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Should I remove Four Finders?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #42,066
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.91 days
67.42 days >
Average installed length: 35.42 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2014.10.04.181731 11.11%
2014.09.26.111853 11.11%
2014.09.06.212627 11.11%
2014.09.01.155811 11.11%
2014.08.12.112817 11.11%
2014.07.28.235444 11.11%
2014.07.28.184452 11.11%
2014.07.26.044058 11.11%
2014.07.13.001707 11.11%

Four Finders

What is Four Finders?  (from Yontoo Technology)

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Overview

Four Finders is a software program developed by Yontoo Technology. The most common release is 2014.10.04.181731, with over 98% 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 FourFinders.FirstRun.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 6.71 MB (7,035,337 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 96% of users of Four Finders come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.
  • 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 Four Finders.
updateFourFinders.exe (028bd7009e91f913d8cd34ba9c560744) has been flagged by the following 23 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Kranet
AhnLab-V3 2014.10.18 PUP/Win32.Downloader
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVG 2015.0.3285 Generic
Avira 7.11.179.110 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.aeXW
Comodo Security 19832 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0324 Trojan.BPlug.145
ESET-NOD32 8.10581 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 Adware/Kranet
K7 AntiVirus 13.184.13718 Trojan
K7GW 13.184.13718 Trojan ( 020000001 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2918 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.09 PUP.Optional.FourFinders.A
McAfee 5600.6941 BrowseFox.c
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BrowseFox.c
nProtect 14.10.17.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.323360
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.e4c
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 Trojan.ADH
Trend Micro 10.465.20 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJC14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJC14
VIPRE Antivirus 34022 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
FourFindersbho.dll (5268f41d83a3ceec75f9c819cd44ed49) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.09.01.00 Adware/Win32.Agent
Avira AntiVir 7.11.170.50 APPL/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVG 14.0.0.4015 BrowseFox.F
AVware 1.5.0.16 Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.bO
Comodo Security 19377 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web 7.0.10.8210 Trojan.BPlug.167
ESET-NOD32 10344 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 AdWare.BrowseFox
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.FourFinders.A
VIPRE Antivirus 32712 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 34 all detections
Four Finders 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 Four Finders.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Four Finders
URL: fourfinders.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Four Finders
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Four Finders\FourFindersUn.exe REP_
Estimated size: 6.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Four Finders

Program executable:FourFinders.FirstRun.exe
Name:FirstRun
Path:C:\Program Files\Four Finders\FourFinders.FirstRun.exe
MD5:369d7f33f6e6ea226865f87a10d3728c
Additional files:
  • FourFindersbho.dll - Four Finders
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • FourFindersUn.exe
  • FourFindersUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateFourFinders.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FourFindersBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Four Finders 1.0.0.7' with the class of {c5d16229-03ba-453f-949b-cd0dd970fb0e}.
Service
  • updateFourFinders.exe runs as a service named 'Update Four Finders' (Update Four Finders).

How do I remove Four Finders?

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Or, you can uninstall Four Finders 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 Four Finders, 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 Four Finders.
  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 Four Finders you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.56%
Windows 8.1 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.83%
  Canada 4.17%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
GIGABYTE 22.22%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 570 11.11%
eMachines EL1358G 11.11%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 11.11%
HP G72 Notebook PC 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 11.11%
Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3 11.11%

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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