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Should I remove WebplayerTool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 644.72 days
1389.53 days >
Average installed length: 730.09 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.2 100.00%

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WebplayerTool

What is WebplayerTool?

WebplayerTool is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- Displays contextual searvh advertising.

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named tbhelper.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 6.88 MB (7,218,329 bytes). The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove WebplayerTool with Reason Core Security.
WebplayerTool has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\webplayertool\tbunss7b8e.tmp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\WebplayerTool\tbunss7B8E.tmp\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 6.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebplayerTool

Program module:tbhelper.dll
Name:IE Toolbar
IE Toolbar Helper Module
Path:C:\Program Files\webplayertool\tbunss7b8e.tmp\tbhelper.dll
MD5:842619c857cc40a5a9c3d44b580e23f9
Additional files:
  • push.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 8.0 r22)
  • TbHelper2.exe - Toolbar Helper (Toolbar Helper Module)
  • TbCommonUtils.dll - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Common Utils)
  • tbcore3.dll - IE Toolbar Engine
  • uninstall.exe - IE Toolbar Uninstall
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar Updater
  • uninstaller.exe
  • webplayer.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • webplayer.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SBCONVERT Class' with the class of {A1056498-D09A-41E4-864B-505EDD640D9E} (SBCONVERT).
  • tbcore3.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TBSB00808 Class' with the class of {FCBCCB87-9224-4B8D-B117-F56D924BEB18} (TBSB00808).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbcore3.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'WebplayerTool' with the class of {CDB982ED-F9D6-4E3B-B94B-96F705D35AD1}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbhelper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'ToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {CA3EB689-8F09-4026-AA10-B9534C691CE0} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbcore3.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'WebplayerTool' with a class of {CDB982ED-F9D6-4E3B-B94B-96F705D35AD1}.

How do I remove WebplayerTool?

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Or, you can uninstall WebplayerTool 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 WebplayerTool, 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 WebplayerTool.
  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 WebplayerTool you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 10%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Windows 7 Starter 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.17% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 52.17%
  United States 17.39%
  Belgium 13.04%
  DZ 8.70%
  Canada 4.35%
  MA 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.58%
ASUS 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Samsung 10.53%
Sony 10.53%
Acer 10.53%
Sahara 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P30 5.56%
Sony VPCEC3L1E 5.56%
Sony VPCEB1E8E 5.56%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 5.56%
Samsung R710 5.56%
Packard Bell DOT SE 5.56%

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