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Should I remove PHPNuke Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
52% remove it48% keep it
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VersionDistribution 12.33% 45.21% 26.03% 1.37% 5.48% 9.59%

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PHPNuke Toolbar

What is PHPNuke Toolbar?

PHPNuke Community Toolbar' from Conduit, 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. Should the software be removed from the user's PC, the settings will need to be manually reverted back (see details below). The company, based on the EULA, will automatically download and install remote updates as well as collect and store details about the user's web browsing activities and store it locally on the PC in order to interact with the toolbar application to suggest additional services or provide more targeted advertising. "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 license agreement.

About  (from Conduit)

From the EULA: As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, you may be changing your Internet Browser settings and/or have the ability to change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box, if applicable; allow software updates of the Condui...  Read more
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: phpnuke
URL: phpnuke.ourtoolbar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\phpnuke\phpnuke\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\phpnuke\phpnuke\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.73 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 phpnuke.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 PHPNuke Toolbar

Program executable:phpnukesrv.exe
Name:PHPNuke Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\phpnuke\phpnuke\\phpnukesrv.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by phpnuke) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • escortShld.dll

How do I remove PHPNuke Toolbar?

You can uninstall PHPNuke 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 PHPNuke 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 PHPNuke 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 PHPNuke Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 52%
Keep it 48%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.30%
Windows 10 8.22%
Windows XP 5.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.14%
Windows 7 Professional 10.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.48%
Windows 7 Starter 4.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.25%
  Israel 11.25%
  Taiwan 10.00%
  MA 7.50%
  IQ 5.00%
  Colombia 3.75%
  Mexico 3.75%
  Czech Republic 3.75%
  Saudi Arabia 3.75%
  India 2.50%
  Philippines 2.50%
  SY 2.50%
  YE 2.50%
  Turkey 2.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.91%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Dell 12.73%
ASUS 12.73%
Lenovo 10.91%
Toshiba 7.27%
Intel 1.82%
Sony 1.82%
MSI 1.82%
American Megatrends 1.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.69%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.13%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite MT P... 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
O.E.M O.E.M 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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