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What is toolbarupdater.exe? ToolbarUpdater

Vendor:      
Product:     ToolbarU Application
Vendor Website:     
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

Process is Bad PC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is bad.
Process is questionablePC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that the safety of this process is questionable.
Process is goodPC Pitstop has analyzed this process and determined that there is a high likelihood that it is good.
Process is goodThis process is a Microsoft or Windows process, but many viruses use this file name to escape notice.

Purpose: Toolbarupdater.exe and Vprot.exe are legitimate processes used by AVG. Vprot.exe is part of AVG Secure Search and ToolbarUpdater.exe is a service responsible for performing silent update of the toolbar

toolbarupdater.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.

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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 1.42%
Average CPU use for this program: null%
Average RAM for this program: null MB

Program Name MD5 Count
toolbarupdater.exe

MD5 Hashes
# Status MD5 Last Seen File Date Revision Common Name Size
1 Status 0x8dba121a1afd3a022b4e5282f2b8f529 5/3/2013 12:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 967 KB
2 Status 0xe2ca898e105c3f2b62db130f28c73322 3/21/2013 6:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 967 KB
3 Status 0x10b2e2fca707501600d1deab1b71f699 3/18/2013 7:25:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 967 KB
4 Status 0xc6f385751db8be9d3e743287b955df5c 3/16/2013 9:38:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
5 Status 0x3ad1e72748978d8b0b3b674741e4c3e2 2/18/2013 9:26:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 946 KB
6 Status 0x222d84cbe6a428a66a513b339ec633c8 2/15/2013 5:30:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 946 KB
7 Status 0x8c3688c051a52652eaf4b2e38bfce215 2/10/2013 2:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 942 KB
8 Status 0x87c57cbe385e00726a2113614f6c6bd2 2/10/2013 11:47:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 942 KB
9 Status 0xcb70b0d96645fdabfd25f790807ec967 2/7/2013 5:59:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 942 KB
10 Status 0x6ae0a4978225cc6656d45504d6d78d0a 1/23/2013 8:58:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
11 Status 0x90d3ded9b1b33dc386c97aec460145d6 1/22/2013 9:05:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
12 Status 0x760c2dc98878cf61e3c5feee0d155eea 1/22/2013 2:01:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
13 Status 0x50d3941555fefdf46424431702ec5fb6 1/17/2013 5:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
14 Status 0xb0b035283926b9aefdac5bb6b63807eb 1/13/2013 3:16:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
15 Status 0x668f87a765e8a5b8c2e0f98369ffda97 1/10/2013 12:57:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
16 Status 0xc9ddd7ac74d2a3e9f46e0e679c0db04f 1/7/2013 8:54:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
17 Status 0x301cfd154d004e5bc5ec092d86adc5db 1/7/2013 7:41:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
18 Status 0x2f16d5d443001f2873cb3e8691f3094e 1/1/2013 2:26:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
19 Status 0x5119ae59ae2eb55be28b8b7372b8aa90 12/30/2012 7:33:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 923 KB
20 Status 0xef11725916a69dfaf82ab26ec219f088 12/12/2012 4:52:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 873 KB
21 Status 0x71e4df393549e2a2997b5611b44ad330 12/5/2012 8:20:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 873 KB
22 Status 0x4815712e7e7cf3703bdb755bae249d9c 11/19/2012 8:43:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 873 KB
23 Status 0x7d110d645030c05a06c3cd08d1e47d0a 11/5/2012 2:35:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 694 KB
24 Status 0xa811ce7cddfe5d4cc1a2197e2a270837 10/25/2012 5:45:00 AM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 694 KB
25 Status 0x7db85b78309c05c9f06f469ed976dc9e 10/24/2012 3:04:00 PM Unknown Unknown ToolbarUpdater 694 KB



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