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Should I remove WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,997
United States Rank #21,683
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.15 days
565.03 days >
Average installed length: 296.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.17.1.25 10.29%
6.17.0.33 13.24%
6.16.2.2 42.65%
6.16.1.9 33.82%

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WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE

What is WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE?

WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE is a Conduit distributed toolbar built on the community toolbar platform which provides adware type web browser integration. This browser extension's primary purpose is to take control of the user's search functionality in order to generate a revenue share for the publisher and Conduit. In addition to search hijacking (although there should be options during bundle installation to prevent this), the toolbar will install itself in Internet Explorer as a toolbar and Browser Helper Object. Also, many installs contain 'Value Apps', which provide additional functionality as well as include various adware extensions such as Cash Back and Price Gong. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host. The platform in many cases installs a service 'engine' that is designed to protect the toolbar as well as the modified search and home pages to Conduit's affiliate search partner.

From the License Agreement: "As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, we may change your Internet Browser settings and/or provide you with the ability to opt to make changes to your Internet Browser settings and/or your mobile device settings and/or your social network account settings."

What Conduit applications say they can do:

- Change of the default search engine, including your Browser's built-in search box, and address bar;

- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”;

- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings;

- Allowing Conduit access to location-based information

- Allowing Conduit access to information contained on your social network account

About  (from Conduit)

As part of the functionality provided by the Conduit Software, we may collect and store information about your search activity when you use our web search services (such as search queries). This information may be shared with third-party applications that use Search Data to function, or to offer you more customized inf...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE.
tbWis0.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 8.9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.01 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.01 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbWise.dll (02d550437bd96f4b2add86fd4073e60e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9726 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28606 Conduit (fs)
prxtbWis0.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
WiseConvert_B2ToolbarHelper.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)
tbWise.dll (01799def4ee217264f0abd2ccf1beff5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9321 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25676 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 24 all detections
WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: WiseConvert B2
URL: WiseConvertB2.OurToolbar.com
Help link: WiseConvertB2.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3297951
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3297951\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3297951 -toolbarName=WiseConvert B2 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 975.71 KB
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 WiseConvertB2.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 WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE

Program module:hktbWise.dll
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\WiseConvert_B2\hktbWise.dll
MD5:522f5bdde2bc5c590381df1534147be2
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.0.0.0
  • hk64tbWise.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbWise.dll
  • ldrtbWise.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWise.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWise.dll
  • (Malware detected) WiseConvert_B2ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbWis0.dll
  • hktbWis0.dll
  • ldrtbWis0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWis0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWis0.dll
  • hk64tbWis2.dll
  • hktbWis2.dll
  • ldrtbWis2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWis2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWis2.dll
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbWise.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3} (Produtools Manuals).
  • prxtbWis0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FreemakeVideoConverterTB Toolbar' with the class of {81fae9c9-cfbd-4cb3-8322-412e72f55f65} (FreemakeVideoConverterTB).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbWise.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbWise.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with the class of {16bb67e0-6319-4077-be84-f41269e051f3}.
  • prxtbWis0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'BravoTV Toolbar' with the class of {345419c1-4f29-49c2-9b3a-fd31b2cef6b4}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbWise.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Faceless Toolbar' with a class of {f1f60d48-e7be-4b15-b567-12de9d47b58e} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • prxtbWis0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BittorrentBar_ES Toolbar' with a class of {ad06fb5f-fef7-4a84-8c58-dca34f8e3d36} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbWise.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Manuals Toolbar' with a class of {16BB67E0-6319-4077-BE84-F41269E051F3}.
  • prxtbWis0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'BravoTV Toolbar' with a class of {345419C1-4F29-49C2-9B3A-FD31B2CEF6B4}.
Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WiseConvert_B2ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE 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 WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE, 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 WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE.
  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 WiseConvert B2 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.82%
Windows Vista 23.53%
Windows 8 10.29%
Windows XP 7.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Windows 8.1 7.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.56%
  United Kingdom 17.78%
  Canada 13.33%
  Pakistan 1.11%
  SY 1.11%
  Iran 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.14%
Hewlett-Packard 26.79%
Acer 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
ASUS 7.14%
Gateway 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
Samsung 1.79%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 1.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 1.52%
Sony VGN-NW240F 1.52%
LENOVO 23595JU 1.52%
Gateway NX570XL ... 1.52%
Gateway DX4640-UBC01A 1.52%

About Conduit

Conduit is an online platform that allows web publishers to create custom toolbars, web apps, and mobile apps at no cost.
Publisher URL: www.conduit.com

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