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What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
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Privacy Defender Toolbar

What is Privacy Defender Toolbar?

This toolbar will hijack the user's Internet browser homepage and search provider.

About  (from Montera Technologeis LTD)

Privacy Defender is a simple and powerful software
that enables you to maintain your online privacy
by deleting all traces of your web history in 1 click. With Privacy Defender, The task of keeping your Privacy is effortless and takes less then 2 minutes. We designed Privacy Defender to support all the major...  Read more


Privacy Defender Toolbar is a software program developed by Montera Technologeis LTD. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named privacydefendersrv.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.04 MB (2,143,866 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Privacy Defender Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Norway and New Zealand.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Privacy Defender 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

Displayed publisher: Privacy Defender
URL: privacy-defender.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\privacy defender\privacydefender\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Privacy Defender\privacydefender\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Privacy Defender Toolbar

Program executable:privacydefendersrv.exe
Name:Privacy-Defender Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\privacy defender\privacydefender\\privacydefendersrv.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by Privacy Defender) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • privacydefenderApp.dll (by Privacy-Defender.com) - Privacy-Defender Toolbar
  • privacydefenderEng.dll (by Privacy-Defender.com)
  • privacydefenderTlbr.dll
  • escortShld.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • privacydefenderTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Privacy Defender Toolbar' with the class of {BD3AF188-0375-47F1-B53A-BF4B19AD2F7E}.

How do I remove Privacy Defender Toolbar?

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

Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Norway 25.00%
  New Zealand 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 66.67%
ASUS 33.33%
Common models
Gateway NV57H 33.33%
ASUSTeK K50ID 33.33%
Acer Aspire V3-771 33.33%


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