How to Remove Gamevance Toolbar and search.conduit.com? (Win32/GameVance Removal Guide)

Do you get alert from your Microsoft Security Essentials that you are infected with Win32/GameVance? Want to remove the threat but in vain? Please continue your reading and learn how to remove Win32/GameVance detected by Microsoft Security Essentials.
 
Gamevance Toolbar is a program deveoped by Conduit Company. By installing Gamevance toolbar,you are supposed to get the freshest content delivered directly to your browser, no matter where you are on the Web and receive the most important news and announcements instantly. Gamevance toolbar also claim to offer free games in exchange for agreement to install the software and receive advertising.
 

Why Gamevance Toolbar Should be uninstalled?

Although Gamevance do no harm to your computer, but it is confirmed by Microsoft Securitly Essential that it is going to collect your personal informtion from your computer, such as:
 

  • What Internet Service Provider (ISP) you use
  • What operating system (OS) your computer has
  • What type of browser you are using
  • Which geographic location you’re in
  • Which pages you visit on the websites it is affiliated with
  • All HTML content on the websites that you visit that it is affiliated with

 
Files dropped by Gamevance:
 

%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\ars.cfg
%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\gamevance32.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\gamevancelib32.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\gvtl.dll
%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\gvun.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Gamevance\icon.ico

 
Registry created by Gamevance:
 

HKCU\Software\gvtl
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{7370F91F-6994-4595-9949-601FA2261C8D}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Gamevance
HKLM\Software\Classes\Gamevance.Linker
HKLM\Software\Classes\Gamevance.Linker.1
HKLM\Software\Classes\clsid\{7370F91F-6994-4595-9949-601FA2261C8D}
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Gamevance

 
From all above description, we highly encourage you to uninstall the toolbar as soon as possible. As the built-in uninstaller is not included in the program, you can refer to following tips to remove Gamevance toolbar.
 

Gamevance Toolbar Removal Guide

step 1

Unintall Gamevance toolbar from your computer completely

 
Please go to the Start Menu. Select Control PanelAdd/Remove Programs.
If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7, select Control Panel → Uninstall a Program.
 
Search for Gamevance toolbar in the list. Select the program and click Remove button.
If you are using Windows Vista/7, click Uninstall up near the top of that window.
 

 

step 2

Run Cloud System Booster Cleaner to clean the registry and junk files created by Gamevance.

 
Cloud System Booster is a system maintenance and optimizer tool which is designed to improve the performance of a computer by cleaning the junk files and optimizing the windows service. It can not repair a slow computer caused by virus infection. Cloud System Booster free version will not clean junks files generated by applications and software. Upgrading to PRO version makes your computer run faster.
 

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By the way, the free tool Anvi Uninstaller included in Cloud System Booster can help you remove and uninstall Gamevance toolbar quickly.
 

 

step 3

Reset homepage.

 

Please note, some version of Gmaevance will install unexpected toolbar and search engines search.conduit.com on your web browser.They can be installed on Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome. If you have any problem of search.conduit.com on your web browser, you should repair your search engine and reset your homepage.
 
Internet Explorer
 

Open Internet Explorer->Tools->Internet Option->General.
 

You have two options. One is to set homepage as a blank page. The other is to set a certain website as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.

 

 

Google Chrome
 

Open Google Chrome->Wrench Icon->Options->Basics
 

On Startup area, select Open the home page. Then navigate to the Home page area, you also have two options here, please refer to Mozilla Firefox homepage reset guide.

 

 

Mozilla Firefox
 

Open Mozilla Firefox->Tools->Options->General->Startup
 

You have two options. One is to select when Firefox Starts Show a blank page and then click Ok to save the change. The other is to set a certain website (Just type a website into the address box) as the homepage. Then click OK to save the change.
 

step 4

Repair the search engines

 

Internet Explorer
 
To do this, please open your Internet Explorer->Tools > Manage Add-ons > Search Providers->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine.
 
 
Google Chrome
 
To do this, please open your Google Chrome->Wrench Icon > Settings > Manage Search Engines->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine.
 
 
Mozilla Firefox
 
To do this, please open your Mozilla Firefox->Tools > Search Icon (Magnify Glass, Arrow) > Manage Search Engines->Remove any unnecessary Search Engines from the list and make a certain search engine you prefer as your default search engine.
 

For detail information, please check following forum post.
 
http://forums.anvisoft.com/viewtopic-45-956-0.html
 

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