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What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0014%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.99 days
176.84 days >
Average installed length: 92.92 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2013.11.07.204627 100.00%

Browsebeyond 2013.11.07.204627

What is Browsebeyond?

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search-based hijacking as well as contextual advertising. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities. By installing a an extension in Chrome, it has the ability to monitor and track a user web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads in addition to its search redirection.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software is free to use and supported by various types of advertising, including but not limited to search, banner, inline text and transitional ads. Ads and features that appear on websites by using the Software are not associated with or endorsed by underlying websites. Some features and ad placements contain lin...  Read more

Overview

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. The primary executable is named BrowsebeyondBHO.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 544.26 KB (557,321 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Browsebeyond.
BrowsebeyondBHO.dll (bb1f097df02a7993c0e952f4e6bd3757) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.Agent
Comodo Security 17633 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 8.9307 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Jiangmin KV140126 Adware/Agent.jaw
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4407 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Riskware.Win32.Agent.cqvnby
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 25546 Yontoo (fs)
updateBrowsebeyond.exe (5f545df5fc05d49858a4c8ae03e78cfc) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
ESET-NOD32 9971 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.BrowseBeyond.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0529
sqlite3.exe (8d03b10f0dced524a88a3ff4b370f50d) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.WebCake.gen
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodc3a.Trojan.bde5
       View all 17 all detections
Browsebeyond 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 Browsebeyond 2013.11.07.204627.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Browsebeyond
URL: browsebeyond.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Browsebeyond
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Browsebeyond\Browsebeyonduninstall.exe
Estimated size: 544.26 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Browsebeyond 2013.11.07.204627

Program module:BrowsebeyondBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Browsebeyond
Path:C:\Program Files\Browsebeyond\BrowsebeyondBHO.dll
MD5:bb1f097df02a7993c0e952f4e6bd3757
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) BrowsebeyondBHO.dll - Browsebeyond
  • (Malware detected) updateBrowsebeyond.exe
  • BrowsebeyondUn.exe
  • BrowsebeyondUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) sqlite3.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BrowsebeyondBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Browsebeyond' with the class of {f04a89fa-d7e3-4fbd-9569-502b4cad4347}.
Service
  • updateBrowsebeyond.exe runs as a service named 'Update Browsebeyond' (Update Browsebeyond).

How do I remove Browsebeyond?

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Or, you can uninstall Browsebeyond 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 Browsebeyond 2013.11.07.204627, 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 Browsebeyond.
  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 Browsebeyond 2013.11.07.204627 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
92.92
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 10.00%
Windows 8 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.18%
  India 13.64%
  Egypt 9.09%
  Iran 9.09%
  Argentina 4.55%
  Belgium 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  DZ 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Italy 4.55%
  Japan 4.55%
  MA 4.55%
  Philippines 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Acer 29.41%
Dell 17.65%
GIGABYTE 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C50-A16... 5.88%
Parallels Software Intern... 5.88%
Packard Bell EasyNote LJ... 5.88%
MSI MS-7592 5.88%
INTEL DG31GL 5.88%

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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