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What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,502
United States Rank #26,289
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 355.90 days
1114.08 days >
Average installed length: 585.36 days

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Codec-V

What is Codec-V?

CodecV from AllpremiumSoft (also known as Codec-C) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.

About  (from Monetize Way)

Offer your users the Codec-V so they can enjoy the best possible experience while watching online streaming video on your website. In the internet world where streaming videos and games are taking over the text and picture age, a unparalleled video experience is a major advantage. We offer a wide range of solutions for...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Codec-V.
510100080adaa.dll (44f1dc155d3d083b677f20ed0fab8404) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3445 Generic_c
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/18155 WIN.Adware.Multiplug
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0143 Adware.Plugin.38
ESET-NOD32 7.8360 a variant of Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.I
Sophos 4.89 FastSave
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.22.1 BScope.Adware.MegaSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 17992 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
50d9c1d03c1b6.dll (6696822add17061dc0bb8ee5b42cc2d4) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.06.02.00 Win-Adware/BHO.Zoomex.118272
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Skodna.Generic.AIX
Clam AntiVirus 0.97.3.0 WIN.Adware.BHO-449
Comodo Security 16356 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.31
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.576 Adware.Win32.BHO.axtn.AMN (A)
ESET-NOD32 8399 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.G
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.43.0 Adware/BHO
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Adware/BHO.ega
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Adware-WinAd.dldr
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Adware-WinAd.dldr
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52593 Trojan.Win32.Plugin.bgdzjg
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 Adware.Adpopup!rem
Sophos 4.89.0 Generic PUA NE
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 Adware.Adpopup
Total Defense 37.0.10447 Win32/SillyBHO.HAV
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MULTIPLUG
VIPRE Antivirus 18322 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
50520736330a6.dll (633e7480df2a82ffb537684d1c4b5be1) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.66.44 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.KNT
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.15
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.569 Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.AMN (A)
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8147 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.B
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.43.0 Riskware/MultiPlug
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Trojan/Genome.dbov
Malwarebytes 1.70.0.9 PUP.DownloadnSave
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Generic PUP.x!brx
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Generic PUP.x!brx
NANO AntiVirus 0.22.8.51404 Trojan.Win32.Plugin.xnzwc
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.14LM12
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.14LM12
VIPRE Antivirus 16214 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
50bf65311ff2c.ocx (582dca19bc19ee74e58625692d055b11) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.79.122 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic_c.QK
Comodo Security 16295 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.575 Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.AMN (A)
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8358 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.E
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/AdAgent.AL.gen!Eldorado
K7 AntiVirus 9.168.8730 Adware
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Agent.k.(kcloud)
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 ADWARE/Adware.Gen (ES)
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52214 Trojan.Win32.MultiPlug.bgdzhz
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MULTIPLUG
VIPRE Antivirus 17966 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
509d760ccb627.ocx (d637295a8426c7c4a8e9ef3e584839a2) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.MultiPlug!GWABRcNp/fU
Avira AntiVir 7.11.83.146 ADWARE/Adware.Gen
Clam AntiVirus 0.97.3.0 Win.Adware.Multiplug-1
Commtouch SDK 5.4.1.7 W32/FastSave.FQMW-6395
Comodo Security 16394 UnclassifiedMalware
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8424 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.D
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.43.0 Adware/MultiPlug
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/FastSave.A
K7 AntiVirus 9.170.8831 Riskware
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52697 Trojan.Win32.MultiPlug.bgdzmf
Sophos 4.89.0 FastSave
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MULTIPLUG
50f360cc3205e.dll (da161da8bcb9b8032908cc303602f2ee) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.84.68 ADWARE/Adware.Gen7
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic5.TWY
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.37
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8439 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.I
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52848 Trojan.Win32.Plugin.bglnls
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 Adware.Adpopup!rem
Sophos 4.89.0 FastSave
Symantec 20131.1.0.101 Adware.Adpopup
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MULTIPLUG
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.22.2 BScope.Adware.MegaSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 18640 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
50653952651fc.ocx (c78c6140cb88ef4dc94f999291bb5ab1) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Comodo Security 16425 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET-NOD32 8445 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.C
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.146.0 Riskware/MultiPlug
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/AdAgent.AL.gen!Eldorado
K7 AntiVirus 9.170.8860 Adware
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52848 Trojan.Win32.MultiPlug.bgdzis
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1008 Trojan.Agent/Gen-Malfem
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1EO
VIPRE Antivirus 18680 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 91 all detections
Codec-V has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove Codec-V.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AllpremiumSoft
URL: allpremiumsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\codec-v
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Codec-V\uninstall.exe /path=C:\ProgramData\Codec-V
Estimated size: 722.2 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Codec-V

Program module:510100080adaa.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\codec-v\510100080adaa.dll
MD5:44f1dc155d3d083b677f20ed0fab8404
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) 50520736330a6.dll - IEPlugin
  • (Malware detected) 50653952651fc.ocx
  • (Malware detected) 509d760ccb627.ocx
  • (Malware detected) 50bf65311ff2c.ocx
  • (Malware detected) 50d9c1d03c1b6.dll
  • (Malware detected) 50f360cc3205e.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

7 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 510100080adaa.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'continuetosave' with the class of {71F8880C-F2EE-AD5E-F883-DA09CF49F30C}.
  • 50d9c1d03c1b6.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'continuetosave' with the class of {8B3A8F32-251D-F5D2-CB0A-D5A0696D51A9}.
  • 50653952651fc.ocx is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Bcool Class' with the class of {C18A8003-0405-31E8-4DBC-E71535EBA8A6} (Bcool).
  • 50bf65311ff2c.ocx is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SaveByclick Class' with the class of {1E582183-C8F9-7603-A3F7-D96128517D14} (SaveByclick).
  • 509d760ccb627.ocx is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Download and Sa Class' with the class of {191C2B87-67A9-87EC-8D1F-49035A02577E} (Download and Sa).
  • 50f360cc3205e.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Browse2save' with the class of {DA9A0CCF-1564-711F-5F68-8D33DAE4F5E6}.
  • Plus 1 more

How do I remove Codec-V?

Quickly and completely remove Codec-V 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 Codec-V 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 Codec-V, 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 Codec-V.
  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 Codec-V you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#30,502

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.61%
Windows Vista 19.72%
Windows XP 8.45%
Windows 8 4.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.45%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.45%
Windows 7 Professional 5.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.94%
  Canada 8.99%
  India 6.74%
  Australia 4.49%
  United Kingdom 4.49%
  New Zealand 3.37%
  Germany 3.37%
  Singapore 2.25%
  BB 2.25%
  Israel 2.25%
  Chile 1.12%
  Uruguay 1.12%
  France 1.12%
  Finland 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.03%
Acer 22.58%
Hewlett-Packard 17.74%
GIGABYTE 6.45%
Toshiba 6.45%
Lenovo 4.84%
Sony 4.84%
Samsung 4.84%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.69%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.13%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.13%
Toshiba NB515 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 1.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 1.56%

About (from Monetize Way)

PremiumPlay professionals are here to help you build tailor made streaming solutions to create the best customer experience for your site and applications.
Publisher URL: allpremiumsoft.com

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