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Should I remove SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,649
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.24 days
390.49 days >
Average installed length: 205.17 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.17.2.501 1.47%
6.17.2.8 52.94%
6.17.1.25 16.18%
6.16.203.2 13.24%
6.16.2.2 16.18%

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SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE

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What is SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE?

This is a Conduit/Perion (Trovi) powered toolbar for Internet Explorer (BHO) that provides limited web browser functionality but will modify the user's search and home pages as well as bundle various ad-supported components. Also, the toolbar will bundle additional potentially unwanted features such as Search Protect which will make sure that the browser maintains its modified home and search pages to Conduit. The toolbar is usually bundled with a 3rd-party program or downloaded through a hosted portal page on the OurToolbar network.

Overview

The most common release is 6.17.2.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. It also bundles additional software in the form of the Conduit Engine, which installs a potentially unwanted toolbar, and makes homepage and default search engine changes to a user's web browser. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.64 MB (1,716,519 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE.
SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.02 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
tbSwee.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 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbSwee.dll (02d550437bd96f4b2add86fd4073e60e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web 7.00.9.04080 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9726 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28606 Conduit (fs)
       View all 15 all detections
SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE 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: SweetTunes1
URL: SweetTunes1.OurToolbar.com
Help link: SweetTunes1.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3282698
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3282698\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3282698 -toolbarName=SweetTunes1 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE -origin=AddRemove -userMod
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.
Estimated size: 1.64 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 SweetTunes1.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 SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE

Program executable:SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe (Malware detected)
Name:ToolbarHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\SweetTunes1\SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe
MD5:943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e
Additional files:
  • configutaion.json
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.4.0.1
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSwee.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbSwee.dll
  • hktbSwee.dll
  • ldrtbSwee.dll
  • (Malware detected) SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) tbSwee.dll
  • hk64tbSwe0.dll
  • hktbSwe0.dll
  • ldrtbSwe0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbSwe0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbSwe0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbSwee.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407} (Produtools Maps B).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbSwee.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbSwee.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbSwee.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbSwee.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SweetTunes1ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE?

Quickly and completely remove SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE.
  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 SweetTunes1 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.06%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 10 10.29%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.24% of installs come from Pakistan
Which countries install it?
  Pakistan 13.24%
  India 11.76%
  United States 10.29%
  United Kingdom 8.82%
  RS 7.35%
  MK 5.88%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Sri Lanka 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  BA 4.41%
  Switzerland 2.94%
  Russia 2.94%
  Portugal 2.94%
  Germany 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.58%
Acer 16.67%
Dell 14.58%
ASUS 10.42%
Lenovo 4.17%
Samsung 4.17%
Sony 4.17%
Toshiba 2.08%
Intel 2.08%
Medion 2.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
MSI MS-7788 3.33%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 3.33%
Samsung RV420/RV520/RV720... 1.67%

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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