77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Banana Phone?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0009%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.18 days
93.86 days >
Average installed length: 49.32 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.08.30.080625 8.33%
2015.08.21.110556 8.33%
2015.08.13.200507 8.33%
2015.08.10.230308 8.33%
2015.08.06.220453 8.33%
2015.08.04.050231 8.33%
2015.07.31.172234 8.33%
2015.07.25.202947 8.33%
2015.07.08.012932 8.33%
2015.06.22.222846 8.33%
2015.06.17.172826 8.33%
2015.06.14.092706 8.33%

Banana Phone

Overview

Banana Phone is a software program developed by Yontoo Technology. The most common release is 2015.08.30.080625, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 3.8 MB (3,979,357 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of Banana Phone come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and Colombia.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Banana Phone
URL: getbananaphone.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Banana Phone
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Banana Phone\BananaPhoneuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Banana Phone

  • BananaPhonebho.dll - Banana Phone
  • BananaPhoneUninstall.exe
  • updateBananaPhone.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BananaPhonebho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Banana Phone 1.0.0.7' with the class of {88e4fbf6-b6bc-438f-8543-ef5c3a58a479}.
Service
  • updateBananaPhone.exe runs as a service named 'Util Banana Phone' (Util Banana Phone).

How do I remove Banana Phone?

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Or, you can uninstall Banana Phone 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 Banana Phone, 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 Banana Phone.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Banana Phone you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 8%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.33%
Windows 8 41.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 10 Pro N 8.33%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.33%
Windows 7 Starter 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.90%
  Mexico 9.52%
  Colombia 4.76%
  France 4.76%
  Australia 4.76%
  Portugal 4.76%
  Czech Republic 4.76%
  Malaysia 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Lenovo 30.00%
Acer 20.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Common models
LENOVO 80HW 9.09%
LENOVO 0679 9.09%
HP 15 TS Notebook PC 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard CQ1-1307L... 9.09%
Gateway DX4870 9.09%
LENOVO 0708 9.09%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com

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