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Should I remove DizzyDing?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #41,580
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.99 days
206.34 days >
Average installed length: 108.41 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.05.15.062625 2.94%
2015.05.11.172617 2.94%
2015.04.28.164928 2.94%
2015.04.26.185034 2.94%
2015.04.12.125004 2.94%
2015.03.16.150418 2.94%
2015.03.11.140355 2.94%
2015.02.27.080329 2.94%
2015.02.25.160321 2.94%
2015.02.15.162518 2.94%
2015.01.28.172408 2.94%
2015.01.27.162401 2.94%
2015.01.23.152350 2.94%
2015.01.02.222303 2.94%
2014.12.27.102243 2.94%
2014.12.20.222137 2.94%
2014.12.12.062055 2.94%
2014.12.06.222032 5.88%
2014.12.05.161435 2.94%
2014.11.08.142127 2.94%
2014.10.16.051844 2.94%
2014.10.09.032739 2.94%
2014.10.07.110021 2.94%
2014.09.28.124505 2.94%
2014.09.13.122209 14.71%
2014.09.12.100329 8.82%
2014.09.12.002230 2.94%

DizzyDing

What is DizzyDing?

DizzyDing is a potentially unwanted adware program that injects ads into the user's browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the is a potentially unwanted adware program that injects ads into the user's browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the adware's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks Yontoo's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks on.

Overview

The most used version is 2014.09.13.122209, with over 98% 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 DizzyDingbho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 7.04 MB (7,387,057 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DizzyDing.
DizzyDingbho.dll (fb73545b40f6138d82c7db1c1ef95875) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3285 BrowseFox.F
Avira 7.11.171.232 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BO
Comodo Security 19503 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0324 Trojan.BPlug.141
ESET-NOD32 8.10412 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.7.8.0 AdWare.BrowseFox
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 PUP.Optional.DizzyDing.A
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!FB73545B40F6
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 Artemis
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.2.61942 Trojan.Win32.BPlug.ddwtte
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/Malware.QVM30.Gen
SUPERAntiSpyware 10227 Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
updateDizzyDing.exe (291b27ee6265f41124f1626a1b4f2f41) has been flagged by the following 33 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-IB [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4347 Generic.145
Avira 8.3.1.6 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.C768
Comodo Security 22185 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.5.0.636 Adware.BrowseFox.BB (B)
ESET-NOD32 11656 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
K7 AntiVirus 9.204.15971 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.204.15970 Adware ( 700000121 )
McAfee 6.0.5.614 BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.24.1357 Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 2015-05-20.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA JJ
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PBC15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PBC15
VIPRE Antivirus 40402 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 46 all detections
DizzyDing 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 DizzyDing.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DizzyDing
URL: dizzyding.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DizzyDing
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DizzyDing\DizzyDinguninstall.exe
Estimated size: 7.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DizzyDing

Program module:DizzyDingbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:DizzyDing
Path:C:\Program Files\DizzyDing\DizzyDingbho.dll
MD5:fb73545b40f6138d82c7db1c1ef95875
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) DizzyDingbho.dll - DizzyDing
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • DizzyDingUn.exe
  • DizzyDingUninstall.exe
  • updateDizzyDing.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • DizzyDingbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DizzyDing 1.0.0.7' with the class of {b57f3d1b-2f97-4686-b2dd-f2bc1ac645e2}.
Service
  • updateDizzyDing.exe runs as a service named 'Update DizzyDing' (Update DizzyDing).

How do I remove DizzyDing?

Quickly and completely remove DizzyDing 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 DizzyDing 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 DizzyDing, 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 DizzyDing.
  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 DizzyDing you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 47%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 47.06%
Windows 7 44.12%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 20.59%
Windows 7 Professional 17.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.65%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.92%
  India 16.22%
  Brazil 10.81%
  Canada 10.81%
  France 8.11%
  Belgium 8.11%
  Ireland 5.41%
  Colombia 5.41%
  Netherlands 2.70%
  Spain 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Norway 2.70%
  Indonesia 2.70%
  Venezuela 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 13.33%
Toshiba 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Acer 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Samsung 3.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 3.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.33%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.33%
Sony SVE15135CNB 3.33%

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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