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Should I remove Clock Hand?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #21,604
United States Rank #19,073
Reach 0.0105%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.25 days
95.82 days >
Average installed length: 50.35 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.03.11.170406 0.68%
2015.03.11.021836 0.68%
2015.03.10.211256 0.68%
2015.03.10.150354 1.35%
2015.03.10.090407 1.35%
2015.03.09.230512 0.68%
2015.03.09.170354 0.68%
2015.03.09.060510 0.68%
2015.03.09.010509 0.68%
2015.03.08.150508 1.35%
2015.03.08.100508 0.68%
2015.03.08.000506 1.35%
2015.03.07.190507 1.35%
2015.03.07.140505 0.68%
2015.03.06.230505 0.68%
2015.03.05.220324 1.35%
2015.03.05.201401 0.68%
2015.03.04.230423 1.35%
2015.03.04.180422 1.35%
2015.03.04.130422 1.35%
2015.03.03.200448 0.68%
2015.03.02.090439 0.68%
2015.03.02.040437 0.68%
2015.03.01.230432 0.68%
2015.03.01.130434 1.35%
2015.03.01.030438 0.68%
2015.02.28.220435 2.03%
2015.02.27.210436 0.68%
2015.02.27.160436 2.03%
2015.02.27.110436 0.68%
2015.02.27.060432 0.68%
2015.02.26.200437 0.68%
2015.02.26.150433 0.68%
2015.02.26.100432 0.68%
2015.02.26.050432 0.68%
2015.02.26.000431 0.68%
2015.02.25.140429 2.03%
2015.02.25.090429 0.68%
2015.02.24.230426 0.68%
2015.02.24.180428 2.03%
2015.02.24.130427 1.35%
2015.02.24.080426 1.35%
2015.02.24.030425 0.68%
2015.02.23.182558 2.03%
2015.02.23.132559 0.68%
2015.02.23.032558 1.35%
2015.02.22.222554 1.35%
2015.02.22.172557 0.68%
2015.02.22.122555 0.68%
2015.02.21.212552 2.03%
2015.02.21.112551 1.35%
92 versions

Clock Hand

What is Clock Hand?

Clock Hand is an ad-injecting browser add on.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Best Web Browsing Technology - Clock Hand!

Overview

Clock Hand is a program developed by Yontoo Technology. The most used version is 2015.02.28.220435, with over 21% 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 ClockHandbho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 11.1 MB (11,634,707 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Clock Hand come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and France.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Clock Hand.
ClockHandbho.dll (4393acddb6c8b3bc7fefd43a568bfcd3) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.02.12 Adware/Win32.BrowseFox
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Avira 7.11.209.190 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Yontoo.632
ESET-NOD32 9.11162 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-304afd20
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.6.0 AdWare.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150413 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 13.194.14941 Unwanted-Program
K7GW 13.194.14941 DoS-Trojan ( 20122b491 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.03 PUP.Optional.ClockHand.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!4393ACDDB6C8
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 Artemis
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.0.65070 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA AB
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Yontoo.C
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0205
VIPRE Antivirus 37460 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 21 all detections
Clock Hand 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 Clock Hand.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Clock Hand
URL: myclockhand.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Clock Hand
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Clock Hand\ClockHanduninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Clock Hand

Program module:ClockHandbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Clock Hand
Path:C:\Program Files\Clock Hand\ClockHandbho.dll
MD5:4393acddb6c8b3bc7fefd43a568bfcd3
Additional files:
  • ClockHandbho.dll - Clock Hand
  • ClockHandUn.exe
  • ClockHandUninstall.exe
  • updateClockHand.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ClockHandbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Clock Hand 1.0.0.7' with the class of {2f3dc1cf-3023-4906-9b17-c022e853c2d8}.
Service
  • updateClockHand.exe runs as a service named 'Update Clock Hand' (Update Clock Hand).

How do I remove Clock Hand?

Quickly and completely remove Clock Hand 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 Clock Hand 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 Clock Hand, 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 Clock Hand.
  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 Clock Hand you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.46%
Windows 8 33.78%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows Vista 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.27%
Windows 7 Professional 14.86%
Windows 8.1 14.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.73%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.26%
  Brazil 6.74%
  France 5.62%
  Germany 4.49%
  MA 2.81%
  Canada 2.81%
  Poland 2.81%
  United Kingdom 2.25%
  DZ 1.69%
  Turkey 1.69%
  Spain 1.69%
  Italy 1.69%
  Australia 1.69%
  Mexico 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 17.65%
Dell 16.67%
Lenovo 8.82%
GIGABYTE 6.86%
Toshiba 6.86%
Samsung 4.90%
ASUS 3.92%
MSI 0.98%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.91%
LENOVO 20236 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.94%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.94%
HP G62 Notebook PC 0.97%

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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