Zwinky Toolbar

Zwinky Toolbar Description

Zwinky Toolbar is a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) that takes the form of a Web browser toolbar or extension. These types of browser toolbars may make unwanted changes to the user's Web browser. The Zwinky Toolbar is a program that is advertised on several software deployment platforms and gaming sites. You can visit the official page of the Zwinky Toolbar at www.Zwinky.com and get to know what it offers. In the case of the Zwinky Toolbar, this browser extension is marketed as a way for computer users to create fun, cartoon-like avatars for use online. Computer users wanting to add some fun to their instant messages or social network relationships may install the Zwinky Toolbar on their Web browser.

The Zwinky Toolbar can be installed on browsers that are running the WbeKit and Trident engines such as Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. Once the Zwinky Toolbar has been installed, the Zwinky Toolbar may change the affected Web browser's homepage and new tab page without authorization from the computer user. The Zwinky Toolbar is freeware and may welcome users to search at Int.search.myway.com to monetize some of their Web traffic. The Zwinky Toolbar may show notifications to users that it needs to access their Facebook, Twitter and Google+ accounts to deliver personalized content and enable some of its features. Additionally, users may be invited to buy cosmetic items for the Zwinky online game via http://commerce.zwinky.com/commerce/purchase.jhtml. PC users should note that purchases via http://commerce.zwinky.com/commerce/purchase.jhtml are not protected with HTTPS encryption and are not advised. The Zwinky Toolbar is a product of Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. that is known to release other add-on applications for your web browser.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Zwinky Toolbar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Directory
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Zwinky_5q
%LOCALAPPDATA%\ZwinkyTooltab
%PROGRAMFILES%\Zwinky_5q
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Zwinky_5q
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\LocalLow\Zwinky_5q
%USERPROFILE%\Application Data\Zwinky_5q
File name without path
free.zwinky[1].xml
http_free.zwinky.com_0.localstorage
http_free.zwinky.com_0.localstorage-journal
http_www.zwinky.com_0.localstorage
http_www.zwinky.com_0.localstorage-journal
http_zwinky.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage
http_zwinky.dl.myway.com_0.localstorage-journal
http_zwinky.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage
http_zwinky.dl.tb.ask.com_0.localstorage-journal
zwinky.dl.myway[1].xml
Registry key
Software\AppDataLow\Software\Zwinky_5q
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.DynamicBarButton
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.DynamicBarButton.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.FeedManager
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.FeedManager.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.HTMLMenu
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.HTMLMenu.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.HTMLPanel
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.HTMLPanel.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.MultipleButton
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.MultipleButton.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.PseudoTransparentPlugin
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.PseudoTransparentPlugin.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.Radio
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.Radio.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.RadioSettings
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.RadioSettings.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ScriptButton
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ScriptButton.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SettingsPlugin
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SettingsPlugin.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SkinLauncher
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SkinLauncher.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SkinLauncherSettings
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.SkinLauncherSettings.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ThirdPartyInstaller
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ThirdPartyInstaller.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ToolbarProtector
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.ToolbarProtector.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.UrlAlertButton
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.XMLSessionPlugin
SOFTWARE\Classes\Zwinky_5q.XMLSessionPlugin.1
