What is eBayTBDaemon.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the eBayTBDaemon.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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EBayTBDaemon.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with eBayTBDaemon
EBayTBDaemon.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as eBay Toolbar Daemon belongs to software eBay Toolbar Daemon or eBay Toolbar by eBay (

Description: EBayTBDaemon.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The file eBayTBDaemon.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" (usually C:\Program Files\eBay\eBay Toolbar2\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 632,048 bytes (60% of all occurrences) or 652,528 bytes. 
There is an icon for this program on the taskbar next to the clock. The program has a visible window. EBayTBDaemon.exe is a Verisign signed file. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. The application listens for or sends data on open ports to a LAN or the Internet. EBayTBDaemon.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 1% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: The software vendor offers the option to uninstall eBay Toolbar software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7).

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as eBayTBDaemon.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the eBayTBDaemon.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

This needs to be running in order for the ebay toolbar to work. Sometimes I like to end this one when I am not curently doing anything on eBay. You can turn it back on by going to the location given above in the description and then click on the eBayTBDaemon.exe file.
  anonymous   (further information)
very dangerous, hijacts your pc, uses 99%cpu
  james b. arnold  
I think it leaves too many doors open. My machine seems to run out of gas after awhile. When I check my taskmgr I find about six internet explorer programs taking up space.
  Sandy Heath  

Summary: Average user rating of eBayTBDaemon.exe: based on 5 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks eBayTBDaemon.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. 2 users suspect danger. One user thinks eBayTBDaemon.exe is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving eBayTBDaemon issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with eBayTBDaemon. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the eBayTBDaemon.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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