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Should I remove uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,328
United States Rank #28,467
Reach 0.0408%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.73 days
375.56 days >
Average installed length: 197.33 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.20.0.10 5.18%
6.19.0.18 0.13%
6.18.2.72 0.13%
6.17.5.38 0.76%
6.17.5.37 0.13%
6.17.5.36 0.76%
6.17.5.35 0.51%
6.17.5.34 0.13%
6.17.2.13 0.25%
6.17.2.12 0.25%
6.17.2.11 0.76%
6.17.2.10 1.01%
6.17.2.8 64.35%
6.17.1.25 25.66%

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uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE

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What is uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE?

uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE is a Conduit Connect toolbar for Internet Explorer. This toolbar runs as a web browser extension and Browser Helper Object and is distributed using the Conduit/Perion monetization platform. Although this software is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this IE toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to a Conduit controlled search portal using Bing as the primary search engine. It will also modify the default search provider to uses Bing as well.

From the License: "As part of the installation process of the Conduit Software and/or the Customized Software, we may change your Internet Browser settings and/or provide you with the ability to opt to make changes to your Internet Browser settings and/or your mobile device settings and/or your social network account settings. Change of the default search engine in your Internet Browser, including your Browser's built-in search box, if applicable, and address bar; Allowing software updates of the Conduit Software once a new version is released and the ability to send you notifications. Allowing Conduit access to information contained on your social network account and/or site (which you must explicitly and separately opt in to)."

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
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Built on and distributed using the Conduit toolbar
  • 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 uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE.
tbuTor.dll (975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17676 Application.Win32.Conduit.~A
ESET-NOD32 8.9338 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.01 PUP.Optional.Conduit
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.01 Adware/Conduit
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V1113
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Conduit (fs)
prxtbuTor.dll (d0133250565180c9dc8ee0aecccbfd53) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent.azm
AVware 1.5.0.21 Conduit (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.Conduit.M
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Conduit.TTAU-0102
ESET-NOD32 11248 Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.N potentially unwanted
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/Conduit.A
G Data 25 Win32.Application.Conduit.F
K7 AntiVirus 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
K7GW 9.199.15118 Trojan ( 004b219d1 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent.azm
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 37998 Conduit (fs)
prxtbuTo0.dll (19663c2f902f526d612544f57b4ce2b1) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web 7.00.7.12100 Adware.Conduit.16
ESET-NOD32 9485 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.X
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 26934 Conduit (fs)
uTorrent.exe (858f3da915253079dbebc950efa427fb) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Virus/Win32.Slugin
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4562 W32.Clod749.Trojan.f5fa
K7 AntiVirus 9.173.10249 Riskware ( 0040f0f51 )
K7GW 9.173.10249 Riskware ( 0040f0f51 )
tbuTo0.dll (90a1b31ba3d3c1fd73b6021c1d8c1c8f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 17602 Application.Win32.Conduit.r
ESET-NOD32 9281 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Conduit.B
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Adware/Conduit
VIPRE Antivirus 25382 Conduit (fs)
uTorrentControl_v6ToolbarHelper.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)
uninstall.exe (b728fa6a309e5d18141947b95b730e95) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 PUP/Conduit.A
VIPRE Antivirus 26380 Conduit (fs)
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uTorrentControl_v6 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: uTorrentControl_v6
URL: uTorrentControlv6.OurToolbar.com
Help link: uTorrentControlv6.OurToolbar.com/help
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\conduit\ie\ct3289075
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Conduit\IE\CT3289075\UninstallerUI.exe -ctid=CT3289075 -toolbarName=uTorrentControl_v6 -toolbarEnv=conduit -type=IE
Estimated size: 1.69 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 uTorrentControlv6.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 uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE

Program module:tbuTor.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Conduit Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\uTorrentControl_v6\tbuTor.dll
MD5:975993043e355206a1fba5a702044f0c
Additional files:
  • UninstallerUI.exe - 1.4.0.1
  • (Malware detected) prxtbuTor.dll - Conduit Toolbar
  • hk64tbuTor.dll
  • hktbuTor.dll
  • ldrtbuTor.dll
  • (Malware detected) tbuTor.dll
  • (Malware detected) uTorrentControl_v6ToolbarHelper.exe - ToolbarHelper Application
  • (Malware detected) prxtbuTo0.dll
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Conduit Toolbar Uninstall
  • configutaion.json
  • (Malware detected) tbuTo0.dll
  • hk64tbuTo0.dll
  • hktbuTo0.dll
  • ldrtbuTo0.dll
  • (Malware detected) uTorrent.exe (by BitTorrent) - µTorrent

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • prxtbuTor.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).
  • prxtbuTo0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Produtools Forms Toolbar' with the class of {76a747b4-edc6-46ff-8a5d-9ae61a889d5b} (Produtools Forms).
Internet Explorer Bar
  • prxtbuTo0.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'uTorrentBar Findbar' with a class of {06157046-AF54-4CF0-9FD0-F577ECC557F8}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • prxtbuTor.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with the class of {18272225-4c7f-4445-a7e3-8b260662e407}.
  • prxtbuTo0.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Avanquest FR Toolbar' with the class of {6ec85fcf-87ad-41d7-ae1f-f116f8ad4848}.
2 Internet Explorer URL Search Hooks
  • prxtbuTor.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.
  • prxtbuTo0.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Avanquest FR Toolbar' with a class of {6ec85fcf-87ad-41d7-ae1f-f116f8ad4848} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
2 Internet Explorer Web Browsers
  • prxtbuTor.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Produtools Maps B Toolbar' with a class of {18272225-4C7F-4445-A7E3-8B260662E407}.
  • prxtbuTo0.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Avanquest FR Toolbar' with a class of {6EC85FCF-87AD-41D7-AE1F-F116F8AD4848}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C247631C-606C-44F8-9B4E-C25B77177427}' (runs on registration).
  • uTorrent.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C3A98A3C-7DB9-46C8-807F-3E2647A34D7F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • uTorrent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'uTorrent' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe /MINIMIZED.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • uTorrent.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #4' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • uTorrent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe'.
  • uTorrentControl_v6ToolbarHelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\eTvOnline.ro\eTvOnline.roToolbarHelper.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

uTorrent.exe
Memory:44.31 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0043553046%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00141312%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00294219%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:560
70 average

How do I remove uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE?

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Or, you can uninstall uTorrentControl_v6 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 uTorrentControl_v6 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 uTorrentControl_v6 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.

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If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar for IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,328

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.94%
Windows 10 37.37%
Windows XP 3.79%
Windows Vista 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.31%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.23%
Windows 8.1 6.73%
Windows 8 Pro 5.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

7.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 7.36%
  Saudi Arabia 7.07%
  India 6.77%
  Brazil 4.71%
  Romania 3.98%
  Israel 3.98%
  IQ 3.68%
  Egypt 3.53%
  United Arab Emirates 2.95%
  Hungary 2.80%
  MA 2.65%
  Greece 2.65%
  Philippines 2.50%
  DZ 2.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
Dell 20.58%
Acer 18.65%
ASUS 8.27%
Toshiba 7.69%
Lenovo 6.15%
GIGABYTE 5.96%
Samsung 3.65%
Intel 2.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.96%
Dell Inspiron 3521 5.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.03%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.66%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.20%
Dell Inspiron 5521 2.20%

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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