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Danger level 6
Type: Browser Plugins
Common infection symptoms:
  • Changes default search engine

SafetyNut

The presence of SafetyNut application means that you have a suspicious Movies Toolbar installed on the system. As SafetyNut comes together with it, it might be very true that it helps this browser plugin function correctly. Even though SafetyNut is not very dangerous itself, you should be extremely cautious with it because this piece of software is definitely associated with unwanted programs. As these programs are closely related, it is very probable that SafetyNut will disappear from your system after the deletion of the browser plugin.

Movies Toolbar itself is not a reliable application. The specialists of pcthreat.com have implemented a research and found out that many sources treat this browser plugin as a browser hijacker. The main reason is the observation that it might change your homepage and your search engine without your permission. It is also very probable that you will infect your system with malicious software after clicking on those sponsored links that will be provided for you among normal search results. As you can see, you should erase Movies Toolbar entirely from the system and if you do so, SafetyNut will be gone as well.

You can detect SafetyNut if you follow C:\Program Files\Movies Toolbar\SafetyNut path. Our specialists have found out that this software hides in one of the Movies Toolbar folders than can be found under Program Files directory. The size of this file might vary; however, the most typical know sizes are 3,579,400 bytes or 3,538,952 bytes. All these features might help you recognize whether you have a version that comes together with Movies Toolbar because it is known that cyber criminals can steal a name in order to lure computer users into downloading the unreliable software that they have published. Thus, make sure whether the program is reliable before letting it stay onto your computer.

The only effective way to get rid of SafetyNut is to delete Movies Toolbar from the system. Thus, you should better not way for any longer. It has been observed that the easiest way to get rid of SafetyNut and other unwanted software is to scan the system with an automatic tool. In our opinion SpyHunter is one of those tools that can be trusted 100%, which is why we recommend acquiring it as soon as possible. You should know that this tool is going to block the way for future infections as well.

SafetyNut removal

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select SafetyNut and then click Remove.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the unwanted software.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows 8

  1. Tap the Windows key.
  2. Start typing Control Panel and then select it.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the program that needs to be erased.
  5. Click Uninstall.
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How to manually remove SafetyNut

Files associated with SafetyNut infection:

SafetyNutManager.exe
tb_Movie.exe
safety~2.dll
IACNativeMsgHost.exe
configmgrc1.cfg
DatamngrCoordinator.exe
setmgrc1.cfg
setmgrc2.cfg
searchresultsDx.dll
setmgrc3.cfg
safetynut.exe
DatamngrUI.exe
mgrldr.dll
MoviesToolbarSetup_Somoto29_9_13.exe

SafetyNut DLL's to remove:

mgrldr.dll
safety~2.dll
searchresultsDx.dll

SafetyNut processes to kill:

tb_Movie.exe
DatamngrCoordinator.exe
SafetyNutManager.exe
MoviesToolbarSetup_Somoto29_9_13.exe
safetynut.exe
IACNativeMsgHost.exe
DatamngrUI.exe
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Comments

  1. KD Sep 6, 2014

    Job Done, Thanks

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