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75% remove it25% keep it
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BCool 1.74

What is BCool?

BCool is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.

Overview

The primary executable is named sprotector.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.47 MB (1,544,274 bytes) when donwloaded.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BCool.
sprotector.dll (2e705785860f95358dc9aa6ed402198b) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130615 Win32:SProtector-A [PUP]
AVG 2014.0.3468 Generic5
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 7.8450 a variant of Win32/SProtector.A
The Hacker 6.8.0.6.166 Trojan/Sprotector
Trend Micro 10.465.15 ADW_SPROTECT
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.166 ADW_SPROTECT
VIPRE Antivirus 18716 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (b42ff5f0d5e1b6331b9243ca6c78656e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 NSIS:SProtector-B [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 9190 Win32/SProtector.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24882 Sprotector (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bcool
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BCool\uninstall.exe" /FULLPATH="C:\Program Files\BCool"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BCool 1.74

Program module:sprotector.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\bcool\sprotector.dll
MD5:2e705785860f95358dc9aa6ed402198b
SProtector has been detected as 'malware' by multiple antivirus products. TrendMicro classifies it as TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L8. ESET calls it a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. QuickHeal identifies SProtector.dll as Worm.SProtector.A3. Avast...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe

How do I remove BCool?

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Or, you can uninstall BCool from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BCool 1.74, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove BCool.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 83%
Win XP 17%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
75.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows XP 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  DK 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Romania 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Intel 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Common models
Gateway NV52L 25.00%
Dell Dimension 9100 ... 25.00%
Dell Dell System XPS L7... 25.00%
Acer Aspire M1470 25.00%

About Search Assistant SProtector

Alias distribution of the SProtector class of malware.

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