blinkx Video Toolbar

blinkx Video Toolbar Description

The blinkx Video Toolbar is a Potentially Unwanted Program that is considered as potentially harmful for your computer. In most cases, the blinkx Video Toolbar is installed automatically, using social engineering techniques or misleading tactics to infiltrate a computer. For example, a common way in which the blinkx Video Toolbar is installed is by bundling the blinkx Video Toolbar with legitimate software, making the choice to the no-installation of the blinkx Video Toolbar difficult to find and tricking inexperienced computer users into thinking that the blinkx Video Toolbar is part of the normal installation process of low quality freeware downloaded from the Web. Malware researchers consider that the blinkx Video Toolbar does not fulfill its commitments and that the main purpose of the blinkx Video Toolbar is to profit from advertising and suspicious marketing techniques rather than to deliver any kind of useful or interesting service or content to your Web browser. In consideration of this, PC malware analysts advise the immediate removal of the blinkx Video Toolbar.

The blinkx Video Toolbar – Just Another Useless Toolbar

There are several problems associated with the blinkx Video Toolbar. These have caused malware experts to warn computer users about the true purpose of the blinkx Video Toolbar and similar PUPs. Issues that may be linked to the blinkx Video Toolbar are listed below:

  • The blinkx Video Toolbar may change your Web browser settings, making it more vulnerable to attacks and changing your default websites in order to promote its own content. One of the most annoying symptom of the blinkx Video Toolbar is the fact that the blinkx Video Toolbar may change the affected Web browser's homepage and default search engine automatically.
  • The blinkx Video Toolbar may cause Web browser redirects or interfere in other ways with the websites you browse. For example, the blinkx Video Toolbar may direct you to specific websites or prevent you from viewing certain online content.
  • The blinkx Video Toolbar may present a threat to the computer users' privacy. The reason for this is that the blinkx Video Toolbar may gather information about your online activity and about your computer and Web browser's settings for use in marketing research or other actions.

Technical Information

File System Details

blinkx Video Toolbar creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\the_blinkx_toolbar.exe f9b46ac89a090c6fa9d9e683645cb42a
2 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\guid.exe
3 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\stop.exe
4 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\start.exe
5 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\the_blinkx_bho.dll
6 C:\Program Files\blinkx video toolbar\uninstall.exe
7 file.exe 368,448 fac08cc72fce8424d62b82dc2c921313

Registry Details

blinkx Video Toolbar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
%PROGRAMFILES%\blinkx Video Toolbar
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\blinkx Video Toolbar

More Details on blinkx Video Toolbar

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Tip: We recommend blocking the domain names as well as the IP addresses associated with them.

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