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Should I remove DigiHelp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #16,541
United States Rank #14,671
Reach 0.0178%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.19 days
94.21 days >
Average installed length: 49.50 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.04.08.092352 0.40%
2014.12.29.042147 0.80%
2014.12.28.232146 1.60%
2014.12.28.182146 1.20%
2014.12.28.132145 0.40%
2014.12.28.082144 2.40%
2014.12.27.222143 2.40%
2014.12.27.172142 1.60%
2014.12.27.122141 3.60%
2014.12.27.072140 0.80%
2014.12.26.212138 0.40%
2014.12.26.152233 0.80%
2014.12.26.102233 2.00%
2014.12.26.052229 1.20%
2014.12.26.002232 0.40%
2014.12.25.192232 1.20%
2014.12.25.142230 2.40%
2014.12.25.092234 1.20%
2014.12.24.232227 1.20%
2014.12.24.182229 1.60%
2014.12.24.132226 0.80%
2014.12.24.082224 0.80%
2014.12.23.162242 0.40%
2014.12.23.112246 0.40%
2014.12.23.052202 0.80%
2014.12.22.192147 0.80%
2014.12.22.142147 1.60%
2014.12.21.182150 0.80%
2014.12.21.132151 1.20%
2014.12.21.082150 0.80%
2014.12.21.032150 0.80%
2014.12.20.222149 0.40%
2014.12.20.172148 1.60%
2014.12.20.122147 0.80%
2014.12.20.030651 0.40%
2014.12.20.012155 0.80%
2014.12.19.202156 0.40%
2014.12.19.152153 1.20%
2014.12.19.102152 1.60%
2014.12.19.052152 0.80%
2014.12.18.232222 1.20%
2014.12.18.182220 0.40%
2014.12.18.132217 0.80%
2014.12.18.082217 1.20%
2014.12.17.222226 0.40%
2014.12.17.172229 1.20%
2014.12.17.122227 1.20%
2014.12.17.072229 0.80%
2014.12.17.022225 0.40%
2014.12.16.212225 0.80%
2014.12.16.162223 1.20%
100 versions

DigiHelp

What is DigiHelp?  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software provides a suite of web browsing features that customize and enhance your interaction with various websites by rendering graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content in your browsers. Software features may include, without limitation, browser extensions, tools and applications for search, tex...  Read more

Overview

DigiHelp is a software program developed by Yontoo Technology. The most common release is 2014.12.27.122141, with over 63% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named updateDigiHelp.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 25 files and is usually about 11.56 MB (12,117,809 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 44% of users of DigiHelp come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DigiHelp.
updateDigiHelp.exe (4b5ad89e13bd81e012c92744a473e45e) has been flagged by the following 26 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
AhnLab-V3 2015.02.16 Win-PUP/BrowseFox.Gen
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 RiskWare[Downloader:not-a-virus]/MSIL.Agent
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Avira 7.11.210.60 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.bH
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.12 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
ESET-NOD32 9.11178 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-7b6eb46a
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
K7 AntiVirus 13.194.14969 Unwanted-Program
K7GW 13.194.14968 Unwanted-Program ( 0040f9881 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.12 PUP.Optional.DigiHelp.A
McAfee 5600.6797 BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
nProtect 15.02.13.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BO
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA IC
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PAF15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PAF15
VIPRE Antivirus 37574 Adware.BrowseFox
DigiHelpBHO.dll (017aa3b8438ab1928baf25ea453e3e97) has been flagged by the following 40 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Trojan.Generic.12454306
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Riskware.Agent!
AhnLab-V3 2015.03.09.00 Adware/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Trojan.Generic.12454306
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-IC [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4299 BrowseFox.F
Avira 7.11.214.232 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Yontoo
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.O
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.Generic.12454306
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.DBFA
Comodo Security 21341 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-f64f6ec1!Eldorado
Dr.Web 7.0.11.1300 Trojan.Yontoo.476
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Trojan.Generic.12454306 (B)
ESET-NOD32 11288 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/S-f64f6ec1!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.Generic.12454306
G Data 25 Trojan.Generic.12454306
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dj
K7 AntiVirus 9.200.15196 Trojan ( 0040f9921 )
K7GW 9.200.15196 Trojan ( 0040f9921 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.DigiHelp.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 BrowseFox-FRR
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BrowseFox-FRR
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Trojan.Generic.12454306
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.0.296 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dmjhvx
nProtect 2015-03-06.01 Trojan.Generic.12454306
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA KJ
SUPERAntiSpyware 5.6.0.1032 PUP.DigiHelp/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Yontoo.C
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EAC15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EAC15
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.SwiftBrowse
VIPRE Antivirus 38248 Yontoo
Zillya 2.0.0.2091 Backdoor.PePatch.Win32.66008
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DigiHelp 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 DigiHelp.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DigiHelp
URL: digihelp.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DigiHelp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DigiHelp\DigiHelpuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DigiHelp

Program executable:updateDigiHelp.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\DigiHelp\updateDigiHelp.exe
MD5:4b5ad89e13bd81e012c92744a473e45e
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) DigiHelpbho.dll - DigiHelp
  • DigiHelpUn.exe
  • DigiHelpUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateDigiHelp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • DigiHelpBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DigiHelp 1.0.0.7' with the class of {5bee7be9-df29-4c14-a18e-2bdd06205e29}.
Service
  • updateDigiHelp.exe runs as a service named 'Update DigiHelp' (Update DigiHelp).

How do I remove DigiHelp?

Quickly and completely remove DigiHelp 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 DigiHelp 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 DigiHelp, 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 DigiHelp.
  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 DigiHelp you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,541

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.40%
Windows 8 42.63%
Windows Vista 4.78%
Windows XP 3.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.80%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.40%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.20%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.67%
  Germany 4.33%
  India 4.33%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  France 3.67%
  MA 2.67%
  Italy 2.67%
  DK 2.33%
  Canada 2.00%
  Brazil 1.67%
  DZ 1.33%
  Belgium 1.33%
  Australia 1.33%
  Sweden 1.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.46%
Acer 17.92%
Dell 16.18%
ASUS 6.94%
Lenovo 6.36%
Toshiba 4.62%
Samsung 2.89%
GIGABYTE 2.31%
Medion 1.73%
Sony 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.80%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.20%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 2.40%
Dell Inspiron N5040 2.40%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.40%

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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