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What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,785
United States Rank #22,407
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 32.87 days
969.59 days >
Average installed length: 509.45 days


VersionDistribution 38.24% 61.76%

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Produtools Manuals 2.1 B Toolbar

What is Produtools Manuals B Toolbar?

Produtools Manuals Toolbar (from Trovi) is an ad-supported toolbar that will upon installation modify the default web browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages by setting setting it to Trovi.com. Changes to the browser include (according to the EULA) the following:

- Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including your Browser's built-in search box.
- Change of the default home page and/or new tabs of your Internet Browser, and protect your search settings.
- Additional search-related services.
- Allowing Trovi access to information contained on your social network account and/or site.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.
- Allow first-party and third-party Cookies to be installed in your Browser.

About  (from Client Connect LTD)

The toolbar may include web search box(es) and other features. By Using the Toolbar, you may enable Trovi 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.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Produtools Manuals B Toolbar.
tbProd.dll (cef32b574f8c732bacafd93210642dbb) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Stranact
ESET-NOD32 8.9702 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28454 Conduit (fs)
prxtbPro0.dll (c89d9c80fd468c6b51c4aadcc8463c2d) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVware Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Conduit.BX
ESET-NOD32 10643 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/Toolbar_Conduit
G Data 24 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 34366 Conduit (fs)
tbPro2.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
tbPro0.dll (90a1b31ba3d3c1fd73b6021c1d8c1c8f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17602 Application.Win32.Conduit.r
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25382 Conduit (fs)
       View all 21 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Produtools Manuals 2.1 B
URL: ProdutoolsManuals21B.OurToolbar.com
Help link: ProdutoolsManuals21B.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\produtools_manuals_2.1_b
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Produtools_Manuals_2.1_B\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.84 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 ProdutoolsManuals21B.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 Produtools Manuals 2.1 B Toolbar

Program module:tbProd.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Signed by:Conduit Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\produtools_manuals_2.1_b\tbProd.dll
Additional files:
  • hk64tbPro0.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbPro0.dll (by Conduit)
  • hktbpro2.dll
  • ldrtbPro0.dll
  • ldrtbpro2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbPro0.dll
  • tbPro0.dll
  • tbPro2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbPro0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Online Sharing Toolbar' with the class of {8567a644-e36c-470c-86cf-9c5b4f37db81} (Online Sharing).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbPro0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Online Sharing Toolbar' with the class of {8567a644-e36c-470c-86cf-9c5b4f37db81}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbPro0.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.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbPro0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Online Sharing Toolbar' with a class of {8567A644-E36C-470C-86CF-9C5B4F37DB81}.

How do I remove Produtools Manuals B Toolbar?

You can uninstall Produtools Manuals B 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 Produtools Manuals 2.1 B 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 Produtools Manuals B 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 Produtools Manuals 2.1 B Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.94%
Windows Vista 10.29%
Windows 10 8.82%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 70.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.29%
Windows 10 Home 4.41%
Windows 7 Professional 2.94%
Windows 8.1 2.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.05%
  United Kingdom 10.48%
  Canada 7.62%
  Finland 0.95%
  Netherlands 0.95%
  DK 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.62%
Dell 15.87%
Toshiba 12.70%
Acer 12.70%
Intel 1.59%
Gateway 1.59%
Samsung 1.59%
Apple 1.59%
Sony 1.59%
ASUS 1.59%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.08%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 3.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 3.08%


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