Adware.Component.Toolbars Description

Type: Adware

Adware.Component.Toolbars is a false security threat created and launched by the rogue anti-spyware application Smart Defender PRO, in order to scare users into purchasing the malicious program. Adware.Component.Toolbars notification reads as follows:

"INFILTRATION ALERT. Your computer is being attacked from Internet. It could be a password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper and so on. DETAILS: Attack from; Attacked port: 21373; Threat: Adware.Component.Toolbars. Do you want this program to block this attack?"

Unfortunately, ignoring this message is not an option, while accepting the prompts will cause you to purchase and download the fake spyware remover Smart Defender PRO. It is important that you remove both Adware.Component.Toolbars and Smart Defender PRO as soon as they are detected.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Panda Generic Malware
AhnLab-V3 Malware/Win32.Suspicious
AntiVir ADSPY/Bho.Sweetie
DrWeb Adware.Softomate.101
F-Secure Toolbar:W32/Mostofate.M
Comodo ApplicUnsaf.Win32.Adware.Mostofate.E
eSafe Win32.ADSPYBho.Sweet
K7AntiVirus Trojan
McAfee Generic.dx!fnp
AVG Generic.BXK
Ikarus not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.SideSearch
Antiy-AVL AdWare/SideSearch.g.gen
AntiVir ADSPY/Toolbar.A.41
BitDefender Application.Generic.320642
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Toolbar.a

Technical Information

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SpyHunter Detects & Remove Adware.Component.Toolbars

File System Details

Adware.Component.Toolbars creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 vindennl.dll 1fa477d2da085229a34f41cfdd1edff5 23
2 PowerSearchTool4.exe ca850c66b61fbb1b2bc5386cbd688e16 3
3 ixquick.exe 023b5f80a3d6fb6eb2f73fecd716b3f7 2
4 ganges_toolbar.dll 66d8226a022115427d7e0749de8a9187 2
5 24hxml.dll 4af1bd58e9a3a833976b692acd637094 2
6 e-chords.dll 65f1874576c73bca90834157a912d850 1
7 mof-toolbar.dll e7716befe1ed58e9bb5dfb97b84046de 1
8 algeriechat.exe 3ad0356f0fa558827f1529d1bbd4e004 1
9 click108.dll 1368f89a21eef199301006c54684adb0 1
10 toolbar.dll dbc6238922c5b69085b85767ba88b74f 0
More files

Registry Details

Adware.Component.Toolbars creates the following registry entry or registry entries:

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