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TBPS.exe process file

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Process name: WebSearch Toolbar Plugin Server or SearchToolbar Plugin Server

Product: WebSearch Toolbar

Company: WebSearch

File: TBPS.exe

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Users Opinions

87 users ask for this file. 5 users didn't rate it ("don't know"). 1 user rated it as neutral. 6 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 27 users rated it as dangerous.

All comments about TBPS.exe:
rh spyware
William Dole "X" - Definitely not required - typically viruses, spyware, adware and "resource hogs"
E!ghtb@ll Ist Spyware! Habe sie gelöscht
spybot and adaware will not remove it loads in memory one path is {8952A998-1E7E-4716-B23D-3DBED3910972} also makes a boot up exe file cant remove it i belive i got this from down loading Morphes or from soulseek both are p2p programs.
rocky when ever i give print command it give error tbps.exe error
Johannes Factotum It is very difficult to remove. Get the latest version of HiJackThis and Killbox and DLLCompare to assist you in your challenge...
Anthony G This spyware was taking up 450MB memory on me
Hlloyge Definitely spyware, part of "IBIS Toolbar" and pretty hard to get rid of (Ad-Aware detected it, but wasn't able to clean it), because it runs at system startup and starts another watchdog program (PIB.exe). If either of these two is killed, the other immediately restarts it. And because they are "in use", they cannot be deleted without some tricks.  See also: Link
Tim A. It's self regenerating. For instance, if you click "end process" in the cntrl/alt/dlt, the process ends for a moment or two and then creates a new file and opens again.
Brice Spyware : 99% system ressource !
4Deus Its a tricky spyware, if u try to terminate the process, it open ub several other process to ensure its process.... i get rid of it by SpyBot Search & Destoy, and dont forget to turn off System Restore on XP or ME before deleting any Spyware, else it restore the Spyware!!!
Nick it cannot be "end tasked," it is linked with PIB.exe, i found the files in c:Program files/ toolbars.
jmm it uses most of your memory causin yer putor to slow right down
ericcarl a parasite--reboots and reinstalls itself
The Lob It used up all my resources so I couldn't run legitimate programs like MS Word.
kenny Keeps reinstalling itself. puts itself back into the registry. think i got rid of it by booting into safe mode stopping service and removing it from run part of registry.
frustrated p2p user just noticed it after installing shareaza, and shareaza doesn't work very good
gholson Runs in memory and so is not removed by SpyBot To remove it, note its location as reported by SpyBot, then reboot in safe mode and delete the executable. The version I had created a directory called c:\Program Files\WinTools, which I removed entirely.
bertles spyware
PL I did not seek out this file; it found me. I cannot get rid of it. At boot, it says it is missing some component, and crashes my system.
this is a virus or another bad thing. I can't remove it. I think it depends of PIB, an other bad thing. Sorry but i'm french. Thank for your help
P2 Tech Support Remove Toolbars/end processes - USE safe mode if it won't uninstall - run MS Anti-Spyware Beta1 to remove all traces!
Digga **gga spyware..but i can't get rid of it
Joe Sephus On my WIN XP machine it stops MS paint freom running
Chris C. This thing is related to wsup.exe PIB.exe and it fricking kills registry need help getting rid of it
Roscoe It uses hell loads of memory so i can't even run adaware because it crashes.
joline got it from BearShare, hard to remove
Aaron very hard to kill if not in safe mode
andy my computer is running slow
Chris Kuhn TBPS.exe Is part of the spyware trojan Bubba.Wintools which is installed by the spyware IBIS Toolbar which is a Huntbar Variant  See also: Link
TheArbiter Very disturbing file series, I spent 2 hours trying to clear it out this morning. Help getting rid of it: What I did was rebooted my computer to safe mode (press F8 during startup) and disconnected my internet connection. I proceeded to cntl alt delete to the task manager where i attempted to close the programs, after fighting with it for about 10 minutes I gave up and ran Ad-Aware & Spybot, both detected it but neither would cleanse it. Im going to try deleting all associated files this evening...
got it from bearshare and its pissing me off.. most programs i dled do not fully delete jus regenerates.
Peter it cannot be easly uninstalled and collects personal information for submission to an unknown third party
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