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Should I remove InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,929
United States Rank #14,266
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.09 days
386.12 days >
Average installed length: 202.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.17.2.501 1.69%
6.17.2.500 0.85%
6.17.2.8 79.66%
6.17.0.33 17.80%

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InternetHelper3.6 Toolbar for IE

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What is InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

InternetHelper Toolbar for IE is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- Displays contextual advertising.

About  (from Conduit)

We may combine the web Search Data with other non-Personally Identifiable Information (as further detailed above, e.g. Browsing Data or Usage Data) and if we do, some of the otherwise non-Personally Identifiable Information may become Personally Identifiable Information. In addition, the Conduit Software also takes the...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in InternetHelper Toolbar for IE.
InternetHelper3.6ToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.02 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbInte.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbInte.dll (480994ae776f86dc885fd654665ebdfa) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.8.02260 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9631 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 27980 Conduit (fs)
       View all 15 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: InternetHelper3.6
URL: InternetHelper36.OurToolbar.com
Help link: InternetHelper36.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3315827
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3315827\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3315827 -toolbarName=InternetHelper3.6 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE -origin=AddRemove -u
Estimated size: 1.64 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 InternetHelper36.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 InternetHelper3.6 Toolbar for IE

Program executable:InternetHelper3.6ToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name:ToolbarHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\InternetHelper3.6\InternetHelper3.6ToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.4.0.1
  • hk64tbInte.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbInte.dll
  • (Malware detected) InternetHelper3.6ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • ldrtbInte.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbInte.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbInte.dll
  • hk64tbInt0.dll
  • hktbInt0.dll
  • ldrtbInt0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbInt0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbInte.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407} (Produtools Maps B).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbInte.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbInte.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbInte.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbInte.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • InternetHelper3.6ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove InternetHelper Toolbar for IE?

Quickly and completely remove InternetHelper3.6 Toolbar for IE from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall InternetHelper Toolbar for IE 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 InternetHelper3.6 Toolbar for IE, 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 InternetHelper Toolbar for IE.
  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 InternetHelper3.6 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 10 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.63%
Windows 10 28.81%
Windows Vista 8.47%
Windows XP 5.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.31%
Windows 8.1 16.10%
Windows 8 9.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.63%
Windows 7 Professional 5.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.49%
  LY 0.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 28.85%
Acer 11.54%
Lenovo 7.69%
ASUS 7.69%
Sony 3.85%
Toshiba 0.96%
Intel 0.96%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.46%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.57%
Dell Inspiron N5040 2.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.68%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 1.79%
Dell XPS 8700 1.79%

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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