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What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,035
United States Rank #13,212
Reach 0.0099%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.65 days
579.72 days >
Average installed length: 304.60 days


VersionDistribution 7.18% 4.62% 7.69% 47.18% 33.33%

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WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE

What is WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE?

WhiteSmoke New 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".
- Displays contextual advertising.

About  (from Conduit)

Each Conduit Software includes a new search box for your use and enjoyment. In addition, while installing the Conduit Software, you may voluntarily opt to change your home page, other search-related preferences, add components, receive notifications and offers, or enable other features provided to you by the Publisher ...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install 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 WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE.
tbWhit.dll (14d8444746cf6f5eb038e49874d538f6) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9639 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28072 Conduit (fs)
tbWhi0.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbWhi0.dll (02d550437bd96f4b2add86fd4073e60e) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Toolbar.Conduit!
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9726 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 28606 Conduit (fs)
prxtbWhit.dll (1446b55d51db10b6c69714bba12d573a) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE HW32.Laneul.gssm
Dr.Web Adware.Conduit.16
Panda Antivirus Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25816 Conduit (fs)
WhiteSmoke_NewToolbarHelper.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 PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23610 Conduit (fs)
       View all 22 all detections
WhiteSmoke New 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: WhiteSmoke New
URL: WhiteSmokeNew.OurToolbar.com
Help link: WhiteSmokeNew.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3289847
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3289847\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3289847 -toolbarName=WhiteSmoke New -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Estimated size: 1.09 MB
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 WhiteSmokeNew.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 WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE

Program module:tbWhit.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\WhiteSmoke_New\tbWhit.dll
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe -
  • hk64tbWhi0.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hktbWhi0.dll
  • ldrtbWhi0.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWhi0.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWhi0.dll
  • hk64tbWhit.dll
  • hktbWhit.dll
  • ldrtbWhit.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWhit.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWhit.dll
  • (Malware detected) WhiteSmoke_NewToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • hk64tbWhi2.dll
  • hktbWhi2.dll
  • ldrtbWhi2.dll
  • (Malware detected) prxtbWhi2.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbWhi2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • prxtbWhit.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).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbWhit.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'Connect DLC 5 Findbar' with a class of {8FEB0551-B256-479B-92E1-C927F89DC71E}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • prxtbWhit.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • prxtbWhit.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.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • prxtbWhit.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WhiteSmoke_NewToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

How do I remove WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE?

You can uninstall WhiteSmoke New 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE, 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 WhiteSmoke New 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 WhiteSmoke New Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.74%
Windows 10 18.97%
Windows Vista 8.21%
Windows XP 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.67%
Windows 7 Professional 10.31%
Windows 8 9.28%
Windows 8.1 7.22%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

79.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 79.93%
  Canada 11.11%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Sweden 0.72%
  Iran 0.72%
  Brazil 0.36%
  Switzerland 0.36%
  New Zealand 0.36%
  Japan 0.36%
  Egypt 0.36%
  Italy 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.85%
Dell 23.57%
Acer 14.01%
Toshiba 11.46%
ASUS 9.55%
Lenovo 3.82%
Samsung 1.91%
American Megatrends 1.27%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.91%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.13%
ASUSTeK K55A 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.34%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.56%

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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