The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "IE Plugin" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

  • spyware
  • bho

See Terms Of Use. IMI may change the software at any time and upload it to your computer without your knowledge. It also breaches your security by sending the whole URL to their server whenever it contains one of their keywords.
Supposed Functionality:
A typical IE toolbar offering search and advertising
Privacy Statement:
12. UPDATES. You grant IMI permission to add/remove features and/or functions to the existing software and/or service, or to install new applications, at any time, in its sole discretion with or without your knowledge and/or interaction. You also grant IMI permission to make any changes to the software and/or service provided at any time.
Links (be careful!):
Removal Instructions:


Please use Windows Explorer or another file manager of your choice to locate and delete these files.
  • A file with an unknown location named "tdtb.exe".
Make sure you set your file manager to display hidden and system files. If IE Plugin uses rootkit technologies, use our RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.
You will have to use a global search for files without a name specified. Be extra careful, because just the name might not be enough to identify files!

Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.


You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.
  • Delete the registry key "intexp" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\".
If IE Plugin uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,
  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.