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What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,450
United States Rank #20,236
Reach 0.0107%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 37.19 days
1097.24 days >
Average installed length: 576.51 days

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What is CodecC?

CodecC 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)

The PremiumPlay Codec-C is a first of its kind solution. It Checks what kind of Codec’s the user has on his commuter in order make sure that he is using the correct one – so with the PremiumPlay Codec-C the user maximizes his streaming video experience. The user will never have to watch movies with the wrong codec.
  • 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
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in CodecC.
bhoclass.dll (5e7c277d592b7cad218fde9d52e76d37) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.BHO
Avira AntiVir Adware/Rogue.141312
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.BHO.gen
avast! 2014.9-130704 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2014.0.3487 Generic5
Bitdefender Application.Generic.412594
Comodo Security 16530 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3864
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Application.Generic.412594
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8515 a variant of Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.B
Fortinet FortiGate 7/4/2013 Riskware/MultiPlug
F-Secure 11.2013-04-07_5 Application.Generic.412594
G Data 13.7.22 Application.Generic.412594
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.BHO
Jiangmin KV130704 Adware/BHO.dtq
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.BHO
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.BHO.aw.(kcloud)
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Bho.yjzeu
nProtect Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.141312.D
Sophos 4.90 CNav
Trend Micro 10.465.04 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.185 ADW_MULTIPLUG
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 19222 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ekdjfcdinekpfcedakhpngcnaamhiihn.crx (1f88590b4108a8d3521115341ea32d88) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Adware.MPlug.1
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Adware.MPlug.1
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Adware.MPlug.1 (B)
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/MultiPlug
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Adware.MPlug.1
G Data 24 Gen:Adware.MPlug.1
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Adware.MPlug.1
uninstall.exe (2628f4240552cc3b2ba04ee51078ae0c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.A
Comodo Security 17071 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8888 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/MultiPlug
       View all 36 all detections
CodecC 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 CodecC.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: CodecC
URL: allpremiumplay.info
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\codecc
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\CodecC\uninstall.exe -path=C:\ProgramData\CodecC

Program filesFiles installed by CodecC

Program module:bhoclass.dll (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • content.js
  • (Malware detected) ekdjfcdinekpfcedakhpngcnaamhiihn.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bhoclass.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CodecC Class' with the class of {2EA804E9-729E-4B5E-82EB-8AD8FB46CDA1} (CodecC).

How do I remove CodecC?

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Or, you can uninstall CodecC 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 CodecC, 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 CodecC.
  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 CodecC you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.67%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8 2.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.51%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.43%
Windows 7 Professional 6.76%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.08%
  Spain 22.41%
  United Kingdom 4.60%
  Belgium 2.30%
  Canada 2.30%
  Ireland 2.30%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Argentina 1.72%
  Colombia 1.72%
  Germany 1.72%
  Poland 1.72%
  Australia 1.15%
  Chile 1.15%
  Costa Rica 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
Acer 26.92%
Dell 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
ASUS 8.65%
Samsung 1.92%
Apple 0.96%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.41%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.60%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.80%
Gigabyte Z68P-DS3 1.80%
Acer Aspire 5738 1.80%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.80%

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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