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Should I remove Hyper - Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,651
United States Rank #16,653
Reach 0.0050%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.82 days
437.28 days >
Average installed length: 229.76 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
77.0.0.425 70.00%
74.0.0.422 21.43%
73.0.0.421 8.57%

Hyper - Browser

What is Hyper - Browser?

This program which could be classified as spyware will monitor the web pages and domains the user visits and tracks the usage of the user as they browse the web.

Overview

The most used version is 77.0.0.425, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 main program executable is Hyper - Browser.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 141.07 MB (147,925,347 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Hyper - Browser.
Hyper - Browser.exe (da1726d5e8439a6a970dd86e8dd39dbe) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3390 Clicker
AVware 1.5.0.16 Trojan.Win32.Clicker!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1486 Trojan.Win32.Clikug.cD
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 Trojan-Clicker
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10802 TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.D
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Trojan.Multi.daf
VIPRE Antivirus 31972 Trojan.Win32.Clicker!BT
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.
Find out how to remove Hyper - Browser.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: web research foundation
URL: IdleCrawler.com/help
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\hyper - browser
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Hyper - Browser\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 141.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hyper - Browser

Program executable:Hyper - Browser.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\hyper - browser\Hyper - Browser.exe
MD5:da1726d5e8439a6a970dd86e8dd39dbe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe (by web research foundation) - Hyper - Browser (Setup Application)
  • Hyper - Browser.exe
  • msvcp120.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2013 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr120.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hyper - Browser.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Idle~Crawler Update' (runs when idle).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Hyper - Browser.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Idle~Crawler Runner.

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) 51%
Win 8 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.29%
Windows 8.1 22.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.43%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.15%
  United Kingdom 8.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 18.97%
Acer 15.52%
ASUS 8.62%
Toshiba 8.62%
Lenovo 8.62%
GIGABYTE 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
Alienware 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.33%
HP ENVY dv6 Notebook PC 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.33%
Acer Aspire 7750G 1.67%
Samsung 770Z5E/780Z5E 1.67%
Samsung 355V4C/355V4X/355... 1.67%

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