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Should I remove Toolbar Cleaner?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,556
United States Rank #3,933
Reach 0.1175%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.40 days
483.92 days >
Average installed length: 254.27 days

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Toolbar Cleaner

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What is Toolbar Cleaner?

Toolbar Cleaner is an app from Visicom Media that allows you to select various toolbars installed on your PC and remove them. It is typically installed through bundled installers but could also be installed from the Visicom Media website. Toolbar Cleaner has also been seen installing various Visicom Media programs such as MyStart Toolbar.

About  (from Visicom Media)

Once the Toolbar is installed, you will receive the following software features: 1. Updated Software button – A button on the toolbar which enables you to check for updated versions of software you have installed on your computer. Relevant software is presented in the desktop notification window. 2. Desktop Notificatio...  Read more

Overview

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 primary executable is named ToolbarCleaner.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 742.49 KB (760,313 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Connects to the Internet
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Toolbar Cleaner.
ToolbarCleaner.exe (77174a6f47b40aea93b4d69cc3292d4a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.7062 W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0237 Adware.Toolbar.250
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: toolbarcleaner.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Toolbar Cleaner
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Toolbar Cleaner\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 742.49 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Toolbar Cleaner

Program executable:ToolbarCleaner.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Toolbar Cleaner
Path:C:\Program Files\Toolbar Cleaner\ToolbarCleaner.exe
MD5:77174a6f47b40aea93b4d69cc3292d4a
(From the publisher) “Hello Everyone, Toolbar Cleaner is now reaching 15,000 toolbars, apps, and BHO’s un-installations per day! Now, many of you want to change their browser homepage settings in addition to removing toolbars. Toolbar Cleaner...”
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ToolbarCleaner.exe - Toolbar Cleaner
  • uninstall.exe - Toolbar Cleaner installer.

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ToolbarCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECF44961-46B2-4BEC-A968-1DCA6586AB49}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ToolbarCleaner.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Toolbar Cleaner\ToolbarCleaner.exe'.
Network connections
  • ToolbarCleaner.exe connects to ip-72-55-140-118.static.privatedns.com (72.55.140.118 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ToolbarCleaner.exe
Memory:9.97 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:1.2633618200%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.88435327%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.37900855%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:34
70 average

How do I remove Toolbar Cleaner?

Quickly and completely remove Toolbar Cleaner from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Toolbar Cleaner 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 Toolbar Cleaner, 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 Toolbar Cleaner.
  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 Toolbar Cleaner you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,556

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.32%
Windows 10 25.40%
Windows XP 7.04%
Windows Vista 5.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.80%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Windows 8.1 9.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.90%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.64%
  Italy 9.40%
  Brazil 5.24%
  Germany 4.23%
  France 3.43%
  Belgium 2.75%
  Canada 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  United Kingdom 1.26%
  Hungary 1.19%
  DZ 0.80%
  Saudi Arabia 0.65%
  Taiwan 0.65%
  India 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.67%
Dell 23.00%
Acer 17.25%
ASUS 8.40%
Toshiba 8.32%
GIGABYTE 4.99%
Lenovo 2.87%
Samsung 2.87%
Intel 1.51%
American Megatrends 1.21%
Sahara 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.31%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.33%
ASUS All Series 2.94%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.35%

About Visicom Media

Visicom Media Network or VMN.net is a Web portal with a number of free services for users. Its headquarters is in Brossard, Quebec. The domain VMN.
Publisher URL: software.visicommedia.com

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