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Should I remove Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,952
United States Rank #14,372
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.21 days
419.18 days >
Average installed length: 220.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.17.2.8 0.91%
6.17.1.25 16.36%
6.17.0.33 14.55%
6.16.2.2 52.73%
6.16.1.9 15.45%

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Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE

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What is Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE?

Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- May display contextual advertising.

About  (from Conduit)

As part of the functionality provided by the Conduit Software, we may collect and store information about your search activity when you use our web search services (such as search queries). This information may be shared with third-party applications that use Search Data to function, or to offer you more customized inf...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • This toolbar is distributed via Conduit (potentially unwanted)
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • 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 Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE.
tbVafm.dll (7ca420a4688109e2ab5844a2c753c905) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 8.9265 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
VIPRE Antivirus 25226 Conduit (fs)
tbVaf0.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)
prxtbVafm.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)
prxtbVaf0.dll (59f4aa1a1ecf4c023f44872a9aae3b76) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25282 Conduit (fs)
Vafmusic7ToolbarHelper.exe (943f313974a830d4634c73beb8103f5e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17313 Application.Win32.Conduit.~f
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.202
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
       View all 22 all detections
Vafmusic7 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: Vafmusic7
URL: Vafmusic7.OurToolbar.com
Help link: Vafmusic7.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3303000
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3303000\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3303000 -toolbarName=Vafmusic7 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.
Estimated size: 975.7 KB
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 Vafmusic7.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 Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE

Program module:tbVafm.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\Vafmusic7\tbVafm.dll
MD5:7ca420a4688109e2ab5844a2c753c905
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.0.0.0
  • hk64tbVafm.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbVafm.dll
  • ldrtbVafm.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVafm.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVafm.dll
  • (Malware detected) Vafmusic7ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbVaf0.dll
  • hktbVaf0.dll
  • ldrtbVaf0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVaf0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVaf0.dll
  • hk64tbVaf2.dll
  • hktbVaf2.dll
  • ldrtbVaf2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbVaf2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbVaf2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbVaf0.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).
  • prxtbVafm.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with the class of {ec966aaa-1510-4c02-8eb0-b42ad0c25e8b} (Vafmusic4).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbVafm.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbVaf0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
  • prxtbVafm.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with the class of {ec966aaa-1510-4c02-8eb0-b42ad0c25e8b}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbVaf0.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.
  • prxtbVafm.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.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbVaf0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
  • prxtbVafm.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Vafmusic4 Toolbar' with a class of {EC966AAA-1510-4C02-8EB0-B42AD0C25E8B}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Vafmusic7ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE?

Quickly and completely remove Vafmusic7 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 Vafmusic7 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 Vafmusic7 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 Vafmusic7 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 Vafmusic7 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.91%
Windows 10 27.27%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Windows XP 2.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.18%
Windows 8.1 15.45%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.22%
Dell 17.39%
Acer 9.78%
Lenovo 8.70%
Toshiba 7.61%
ASUS 6.52%
Samsung 2.17%
Sahara 2.17%
GIGABYTE 2.17%
Apple 1.09%
Gateway 1.09%
Intel 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 1.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 1.92%
ASUSTeK CM1630 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 3721 1.92%
Gateway NV55C 1.92%

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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madashellover a year ago
I was only trying to download a free AVG program and this thing got in. It cleverly does not even show as a program so I cannot uninstall it. I will get my tech advisor to help.