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Should I remove IspAssistant-Mp3Tube?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,622
United States Rank #12,883
Reach 0.0174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.50 days
1076.61 days >
Average installed length: 565.68 days

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What is IspAssistant-Mp3Tube?

Mp3Tube is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search.

About  (from Conduit)

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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. The main program executable is mp3tubetb.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. 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 software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 13.28 MB (13,923,211 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in IspAssistant-Mp3Tube.
mp3tubetb.dll (7661262a701827d40a4b0e6db3de835f) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BHO.WVE
F-Secure 11.2013-26-10_7 Adware.BHO.WVE
G Data 13.10.22 Adware.BHO.WVE
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 AdWare.BHO.WVE
Malwarebytes v2013.05.26.01 Adware.Mp3Tube
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BHO.WVE
Trend Micro 10.465.26 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 ADW_MPTUBE
uninstall.exe (4987901341ae4b24ffbe72b209d12552) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ByteHero BDV Virus.Win32.Part.a
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 Adware.MP3TubeToolBar
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.Zwangi
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_MPTUBE
VIPRE Antivirus 24042 Onestepsearch (fs)
Mp3TubeVideoToMp3.exe (c254ad1c8e36199c51c55a5b09c47f45) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web DLOADER.Trojan
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 Adware.Mp3Tube
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_MPTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_MPTUBE
Mp3TubeSvc.exe (4427878b91743c24565ba2e32968920d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Malwarebytes Adware.Mp3Tube
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_FLVTUBE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_FLVTUBE
       View all 21 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ourtoolbar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mp3tube toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mp3Tube Toolbar\uninstall.exe bho /S
Estimated size: 13.28 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 www.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 IspAssistant-Mp3Tube

Program module:mp3tubetb.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Mp3Tube Toolbar
Signed by:CreativeToolbarSolutions.com
Path:C:\Program Files\mp3tube toolbar\mp3tubetb.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Mp3TubeSvc.exe (by Mp3Tube) - Mp3Tube Toolbar Helper Service
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • (Malware detected) Mp3TubeVideoToMp3.exe (by Mp3Tube) - Mp3TubeVideoToMp3 Application
  • ShowMsg.exe - ShowMsg Helper Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • mp3tubetb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Mp3Tube Toolbar' with the class of {46897C77-E7A6-4c33-BFFB-E9C2E2718942}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • mp3tubetb.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Mp3Tube Toolbar' with a class of {46897C77-E7A6-4C33-BFFB-E9C2E2718942}.
  • Mp3TubeSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Mp3Tube Toolbar Updater Service' (Mp3Tube Toolbar Service) "Update components to ensure that you always have the latest fixes.".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.58 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0077925998%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00385337%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00393923%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:1.77 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:525 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove IspAssistant-Mp3Tube?

You can uninstall IspAssistant-Mp3Tube 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 IspAssistant-Mp3Tube, 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 IspAssistant-Mp3Tube.
  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 IspAssistant-Mp3Tube you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.51%
Windows Vista 15.20%
Windows XP 8.77%
Windows 10 3.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.13%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.99%
Windows 7 Professional 7.40%
Windows 7 Starter 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.33%
  India 3.22%
  Israel 3.22%
  MK 2.30%
  Australia 1.61%
  Greece 1.61%
  Philippines 1.61%
  Croatia 1.38%
  Malaysia 1.38%
  MA 1.15%
  RS 1.15%
  DZ 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Saudi Arabia 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.90%
Dell 24.15%
Acer 14.83%
Toshiba 10.59%
ASUS 5.51%
Lenovo 2.97%
Samsung 1.69%
Sony 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.13%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.68%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.07%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 3.07%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.45%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.45%

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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