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Threat indicator: HIGH

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Social Point Toolbar

GenericAskToolbar.dll

Toolbars

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista, Seven, 8)



Social Point Toolbar

Social Point Toolbar intrusion method

Social Point Toolbar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is GenericAskToolbar.dll. Then it creates new startup key with name Social Point Toolbar and value GenericAskToolbar.dll. You can also find it in your processes list with name GenericAskToolbar.dll or Social Point Toolbar. Also, it can create folder with name Social Point Toolbar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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* Removes all files created by Social Point Toolbar.

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How to remove Social Point Toolbar manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Social Point Toolbar, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Social Point Toolbar.

To get rid of Social Point Toolbar, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

• cb_4b.ico
• cobrand.ico
• config.xml
• favicon.ico
• fv_4a.ico
• GenericAskToolbar.dll
• mupcfg.xml
• precache.exe
• SaUpdate.exe
• config.xml
• Updater.exe
• UpdateTask.exe
• 1630fe.msi
• ARPPRODUCTICON.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use Social Point Toolbar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

• %APPDATA%\AskToolbar\
• %PROGRAMFILES%\Ask.com\

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\GenericAskToolbar.DLL
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{9B0CB95C-933A-4B8C-B6D4-EDCD19A43874}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{00000000-6E41-4FD3-8538-502F5495E5FC}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Features\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A28B4D68DEBAA244EB686953B7074FEF
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{6C434537-053E-486D-B62A-160059D9D456}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{91CF619A-4686-4CA4-9232-3B2E6B63AA92}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{AC71B60E-94C9-4EDE-BA46-E146747BB67E}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{2996F0E7-292B-4CAE-893F-47B8B1C05B56}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\GenericAskToolbar.ToolbarWnd
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Classes\GenericAskToolbar.ToolbarWnd.1
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{D4027C7F-154A-4066-A1AD-4243D8127440}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{86D4B82A-ABED-442A-BE86-96357B70F4FE}
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\APN
  • Key: HKLM\SOFTWARE\AskToolbar
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\socialpoint.es
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Activities\Search\ask.com
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{79A765E1-C399-405B-85AF-466F52E918B0}
  • Key: HKCU\Software\AppDataLow\AskToolbarInfo
  • Key: HKCU\Software\Ask.com

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use Social Point Toolbar Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall Social Point Toolbar related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Social Point Toolbar entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If Social Point Toolbar won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use Social Point Toolbar Removal Tool.


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Windows 8


  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.

  • Locate Social Point Toolbar or other related suspicious program.

  • Click Uninstall button.

  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.


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Windows 7


  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.

  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.

  • In the list of installed programs find Social Point Toolbar

  • Click Uninstall button.


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Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find Social Point Toolbar related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Remove Social Point Toolbar extension from your browsers

Social Point Toolbar in some cases can create browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to Social Point Toolbar. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with SpyHunter or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:


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Internet Explorer


  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner

  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons

  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.

  • Choose Social Point Toolbar or other related adware BHO.

  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Social Point Toolbar removal use Social Point Toolbar Removal Tool.


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Google Chrome


  • Start Google Chrome.

  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/

  • In the list of add-ons find Social Point Toolbar and click recycle bin icon.

  • Confirm Social Point Toolbar removal.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • In the address bar type about:addons

  • Click Extensions tab.

  • In the list of extension locate Social Point Toolbar.

  • Click Remove button near it.


Reset browsers search and homepage settings

Social Point Toolbar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to Social Point Toolbar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:


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Internet Explorer


  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"

  • Click the Advanced tab

  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.

  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage

  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box


Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.


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Google Chrome


  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.

  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.

  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.


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Mozilla Firefox


  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.

  • Click the Reset Firefox button.

  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.


Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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