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What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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What is BubbleTrouble?

Run by Creative Island Media, LLC, this is an adware application that will hijack the user's web browser as well as inject advertisements.

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Applications may be supported by advertising, which may include display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads. Users may see additional ads when using their Internet browser or other software applications. Applications may be automatically enabled on your web browsers following installa...  Read more


BubbleTrouble is a program developed by GenTechnologies Apps. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is common.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 602.53 KB (616,988 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BubbleTrouble.
common.dll (da9a392064fce410c557823123d3fbbb) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.36
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Win32.ExFriendAlert.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.8398 a variant of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B
Fortinet FortiGate 8/9/2013 W32/FAKEAV.SMER!tr
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.221 TROJ_GEN.F47V0527
BubbleTrouble 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 BubbleTrouble.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.getbubbletrouble.com
Help link: www.getbubbletrouble.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bubbletrouble
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BubbleTrouble\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 602.53 KB

Program filesFiles installed by BubbleTrouble

Program module:common.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\bubbletrouble\IE\common.dll
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • common.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BubbleTrouble' with the class of {44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}.

How do I remove BubbleTrouble?

Quickly and completely remove BubbleTrouble 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 BubbleTrouble 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 BubbleTrouble, 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 BubbleTrouble.
  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 BubbleTrouble you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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