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Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker

What is Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker?

Some versions of Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker include a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which is a web browser extenstion that delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar to be added to the user's web browser (the home page and search pages will be modified in many cases).


It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). 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 software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 4.81 MB (5,044,346 bytes).
Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.thoosje.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thoosje
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Thoosje\un_Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker Installer_27213.exe"
Estimated size: 4.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker

  • tbTho1.dll (by Conduit) - Conduit Toolbar Automatic Update
  • ThoosjeToolbarHelper1.exe (by Conduit) - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbTho2.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbTho2.dll
  • ldrtbTho2.dll
  • tbTho0.dll
  • tbTho2.dll
  • ThoosjeToolbarHelper.exe
  • un_Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker Installer_27213.exe (by Pantaray Research) - Setup/UnInstall Engine
  • UninstallerUI.exe -
  • FFExternalAlert.dll
  • RadioWMPCore.dll
  • thoosje-toolbar-ie.exe - Thoosje Toolbar
  • Vista Tweaker.exe - Vista Tweaker

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tbTho0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IObitCom Toolbar' with the class of {31c7d459-9cc3-44f2-9dca-fc11795309b4}.
Internet Explorer Bar
  • tbTho0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Freecorder Findbar' with a class of {AD10F600-1FBD-44A8-8382-3861A81A66C6}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tbTho0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'RealoreStudios Toolbar' with the class of {03fee850-0101-4e9e-b6d4-6fc74d3db360}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • tbTho0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'IObitCom Toolbar' with a class of {31c7d459-9cc3-44f2-9dca-fc11795309b4} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • tbTho0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'IObitCom Toolbar' with a class of {31C7D459-9CC3-44F2-9DCA-FC11795309B4}.
Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.
  • ThoosjeToolbarHelper1.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker?

Quickly and completely remove Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker 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 Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker, 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 Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Thoosje Windows Vista Tweaker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 8%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 91.67%
Windows 7 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 58.33%
Windows Vista Home Basic 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Windows Vista Business 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.57%
  Italy 8.70%
  Germany 4.35%
  Spain 4.35%
  India 4.35%
  Malaysia 4.35%
  New Zealand 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 8.33%
HP-Pavilion VC763AA-ABZ p... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion KQ436AA-ABA I... 8.33%
HP-Pavilion FR502AA-ABZ m... 8.33%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 8.33%
HP G60 Notebook PC 8.33%


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