How to Remove NvStech Toolbar and Redirect to Conduit Search

NvStech Toolbar is a phony search engine that replaces your normal search and homepage. This guide is about NvStech Toolbar removal. It explains why NvStech Toolbar is stubborn and how to successfully and completely remove all NvStech Toolbar components and get rid of this redirect virus that hijacks Chrome, FIrefox, and Internet Explorer.

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What is NvStech Toolbar?

NvStech Toolbar toolbar is a browser hijacker powered by Conduit. It is branded as NvStech Toolbar but redirects search to search.conduit.com. Profit that Conduit receives from promoted websites on a pay-per-click basis is shared. Deceptive installation methods let easily install NvStech Toolbar and like programs while removing them is quite complicated. It is better to avoid installing adware programs by inspecting download clients and installation wizards for free programs that should comply legal requirements and place a warning about additionally installed programs somewhere. So, being careful equals being protected, but it is always a good idea to delegate protection to a security program like SpyHunter that keeps a database of adware programs and can easily detect and block them from being installed.

NvStech toolbar

Protection against deceptively installed browser hijackers:

One of websites used for deceptive installation is shown above. Programs like NvStech Toolbar, are initially set for automatic installation if they come bundled with other free programs. The information about additional programs is present but often intensively hidden from users view. You need always read labels placed near marked check boxes and use “custom” installation option instead of “typical” since additional programs might hide there. And finally, just be attentive while installing some downloaded content since many people fail to notice unwanted programs before it is too late and NvStech Toolbar or other such program should be somehow removed.

 

 

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Remove NvStech Toolbar Manually

For manual removal you need to uninstall all NvStech Toolbar components. It consists of programs like NvSTECHToolbarHelper.exe and web browser extensions and components like TBVerifier.dll that you need to remove. Then you need to fix settings of your web browsers. I also forget to mention add-on that protects NvStech Toolbar against removal and your web browsers against resetting. It is called Browser Protect or Browser Defender, and you need to remove it first. Then remove other NvStech Toolbar components.

Use the following guide for manual removal. Then scan your computer with anti-spyware program to make sure hidden malicious programs and spyware are also removed.

Uninstal NvStech Toolbar adware program

  • Click Start button, and then click Control Panel in the system Start menu.
  • Double-click “Add or Remove Programs” (“Programs and Features” for Win7 and Vista) in the Control Panel menu window.
  • Scroll through the program list, highlight “NvSTECH”, “ValueApps”, any other adware programs, and click Remove.

 

 

Remove NvStech Toolbar from Internet Explorer

Remove NvStech Toolbar add-ons from Internet Explorer Browsers

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Manage add-ons.
  • Select Toolbars and Extensions on left, and look for “NvSTECH”, “ValueApps”, any other adware add-on.
  • Select this item and click Disable. Restart your browser.

Remove search.conduit.com redirect from IE 8

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • In Option window open General tab, find Search section, and click Settings button.
  • Mark you preferred search provider in the providers’ list and click Set as Default button.
  • You will see a list of search providers. Select your preferred search provider and click the button Set as default.
  • Find the line with search.conduit.com redirect, and then click Remove button.

Remove search.conduit.com redirect from IE 9

  • Start the browser and find Tools in top menu.
  • Pick Internet Options from the menu and click it.
  • Open General tab, find Change search defaults, and click the Settings button.
  • Select your preferred provider and click Set as default button
  • Remove search.conduit.com redirect and like from the list.

 

 

Remove NvStech Toolbar from Firefox

Remove NvStech Toolbar add-on from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and find Tools in top menu.
  • Click it and select Add-ons.
  • Select Extensions on the sidebar.
  • Find “NvSTECH”, “ValueApps”, any other adware add-ons. Right-click this items and then click Remove button.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

Remove search.conduit.com redirect from Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Mozilla Firefox and enter “about.config” in URL bar.
  • Type “ Keyword.url ” in the search box and right click it.
  • Set it something different than search.conduit.com and reset this parameter.
  • Type “browser.search.defaultengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search.conduit.com
  • Type “browser.search.selectengine” in the search box.
  • Right click and reset it to something different than search redirect to search.conduit.com. Then search for “browser.newtab.url”, right click it and reset to prevent automatic launching search redirected website on each new tab.
  • Restart Firefox to complete the removal.

