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Should I remove Between Lines?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,216
United States Rank #31,909
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.63 days
155.41 days >
Average installed length: 81.65 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.03.25.000414 1.96%
2015.03.24.190414 3.92%
2015.03.24.040414 1.96%
2015.03.23.184947 1.96%
2015.03.23.114832 5.88%
2015.03.23.064830 1.96%
2015.03.23.014829 1.96%
2015.03.22.204829 3.92%
2015.03.22.004828 1.96%
2015.03.21.165111 1.96%
2015.03.21.144828 3.92%
2015.03.21.094827 1.96%
2015.03.20.034817 1.96%
2015.03.19.214816 1.96%
2015.03.19.115220 1.96%
2015.03.19.015216 3.92%
2015.03.18.205217 1.96%
2015.03.18.155218 3.92%
2015.03.18.045314 1.96%
2015.03.18.000557 1.96%
2015.03.17.190529 1.96%
2015.03.17.140532 1.96%
2015.03.17.090529 1.96%
2015.03.16.120426 1.96%
2015.03.16.070425 3.92%
2015.03.15.160424 1.96%
2015.03.15.060422 3.92%
2015.03.14.200419 7.84%
2015.03.14.150419 3.92%
2015.03.14.100418 1.96%
2015.03.14.000415 1.96%
2015.03.13.190415 1.96%
2015.03.13.090414 3.92%
2015.03.12.220400 1.96%
2015.03.12.120400 1.96%
2015.03.12.020359 1.96%
2015.03.02.185236 1.96%

Between Lines

What is Between Lines?

From Yontoo's License Agreement: "The Software is supported by several forms of advertising, which will be displayed as you use your browsers, including, without limitation, banner and video ads, in-text ads and links, web browsing-related ads, interstitial, transitional, search, and full page ads. These advertisements may be targeted to queries you make through your browsers, the information stored or processed by the Software, or other information provided by you or collected from you as a result of your use of the Software."

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software installs a group of web browsing features and functionalities that customize and enhance your interaction with the websites you visit by displaying text, graphics, or other interactive content in your browsers. Software features may include, without limitation, browser extensions, tools and applications ...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 2015.03.14.200419, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. The main program executable is BetweenLinesbho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 10.18 MB (10,669,522 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Between Lines.
BetweenLinesbho.dll (9b427d8e474c05438e688ab182681cff) has been flagged by the following 35 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Comodo Security 21731 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-9c4b2ea6!Eldorado
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.04 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
ESET-NOD32 9.11459 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-9c4b2ea6
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.9.0 AdWare.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150413 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15566 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15565 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.04 PUP.Optional.BetweenLines.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!9B427D8E474C
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
nProtect 15.04.10.01 Adware.BrowseFox.CL
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15411 PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98 Browse Fox
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R00GC0OCT15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R00GC0OCT15
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 39250 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 35 all detections
Between Lines 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 Between Lines.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Between Lines
URL: betweenlinesnow.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Between Lines
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Between Lines\BetweenLinesuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Between Lines

Program module:BetweenLinesbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Between Lines
Path:C:\Program Files\Between Lines\BetweenLinesbho.dll
MD5:9b427d8e474c05438e688ab182681cff
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) BetweenLinesbho.dll - Between Lines
  • BetweenLinesUn.exe
  • BetweenLinesUninstall.exe
  • updateBetweenLines.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BetweenLinesbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Between Lines 1.0.0.7' with the class of {ed66005b-3c60-469c-a11b-211b53e83d9e}.
Service
  • updateBetweenLines.exe runs as a service named 'Update Between Lines' (Update Between Lines).

How do I remove Between Lines?

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Or, you can uninstall Between Lines 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 Between Lines, 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 Between Lines.
  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 Between Lines you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.94%
Windows 8 41.18%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.57%
Windows 8.1 17.65%
Windows 7 Professional 13.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.84%
Windows 8 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.37%
  Brazil 6.78%
  France 5.08%
  Portugal 3.39%
  MA 3.39%
  DZ 3.39%
  Belgium 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  SY 1.69%
  Canada 1.69%
  Croatia 1.69%
  Argentina 1.69%
  United Kingdom 1.69%
  Italy 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.89%
Dell 15.56%
Acer 15.56%
ASUS 8.89%
Toshiba 8.89%
Lenovo 8.89%
Sony 4.44%
Compaq 2.22%
American Megatrends 2.22%
Packard Bell 2.22%
MSI 2.22%
Common models
ASUSTeK N550JV 4.44%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.22%
ASUSTeK K53TA 2.22%
Acer Aspire 5336 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite P745 2.22%
Packard Bell BV EasyNote ... 2.22%

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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