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VersionsVersions

15, 0, 0, 2 1.71%
14, 2, 0, 1 21.79%
14, 2, 0, 1 5.98%
14, 1, 0, 10 3.85%
14, 0, 2, 14 9.40%
14, 0, 2, 10 0.43%
14, 0, 1, 10 0.43%
14, 0, 0, 13 0.43%
14, 0, 0, 12 1.28%
13, 3, 0, 17 7.69%
13, 3, 0, 11 0.43%
13, 3, 0, 8 0.43%
13, 2, 0, 5 20.94%
13, 2, 0, 4 16.24%
13, 2, 0, 3 0.85%
13, 0, 0, 7 1.28%
12, 2, 5, 34 0.43%
12, 2, 5, 32 2.99%
11, 1, 0, 12 1.28%
11, 0, 0, 9 0.43%
10, 2, 0, 3 0.43%
9, 0, 0, 18 1.28%

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toolbarupdater.exe

ToolbarU Application by AVG Technologies (Signed)

Overview

There are 22 versions of toolbarupdater.exe in the wild, the latest version being 15, 0, 0, 2. It is started as a Windows Service called 'vToolbarUpdater10.2.0' with the name 'vToolbarUpdater14.2.0'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 853.96 KB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to AVG Technologies by VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0040% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 3.08 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 6.01 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 127 Bytes per minute for reads and 16.75 KB per minute for writes.

What is toolbarupdater.exe?

AVG Toolbar Auto Updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.

About toolbarupdater.exe (from AVG Technologies)

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DetailsDetails

File name:toolbarupdater.exe
Product name:ToolbarU Application
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\avg secure search\vtoolbarupdater\12.2.6\toolbarupdater.exe
Original name:ToolbarU.exe
Certificate
Issued to:AVG Technologies
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, March 30, 2013
Windows Service
Service name:vToolbarUpdater14.2.0
Display name:vToolbarUpdater10.2.0
Type:Win32OwnProcess

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of toolbarupdater.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • vToolbarUpdater10.2.0
  • 'vToolbarUpdater14.2.0'

VersionsAll file variations of toolbarupdater.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
10b2e2fca707501600d1deab1b71f699 3be6995a6d0224eaa81aea16821292683ff708c0 967.67 KB
3ad1e72748978d8b0b3b674741e4c3e2 2f46591e52e28fbef943ff7da7c865924e2203c4 946.17 KB
222d84cbe6a428a66a513b339ec633c8 e056f196e2df3a156cd4071cc75002539314f546 946.17 KB
87c57cbe385e00726a2113614f6c6bd2 73315e8c47195bdc5e5ccc2816b15b7d559c2d7d 942.67 KB
50d3941555fefdf46424431702ec5fb6 35e87c8ccd63d4236daf71ba15688c6637546dc4 923.17 KB
668f87a765e8a5b8c2e0f98369ffda97 baaf2b74144b2935097cabbd7f2b1aa0cc65168b 923.32 KB
c9ddd7ac74d2a3e9f46e0e679c0db04f 2c57c5a7e85f7102273ab9e101666d67f5381d61 923.32 KB
2f16d5d443001f2873cb3e8691f3094e c042f485f4bed875a1bd37a4f3c17199131f604a 923.32 KB
b0b035283926b9aefdac5bb6b63807eb 826fead0e8ae86932e119018ee3467597d64317b 923.32 KB
ef11725916a69dfaf82ab26ec219f088 5337998b667ee073b0965e2c997d507c2f4030a3 873.95 KB
71e4df393549e2a2997b5611b44ad330 fde25b01ba4e21fe1a2fa9606b49ce67cf52577c 873.95 KB
4815712e7e7cf3703bdb755bae249d9c 64be90c9724fec5c376957126d572bbf1031c462 873.95 KB
7d110d645030c05a06c3cd08d1e47d0a 3e4bdde6919d553431612da00387155eed19eb2a 694.45 KB
7db85b78309c05c9f06f469ed976dc9e 9a8e99f5c092738bc2e3234ce1108921c4409083 694.45 KB
fd04978ff1dbcb748956d1ab4f694629 ef6492bcc7c897eccee2e2a9227c795df7c3d596 694.45 KB
4788d8e2f4d482d52ea28d25f92fbb33 960d41cd78b8f91c928b8cde5ce0f4109208135a 694.45 KB
40dba03782bcc10685a8c200c5ebdcd0 5c882d7a364fbf799b54a43ed3b270c57a6dcaff 705.59 KB
cba3f6ef1e70167db376b4013f71a62b ce3e68e7ed71673de50d6aa16bf7647089b92f06 705.59 KB
8ed347bad8d1fb7c40b593bfb01786d2 fc18514e24154421d164d489fd8e1be51af51c9f 913.09 KB
56e1e4442e4613fb2039a6b7421f4e58 f23ac17157554bb1e7526ef8dbe8aef3747ca97a 910.88 KB
3080f1f093869a19fb3d1f0226c73809 41be56fd7c80b3758486d47f2abe7e22b28b0fcd 897.34 KB
8a603dabd6a7fa5f31e2b6e562e0ebdf 9c9b667134d43bc006c58022a45a536bf14b0f2b 835.84 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premium 8.55%
Windows 7 Professional 5.98%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.27%
Windows 8 Pro 3.42%
Windows 8 3.42%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.42%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 2.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 1.71%
Windows Vista Business 0.85%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.43%
Windows 8 Consumer Preview 0.43%
Windows 7 Enterprise 0.43%
Windows 8 Single Language 0.43%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.43%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 40.60% of ToolbarU Application.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 21.01%
Toshiba 16.81%
Acer 15.97%
Dell 15.13%
ASUS 8.40%
Compaq 5.04%
American Megatrends 4.20%
Sony 3.36%
Gateway 3.36%
Samsung 3.36%
Intel 1.68%
Sahara 0.84%
GIGABYTE 0.84%
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