Winload Toolbar

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 3,594
Threat Level: 50 % (Medium)
Infected Computers: 13,346
First Seen: July 24, 2013
Last Seen: September 27, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Winload Toolbar is browser extension that pushes itself as a program, which is able to improve a computer user's Internet surfing experience when it is installed onto Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome web browsers. Many PC users report Winload Toolbar to be a browser hijacker, although it is not. Winload Toolbar is an adware program that web users may inadvertently install on the PC when downloading freeware and shareware programs. Winload Toolbar substitutes the default home page and default search engine with a misleading search provider. Winload Toolbar controls the corrupted PC and, thus, seems to be a malware infection. Winload Toolbar can also be used by cybercrooks in advertising campaigns to earn money. Winload Toolbar traces how the victimized PC user surfs the Internet and keeps the grabbed data for a malicious aim. Winload Toolbar records all personal details that might be beneficial for the goal of attackers to display ads in numerous advertisement websites. Winload Toolbar leads to disturbing browser diversions to tricky advertisement websites.

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File System Details

Winload Toolbar may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. uninstaller.exe 692a36a91ec83bbb0fbcf6c024394713 3,132
2. Winload-Toolbar-Setup.exe b8b6e302f3b0c1075fbfcfd431901584 1

Registry Details

Winload Toolbar may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{40c3cc16-7269-4b32-9531-17f2950fb06f}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{30F9B915-B755-4826-820B-08FBA6BD249D}


Winload Toolbar may create the following directory or directories:

%APPDATA%\Windows Net Data


Winload Toolbar may call the following URLs:



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