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Should I remove VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,202
United States Rank #4,141
Reach 0.3740%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.41 days
130.23 days >
Average installed length: 68.42 days

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VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar

What is VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar?

The VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar toolbar, like many browser plug-ins, has the potential to cause stability issues within the web browsers they load into, effecting overall PC performance. This toolbar is known to monitor your search queries and browsing habits in order to send you targeted ads and modify your search settings and results.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading the Affinity Toolbar, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (which may include both your active browser and any other compatible Internet browser(s) resident on your computer), and any supported email functions and/or chat functions with one or more of the following features provide...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is 4zBar.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 16.06 MB (16,841,911 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar.
4zBar.dll (3f7583821989e49412f4a3531f04744b) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140111 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3598 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7254 Artemis!3F7583821989
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7254 Artemis!3F7583821989
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.11 TROJ_GEN.F47V1208
VIPRE Antivirus 25114 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
4zmedint.exe (afb7164d26ec83773352b226b9b80bb9) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Toolbar.45
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!AFB7164D26EC
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!AFB7164D26EC
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.59048 Trojan.Win32.FUbu2.cudmon
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0305
VIPRE Antivirus 28194 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
4zSrcAs.dll (580bda1caa4dc12fa37b665540cd13b3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Toolbar.71
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!580BDA1CAA4D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!580BDA1CAA4D
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0311
VIPRE Antivirus 28194 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
4zSrchMn.exe (6223c702ba8b1f0a3e95dfecc07b5dd4) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.12.29.00 Trojan/Win32.Buzus
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1208
VIPRE Antivirus 24866 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
NP4zStub.dll (f5dc34b1413e38b38e646b7aa55602a4) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Zango
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Undef.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 26106 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
       View all 34 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.mywebsearch.com/mywebsearch/default.jhtml
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\videodownloadconverter_4z\
Uninstaller: rundll32 C:\Program Files1\VIDEOD~1\bar\3.bin\4zBar.dll,O
Estimated size: 16.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar

Program module:4zBar.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox
Mindspark Toolbar Platform
Path:C:\Program Files\VideoDownloadConverter_4z\bar\2.bin\4zBar.dll
MD5:3f7583821989e49412f4a3531f04744b
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 4zbar.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform for Internet Explorer and Firefox (Mindspark Toolbar Platform)
  • 4zregfft.dll
  • 4zregiet.dll
  • T8EPMSUP.DLL
  • 4zhkstub.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector Stub
  • 4zreghk.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform IE Search Box Protector
  • (Malware detected) 4zSrcAs.dll - Mindspark Search Assistant for Internet Explorer (Mindspark Search Assistant)
  • (Malware detected) 4zSrchMn.exe - Mindspark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor
  • 4zsrchmr.dll
  • (Malware detected) NP4zStub.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub (Mindspark Toolbar Platform Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows)
  • 4zPlugin.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform Plugin (Mindspark Toolbar Platform Plugin for 32-bit Windows)
  • 4zauxstb.dll - Mindspark Toolbar Platform
  • 4zauxstb64.dll
  • 4zbprtct.dll
  • 4zdlghk.dll
  • 4zdlghk64.dll
  • 4zieovr.dll
  • 4zradio.dll - Mindspark Radio
  • 4zhighin.exe - t8HighIn (Toolbar Software)
  • (Malware detected) 4zmedint.exe - t8MedInt

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • NP4zStub.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'NP4zStub.dll'.
2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 4zSrcAs.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Search Assistant BHO' with the class of {d5e9b421-c309-41de-9014-800a2adcdeb0}.
  • 4zbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Toolbar BHO' with the class of {43a2a025-29bb-450e-8e73-d4cb91ea5e19}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • 4zbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YourVideoChat' with the class of {26e01bb3-6695-41ef-b93b-e8f6c86e0311}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • 4zSrcAs.dll is loaded in Internet Explorer as a URL search hook using the CLSID {796b75f6-6187-47e2-8f1f-c16e059e6e19} and is used by IE to redirect the address of an unknown typed URLs.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • 4zbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'HeroicPlay' with a class of {8263C693-5672-4A25-8860-1C9A6DC80835}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • NP4zStub.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@VideoDownloadConverter_4z.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of '@VideoDownloadConverter_4z.com/Plugin' for all users of the PC.
Startup File (User Run)
  • 4zSrchMn.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Hoolapp Android' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\HOOLAP~1\Hoolapp.exe" /Minimized.
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • 4zmedint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Allin1Convert Home Page Guard 32 bit' which loads as "C:\Program Files1\ALLIN1~2\bar\1.bin\AppIntegrator.exe".
  • 4zSrchMn.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'InboxAce_1g Browser Plugin Loader 64' which loads as C:\Program Files2\INBOXA~2\bar\1.bin\1gbrmon64.exe.
  • 4zbar.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Utility Chest' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\UTILIT~2\bar\1.bin\49bar.dll,S.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • 4zSrchMn.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YTBChrInst' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\1391325400\ChromeHelperProc.exe.

How do I remove VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall VideoDownloadConverter 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 VideoDownloadConverter 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 VideoDownloadConverter 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 VideoDownloadConverter Toolbar 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 69%
Keep it 31%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,202

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.08%
Windows XP 13.67%
Windows Vista 8.35%
Windows 8 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 9.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.82%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.47%
  Israel 4.24%
  Brazil 4.20%
  Australia 3.89%
  Canada 3.78%
  India 3.66%
  Netherlands 3.43%
  Germany 2.54%
  Croatia 2.35%
  Sweden 2.08%
  Romania 1.93%
  Saudi Arabia 1.93%
  Belgium 1.70%
  IQ 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.46%
Dell 20.21%
Acer 17.59%
Toshiba 7.55%
GIGABYTE 7.41%
ASUS 5.84%
Intel 3.28%
Samsung 3.15%
American Megatrends 2.23%
Lenovo 2.03%
Sahara 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.61%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.61%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.26%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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