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Should I remove KeyBar Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,132
United States Rank #26,974
Reach 0.0037%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.81 days
436.77 days >
Average installed length: 229.49 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.23.0.9 1.41%
6.17.1.25 39.44%
6.17.0.33 29.58%
6.16.2.2 25.35%
6.16.1.9 4.23%

Other programs by Conduit

KeyBar 1.8 Toolbar for IE

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What is KeyBar Toolbar for IE?

KeyBar Toolbar for IE is a potentially unwanted toolbar for Internet Explorer using the Conduit ClientConnect (now Perion) community toolbar platform. The toolbar runs as and Internet Explorer toolbar and Browser Helper Object. From the License Agreement: "As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, we may change your Internet Browser settings and/or provide you with the ability to opt to make changes to your Internet Browser settings and/or your mobile device settings and/or your social network account settings." It contains the 'Value Apps' software, which provides additional functionality as well as include various ad-supported extensions such as Cash Back and Price Gong.

What toolbar EULA says it can do:
- Allowing Conduit access to location-based information.
- Allowing Conduit access to information contained on your social network account.
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.

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
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in KeyBar Toolbar for IE.
tbKeyB.dll (7ca420a4688109e2ab5844a2c753c905) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 8.9265 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25226 Conduit (fs)
tbKey0.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)
prxtbKeyB.dll (02d550437bd96f4b2add86fd4073e60e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9726 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28606 Conduit (fs)
prxtbKey0.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
KeyBar_1.8ToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
       View all 22 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: KeyBar 1.8
URL: KeyBar18.OurToolbar.com
Help link: KeyBar18.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3286042
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3286042\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3286042 -toolbarName=KeyBar 1.8 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.
Estimated size: 1.69 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 KeyBar18.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 KeyBar 1.8 Toolbar for IE

Program module:tbKeyB.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\KeyBar_1.8\tbKeyB.dll
MD5:7ca420a4688109e2ab5844a2c753c905
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.1.0.1
  • hk64tbKeyB.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbKeyB.dll
  • (Malware detected) KeyBar_1.8ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • ldrtbKeyB.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbKeyB.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbKeyB.dll
  • configutaion.json
  • hk64tbKey0.dll
  • hk64tbKey2.dll
  • hktbKey0.dll
  • hktbKey2.dll
  • ldrtbKey0.dll
  • ldrtbKey2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbKey0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbKey2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbKey0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbKey2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbKey0.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).
  • prxtbKeyB.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with the class of {ec966aaa-1510-4c02-8eb0-b42ad0c25e8b} (Vafmusic4).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbKeyB.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbKey0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
  • prxtbKeyB.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with the class of {ec966aaa-1510-4c02-8eb0-b42ad0c25e8b}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbKey0.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.
  • prxtbKeyB.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Online Sharing Toolbar' with a class of {8567a644-e36c-470c-86cf-9c5b4f37db81} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbKey0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
  • prxtbKeyB.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with a class of {EC966AAA-1510-4C02-8EB0-B42AD0C25E8B}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • KeyBar_1.8ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove KeyBar Toolbar for IE?

Quickly and completely remove KeyBar 1.8 Toolbar for IE 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 KeyBar 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 KeyBar 1.8 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 KeyBar 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 KeyBar 1.8 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 7 3%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.97%
Windows 10 19.72%
Windows XP 9.86%
Windows Vista 8.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.70%
Windows 8.1 12.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.86%
Windows 8 7.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.22%
  Canada 38.71%
  Iran 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.70%
Acer 16.39%
Dell 11.48%
ASUS 11.48%
Sony 6.56%
Intel 4.92%
Toshiba 4.92%
Sahara 3.28%
Samsung 1.64%
Lenovo 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.25%
Dell Inspiron 560 3.13%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L75D-A 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 1.56%

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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