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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 #7,826
United States Rank #24,841
Reach 0.0522%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.46 days
485.50 days >
Average installed length: 255.09 days

Babylon Chrome Toolbar

What is Babylon Chrome Toolbar?

Babylon Toolbar from Babylon Ltd is a web browser plugin that allows you to get language translations and definitions through an installed web browser toolbar. Typically, the Babylon Toolbar comes bundled with other software, usually freeware and shareware. Before installing the toolbar, users have to agree to end user software agreement and accept all the changes that will be made during the installation. This web browser toolbar can change the default search engine provider; however, you may leave this setting unchanged.

About  (from Babylon Ltd)

Babylon is the world's leading provider of language solutions, such as online and offline dictionary and translation software in over 75 languages in one simple click and is being used by millions of private users and organizations in more than 200 countries and territories. Simply click on any text in any desktop appl...  Read more

Overview

It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named BabMaint.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.61 MB (1,692,396 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Babylon Chrome Toolbar.
BabMaint.exe (754f0855b332ca5fec434d7af295be2e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0287 Adware.Babylon.12
ESET-NOD32 7.8910 Win32/Toolbar.Babylon.I
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.10.14.03 PUP.Optional.Babylon.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.287 TROJ_GEN.F47V1008
NTRedirect.dll (2e1d99d838a2e104186954705f467317) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.08.26.00 Trojan/Win32.Agent
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Skodna.Generic.AMJ
Comodo Security 16825 Application.Win32.Agent.~AB
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Babylon.A
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.S.Agent.127472
BUSolution.dll (857125f003b7cec720f2103ba1bae6bb) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 16321 ApplicUnsaf.Win32.AdWare.cinmus.194
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.19
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0411
enhancedNT.dll (4a38c6e15a02e0d37ee5ecea436bab73) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4246 HW32.Laneul.kuas
Comodo Security 17332 Application.Win32.AdWare.Agent.bb
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Delta.A
GUninstaller.exe (b0f6507f8666e89dd9f192313d88eb98) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 HW32.Laneul.zosu
Comodo Security 17604 Application.Win32.Agent.~A
       View all 18 all detections
Babylon Chrome Toolbar has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Babylon Ltd.
URL: www.babylon.com
Installation folder: C:\documents and settings\jorge\datos de programa\babsolution\shared
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\Jorge\Datos de programa\BabSolution\Shared\GUninstaller.exe" -key "Babylon Chrome Toolbar" -rmkey -ask -bname bbl
Estimated size: 1.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Babylon Chrome Toolbar

Program executable:BabMaint.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Visual Tools
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\babsolution\shared\BabMaint.exe
MD5:754f0855b332ca5fec434d7af295be2e
Additional files:
  • GUninstaller.exe - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • BUSolution.dll - BU Dynamic Link Library
  • (Malware detected) BabMaint.exe
  • EnhancedNT.dll - enhancedNT
  • (Malware detected) NTRedirect.dll
  • BUSUninstall.exe
  • sqlite3.dll
  • BabMaintSrv.exe (by SOFTWIN S.R.L)
  • BAbScheduler.exe
  • Shared.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BabMaint.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Scheduled scanning task' (runs weekly on Fridays at 00:00).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BabMaint.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SBWUpdateTask_Logon_f61fb1a7-001E101FC20F.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • enhancedNT.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NTRedirect' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\enhancedNT.dll",Run.
  • NTRedirect.dll is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NTRedirect' and executes as C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\BabSolution\Shared\NTRedirect.dll",Run.

How do I remove Babylon Chrome Toolbar?

You can uninstall Babylon Chrome 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Babylon Chrome Toolbar, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Babylon Chrome 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 Babylon Chrome Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.76%
Windows XP 12.63%
Windows 10 10.20%
Windows Vista 3.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.89%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.46%
Windows 7 Professional 9.03%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.40%
Windows 7 Starter 3.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.53% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 15.53%
  United States 6.80%
  Saudi Arabia 4.06%
  IQ 3.96%
  India 3.76%
  Germany 3.35%
  Italy 2.84%
  MA 2.84%
  TN 2.64%
  Taiwan 2.34%
  MK 2.23%
  Indonesia 2.13%
  Malaysia 2.03%
  Egypt 1.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.24%
Acer 22.99%
Dell 19.94%
ASUS 8.52%
Toshiba 6.59%
GIGABYTE 5.79%
Lenovo 4.34%
Samsung 4.02%
American Megatrends 2.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.13%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.19%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.88%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.88%

About Babylon Ltd

Babylon is a computer dictionary and translation program, developed by Babylon Ltd., an Israeli public company.
Publisher URL: www.babylon.com

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