Should I remove Barnyard Deals?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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What is Barnyard Deals?
Barnyard Deals is an adware program that integrates into the user's web browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) and will perform a number of functions mostly designed to generate advertising supported or affiliate revenue. In order to do so the program will display a number of different ad formats by injecting the ads directly in the user's browser based on either the activity of the user's past and present behavior or based on the context of the web page. Ads are displayed as banners, text-links, search related adverts or in many cases malvertising in order to get a user to download and install additional software, mostly bundled adware. This adware will also track and report back the user's surfing behavior including web pages and domains visited as well as the advertisements displayed and clicked.
Additionally this program may modify/hijack the web browser's homepage and search provider as well as change a number of the security settings of the browser. These changes will allow it to perform additional ad-supported functions in the browser. Typically it comes bundled with free applications from the Internet through a bundles offer for free software including video utilities or for updates.
The main program executable is SoftwareDetector.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.16 MB (1,211,878 bytes).
- Possible malware installed by this program
- Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
- Displays unwanted advertisements
- Hijacks the browser's default search provider
- The experts agree, you should remove it!
, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Barnyard Deals.
|SoftwareDetector.exe (4af1a3b1f2f284106a9a500e2ed6db37) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:|
||a variant of Win32/AdWare.SmartApps.A
||Trojan ( 050000001 )
View all 21 all detections
Barnyard Deals has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Barnyard Deals.
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Barnyard Deals
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Barnyard Deals\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.16 MB
Files installed by Barnyard Deals
|Program executable:||SoftwareDetector.exe (Malware detected)|
How do I remove Barnyard Deals?
Quickly and completely remove Barnyard Deals from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Barnyard Deals from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program Barnyard Deals, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Barnyard Deals.
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.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
MOST USED OS
Windows 7 (SP1)
100.00% of installs come from the United States
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