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toolbar.dll

FreeCause Toolbar

Warning 8 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of toolbar.dll.

Overview

There are 20 versions of toolbar.dll in the wild, the latest version being 3.1.0.0. It is integrated as a plugin to Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object, often without any obvious user interface, and will load for each instance of IE. The average file size is about 1.54 MB. The programs Dogpile Bundle Toolbar, Gamers Unite! Snag Bar and InboxDollars have been observed as installing specific variations of toolbar.dll. The library is loaded into Internet Explorer as a BHO (browser helper object).

What is toolbar.dll?

toolbar.dll is an Internet Explorer Toolbar for the FreeCause Toolbar. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's document object model (HTML content) and knowledge of the URL the user is currently viewing; it can also manipuate these depending on the intended function of the toolbar.

About toolbar.dll (from the publisher)

FreeCause's Loyalty Rewards Suite gives you the power to engage members in quality, ongoing interaction, the foundation of lasting loyalty. Combining innovative web technology with an industry leading

DetailsDetails

File name:toolbar.dll
Product name:FreeCause Toolbar
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\shop to win 28\toolbar.dll

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of FreeCause Toolbar.)
InboxDollars
8% remove
InfoSpace, Inc.
  74% remove
The Downloadable Toolbar does not record your browsing habits. It does not install any other software program on your computer without your consent. It does not display unsolicited advertisements. It ...
MyPoints.com
  63% remove
MyPoint's is a Conduit web browser plugin for Intenet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that collects and stores information about a user's web browsing habits and sends this information to Conduit in orde...
NextSmallThings
31% remove
The Snag Bar is one of many services offered by Gamers Unite! It bonuses from your own feed so you don't have to stare at your feed every minute. It clicks on many of your friends' help requests so yo...

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of toolbar.dll, select a unique version for details.)
Safe for scripting controls
Marked as a safe ActiveX control for Internet Explorer (digitally signed with script execution permission)
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{279A7F48-30F1-3C84-A10B-74CB24AE197C}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{B43176CC-4D9E-493B-A636-D9CBFE39C6DA}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{B4F9D658-0EC9-9C14-65D9-A32183B01474}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{FB10BC8E-4E5E-79A4-9DEC-54BF1BD76FB4}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{7A2BDA4A-3304-6C44-E5EE-4534EC5D2C2D}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{1CD2F8AF-5F0B-2B04-21B3-B6949928073B}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
  • Implemented as 'CLSID\{F94230A9-9333-2484-A9A7-FD7236F16BE9}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}'
Safe for initializing controls
  • {279A7F48-30F1-3C84-A10B-74CB24AE197C}
  • {B43176CC-4D9E-493B-A636-D9CBFE39C6DA}
  • {B4F9D658-0EC9-9C14-65D9-A32183B01474}
  • {FB10BC8E-4E5E-79A4-9DEC-54BF1BD76FB4}
  • {1CD2F8AF-5F0B-2B04-21B3-B6949928073B}
  • {7A2BDA4A-3304-6C44-E5EE-4534EC5D2C2D}
  • {F94230A9-9333-2484-A9A7-FD7236F16BE9}
Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects'
  • BHO CLSID: {B0E42C7C-F949-2C54-2944-6642CF94AB20}
  • BHO CLSID: {E32D05F6-B1BB-4F2F-A045-042144FCD2E0}
  • BHO CLSID: {B1DD1362-0EED-7994-9D59-FEEFC37BAA2B}
  • BHO CLSID: {56B905AF-C9E0-FCF4-F948-53DA0BCACC66}
  • BHO CLSID: {B295186C-C615-C4C4-2DA1-14E7D3E21381}
  • BHO CLSID: {26A7CA19-7D58-411D-B2DA-F1B0324CBFFC}
  • BHO CLSID: {DB50C8A1-3319-44F7-9B85-0FC709FE010D}
  • BHO CLSID: {DAC9BE58-BA12-4372-ABB6-50A086FD24CD}
  • BHO CLSID: {BFE4B5CB-63F7-4A51-9266-6167655D5B4F}
  • BHO CLSID: {ACE8B0DF-127A-C054-117D-816951AE85BC}
  • BHO CLSID: {9EBF8AAF-0A31-4786-909A-97A0EF101743}
  • BHO CLSID: {309C8B41-AAEF-DDE4-551A-6ABBDBB0DE9D}
Internet Explorer toolbars
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar'
  • CLSID: {0FB24E1F-D247-4F4E-8DDD-9E18EA10829F}
  • CLSID: {279A7F48-30F1-3C84-A10B-74CB24AE197C}
  • CLSID: {B43176CC-4D9E-493B-A636-D9CBFE39C6DA}
  • CLSID: {B4F9D658-0EC9-9C14-65D9-A32183B01474}
Internet Explorer web browsers
Located in the registry at 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser'
  • CLSID: {0FB24E1F-D247-4F4E-8DDD-9E18EA10829F}
  • CLSID: {279A7F48-30F1-3C84-A10B-74CB24AE197C}
  • CLSID: {B43176CC-4D9E-493B-A636-D9CBFE39C6DA}
  • CLSID: {B4F9D658-0EC9-9C14-65D9-A32183B01474}

