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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation

What is safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation?

This is a Conduit toolbar installed in the user's Web browsers (IE, Chrome and Firefox) that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar. The toolbar itself which is typically bundled with free software is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.

"By Using a Conduit Software you may enable Conduit to access, use and collect a variety of information, both personal and non-personal, regarding your Internet Browser, your browsing habits, and information about your computer." - from the EULA.

About  (from CyberDefender)

safeSEARCH Toolbar is a powerful application that protects your computer against identity theft by blocking the access to harmful websites. CyberDefender's safeSEARCH is a security toolbar which works with Microsoft internet Explorer and protects you against identity theft. MyIdentityDefender uses proprietary technolog...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberdefender.com
Help link: support.cyberdefender.com/cgi-bin/support/kb.cgi
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\LocalLow\CyberDefender
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\LocalLow\CyberDefender\cdinstx.exe /u
Estimated size: 849.32 KB

Program filesFiles installed by safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation

Program executable:cdinstx.exe
Name:CyberDefender Installer
Additional files:
  • sssTbar.dll - safeSEARCH Toolbar (CyberDefender Corp.) (safeSEARCH Toolbar)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • sssTbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CyberDefender safeSEARCH' with the class of {F35CE83E-9EBF-40d5-AE87-53F982389740}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • sssTbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'CyberDefender safeSEARCH' with the class of {F35CE83E-9EBF-40d5-AE87-53F982389740}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • sssTbar.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'CyberDefender safeSEARCH' with a class of {F35CE83E-9EBF-40d5-AE87-53F982389740} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • sssTbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'CyberDefender safeSEARCH' with a class of {F35CE83E-9EBF-40D5-AE87-53F982389740}.

How do I remove safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation?

Quickly and completely remove safeSEARCH Toolbar (CyberDefender Corporation) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefe... from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation 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 safeSEARCH Toolbar (CyberDefender Corporation), 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 safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation.
  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 safeSEARCH Toolbar CyberDefender Corporation you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 33%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Colombia 12.50%
  Spain 12.50%
  Croatia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 33.33%
Intel 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%

Publisher URL: www.cyberdefender.com


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