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Should I remove BeFrugal.com Toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,104
United States Rank #9,173
Reach 0.0156%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.64 days
166.36 days >
Average installed length: 87.41 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2013.3.8.2 14.81%
2013.3.4.5 5.56%
2013.3.4.4 1.85%
2013.3.2.1 48.15%
2013.3.0.6 9.26%
2012.2.4.1 20.37%

BeFrugal.com Toolbar

What is BeFrugal.com Toolbar?

BeFrugal.com ToolbarToolbar will have the ability to inject such content into search results in your browser. Such content will be identified as BeFrugal.com content, and you will have the ability to disable this feature of the Toolbar. The Shopping Toolbar will have the ability to inject such content into search results in your browser. Such content will be identified as ShopAtHome.com content, and you will have the ability to disable this feature of the Toolbar.

Overview

BeFrugal.com Toolbar is a software program developed by BeFrugal.com. The most common release is 2013.3.2.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The primary executable is named BFHP.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.34 MB (2,454,857 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 99% of users of BeFrugal.com Toolbar come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BeFrugal.com Toolbar.
BFHP.exe (b7ee48195e7c0b7a93d10c5fb6a319be) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Sophos 4.95 Capital Intellect Installer
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 TROJ_GEN.F47V1023
BeFrugal.com Toolbar 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 BeFrugal.com Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\BeFrugal.com\Toolbar\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\BeFrugal.com\Toolbar\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BeFrugal.com Toolbar

Program executable:BFHP.exe (Malware detected)
Name:BeFrugal.com Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\BeFrugal.com\Toolbar\BFHP.exe
MD5:b7ee48195e7c0b7a93d10c5fb6a319be
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BFHP.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BeFrugal.com Toolbar.

How do I remove BeFrugal.com Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall BeFrugal.com Toolbar 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 BeFrugal.com Toolbar, 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 BeFrugal.com Toolbar.
  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 BeFrugal.com Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.52%
Windows Vista 12.96%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 8 7.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.21%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.43%
Windows 7 Professional 7.55%
Windows 8 3.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.89%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.85%
  Italy 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.30%
Dell 24.53%
Acer 13.21%
Toshiba 11.32%
ASUS 5.66%
Gateway 5.66%
Lenovo 5.66%
Sony 3.77%
Samsung 1.89%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 4.00%
Acer Aspire 7741 4.00%
Acer Aspire M3900 2.00%
ASUSTeK CM1630 2.00%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.00%
Compaq-Presario KJ393AA-A... 2.00%

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