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Should I remove Hyper Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,367
United States Rank #20,734
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.02 days
148.16 days >
Average installed length: 77.85 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
30.0.0.77 25.00%
27.0.0.73 20.45%
22.0.0.68 31.82%
19.0.0.63 20.45%
5.0.0.47 2.27%

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Hyper Browser

What is Hyper Browser?

Hyper Browser injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.

Overview

The most common release is 22.0.0.68, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named HyperBrowser.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 44 files and is usually about 140.48 MB (147,298,880 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Connects to the Internet
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • 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 Hyper Browser.
HyperBrowser.exe (37b868a8d48b700fa9a07499e72b1840) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140422 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Trojan.Win32.Clikug.B
CAT-QuickHeal 4.14.12.00 (Suspicious) - DNAScan
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10401 TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.B
Hyper Browser has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: gigaclicks.net/help
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Hyper Browser
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\HYPERB~1\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 140.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hyper Browser

Program executable:HyperBrowser.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Hyper Browser\HyperBrowser.exe
MD5:37b868a8d48b700fa9a07499e72b1840
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Hyper Browser (Setup Application)
  • (Malware detected) HyperBrowser.exe
  • HyperProfile.exe
  • chrome.exe (by Google) - Google Chrome

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • chrome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA17D14D-435C-4949-BB2B-E7FD3808FF8D}' (runs on registration).
  • HyperBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Hyper Browser Update' (runs when idle).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • HyperBrowser.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Hyper Browser Runner.
Startup File (User Run)
  • chrome.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_E21A55733DE47A9C91846541BA1A406D' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • chrome.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'ArcadeParlor690.000000' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" -uninstall-extension=bifpegonkcooekdlmlfngpbifliiamoo.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • chrome.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'.
Network connections
  • chrome.exe connects to 195.95.178.77 (port 80).
  • chrome.exe connects to 108.168.151.6-static.reverse.softlayer.com (108.168.151.6 port 80).
  • chrome.exe connects to ec2-23-21-50-101.compute-1.amazonaws.com (23.21.50.101 port 80).
  • chrome.exe connects to ip-69.65.41.15.servernap.net (69.65.41.15 port 80).
  • chrome.exe connects to WIN-UAKAGO5JC6K (123.134.184.250 port 98).
  • chrome.exe connects to 85.205.31.74 (port 443).
  • chrome.exe connects to bom04s01-in-f4.1e100.net (173.194.36.4 port 443).
  • chrome.exe connects to ib-in-f125.1e100.net (74.125.192.125 port 443).
  • chrome.exe connects to lhr14s21-in-f9.1e100.net (173.194.34.137 port 443).
  • chrome.exe connects to muc03s07-in-f3.1e100.net (173.194.44.3 port 443).
  • Plus 2 more

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

chrome.exe
Memory:65.28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0270288694%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01411414%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01291473%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:26,934,265
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:125
70 average
I/O reads/min:209.15 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:276.1 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Hyper Browser?

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Or, you can uninstall Hyper Browser 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 Hyper Browser, 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 Hyper Browser.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 39%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.36%
Windows 8 38.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.91%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 8 11.36%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.00%
Dell 27.50%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 7.50%
Samsung 5.00%
GIGABYTE 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Sony 2.50%
Intel 2.50%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 620 4.76%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.76%
HP-Pavilion AY570AA-ABA a... 2.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.38%
Dell Inspiron N5040 2.38%

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