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83% remove it17% keep it
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iUserbar Toolbar

What is iUserbar Toolbar?

This is a Conduit/Perion (ClientConnect) powered toolbar that provides limited web browser functionality but will modify the user's search and home pages as well as bundle various ad-supported components. Also, the toolbar will bundle additional potentially unwanted features such as Search Protect which will make sure that the browser maintains its modified home and search pages to Conduit.

About  (from Conduit)

The Trovi Software is constantly being improved and upgraded as part of our efforts to provide you with the full value of the product. To enable continuous Usage and full functionality of the Software, we may need to adjust the operation of your Browser, including reconfiguring your Browser's settings.


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 iUserbarToolbarHelper.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 3 files and is usually about 5.43 MB (5,691,215 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in iUserbar Toolbar.
iUserbarToolbarHelper.exe (a320df2b47cfcaf98d06eb59cd72084c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.300
G Data 14.11.25 Win32.Adware.Conduit
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
tbiUs0.dll (469b44ae63d2ae02b512ec92c64d4a06) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Stranact.rwyk
ESET-NOD32 9314 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25620 Conduit (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: iUserbar
URL: iUserbar.OurToolbar.com
Help link: iUserbar.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iUserbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\iUserbar\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files1\iUserbar\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 5.43 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 iUserbar.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 iUserbar Toolbar

Program executable:iUserbarToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\iUserbar\iUserbarToolbarHelper.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) tbiUs0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) iUserbarToolbarHelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tbiUs0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PHPNukeDE Toolbar' with the class of {c9508125-4747-4733-b048-e4b82dc9716d}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • tbiUs0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'softonic-de3 Findbar' with a class of {1AB996D8-2842-49CD-8C35-D74998A1059C}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbiUs0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PHPNukeDE Toolbar' with the class of {c9508125-4747-4733-b048-e4b82dc9716d}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbiUs0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'PHPNukeDE Toolbar' with a class of {c9508125-4747-4733-b048-e4b82dc9716d} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbiUs0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'PHPNukeDE Toolbar' with a class of {C9508125-4747-4733-B048-E4B82DC9716D}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{175FC118-FDBA-4CDA-8DE8-D37C408DE376}' (runs on registration).
  • iUserbarToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8E8E278-F25D-478A-BAB2-24A5EDB01F6C}' (runs on registration).
  • 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 iUserbar Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall iUserbar 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 iUserbar 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 iUserbar 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 iUserbar Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
Windows 7 (SP1)

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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