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\free.zwinky.com
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\zwinky.com
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\zwinky.dl.myway.com
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{328d6f78-0dbb-4f17-acd5-26a2ea4ef251}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{61789f17-b8ed-4867-ba4a-dc19dac8ef5b}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{7695996f-9846-4a09-a037-632e45737712}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{98623c86-e768-4c5a-b23b-ee8ce3727cd3}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{b803084b-b069-485e-b5d0-f9a6d318af02}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{fd98d4ff-3371-4f27-9ec4-9a790a589a26}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{3033124f-06bf-4829-873a-310a125b4d4c}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{bd3ea7c2-3af8-4463-9a9c-6eb8e136cb02}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{076a9b45-de24-4cdf-89be-716c279b3b55}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{148dcaec-c91d-441d-a0e7-519a0673e7f5}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{315c7727-2b4d-4ef9-95fa-ea6cda9aeb9d}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{35dab87a-026f-4503-b5f1-6774e16eaffa}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{8c775dbe-2382-4eab-a48a-6859c3b9ef29}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{A00289B5-2C16-4EC7-9780-2B56977ADC65}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{f464a68d-1cf2-4991-93ab-a84351d7f676}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Zwinky Search Scope Monitor
SOFTWARE\MozillaPlugins\@Zwinky_5q.com/Plugin
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{328d6f78-0dbb-4f17-acd5-26a2ea4ef251}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{61789f17-b8ed-4867-ba4a-dc19dac8ef5b}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{7695996f-9846-4a09-a037-632e45737712}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{98623c86-e768-4c5a-b23b-ee8ce3727cd3}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{b803084b-b069-485e-b5d0-f9a6d318af02}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{fd98d4ff-3371-4f27-9ec4-9a790a589a26}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{3033124f-06bf-4829-873a-310a125b4d4c}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{27488090-768a-4d20-a938-f223f71c344c}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{bd3ea7c2-3af8-4463-9a9c-6eb8e136cb02}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{076a9b45-de24-4cdf-89be-716c279b3b55}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{148dcaec-c91d-441d-a0e7-519a0673e7f5}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{315c7727-2b4d-4ef9-95fa-ea6cda9aeb9d}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{35dab87a-026f-4503-b5f1-6774e16eaffa}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{8c775dbe-2382-4eab-a48a-6859c3b9ef29}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{A00289B5-2C16-4EC7-9780-2B56977ADC65}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{f464a68d-1cf2-4991-93ab-a84351d7f676}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Zwinky Search Scope Monitor
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\MozillaPlugins\@Zwinky_5q.com/Plugin
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Zwinky_5q
SOFTWARE\Zwinky
Software\Zwinky_5q
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CLSID
{00fb52b5-0779-46dd-afc6-c6eb55f21a26}
{06CEAB46-0EFC-479A-B66B-AB6B11E1138A}
{076a9b45-de24-4cdf-89be-716c279b3b55}
{148dcaec-c91d-441d-a0e7-519a0673e7f5}
{15496D19-91EA-4930-9150-B24A27FE3DE1}
{27488090-768a-4d20-a938-f223f71c344c}
{3033124f-06bf-4829-873a-310a125b4d4c}
{315c7727-2b4d-4ef9-95fa-ea6cda9aeb9d}
{35dab87a-026f-4503-b5f1-6774e16eaffa}
{3B82BA62-32FD-4623-BB38-464D186E7453}
{4a75066c-e359-4ce6-830c-e09830a3cd2d}
{4A8AE59A-2F19-4777-B0B4-177188AB839B}
{61789f17-b8ed-4867-ba4a-dc19dac8ef5b}
{644413C0-4090-4A84-BC29-DC69E91A7D73}
{648CEC5D-18E0-4445-9A17-C1589D0C9169}
{70658616-d7ae-4f31-bd19-4f1775792e9b}
{70E4E0F6-CFF4-4F93-BDE4-BDA9EF3752BC}
{782D4CC0-74AE-41B6-B445-3D4C23AE6B9A}
{7e0ae9c4-366b-43f2-91ff-329d170bc335}
{8c775dbe-2382-4eab-a48a-6859c3b9ef29}
{A00289B5-2C16-4EC7-9780-2B56977ADC65}
{A283A85F-ED85-43CE-9199-952A2D106802}
{a7583d7e-f1b5-415b-8021-f63aef937dd1}
{B2828F8B-EDAF-4A77-974E-78AE784A9AA3}
{B6CC4C24-962F-4314-9358-C998FD4B4288}
{bd3ea7c2-3af8-4463-9a9c-6eb8e136cb02}
{BD48A3C7-5201-4093-AB66-04BD35BAC3D8}
{c6a7154f-ea0e-4de3-afb9-144fc620e780}
{cc2e2b99-14d3-4516-883c-9ea147f594ef}
{d675a74c-29f6-4aa7-a098-66373d746cb9}
{da4ebfa0-6ba0-4e18-817f-304b4192c393}
{f2e03adb-a325-4084-ba22-2f2260f6a90f}
{f346cf98-fa03-4e7a-81b6-eb19b718f9c1}
{f464a68d-1cf2-4991-93ab-a84351d7f676}
{f90eaf3d-6a09-4faf-a84c-e6e91f97561b}
{fbc663ed-1560-421b-bd71-f5b94dcea09c}

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