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What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,191
United States Rank #23,472
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.81 days
112.46 days >
Average installed length: 59.09 days

BlockAndSurf

What is BlockAndSurf?

This adware injects advertising in the user's web browser using Virtue Interactive’s Advertising Modules. From the terms: "The Toolbar interacts with your computer by: Displaying advertisements, including without limitation by inserting into web pages or displaying over parts of such web pages advertisements, banners or coupons that would not otherwise appear; Converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; Communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Toolbar, and whether an updated version of the Toolbar is available; Monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."

About  (from Revizer Technologies)

The Plug-in offers you several features that will enhance your online experience and your use of information across the web. By using the Plug-in you can mark text online and to: (a) store the marked text on the webpage for later use; (b) search for related texts and results on the web using common search engines (subj...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BlockAndSurf.
BlockAndSurf_wd.exe (1b291c123ac97c444bf98619fc460dc6) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3497 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Adware.Win32.Agent.aKLG
Comodo Security 17997 Application.Win32.Adware.WDUnlocker.A
ESET-NOD32 8.9599 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AD150.B
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3978 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7153 Adware-AddLyrics!1B291C123AC9
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Adware-AddLyrics!1B291C123AC9
Panda Antivirus 14.04.22.11 Trj/Genetic.gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA NB
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.R047H06CP14
VIPRE Antivirus 27766 Adware.Agent
BnSup.exe (6a8820ed2846aefa0a48def9806bf080) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Application.Generic.608196
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.AI
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.608196
ESET-NOD32 9611 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.AI
G Data 24 Application.Generic.608196
K7 AntiVirus 9.176.11595 Adware ( 004976211 )
K7GW 9.176.11595 Adware ( 004976211 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.Agent.gen
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.608196
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA KP
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0325
BlockNSurf.exe (97f2bf55b5bbeb88e44b809023236fb6) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.ARIH
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.BlockNSurf.81
ESET-NOD32 9698 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.AJ
       View all 26 all detections
BlockAndSurf has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: BlockAndSurf software
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blockandsurf-soft
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BlockAndSurf-soft\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BlockAndSurf

Program executable:BlockAndSurf_wd.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\blockandsurf-soft\BlockAndSurf_wd.exe
MD5:1b291c123ac97c444bf98619fc460dc6
Additional files:
  • BlockNSurf.exe - BlockNSurf (BlockNSurf Tray Link)
  • (Malware detected) BlockAndSurf_wd.exe
  • (Malware detected) BnSup.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BnSup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BlockAndSurf Update' (runs daily at 12:22 PM).
  • BlockAndSurf_wd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'BlockAndSurf_wd' (runs daily at 21:20).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • BnSup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BlockAndSurf Update.
  • BlockAndSurf_wd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BlockAndSurf_wd.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BlockNSurf.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'BlockNSurf' and executes as C:\Program Files\BlockAndSurf-soft\BlockNSurf.exe.

How do I remove BlockAndSurf?

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Or, you can uninstall BlockAndSurf 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 BlockAndSurf, 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 BlockAndSurf.
  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) 57%
Win XP 1%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.65%
Windows 8 31.61%
Windows Vista 3.87%
Windows XP 3.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.84%
Windows 8.1 14.19%
Windows 8 9.68%
Windows 7 Professional 9.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  United Kingdom 10.67%
  France 8.67%
  Brazil 7.33%
  Canada 6.00%
  Italy 4.00%
  Australia 3.33%
  Turkey 3.33%
  Russia 2.67%
  Norway 2.00%
  India 2.00%
  Netherlands 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  Belgium 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.24%
Dell 20.35%
Hewlett-Packard 20.35%
ASUS 14.16%
Toshiba 6.19%
Lenovo 3.54%
GIGABYTE 2.65%
Sahara 2.65%
Samsung 2.65%
American Megatrends 1.77%
Sony 1.77%
Alienware 1.77%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.78%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.78%
ASUSTeK K55VJ 1.85%
Acer Aspire XC600 1.85%
Acer Aspire 7250 1.85%
ASUSTeK K73E 1.85%

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