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Should I remove Vuze Remote Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #41,918
United States Rank #30,309
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.25 days
685.81 days >
Average installed length: 360.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.4 100.00%

Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4

Remove Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4
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What is Vuze Remote Toolbar?

Installs a Spigot toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Spigot so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.

About  (from Spigot)

Vuze Remote gives you the power to control Vuze from any computer or mobile device - anytime, anywhere. The first time you set-up the Vuze Remote, you'll need to establish a link between the Vuze app you wish to control and this browser. - Spigot, Revenue and Engagement on Tap. Keep your customers coming back and deli...  Read more

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is WidgiHelper.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.67 MB (2,802,204 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Vuze Remote Toolbar.
vuzeToolbarIE.dll (f86ffa9cad0f7cdb581c4c752d8370d9) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.8988 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Widgi
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spigot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Vuze Remote Toolbar\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C761FF0D-677F-4A40-9338-CF44EAB1F02E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4

Program executable:WidgiHelper.exe
Name:Widgi Toolbar
WidgiHelper Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Vuze Remote Toolbar\WidgiHelper.exe
MD5:973b8ea5a78e432713a38def61765135
Additional files:
  • WidgiHelper.exe - Widgi Toolbar (WidgiHelper Application)
  • vuzeToolbarFF.dll - WidgiFF Dynamic Link Library (Widgi Toolbar)
  • (Malware detected) vuzeToolbarIE.dll - Widgi Toolbar for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • vuzeToolbarIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with the class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • vuzeToolbarIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with the class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • vuzeToolbarIE.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Koyote Soft Toolbar' with a class of {1E864EAC-892F-4A60-8C17-63123FD5731C} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove Vuze Remote Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4 from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Vuze Remote 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4, 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 Vuze Remote 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 Vuze Remote Toolbar v7.4 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows Vista 11.36%
Windows 10 9.09%
Windows XP 6.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.64%
Windows 7 Professional 11.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.82%
Windows 10 Home 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.88%
  United Kingdom 27.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.27%
Dell 14.63%
Acer 14.63%
GIGABYTE 9.76%
Samsung 7.32%
Lenovo 4.88%
Intel 4.88%
American Megatrends 4.88%
Toshiba 2.44%
MSI 2.44%
Medion 2.44%
ASUS 2.44%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE P850 2.86%
Samsung R780/R778 2.86%
Samsung 700G7C 2.86%
Samsung 305V4A/305V5A 2.86%
NOVATECH LTD A15A/A15HE 2.86%
Micro-Star MS-168B 2.86%

About (from Spigot, Inc.)

Keep your customers coming back and delight them with contextually relevant content and applications.
Publisher URL: www.spigot.com

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