What is vGrabber Toolbar?

vGrabber Toolbar is a program that comes on the computer as a browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Internet Explorer. vGrabber Toolbar was created by Conduit Ltd. vGrabber Toolbar changes your homepage on search.conduit.com, then all your search results will be changed and vGrabber will display promotional information, such as banner ads, coupons and more. vGrabber was created for the user to spend money on products that promotes by developers of vGrabber. If the user at least once make a purchase through vGrabber, that then this program can continue to withdraw money from a credit card of user. vGrabber also displays advertising at any time during your browsing. vGrabber may collect information about your browsing and transfer it to third parties. vGrabber can lead other malware without the user’s consent. We recommend you to remove it now.

vgrabber toolbar

How is vGrabber Toolbar installed on your PC?

vGrabber Toolbar is installed on PC without the user’s knowledge, bundled with other free programs. To avoid vGrabber Toolbar coming, you have to remember some of the rules. Read user agreement during installation. Don’t press the “Next” button until you are sure that everything is secure. Don’t settle for the installation of additional software, which is suspicious. If you are unsure, you can read reviews of the program. And remember that there are many similar programs that are safe. If vGrabber Toolbar has already infected your computer, then use our instructions to remove it completely.

How to remove vGrabber Toolbar from your PC?

If you want to divest your computer of it, you will need to follow these steps. Please follow them carefully, as if you miss something, the vGrabber Toolbar and search will not be completely removed. The program does not contain any uninstall program so the only way is to delete it manually.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have vGrabber Toolbar in their database. They also can help you reset browser settings. You can try to use them for removing vGrabber Toolbar.

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You can try both of these products to remove vGrabber Toolbar

Or uninstall vGrabber Toolbar manually:

Uninstalling from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find vGrabber Toolbar.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find vGrabber Toolbar and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find vGrabber Toolbar, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

After that remove vGrabber Toolbar from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Type chrome://extensions/.
  3. Find vGrabber Toolbar.
  4. Click the trash can icon to remove it.
  5. Also look for other suspicious extensions.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Type about:addons.
  3. Go to Extensions.
  4. Choose vGrabber Toolbar.
  5. Click Disable or Remove button.
  6. If remove button is not available – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable vGrabber Toolbar.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – use one of the antispyware products above.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Remove following registry entries:


HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{3c471948-f874-49f5-b338-4f214a2ee0b1}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{B2ED7FAF-72A0-46D1-9D9D-602226F5CB9F}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesCLSID{FBAD2F6E-E013-4789-A7E4-9D24DB6701C8}
HKLMSOFTWAREClassesToolbar.CT3059010
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{b2ed7faf-72a0-46d1-9d9d-602226f5cb9f}
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSearchProtect
HKLMSOFTWAREConduit
HKLMSOFTWAREGoogleChromeExtensionsgbkfnmaidigfdgjeffhdmlcjikdbnnop
HKLMSOFTWARESearchProtect
HKLMSOFTWAREVgrabber
HKCUSoftwareGoogleChromeExtensionsgbkfnmaidigfdgjeffhdmlcjikdbnnop
HKCUSoftwareAppDataLowSoftwareSmartbar
HKCUSoftwareConduitSearchScopes
HKCUSoftwarePriceGong
HKCUSoftwareSearchProtect
HKCUSoftwareSmartBar

Then remove following files:


ChromeModule.dll
cltmng.exe
CltMngSvc.exe
FirefoxModule.dll
InternetExplorerModule.dll
msvcp100.dll
msvcr100.dll
SPHook32.dll
SPRunner.exe
Alert.dll
ChromeModule.dll
cltmng.exe
CltMngSvc.exe
FirefoxModule.dll
InternetExplorerModule.dll
msvcp100.dll
msvcr100.dll
SPHook32.dll
SPRunner.exe
uninstall.exe
dialogsApi.js
jquery.min.js
json2.js
bubble.css
spbdmain.html
main.html
SearchProtector.css
settings.js
abstraction.js
application.js
nsprotector.js
GottenAppsContextMenu.xml
hk64tbVgra.dll
hktbVgra.dll
ldrtbVgra.dll
OtherAppsContextMenu.xml
prxtbVgra.dll
SharedAppsContextMenu.xml
tbVgra.dll
toolbar.cfg
ToolbarContextMenu.xml
uninstall.exe
VgrabberToolbarHelper.exe

And these folders


C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataPriceGong
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorApplication DataSearchProtect
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsApplication DataConduit
C:Documents and SettingsAdministratorLocal SettingsApplication DataVgrabber
C:Program FilesConduit
C:Program FilesSearchProtect
C:Program FilesVgrabber

Resetting your browser search and homepage settings

google chrome logo Reset browser setting in Google Chrome:

  1. Click the Chrome menu (3 bar button) in the top right corner.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Click Show advanced settings.
  4. Go to Reset browser settings section.
  5. Click Reset browser settings.
  6. In the dialog that appears, click Reset.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Google Chrome.

mozilla firefox logo Reset browser setting in Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Mozilla Firefox.
  2. Go to Help.
  3. Go to Troubleshooting information.
  4. Click Reset Firefox… button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Mozilla Firefox.

internet explorer logo Reset browser setting in Internet Explorer:

  1. Open Internet Explorer.
  2. Click on the cogwheel in the right upper corner.
  3. Click Internet options.
  4. Go to Advanced tab.
  5. Click Reset button.
  6. Put a tick near Delete personal settings checkbox.
  7. Click Reset button.

Learn more about resetting browser settings in Internet Explorer.

Information provided by: Alexey Abalmasov

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