Toolbarupdaterservice.exe - help

By Cap620
Sep 5, 2011
  1. Found ' toolbarupdaterservice.exe ' in my system processes, and it is always running and spiking often, and uses quite a bit of cpu. Found out it is some sort of infection. Ran my Trend Micro virus software, but checked log and only fount 2 instances on Aug 27, where
    2 web threats were blocked, as 'dangerous page' from ''
    Then did a puter search and found
    ' '
    in C:\windows\prefetch

    I have a little bit of experience in removing components from the registry.
    I just need to know all the components and the order in which to remove.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated.
    Thank you
  2. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,334   +36

    Welcome to TechSpot! I'll be glad to help

    But if you're only looking for this> it's not what I'll be giving you!
    My Guidelines: please read and follow:
    • Be patient. Malware cleaning takes time and I am also working with other members while I am helping you.
    • Read my instructions carefully. If you don't understand or have a problem, ask me.
    • If you have questions, or if a program doesn't work, stop and tell me about it. Don't try to get around it yourself.
    • Follow the order of the tasks I give you. Order is crucial in cleaning process.
    • File sharing programs should be uninstalled or disabled during the cleaning process..
    • Observe these:
      [o] Don't use any other cleaning programs or scans while I'm helping you.
      [o] Don't use a Registry cleaner or make any changes in the Registry.<<<<<< Note.
      [o] Don't download and install new programs- except those I give you.
    • Please let me know if there is any change in the system.

    If I don't get a reply from you in 5 days, the thread will be closed. If your problem persist, you can send a PM to reopen it.
    If you would like us to check the system for malware, please follow the steps in the Preliminary Virus and Malware Removal thread HERE.

    NOTE: If you already have any of the scanning programs on the computer, please remove them and download the versions in these links.

    When you have finished, leave the logs for review in your next reply .
    NOTE: Logs must be pasted in the replies. Attached logs will not be reviewed.
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