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 8 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:BHO-AHO [PUP] 3.1.0.0

VersionsAll file variations of toolbar.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
6adfc5b54a72496adba9463e982b0ec6 60f65daa0ba8d1a83c3eeebbac6c2861930be237 1.54 MB
2a4e979d2aec33d03be6d6069081c79c 4c6fa18491be1e7a60b55cee95881e9124c1511b 1.54 MB
0ff29081384c328039ccd9673ebc214c de480cf49474bede7113f0c5090d98679ef6ed09 1.54 MB
a079f238e769e8256016a9e4b5fd16a5 1279bc4334459b4aff64e516c50a31bea5a211e3 1.55 MB
b10627a42353f198cd8da1c2dccb7588 8103853a125020876ecd7aad45d6922ef4b96ed0 1.56 MB
d37f17a8491c25b2b8c99404da5db8ec ef3dc105d3af31b0059db1ac404ccae9fe822eda 1.55 MB
f67c1bfcc15a2648caa8497c2f23975b 70b6b026ca4dd3b0b9935ae5ad7a1dbc7f3b133c 1.56 MB
381b31ef858d9add8181c2223716e9a7 ae6be04463a24a4c772c0a961c8c6ae2512db8ac 1.55 MB
8cac1cbb53068a2410d62614fa67debc 0ac94e9aa676b90a29e4b4d13e467f57f5468c77 1.56 MB
02611a5a5d0efb20af52d030dd98170e 408eb5d4f804ddda1cd28cc826432fca64d37d23 1.53 MB
1d274d3df31320d9cac2ef7156d25285 02eec7fb4c705df8041d9750ee5e6e6af94f9728 1.55 MB
298d51c8ab5ede63135005061505f253 39307a2750d510e333c52fce8dabdee743299460 1.55 MB
401ff194ba372eba5c5b0990bb21adac 7de77e6c6b685f509057dfc7a6a3f4dde4131b33 1.55 MB
76f33216104e617c9bd6e738459f3297 c951122ee3a335c8b7d9c187782d42c77201e1df 1.56 MB
c111a35ec1aab468819ea9fc4e8df442 70ab17ddab00b6fc16ebf9b6ac28da11cb39bebe 1.56 MB
7670b8c996b24cb733abbe22ec217ab0 0d6690297ca7169c1c05e4b552076f24335e933a 1.54 MB
69ddc145ad50fd39364d4338f46f6138 f944684fe79f14848a6a39cec6bb9a6b4cf29f98 1.56 MB
5fd821b1db2c2619dab832a913be7558 fff591b28931bbdb4dd90cd224e31a380b7a9cb1 1.56 MB
ba4cd07fa0c50e9d0003a1bcb0c71b16 ab22f69007731aa260c22a73686605cb9a4a9eef 1.47 MB
e380395898291946906a003c8a175365 61435965478df24112f91e380baef7dac4d4d215 1.48 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate N 51.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.37%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.96%
Windows Vista Home Premium 5.56%
Windows 8 1.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.85%
Windows 8 Pro 1.85%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.85%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 97.92% of FreeCause Toolbar.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Intel 50.00%
American Megatrends 31.25%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Acer 6.25%
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