What is prxtbuTor.dll?

PrxtbuTor.dll is a browser extension for Internet Explorer. This add-on enables several additional functions for Internet Explorer. You can disable it through the Extras menu (key combination Alt + X) under Manage Add-ons. The following paragraph provides more information about Conduit Toolbar.

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PrxtbuTor.dll file information

The process known as Conduit Toolbar

belongs to software uTorrentControl2 Toolbar or uTorrentControl_v2 Toolbar or uTorrentBar Toolbar or uTorrentControl_v6 Toolbar or uTorrentControl Toolbar or Conduit Toolbar or uTorrentBar2 Toolbar or uTorrentBar_KR Toolbar

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Description: PrxtbuTor.dll is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. The prxtbuTor.dll file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 176,936 bytes (93% of all occurrences), 226,592 bytes and 4 more variants. 
This .dll file is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that runs automatically every time you start your web browser. BHOs are not stopped by personal firewalls, because they are identified by the firewall as part of the browser itself. BHOs are often used by adware and spyware. IDs used by this BHO include bf7380fa-e3b4-4db2-af3e-9d8783a45bfc or c840e246-6b95-475e-9bd7-caa1c7eca9f2 or 12 more variants. The program is not visible. The file is able to change the behavior of, or monitor Internet Explorer. The file is not a Windows system file. The file has a digital signature. The prxtbuTor.dll file is a Verisign signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 37% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: In case of problems with prxtbuTor.dll, you can also do the following:
  • visit the support page [1][2]
  • uninstall uTorrentControl2 Toolbar or uTorrentControl_v2 Toolbar from your computer using the Control Panel applet Uninstall a Program

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If prxtbuTor.dll is located in a subfolder of the user's profile folder, the security rating is 34% dangerous. The file size is 423,744 bytes (50% of all occurrences) or 424,256 bytes. The program has no visible window. The prxtbuTor.dll file is a Verisign signed file. The file is able to monitor web browsers. The file has a digital signature. It is not a Windows core file. PrxtbuTor.dll is able to monitor applications.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as prxtbuTor.dll. Therefore, you should check the prxtbuTor.dll process on your PC to see if it is a threat. If Conduit Toolbar has changed your browser's search engine and start page, you can recover your browser's default settings as follows:

Reset default browser settings for Internet-Explorer ▾
  1. In Internet Explorer, press the key combination Alt + X to open the Tools menu.
  2. Click Internet options.
  3. Click the Advanced tab.
  4. Click the Reset... button.
  5. Enable the Delete personal settings option.
This will reset your Internet Explorer to its default settings. Your browser will start with the familiar start page and search engine—without popups, ads, cookies, but all browser add-ons are deleted too [1]. Make cleaning up your browser and your computer simpler and safer with Security Task Manager.


User Comments

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Summary: Average user rating of prxtbuTor.dll: based on 1 vote with 1 user comment. One user thinks prxtbuTor.dll is dangerous and recommends removing it. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving prxtbuTor issues

The following programs have also been shown useful for a deeper analysis: Security Task Manager examines the active prxtbuTor process on your computer and clearly tells you what it is doing. Malwarebytes' well-known anti-malware tool tells you if the prxtbuTor.dll on your computer displays annoying ads, slowing it down. This type of unwanted adware program is not considered by some antivirus software to be a virus and is therefore not marked for cleanup.

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding PC trouble. 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.

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