated size: 4.34 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 VuzeRemote.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 Vuze Remote Toolbar

Program executable:Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper1.exe (Malware detected)
Name: ToolbarH Application
ToolbarH Application
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\vuze_remote\Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper1.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:
  • tbVuz0.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar Automatic Update (Conduit Toolbar)
  • tbVuz1.dll (by Conduit)
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • (Malware detected) Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbVuz0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbVuz2.dll
  • hktbVuz0.dll
  • hktbVuz2.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbVuz0.dll
  • (Malware detected) ldrtbVuz2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVuz0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVuz2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVuz2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVuze.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbVuze.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WinZipBar_FR Toolbar' with the class of {bb1227ac-7a0d-4076-8c1a-51a1348f6fa8} (WinZipBar_FR).
  • prxtbVuz2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Freemium 2 Toolbar' with the class of {3fca48ac-b444-4d84-908c-c703b36c829b} (Freemium 2).
  • tbVuze.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BigMAQ Toolbar' with the class of {7f312b9a-208b-49fa-8218-b9aa22ec1463}.
  • prxtbVuz0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'NCH Toolbar' with the class of {c2db4fe6-8409-45ce-8010-189a7b5cce86} (NCH).
  • tbVuz1.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'MAX FR Atube Toolbar' with the class of {dfee82b7-e9d1-40d1-acad-35457b08a2db}.
3 Internet Explorer Bars
  • tbVuze.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Freecorder Findbar' with a class of {9C80BE27-A931-45B6-90E3-751C86D0ABCA}.
  • prxtbVuz0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
  • prxtbVuze.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
5 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbVuz0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Miniclip Toolbar' with the class of {1c68c940-1b2f-46eb-bd8c-2e1612ff6a58}.
  • prxtbVuze.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'appbario Toolbar' with the class of {a8177b71-ee19-4e0f-b2f9-02d533eb946e}.
  • prxtbVuz2.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Freemium 2 Toolbar' with the class of {3fca48ac-b444-4d84-908c-c703b36c829b}.
  • tbVuze.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BigMAQ Toolbar' with the class of {7f312b9a-208b-49fa-8218-b9aa22ec1463}.
  • tbVuz1.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MAX FR Atube Toolbar' with the class of {dfee82b7-e9d1-40d1-acad-35457b08a2db}.
5 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbVuz2.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Freemium 2 Toolbar' with a class of {3fca48ac-b444-4d84-908c-c703b36c829b} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbVuze.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Jaybob's Movies Toolbar' with a class of {33a329ee-7f7d-471e-ac67-15c54d970678} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbVuze.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Broderbund Toolbar' with a class of {81e93b9c-1052-4697-aafe-b40cd69c1d22} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbVuz0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'NCH Toolbar' with a class of {c2db4fe6-8409-45ce-8010-189a7b5cce86} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbVuz1.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'MAX FR Atube Toolbar' with a class of {dfee82b7-e9d1-40d1-acad-35457b08a2db} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
5 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbVuz0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Miniclip Toolbar' with a class of {1C68C940-1B2F-46EB-BD8C-2E1612FF6A58}.
  • prxtbVuz2.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Freemium 2 Toolbar' with a class of {3FCA48AC-B444-4D84-908C-C703B36C829B}.
  • prxtbVuze.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Jaybob's Movies Toolbar' with a class of {33A329EE-7F7D-471E-AC67-15C54D970678}.
  • tbVuze.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'BigMAQ Toolbar' with a class of {7F312B9A-208B-49FA-8218-B9AA22EC1463}.
  • tbVuz1.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'MAX FR Atube Toolbar' with a class of {DFEE82B7-E9D1-40D1-ACAD-35457B08A2DB}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Vuze_RemoteToolbarHelper1.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 Vuze Remote Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Vuze Remote 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 Vuze Remote 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 Vuze Remote 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 Vuze Remote 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 Vuze Remote Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.50%
Windows Vista 11.82%
Windows XP 8.07%
Windows 8 4.56%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.18%
Windows 7 Professional 8.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.82%
Windows 8 Pro 1.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.16%
  United Kingdom 8.88%
  Canada 8.01%
  Australia 6.78%
  France 3.59%
  Netherlands 3.19%
  Belgium 3.06%
  Sweden 2.80%
  Germany 2.23%
  Italy 2.01%
  Israel 1.66%
  Finland 1.36%
  Spain 1.22%
  Brazil 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.60%
Dell 21.48%
Acer 15.01%
Toshiba 8.37%
ASUS 8.29%
GIGABYTE 7.88%
Samsung 3.32%
Intel 2.57%
Lenovo 1.33%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.44%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.75%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.19%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.88%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.69%

About Vuze

Vuze (formerly Azureus) is a company formed by some of the original developers of the open source BitTorrent client Azureus.
Publisher URL: www.vuze.com

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