What is TBMessagingHost.exe?

TBMessagingHost.exe is part of TBMessagingHost and developed by Conduit Ltd. according to the TBMessagingHost.exe version information.

TBMessagingHost.exe's description is "TBMessagingHost"

TBMessagingHost.exe is digitally signed by Conduit Ltd..

TBMessagingHost.exe is usually located in the 'c:\documents and settings\%USERNAME%\local settings\application data\google\chrome\user data\default\extensions\kfkcangbigakljkjeglcofaomihpejif\\nativemessaging\' folder.

Some of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal detected TBMessagingHost.exe.

If you have additional information about the file, please share it with the FreeFixer users by posting a comment at the bottom of this page.

Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on TBMessagingHost.exe:

Product nameTBMessagingHost
Company nameConduit Ltd.
File descriptionTBMessagingHost
Internal nameTBMessagingHost.exe
Original filenameTBMessagingHost.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2013
Product version1.0.0.2
File version1.0.0.2

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameTBMessagingHost
Company nameConduit Ltd.
File descriptionTBMessagingHost
Internal nameTBMessagingHost.exe
Original filenameTBMessagingHost.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2013
Product version1.0.0.2
File version1.0.0.2

Digital signatures [?]

TBMessagingHost.exe has a valid digital signature.

Signer nameConduit Ltd.
Certificate issuer nameVeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA
Certificate serial number3a82654719d8f75b59134f7b66465210

VirusTotal report

1 of the 46 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the TBMessagingHost.exe file. That's a 2% detection rate.

ScannerDetection Name
VIPRE Conduit (fs)
1 of the 46 anti-virus programs detected the TBMessagingHost.exe file.

Folder name variants

TBMessagingHost.exe may also be located in other folders than c:\documents and settings\%USERNAME%\local settings\application data\google\chrome\user data\default\extensions\kfkcangbigakljkjeglcofaomihpejif\\nativemessaging\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]


Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to tbmessaginghost.exe:

tbmessaginghost.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

tbmessaginghost.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

TBMessagingHost has stopped working.

End Program - tbmessaginghost.exe. This program is not responding.

tbmessaginghost.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

tbmessaginghost.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

What will you do with the file?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with the file. 91% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 472 users.

User vote results: There were 429 votes to remove and 43 votes to keep

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Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

I'm reading all new comments so don't hesitate to post a question about the file. If I don't have the answer perhaps another user can help you.

/Randy/ writes

1 thumb

this is driving me crazy

# 26 Dec 2013, 8:32

Roger Karlsson writes

0 thumbs

@Randy: What kind of problem are you experiencing?

# 26 Dec 2013, 8:47

-John- writes

0 thumbs

I still don't know for sure what TBMessagingHost.exe does but I've quarantined it for now. Norton 360 told me it was safe and Malware Bytes said nothing, but who does it need to be connecting to for no reason? Google already knows too much about me..

# 29 Dec 2013, 12:50

Umesh writes

4 thumbs

how do i get rid of this ?

# 30 Dec 2013, 8:00

Robbie writes

0 thumbs

How do I remove tbmessaginghost.exe.?????? i get 5 popups every 5 mins that say native host, not a 32 bit, buncha crap. just want to remove asap and i cant find it? HELP?

# 16 Jan 2014, 7:46

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