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Should I remove atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0002%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.4.3.42067 66.67%
1.2.0.20007 33.33%

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atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater

What is atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater?

atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater is an Ask.com powered toolbar update mechanism that is designed to keep the branded toolbar up to date. The Ask Toolbar is a web-browser add-on that can appear as an extra bar added to the browser's window and/or menu. It is often installed during the installation of 3rd party software. Ask.com has entered into partnerships with some software security vendors, whereby they are paid to distribute the toolbar alongside their software. When you use the Toolbar to submit a query, the Toolbar forwards such query information to Ask servers. Ask.com uses this information to process your web search requests and to return a search results page to you.

About  (from Ask.com)

The ASK Updater is a client application that came with your Ask Toolbar. The Updater's job is to keep your Toolbar up to date to provide you with new features and to increase compatibility. The ASK Updater may also remind you to upgrade certain features of your Windows computer such as browsers, and other optional Micr...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater.
Updater.exe (31b522014fc560c122cdfa72d47ca940) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1486 PUA.Win32.AskToolbar.81
ESET-NOD32 8.10201 a variant of Win32/Bundled.Toolbar.Ask.G

Program detailsProgram details

URL: help.ask.com/link/portal/30015/30018/Article/1/How-do-I-remove-the-Ask-com-Toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ask.com\updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater

Program executable:Updater.exe
Name:Updater
Ask Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\ask.com\updater\Updater.exe
MD5:f99acee528fe94e1bb7ccb6ef0e0a47c
The Ask Toolbar is a free browser add-on that allows you to search the Web using the Ask.com search engine directly from the Internet Explorer browser. The Ask Toolbar is integrated with the 3rd party software downloads. During the...
  • Updater.exe (by Ask) - Updater (Ask Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ApnUpdater' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Updater.exe
Memory:22.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000584902%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00004894%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000955%
0.015104% average

How do I remove atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater?

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Or, you can uninstall atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater 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 atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater, 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 atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater.
  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.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by atualizador Foxit PDF Creator Toolbar Updater you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Brazil 37.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 50.00%
Dell 50.00%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 33.33%
DIGITRON G31T-M7 33.33%
Dell Vostro 260s 33.33%

About Ask.com

Ask focuses on search traffic through various methods, the number being installation of its toolbars through a lot of bundle and rebrand programs.
Publisher URL: www.ask.com

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