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- System Process: No
- Background Process: Yes
- Application Process:Yes
- Common Path:
C:\ Program Files\ scbar\ v9\ scbar.exe
- Uses Network:No
- Uses Internet:No
The scbar.exe file is an advertising program developed by Search Enhancement. This program is part of Search Enhancements SearchEnhancement software.
SearchEnhancement is an application, which runs advertisements and promotions without users' consent. This software contacts its servers to see if the user is running the most current version. It automatically provides users with the latest update to the application.
SearchEnhancement can enhance the user's search and browsing experience and shows users relevant content, advertising and search results. It uses the information about the pages viewed by the user to improve functionality and to add new features to the application.
The scbar.exe process monitors users browsing habits. It then distributes the gathered data back to the authors servers for analyses. This program also displays advertising pop-up advertisements and changes the default Internet Explorer search and error pages.
The process scbar.exe tracks browsing activity with installed applications and with cookies. Variants of the scbar.exe process include SCBar/SearchEnhancement, whose controlling server is searchenhancement.com, SCBar/WindowEnhancer, whose controlling server is windowenhancer.com and SCBar/SearchExe, whose controlling server is search-exe.com.
The process scbar.exe opens pop-up advertisements based on targeted keywords in web pages. This program starts with every Windows load process and creates the key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ Software\ Microsoft\ Windows\ CurrentVersion\ Run SearchEnhancement in the software registry.
Known file size of the process scbar.exe is 420 kilobytes or 430080 bytes. This process was built to run in a graphical user interface subsystem. This process is not digitally signed and it is not a Windows system file. The process scbar.exe was released in June 2003.
Additional scbar.exe Info:
Part of: SearchEnhancement, Author URL: http://www.searchenhancement.com, File Created by: Search Enhancement
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