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What is hbtv.exe?

Part of HBTV by HotBar

What is it?

Hotbar adds graphical skins to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, and Outlook Express toolbars and also adds its own toolbar and search button. These custom toolbars have keyword-targeted advertisements built into them.
Description of hbtv.exe from HotBar
For this popular advertising format, we don't put ads in front of consumers. We put consumers in front of our advertiser’s website. Here's how it works. An advertiser purchases keyword search terms. Then, when a keyword comes up while a user is searching online, a separate browser window opens to deliver this targeted consumer directly to the advertiser’s website or landing page. So, we don’t interrupt users while they are being entertained. Instead, we show relevant ads separate from the content experience, when users are actively browsing online. We call this Time Shifted Advertising.
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How does hbtv.exe run?

Process - hbtv.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hbtv.exe is executed by the process hbtoeaddon.exe (Hotbar by Hotbarcom).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the hbtv.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of hbtv.exe users, 83.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hbtv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
3.78896% CPU37889589.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.31 MB RAM20.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         10 GDI objects6.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hbtools\hbtv\hbtv.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)

About HotBar, Inc.

Zango, formerly ePIPO, 180solutions and Hotbar, was a software company that provided users access to its partners' videos, games, tools and utilities in exchang More...
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File details

File name: hbtv.exe
Publisher: HotBar, Inc.
Name: HBTV
Description: HBTV
Version: 8, 40, 83, 0
Size: 281 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 3.9068907439%
Privileged CPU: 0.1179318438%
User CPU: 3.78895890013728%
Privileged CPU time: 1592.29 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,726,886,793
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 90.66 MB
Peak committed memory: 103.07 MB
Paged memory: 4.31 MB
Peak paged memory: 6 MB
Paged system memory: 77.66 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.45 KB
Working set memory: 11.05 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.52 MB
Min working set memory: 10.99 MB
Private memory: 4.31 MB
Page faults: 10,086
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 99,412
Total read transfer: 171.7 MB
Total write operations: 402,285
Total write transfer: 145.72 MB
Total other operations: 5,031
Total other transfer: 2.55 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 10
Peak GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 19
Peak USER objects: 20
Handle count average: 268
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hbtools\HBTV\HBTV.exe" /eparams=7E2CE0AA75E03BE1C42C2249F7DC209D7BF4B22644E62700600AE72CFC07E9F5EC923E4EF97AA119EFE20A8C2D18DDEE193C78BFA087FA44AACFB6A7D2894E4B8DDFD7359C

Network connectivity

TCP: a23-67-242-114.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com on port 49924

Image hashes

MD5: 152fbe935c7be51338eb01b9799c5086
SHA-1: 55bf217f4138b83e0055bb8e0d59e214b376f731
SHA-256: b35701d605adea94a1998770e1c4d3e43de36788a91ad5c9ca02e5fd059f8356

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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