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What is toolbar.exe?

Part of Toolbar Core by APN LLC.

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How does toolbar.exe run?

Process - toolbar.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. toolbar.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Generic Host Process for Win32 Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the toolbar.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of toolbar.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is toolbar.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU165.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
318.41 MB RAM1478.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
414 GDI objects276.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\toolbar.exe

Are there other versions of Toolbar Core?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Toolbar Core.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: toolbar.exe
Publisher: APN LLC. (verified)
Name: Toolbar Core
Description: Toolbar Core
Size: 258.45 KB
Original file name: Toolbar.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: APN LLC
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/15/2012
Expiration date: 4/8/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001486045%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001320320%
User CPU: 0.00001657248041%
Privileged CPU time: 30984.55 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 460.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 468.57 MB
Paged memory: 318.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 319.07 MB
Paged system memory: 242.45 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.18 KB
Working set memory: 179.59 MB
Peak working set memory: 206.65 MB
Min working set memory: 65.81 MB
Private memory: 318.41 MB
Page faults: 218,103
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 42,463
Read operations /min: 4
Total read transfer: 57.1 MB
Read transfer /min: 4.88 KB
Total write operations: 2,405
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.35 MB
Write transfer /min: 206 Bytes
Total other operations: 154,149
Other operations /min: 13
Total other transfer: 3.81 MB
Other Transfer /min: 333 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 414
USER objects: 196
Handle count average: 648
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Toolbar.exe" -Embedding

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 1078

Image hashes

MD5: 0186ae83358a378dc523bc250f0beeaf
SHA-1: 6954360b0a4960a236ab6c925b5d97083afecf1d
SHA-256: 57ac51551f045d42d0b0267d79085ac3fb8d82b30bb833b747ec9892615ee228

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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