Claro LTD Toolbar Description
Adware can be annoying due to the fact that they are designed to deliver advertisements into your computer. They can also lower your computer’s security settings, making it more vulnerable to additional malware threats. Because of this, ESG security analysts strongly advise against installing the Claro LTD Toolbar, even if you are required to do so as part of a freeware applications installation process. In almost every case, there are freeware alternatives or alternative downloads that do not require the installation of this adware threat. If the Claro LTD Toolbar is installed on your computer, it will be necessary to use a strong anti-malware program to restore your computer to normal.
How the Claro LTD Toolbar Adware Infection Works
The Claro LTD Toolbar is developed by Montera Technologies LTD. It will often be bundled with freeware applications, especially PDF converters, media format converters and media players. Although many freeware installers give the computer user the option of skipping the installation of the Claro LTD Toolbar, this is often overlooked in a hurry to install a particular program. Since Claro LTD Toolbar is included as the default option, unintentional installation of the Claro LTD Toolbar is quite common.
The Claro LTD Toolbar is installed as a browser add-on, particularly targeting Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object). In some cases Claro LTD Toolbar may be bundled with Clipart packs or add-on Font packages. The infected browser’s default search engine will be changed to Claro LTD Toolbar, and Claro LTD Toolbar will also make several changes to the infected web browser’s settings. The Claro LTD Toolbar supposedly allows computer users to access various popular online websites easily. However, since Claro LTD Toolbar is designed to display advertisements and make unauthorized changes to the infected computer’s settings, Claro LTD Toolbar is considered an unwanted program.
Although it is possible to remove the main Claro LTD Toolbar from your computer using the Windows Control Panel (Add or Remove Programs), Claro LTD Toolbar may not be removed completely. You will need to use an anti-malware scanner to perform a complete scan of your hard drives in order to ensure that no components of the Claro LTD Toolbar remain on your computer. Depending on your anti-malware software, you may also need to undo some of the changes the Claro LTD Toolbar makes to your system and browser settings.
How Can You Detect Claro LTD Toolbar?
Claro LTD Toolbar Removal Details
Claro LTD Toolbar has typically the following processes in memory:
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\184.108.40.206\claroEng.dll
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\220.127.116.11\escortShld.dll
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\18.104.22.168\claroApp.dll
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\22.214.171.124\claroTlbr.dll
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\126.96.36.199\bh\claro.dll
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\188.8.131.52\clarosrv.exe
Claro LTD Toolbar creates the following files in the system:
- %PROGRAMFILES%\Claro LTD\claro\ClaroTB.xpi