 

 

Remove NvStech Toolbar from Chrome

Remove NvStech Toolbar add-ons from Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome and click on the Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Click on Extensions on the left to display installed extensions.
  • Find and Disable/Delete all “NvSTECH”, “ValueApps”, any other adware add-ons.
  • Restart your browser.

Remove search.conduit.com redirect from Google Chrome

  • Launch the program Google Chrome and click on Wrench icon in the top-right corner.
  • Choose Settings from the drop down list.
  • Find “Search” and click on Manage search engines.
  • Select your preferred search engine and click Make default.
  • Find and remove search.conduit.com related items.

NvStech Toolbar Components:

Remove NvStech Toolbar entries from system registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Toolbar.CT3254645
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{d432f2f5-1d8b-482b-
8a49-9fadfabd8cd7}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\IECT3254645
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Conduit
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\ckiffeoeeefajohcpadlcdnkiahkmdfp
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\NvSTECH
HKEY_USERS\Software\SmartBar
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1801674531-413027322-2147225017-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
\ConduitFloatingPlugin_ckiffeoeeefajohcpadlcdnkiahkmdfp: “”C:\WINDOWS\system32\Rundll32.exe” “C:\Program Files\Conduit
\CT3254645\plugins\TBVerifier.dll”,RunConduitFloatingPlugin ckiffeoeeefajohcpadlcdnkiahkmdfp”

How to Edit Windows Registry

 

Delete NvStech Toolbar files and folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Conduit\Chrome\CT3254645\UninstallerUI.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Conduit\CT3254645\NvSTECHAutoUpdateHelper.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\CRE\ckiffeoeeefajohcpadlcdnkiahkmdfp.crx
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NativeMessaging
\CT3254645\1_0_0_4\TBMessagingHost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NvSTECH\hk64tbNvST.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NvSTECH\hktbNvST.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NvSTECH\ldrtbNvST.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NvSTECH\tbNvST.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Temp\CT3254645\plugins\TBVerifier.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Temp\NativeMessaging\CT3254645\nativeMessaging
\TBMessagingHost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Temp\NativeMessaging\CT3254645.crx
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Temp\TestIfExeExist\CT3254645\nativeMessaging\TBMessagingHost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Conduit\IE\CT3254645\UninstallerUI.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Conduit\Multi\CT3254645\UninstallerUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Conduit\Community Alerts\Alert.dll
C:\Program Files\Conduit\CT3254645\plugins\TBVerifier.dll
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\hk64tbNvST.dll
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\hktbNvST.dll
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\ldrtbNvST.dll
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\NvSTECHToolbarHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\prxtbNvST.dll
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH\tbNvST.dll
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Conduit\Chrome\CT3254645
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Conduit\CT3254645
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NativeMessaging\CT3254645
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER_NAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\NvSTECH
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Conduit\IE\CT3254645
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Conduit\Multi\CT3254645
C:\Program Files\Conduit\CT3254645
C:\Program Files\NvSTECH

How to Show Hidden Files

 

Note: This manual removal procedure is a quite time consuming exercise and might be very confusing with threats like NvStech Toolbar. If your value your time or cannot remove this redirect virus, use NvStech Toolbar Removal Tool instead, and then scan your system with bundled free anti-spyware program to get rid of hidden computer infections and threats similar to NvStech Toolbar.

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  • Easily remove programs like one that infected your computer
  • Remove programs that can steal your money and private data
  • Remove adware that annoys you and compromises your privacy
  • Find and remove legitimate programs that help to spy on you

Use your FREE ANTISPYWARE for detecting and removing dangerous programs that are not addressed by conventional antivirus products.

 

 

Remove NvStech Toolbar Search Redirect Completely

Removing adware and spyware installed along with NvStech Toolbar might be tricky since this programs are profitable and thus protected. You already learned what programs you need to remove, but it is difficult to find out how many more like programs are still left hiding somewhere on your computer. Use Spy Hunter or anti-spyware that comes with removal tool for scanning your system since some threats are legitimate products like NvStech Toolbar, and conventional anti-virus programs do not remove legitimate stuff.

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