WebBars Description

The WebBars application is promoted via freeware packages and Webbars.ru to be a multi-browser media player. The WebBars application is supposed to help users download and play videos from YouTube, Vkontakte, and Odnoklassniki locally. The WebBars application may all allow users to listen to online radio and discover interesting content on the Internet by monitoring their browsing habits and downloads history. You should note that the WebBars application may display pop-up windows on your screen that welcome users to shop at affiliate stores. Also, the WebBars application may require access to your social media profile to facilitate its functionality. Computer experts advise users to consider installing the WebBars application carefully. The WebBars app is deemed as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) that may use information from your social media profile to generate custom-made advertisements and redirect users to sponsored content.

Additionally, the WebBars app may slow down your browser, and you may not load 720p and 1080p videos correctly. The WebBars software may install its files in the Temp directory and operate in portable mode. You may not see the WebBars software listed on the 'Programs and Features' module and experience difficulties removing it. The WebBars software is compatible with browsers that run the WebKit rendering engine and may not work properly with Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Web surfers that wish to download content from the Internet should take into consideration copyright laws and exert caution if they want to keep their record clean. Bear in mind that the WebBars software can be removed with a reliable anti-spyware tool easily.

Technical Information

Registry Details

WebBars creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Regexp file mask
%WINDIR%\System32\Tasks\Update Service for WebBars
%WINDIR%\System32\Tasks\Update Service for WebBars2
%WINDIR%\Tasks\Update Service for WebBars.job
%WINDIR%\Tasks\Update Service for WebBars2.job
%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\WebBars
Registry key
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{9024F973-80C4-4B58-B02A-67C42A38232C}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{175E8022-4A3D-4079-89AB-2E43A08401E1}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{9024F973-80C4-4B58-B02A-67C42A38232C}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{175E8022-4A3D-4079-89AB-2E43A08401E1}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{9024F973-80C4-4B58-B02A-67C42A38232C}

More Details on WebBars

The following URL's were found:
Tip: We recommend blocking the domain names as well as the IP addresses associated with them.
  • webbars.ru

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