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What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,391
United States Rank #14,988
Reach 0.0142%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.82 days
909.23 days >
Average installed length: 477.73 days

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Mp3Tube Toolbar

What is Mp3Tube Toolbar?

This is a Conduit toolbar installed in the user's Web browsers (IE, Chrome and Firefox) that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar itself which is typically bundled with free software is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.

"By Using a Conduit Software you may enable Conduit to access, use and collect a variety of information, both personal and non-personal, regarding your Internet Browser, your browsing habits, and information about your computer." - from the EULA.

About  (from Conduit)

The MP3Tube Toolbar conveniently sits on the browser window. The toolbars main function allows you to download videos from sites such as YouTube directly to your desktop with a click on a button. When the Save MP3 button turn green this signals that you are on a page with downloadable videos. Clicking the green button ...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Connects to the Internet
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Mp3Tube Toolbar.
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
Mp3TubeSvc.exe (eb522a2c0c9ae0df2092538b1fcda996) has been flagged by the following 20 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/Zwangi.cea.10
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG OneStepSearcher.V
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.Generic.6045072
Dr.Web DLOADER.Trojan
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Riskware.AdWare.Win32.FlvTube!IK
Fortinet FortiGate 4.3.398.0 Adware/Zwangi
F-Secure 9.0.16440.0 Trojan.Generic.6045072
G Data 22 Trojan.Generic.6045072
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.FlvTube
Jiangmin 13.0.900 AdWare/FlvTube.ac
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.FlvTube.bi
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Adware-OneStep.l
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Adware-OneStep.l
nProtect 2012-06-15.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Zwangi.259848
Panda Antivirus Adware/Zwangi
Trend Micro 9.500.0.1008 ADW_ZWANGI
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.500.0.1008 ADW_ZWANGI
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Zwangi.cea
VIPRE Antivirus 12058 Adware.Win32.FlvTube
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
       View all 38 all detections
Mp3Tube Toolbar has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mp3tube toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mp3Tube Toolbar\uninstall.exe tb
Estimated size: 13.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mp3Tube Toolbar

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
  • (Malware detected) Mp3TubeVideoToMp3.exe (by Mp3Tube) - Mp3TubeVideoToMp3 Application
  • ShowMsg.exe - ShowMsg Helper Application
  • ffmpeg.exe

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 Updater Service) "Updates Toolbar component to ensure that you always have the latest features.".
Network connections
  • Mp3TubeSvc.exe connects to (port 80).

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
Memory:2.39 MB
Total CPU:0.0036132601%
Kernel CPU:0.00191250%
User CPU:0.00170076%

How do I remove Mp3Tube Toolbar?

You can uninstall Mp3Tube 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 Mp3Tube 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 Mp3Tube 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 Mp3Tube Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.36%
Windows Vista 13.21%
Windows XP 7.86%
Windows 10 3.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.43%
Windows 7 Professional 7.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.55%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Israel 2.56%
  MK 2.27%
  India 2.27%
  Philippines 2.27%
  France 1.99%
  RS 1.99%
  Greece 1.99%
  United Kingdom 1.99%
  Australia 1.42%
  Indonesia 1.42%
  Croatia 1.42%
  Thailand 1.14%
  Netherlands 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.73%
Dell 25.00%
Acer 14.80%
Toshiba 7.65%
ASUS 5.61%
Lenovo 3.06%
Samsung 3.06%
Sony 2.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.55%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.84%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.84%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.84%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.84%

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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