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What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,254
United States Rank #20,034
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 504.73 days
1283.91 days >
Average installed length: 674.60 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.14 100.00%

vGrabber With RealPlayer

What is vGrabber With RealPlayer?

vGrabber (With RealPlayer) bundles a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, designed to deliver search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented in some cases with the option to install the toolbar (on by default). Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will download and install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar.

Overview

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 main program executable is tbVgra.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 30.8 MB (32,297,823 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in vGrabber With RealPlayer.
tbVgra.dll (4a960198febb8b892908cad653a0d28c) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9887 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 14.08.06.09 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 29894 Conduit (fs)
uninstall.exe (a41be164bcca4366fad9825f3daf7a6e) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Trojan.Generic.10131375
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Trojan.Generic.10131375
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.596 Trojan.Generic.10131375 (B)
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.Generic.10131375
G Data 22 Trojan.Generic.10131375
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10794 Riskware ( 0040f0f51 )
K7GW 9.175.10794 Riskware ( 0040f0f51 )
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Trojan.Generic.10131375
nProtect 2014-01-09.01 Trojan.Generic.10131375
Sophos 4.96.0 vGrabber
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047H0AJL13
prxtbVgr0.dll (d344cc84609a807ce92187c9662d392b) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.Y
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.C534
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Adware.Conduit.299
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 39244 Conduit (fs)
VgrabberToolbarHelper.exe (da11d78d765e4b8fa4cfa5a37e8a94ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.45
ESET-NOD32 10301 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.Q
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Conduit.B
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 PUA.ClientConnect
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
tbVgr0.dll (2d2894581d355d5f44eae38898a66846) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9267 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25244 Conduit (fs)
ldrtbVgra.dll (76b3946090c94bb38dbbca54ac8ff9f7) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.P
VIPRE Antivirus 25220 Conduit (fs)
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vGrabber With RealPlayer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove vGrabber With RealPlayer.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: http://vgrabber.org
URL: www.bundlore.com
Help link: vgrabber.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vGrabber
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\vGrabber\uninstall.exe"
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 30.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by vGrabber With RealPlayer

Program module:tbVgra.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\vGrabber\tbVgra.dll
MD5:4a960198febb8b892908cad653a0d28c
Conduit Toolbar web browser plugin for the various toolbars running on the Conduit Toolbar platform is the browser addin installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe (by http://vgrabber.org) - vGrabber (With RealPlayer) (vGrabber (With RealPlayer) setup)
  • ldrtbVgra.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVgr0.dll (by Conduit)
  • (Malware detected) tbVgr0.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVgra.dll
  • (Malware detected) VgrabberToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarH Application
  • youtubeDL.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbVgr0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} (SmileBox FR).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbVgr0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'BitTorrentControl_v10 Findbar' with a class of {61B7EA61-DF56-4683-A474-BFDE2AD56316}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbVgr0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with the class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbVgr0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {b7d54bce-e88e-4dc7-b80a-79553597b083} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbVgr0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'SmileBox FR Toolbar' with a class of {B7D54BCE-E88E-4DC7-B80A-79553597B083}.
Scheduled Task
  • VgrabberToolbarHelper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{34C01E1F-1D33-4264-8F52-97E13432C5E2}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VgrabberToolbarHelper.exe
Total CPU:0.4892737327%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.29804920%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.19122453%
0.015104% average

How do I remove vGrabber With RealPlayer?

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Or, you can uninstall vGrabber With RealPlayer 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 vGrabber (With RealPlayer), 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 vGrabber With RealPlayer.
  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 vGrabber With RealPlayer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 7 5%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.64%
Windows Vista 6.82%
Windows XP 4.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.91%
Windows 7 Professional 11.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.33%
  Saudi Arabia 2.67%
  Argentina 1.33%
  Germany 1.33%
  Iran 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 25.64%
Acer 17.95%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 7.69%
Gateway 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
MSI 2.56%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite M645 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.50%
Sony VPCEG16FM 2.50%

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