toolbarbroker.exe - Is toolbarbroker.exe trojan, malware, or a virus?

what is toolbarbroker.exe?
Purpose of toolbarbroker.exe:

Process or task name:

Always double check your task spelling if you are concerned about spyware or viruses, as often they use similiar spelling for these windows processes and tasks: toolbarbroker.exe

File type:
Exe program - Files with an extension of "exe" are executable programs.

Purpose of this file:
ToolbarBroker.exe is a program which would have arrived by you installing a product, and would not have arrived as preinstalled software in most cases. The exact disk location where it should be stored on your computer is also shown below to verfiy it is not spyware, as many spyware programs use similiar names and just locate them elsewhere on your hard drive. Always check the proper disk location of your programs if you are concerned that they may be spyware or malware. This program is from the AVG and it is associated with their antivirus related software. This ToolbarBroker.exe program is part of their security software but it is also a common name, so verify your file is not from a different vendor and that it is in the proper disk location. Common names like this should always be looked at a little closer as anyone can choose the file name. Note that this program will run as a service in your startup. This file is considered safe and is not virus, spyware, or adware related software. Visit toolbarbroker.exe for complete information on this task or process. If you would like help on other tasks or processes, you can view the entire process and task directory here.

What is the toolbarbroker.exe location, where is it stored on my computer?
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\Toolbar\ToolbarBroker.exe is where this file is located on your computer.

  • Is toolbarbroker.exe spyware?
        No, this windows task is not spyware.

  • Is this software task considered adware or malware?
        No, this windows task is not popup or adware related software.

  • Is toolbarbroker.exe considered a virus or trojan?
        No, this windows task is not a virus or trojan program.

  • Would you recommend that I remove toolbarbroker.exe?
        No, I would not remove this file.

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