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Should I remove XP4G Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach <0.001%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.2.2.4 100.00%

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XP4G Toolbar

What is XP4G Toolbar?

XP4G Toolbar is a Conduit web browser toolbar (powered by Perion ClientConnect) that will modify the user's web browser home page and search provider as well as install additional offers such as Search Protect which is designed to prevent other applications from changing the browser's home and search pages from Conduit. In addition, the toolbar will install ValueApps which includes adware-type programs for generating advertisements and coupons.

About  (from Conduit)

Trovi Software. As part of the installation process of the Trovi Software (including the Toolbar and Search Protect), 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 ac...  Read more

Overview

Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 XP4GToolbarHelper.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 7.66 MB (8,032,152 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in XP4G Toolbar.
XP4GToolbarHelper.exe (a320df2b47cfcaf98d06eb59cd72084c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Adware.Conduit.300
G Data 14.11.25 Win32.Adware.Conduit
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 14.01.11.10 PUP/Conduit.A
tbXP40.dll (e4cc410bd005958125cd87c5f6e66371) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Stranact.yycu
ESET-NOD32 9577 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27650 Conduit (fs)
tbXP4G.dll (c50133123d591703a35c7949c699f510) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9277 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25312 Conduit (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: XP4G
URL: XP4G.OurToolbar.com
Help link: XP4G.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XP4G
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\XP4G\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files1\XP4G\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 7.66 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 XP4G.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 XP4G Toolbar

Program executable:XP4GToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\XP4G\XP4GToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:a320df2b47cfcaf98d06eb59cd72084c
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) tbXP40.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) tbXP4G.dll
  • UNWISE.EXE
  • (Malware detected) XP4GToolbarHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • tbXP40.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Download-DE Toolbar' with the class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463}.
  • tbXP4G.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TranslatorBar 3.2 Toolbar' with the class of {c55f5517-246e-4426-b745-ee25b08eb8b4}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • tbXP40.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Softonic France FF Findbar' with a class of {EC99436A-C0E6-4FFA-915D-132E669B3936}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • tbXP40.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Download-DE Toolbar' with the class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463}.
  • tbXP4G.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '4shared.com Toolbar' with the class of {09ec805c-cb2e-4d53-b0d3-a75a428b81c7}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • tbXP40.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Download-DE Toolbar' with a class of {822e7427-5855-4592-8ea9-3f6fff633463} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
  • tbXP4G.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'TranslatorBar 3.2 Toolbar' with a class of {c55f5517-246e-4426-b745-ee25b08eb8b4} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • tbXP40.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Download-DE Toolbar' with a class of {822E7427-5855-4592-8EA9-3F6FFF633463}.
  • tbXP4G.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'TranslatorBar 3.2 Toolbar' with a class of {C55F5517-246E-4426-B745-EE25B08EB8B4}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • XP4GToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove XP4G Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall XP4G 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 XP4G 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 XP4G 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 XP4G Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  United Kingdom 16.67%

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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