HughesNet Toolbar

HughesNet Toolbar Description

Hughes Toolbar is a potentially unwanted browser extension that may be created to automatically update when a new version is available. When Hughes Toolbar checks for updates, it may load a version file from its server. In order to make sure that the PC user always has the most up-to-date version of the Hughes Toolbar, it may be created to gather private details, such as the computer user's IP address and ZIP code. These details may used by Hughes Toolbar to customize the content the computer user can see, to execute requests for products and services, to carry out research, and to give anonymous reporting. Hughes Toolbar is an application produced by Hughes Network Systems. Hughes Toolbar may embed a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer.

Technical Information

File System Details

HughesNet Toolbar creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\hughesnettoolbar\hughesnettoolbar.dll 1,923,584 2d9c9ea13e01c0e0a598feffb99028a2 1,235
2 C:\Program Files\hughestoolbar N/A
3 C:\Program Files\hughestoolbarDx.dll N/A
4 C:\Program Files\hughestoolbartb.dll N/A
5 C:\Program Files\uninstall.exe N/A

Registry Details

HughesNet Toolbar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Uninstaller
hughestoolbar
Registry key
Software\AppDataLow\Software\hughestoolbar
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Hughes Toolbar
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{ACE05D27-819C-4828-B816-BE002D223E10}
CLSID
{ACE05D27-819C-4828-B816-BE002D223E10}
Directory
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\hughestoolbar

More Details on HughesNet Toolbar

The following URL's were found:
Tip: We recommend blocking the domain names as well as the IP addresses associated with them.
  • Home.myhughesnet.com/toolbar2/client/hughes/download.php

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