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Messenger Plus Community Toolbar

What is Messenger Plus Community Toolbar?

Messenger Plus Community Toolbar is a Visicom Media (VMN) toolbar that integrates with major web browsers including Google Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The toolbar is an ad-supported program that is designed to display advertisements within the program itself, modify the browser's home page and search settings in order to capture web search traffic as well as collect and aggregate usage information and statistics. The toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party developer programs in order to help monetize free (and some paid) software. During installation, the user might be given the option to modify the home and search pages, however this is often checked by default and overlooked.

About  (from Visicom Media inc)

Once the Toolbar is installed, you will receive the following software features: 1. Updated Software button – A button on the toolbar which enables you to check for updated versions of software you have installed on your computer. Relevant software is presented in the desktop notification window. 2. Desktop Notificatio...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Messenger Plus Community Toolbar.
dtUser.exe (838667b3b34dfe62f924ef75e6089473) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Toolbar.Visicom
ESET-NOD32 7.12095 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Visicom.C potentially unwanted
Messenger Plus Community 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

URL: software.visicommedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msgplscomtb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\msgplscomtb\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Messenger Plus Community Toolbar

Program module:MsgPlsComTb.dll
Name:Messenger Plus Community Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\msgplscomtb\MsgPlsComTb.dll
Additional files:
  • MsgPlsComTb.dll - Messenger Plus Community Toolbar
  • uninstall.exe - Messenger Plus Community Toolbar Uninstaller
  • (Malware detected) dtUser.exe - DTX broker
  • MsgPlsComDx.dll - Messenger Plus Community Toolbar Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • MsgPlsComDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Messenger Plus Community Toolbar' with the class of {9E7E8B2E-604D-495f-9AF8-EE5C2CB1398D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • MsgPlsComDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Messenger Plus Community Toolbar' with the class of {9E7E8B2E-604D-495f-9AF8-EE5C2CB1398D}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • dtUser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\searchresults1\dtUser.exe'.

How do I remove Messenger Plus Community Toolbar?

You can uninstall Messenger Plus Community 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 Messenger Plus Community 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 Messenger Plus Community 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 Messenger Plus Community Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 10 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.67%
Windows 10 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Windows 7 Starter 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.41%
  Brazil 23.53%
  Saudi Arabia 23.53%
  Mexico 5.88%
  Spain 5.88%
  Germany 5.88%
  Canada 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 41.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Samsung 8.33%
Dell 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L635 10.00%
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.00%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 10.00%
eMachines eMachines E525 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 580 10.00%

About Visicom Media inc

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com


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