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Should I remove Browser Good?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #24,596
United States Rank #21,216
Reach 0.0081%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.09 days
61.64 days >
Average installed length: 32.39 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.04.30.155221 0.88%
2015.04.29.235046 1.75%
2015.04.28.125048 0.88%
2015.04.27.115043 0.88%
2015.04.26.005033 2.63%
2015.04.25.145035 0.88%
2015.04.24.235031 0.88%
2015.04.23.175331 0.88%
2015.04.22.215019 0.88%
2015.04.22.165013 2.63%
2015.04.21.205022 0.88%
2015.04.21.155035 0.88%
2015.04.20.184921 1.75%
2015.04.15.124916 0.88%
2015.04.14.114912 0.88%
2015.04.13.204906 0.88%
2015.04.13.144918 1.75%
2015.04.12.225018 0.88%
2015.04.12.075016 0.88%
2015.04.08.192356 0.88%
2015.04.08.142356 0.88%
2015.04.07.132351 0.88%
2015.04.06.172347 2.63%
2015.04.06.022348 0.88%
2015.04.05.212346 0.88%
2015.04.04.152343 0.88%
2015.04.03.092341 0.88%
2015.03.31.152218 0.88%
2015.03.30.150428 0.88%
2015.03.29.140424 0.88%
2015.03.27.170423 0.88%
2015.03.27.020418 0.88%
2015.03.26.160417 0.88%
2015.03.23.184941 0.88%
2015.03.23.124835 1.75%
2015.03.22.035532 0.88%
2015.03.21.194822 0.88%
2015.03.20.134818 0.88%
2015.03.16.140424 0.88%
2015.03.15.130417 0.88%
2015.03.14.120416 0.88%
2015.03.13.210411 0.88%
2015.03.13.060409 1.75%
2015.03.12.040518 0.88%
2015.03.11.120404 1.75%
2015.03.09.060504 0.88%
2015.03.08.050500 1.75%
2015.03.07.190500 2.63%
2015.03.07.140459 0.88%
2015.03.07.090457 1.75%
2015.03.06.030503 0.88%
93 versions

Browser Good

What is Browser Good?

Browser Good is an adware (advertising supported) extension that is designed for the purpose of displaying unwanted ads, software for PUP (potentially unwanted programs) and other offers. Once installed the application integrates inside the browser through multiple means and will deliver ads including but not limited to banner ads, text-links, coupons and other offers both by injecting them in the user's web browser as well as displaying popups outside of the browser. In some cases the ad will have attribution but in most cases it will not and will confuse the user should malvaertisng be the source.

Overview

The most used version is 2015.04.26.005033, 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 updateBrowserGood.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 29 files and is usually about 22.94 MB (24,054,289 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Browser Good.
updateBrowserGood.exe (9a981ef44fc1a772af62f4dc693e1a23) has been flagged by the following 32 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/MSIL.Agent.bcz
avast! 2014.9-150817 MSIL:BrowseFox-AN [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic
Avira 8.3.1.6 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15817 Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1145 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
CAT-QuickHeal 8.15.14.00 PUA.MSJDGBTIR.OD3
Comodo Security 22210 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0229 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.08.17.11 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
ESET-NOD32 9.11667 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-26365c9e
F-Secure 11.2015-17-08_2 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
G Data 15.8.25 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
K7 AntiVirus 13.204.15997 Adware
K7GW 13.204.15997 Adware ( 700000121 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.1568 not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL.Agent
McAfee 5600.6671 BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.687 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.1636 Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 15.05.22.01 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Panda Antivirus 15.08.17.11 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM03.0.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA GM
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
VIPRE Antivirus 40456 Yontoo (fs)
BrowserGoodbho.dll (df05436d8a042ffa03e8d926f8cebbd0) has been flagged by the following 42 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Agent!
AhnLab-V3 2015.06.17.00 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/MSIL.Agent.bcz
Arcabit 1.0.0.425 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
avast! 8.0.1489.320 MSIL:BrowseFox-AN [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4365 AdPlugin.DIU
Avira 8.3.1.6 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.2465
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 PUA.MSJDGBTIR.OD5
Clam AntiVirus 0.98.5.0 Win.Adware.Agent-39913
Comodo Security 22478 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-9c4b2ea6!Eldorado
Dr.Web 7.0.13.5270 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.5.0.636 Adware.BrowseFox.CD (B)
ESET-NOD32 11798 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/S-9c4b2ea6!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/MSIL.hie
K7 AntiVirus 9.205.16267 Trojan ( 004b5b821 )
K7GW 9.205.16266 Trojan ( 004b5b821 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL.Agent.bcz
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!DF05436D8A04
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 Artemis!PUP
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.2086 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
nProtect 2015-06-16.01 Adware.BrowseFox.CD
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Rising Antivirus 25.0.0.17 PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.13
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EC915
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EC915
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.4 AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 41204 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.2229 Adware.Agent.Win32.44824
       View all 74 all detections
Browser Good 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 Browser Good.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Browser Good
URL: browsergood.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Browser Good
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Browser Good\BrowserGooduninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Browser Good

Program executable:updateBrowserGood.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\Browser Good\updateBrowserGood.exe
MD5:9a981ef44fc1a772af62f4dc693e1a23
Additional files:
  • BrowserGoodbho.dll - Browser Good
  • BrowserGoodUn.exe
  • BrowserGoodUninstall.exe
  • updateBrowserGood.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BrowserGoodbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Browser Good 1.0.0.7' with the class of {2dd0916f-60de-4413-8198-d3c9d9b959d1}.
Service
  • updateBrowserGood.exe runs as a service named 'Update Browser Good' (Update Browser Good).

How do I remove Browser Good?

Quickly and completely remove Browser Good from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Browser Good 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 Browser Good, 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 Browser Good.
  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 Browser Good you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.78%
Windows 8 40.87%
Windows 8.1 1.74%
Windows XP 1.74%
Windows Vista 0.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.70%
Windows 8.1 26.96%
Windows 7 Professional 12.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.09%
Windows 7 Starter 5.22%
Windows 8 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.68%
  France 10.64%
  Germany 10.64%
  Brazil 5.67%
  Portugal 4.26%
  Canada 2.13%
  Colombia 2.13%
  DK 2.13%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Argentina 1.42%
  United Kingdom 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  Turkey 1.42%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.47%
Dell 20.00%
Lenovo 9.47%
ASUS 9.47%
Acer 9.47%
Toshiba 8.42%
GIGABYTE 3.16%
Samsung 3.16%
Sony 3.16%
Medion 2.11%
American Megatrends 1.05%
Intel 1.05%
Common models
MSI MS-7752 1.89%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.89%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 1.89%
Dell Inspiron 1750 1.89%
Dell Inspiron 660s 1.89%

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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