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Should I remove flybuys Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
51% remove it49% keep it
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Global Rank #40,375
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.26 days
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Average installed length: 577.53 days

flybuys Toolbar

What is flybuys Toolbar?

flybuys Toolbar is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar that may modify the browser's home page, search provider and new tab pages. Changes to the browser include the following modifications:

- Change of the default home page and new tabs and protect your search settings
- Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including the browser's built-in search box
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”

About  (from Loyalty Pacific)

We all search the web every day to read the news, shop, or get handy hints and tips. Now, flybuys is bringing you the flybuys Toolbar – a search engine powered by Yahoo!7 that gives you 1 point for every 2 searches you make, up to 100 per calendar month. Downloading the flybuys Toolbar is easy! It’s compatible with Int...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 main program executable is Toolbar.dll. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 3.93 MB (4,118,653 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in flybuys Toolbar.
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.flybuys.com.au/partners/yahoo7
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flybuys toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\flybuys Toolbar\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by flybuys Toolbar

Program module:Toolbar.dll
Name:FreeCause Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\flybuys toolbar\Toolbar.dll
Additional files:
  • Uninst.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • Helper.dll
  • js_components_bin.dll
  • prefio.exe
  • (Malware detected) sqlite3.exe
  • Toolbar.dll - FreeCause Toolbar
  • TroubleShooter.exe (by FreeCause) - FreeCause Vista TroubleShooter application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Toolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'flybuys Toolbar BHO' with the class of {8A191172-D330-CE54-CDF7-160B56264A4B} (FCTBPos00Pos).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • Toolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'flybuys Toolbar' with the class of {3F1166BE-93FC-C894-6D7A-B2A616AF57E3}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • Helper.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'FCToolbarURLSearchHook Class' with a class of {164bb0b2-b0ee-f754-39dd-73626f9fe654} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • Toolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'flybuys Toolbar' with a class of {3F1166BE-93FC-C894-6D7A-B2A616AF57E3}.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TroubleShooter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bucksbee Loyalty Plugin - 100815\TroubleShooter.exe'.

How do I remove flybuys Toolbar?

Quickly and completely remove flybuys Toolbar 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 flybuys 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 flybuys Toolbar, 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 flybuys 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 flybuys Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win 7 3%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 51%
Keep it 49%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.11%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Windows 8 5.56%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.33%
Windows 7 Professional 19.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.78%
Windows 8 Pro 2.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.74% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 89.74%
  United States 10.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.03%
Dell 19.35%
Acer 12.90%
ASUS 9.68%
Toshiba 6.45%
American Megatrends 6.45%
Alienware 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Intel 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite P750 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 3.33%
MSI MS-7680 3.33%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. CR61... 3.33%
LENOVO TP-80___ 3.33%


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