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Should I remove FB ad blocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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FB ad blocker

What is FB ad blocker?  (from PC-Gizmos)

Helps you to compare product and prices when you shop online, using its Better Decisions Online feature (BDO). When you browse through a website, BDO will detect the website, product or service that you may be interested in, and will display relevant data for such product or service. The BDO results will be displayed o...  Read more

Overview

FB ad blocker is a software program developed by PC-Gizmos. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named PCGizmosBHO.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 5.92 MB (6,204,390 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in FB ad blocker.
PC_136519.en_83.exe (124b382b294c47f1b9ddd1fca725e2e8) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 1/11/2014 rev. 7 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.11 TROJ_GEN.F47V1207

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC Gizmos LTD
URL: www.pc-gizmos.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_105279.bat
Estimated size: 5.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FB ad blocker

Program module:PCGizmosBHO.dll
Name:Block YouTube Ads
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\pc-gizmos\PCGizmosBHO.dll
MD5:68a73fa9bbbc27d23580bcabbb966ec9
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll (by PC Gizmos) - Block YouTube Ads
  • PC_105279.en_67.exe (by PC Gizmos) - PC Gizmos
  • (Malware detected) PC_136519.en_83.exe
  • libeay32.2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PC Gizmos BHO' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PC_136519.en_83.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PC_GIZMOS' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\PC-Gizmos\PC_136519.en_83.exe" --update.

How do I remove FB ad blocker?

Quickly and completely remove FB ad blocker 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 FB ad blocker 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 FB ad blocker, 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 FB ad blocker.
  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 FB ad blocker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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