Virtual New Tab
This is a component of the Ask.com toolbar, a browser extension that will modify the default web browser's search provider, home page and various other settings. The module vntsrv.dll, “Virtual New Tab Server” has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including Ask Toolbar by APN LLC and Virtual DJ Toolbar by APN, LLC, both potentially unwanted software.
Virtual New Tab Server
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Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.
1/16/2017 8:59:57 PM UTC (today)
91 KB (93,184 bytes)
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Original file name:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)
C:\Program Files\askpartnernetwork\toolbar\plt2-v7\source\Program Files\vnt\vntsrv.dll
3/17/2014 3:51:24 PM
61.5 KB (62,976 bytes)
The file vntsrv.dll has been discovered within the following programs.
The Ask Toolbar is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search.
74% remove it
KMP Media Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome.
87% remove it
Virtual DJ Toolbar is an Ask.com (Ask Partner Network) Toolbar that will provide limited web browser functionality but will modify the user's home and search pages and providers to an Ask.com managed partner search engine.
68% remove it
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