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Should I remove Tuvaro toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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Global Rank #15,366
United States Rank #25,465
Reach 0.0179%


VersionDistribution 2.84% 38.92% 35.51% 10.51% 8.81% 3.41%

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Tuvaro toolbar

What is Tuvaro toolbar?

Tuvaro Toolbar is a Mindspark Interactive Network powered toolbar (MyWebSearch) for Intenet Explorer, Chorme and Firefox. The toolbar collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Mindspark so they can suggest services or provide advertising via the toolbar. TotalRecipeSearch Toolbar will attempt to change your home page and search provider if you are not careful during installation and provides a search box and various other generic features in the toolbar.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

Tuvaro, based in the Bay Area, provides custom search and monetization solutions to software developers and media companies. Our innovative solutions not only provide online monetization opportunities, but also help to increase brand awareness and audience reach for our partners. Tuvaro stands out for our vigorous focu...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The main program executable is tuvarosrv.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 2.64 MB (2,767,443 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • 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 Tuvaro toolbar.
tuvaro.exe (112fafa4171f79bc3cbcfee96f221740) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3582 MalSign.Skodna
Bkav FE W32.Clod4b2.Trojan
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.DelBar.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!112FAFA4171F
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!112FAFA4171F
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0828
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.DelBar
VIPRE Antivirus 25606 Montiera (fs)
tuvaroTlbr.dll (b6ba4a20b5ed66faa8a4f749f83c8023) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
ESET-NOD32 8943 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.F
Tuvaro 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: tuvaro
URL: tuvaro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\tuvaro\tuvaro\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\tuvaro\tuvaro\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tuvaro toolbar

Program executable:tuvarosrv.exe
Name:Tuvaro Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\tuvaro\tuvaro\\tuvarosrv.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by tuvaro) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • tuvaroApp.dll (by Montera Technologeis LTD) - Tuvaro Toolbar
  • tuvaroEng.dll (by Montera Technologeis LTD)
  • tuvaroTlbr.dll
  • escortShld.dll
  • instlData.js
  • mgc.dll (by Autako) - Autako Mgc Dll (mgc)
  • pref.json
  • rtData.js
  • serp.js
  • tuvaro.crx
  • (Malware detected) tuvaro.exe
  • tuvaro_uninst.exe (by tuvaro) - tuvaro (Tuvaro toolbar)
  • tuvaro4ie.exe - Tuvaro toolbar

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tuvaroTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Tuvaro Toolbar' with the class of {6F001652-AF51-45C6-B029-86E0265A1851}.

How do I remove Tuvaro toolbar?

You can uninstall Tuvaro 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 Tuvaro 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 Tuvaro 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 Tuvaro toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.58%
Windows XP 11.08%
Windows 10 9.94%
Windows Vista 5.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.34%
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 9.12%
Windows 8 4.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.36%
  Iran 9.37%
  Israel 8.82%
  India 6.34%
  Belgium 4.41%
  Philippines 3.31%
  IQ 2.75%
  United Arab Emirates 2.48%
  Malaysia 2.20%
  Thailand 1.93%
  Singapore 1.65%
  Greece 1.65%
  Jamaica 1.65%
  South Africa 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.17%
Dell 17.92%
Acer 16.25%
Toshiba 9.17%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 4.58%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Intel 1.67%
MSI 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.31%
HP ProBook 4530s 3.31%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.65%
Intel DG41WV 2.65%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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Derrick Sofléover a year ago
This is a great toolbar! It's almost as fun as Zwinky, another great digital snack.