77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Mountain Bike?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,961
United States Rank #24,817
Reach 0.0049%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.44 days
71.86 days >
Average installed length: 37.75 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.06.20.032855 1.45%
2015.05.10.172335 1.45%
2015.05.10.122327 1.45%
2015.05.06.015239 1.45%
2015.05.04.145231 1.45%
2015.05.03.185224 1.45%
2015.05.03.135224 1.45%
2015.04.30.205227 1.45%
2015.04.30.005223 1.45%
2015.04.28.085210 1.45%
2015.04.25.155154 1.45%
2015.04.25.105153 1.45%
2015.04.24.145155 1.45%
2015.04.23.235148 1.45%
2015.04.23.185147 1.45%
2015.04.23.135158 1.45%
2015.04.16.115043 1.45%
2015.04.13.035023 1.45%
2015.04.12.175025 1.45%
2015.04.12.035213 1.45%
2015.04.11.165019 1.45%
2015.04.11.065022 1.45%
2015.04.08.042401 1.45%
2015.04.07.182348 1.45%
2015.04.06.022355 1.45%
2015.04.05.162359 1.45%
2015.04.03.192344 1.45%
2015.04.03.142349 2.90%
2015.04.02.232343 1.45%
2015.03.31.152224 1.45%
2015.03.30.200439 1.45%
2015.03.30.150433 1.45%
2015.03.29.140430 1.45%
2015.03.27.220425 1.45%
2015.03.27.170429 1.45%
2015.03.27.070424 1.45%
2015.03.27.020424 1.45%
2015.03.26.160423 1.45%
2015.03.25.200418 1.45%
2015.03.25.100416 1.45%
2015.03.22.214835 1.45%
2015.03.21.094826 1.45%
2015.03.19.214815 1.45%
2015.03.18.155218 1.45%
2015.03.17.200435 1.45%
2015.03.17.050433 1.45%
2015.03.16.190431 1.45%
2015.03.16.140431 1.45%
2015.03.15.230424 1.45%
2015.03.11.170408 1.45%
2015.03.10.200355 1.45%
65 versions

Mountain Bike

What is Mountain Bike?

Mountain Bike is an adware program that installs as a web browser plugin to inject and display advertisements. Once installed the program will deliver ads including but not limited to banner ads, text-links, coupons and other offers both by injecting them in the user's web browser as well as displaying popups outside of the browser.

Overview

The most used version is 2015.04.03.142349, 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 MountainBikebho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 9.31 MB (9,760,085 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 Mountain Bike.
MountainBikebho.dll (98851f8e4681cf250f298895a25cb8b1) has been flagged by the following 28 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Avira 3.6.1.96 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Browsefox-491
Comodo Security 21737 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-9c4b2ea6!Eldorado
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Yontoo.1742
ESET-NOD32 9.11461 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-9c4b2ea6
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.9.0 PUA.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150413 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15567 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15567 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.03 PUP.Optional.MountainBike.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!98851F8E4681
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15411 PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA ML
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Yontoo.C
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R047C0OC515
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R047C0OC515
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 39270 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 28 all detections
Mountain Bike 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 Mountain Bike.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Mountain Bike
URL: mountainbikeinfo.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mountain Bike
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mountain Bike\MountainBikeuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mountain Bike

Program module:MountainBikebho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Mountain Bike
Path:C:\Program Files\Mountain Bike\MountainBikebho.dll
MD5:98851f8e4681cf250f298895a25cb8b1
Additional files:
  • MountainBikebho.dll - Mountain Bike
  • MountainBikeUn.exe
  • MountainBikeUninstall.exe
  • updateMountainBike.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • MountainBikebho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Mountain Bike 1.0.0.7' with the class of {a8b71ba7-8a3a-46b8-b803-b4244d1ea31f}.
Service
  • updateMountainBike.exe runs as a service named 'Update Mountain Bike' (Update Mountain Bike).

How do I remove Mountain Bike?

Quickly and completely remove Mountain Bike 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 Mountain Bike 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 Mountain Bike, 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 Mountain Bike.
  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 Mountain Bike you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8.1 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.52%
Windows 8 37.68%
Windows Vista 2.90%
Windows XP 1.45%
Windows 8.1 1.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.88%
Windows 8.1 18.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.14%
Windows 7 Professional 8.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.25%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.72%
  France 10.34%
  Germany 9.20%
  Australia 4.60%
  Canada 4.60%
  Brazil 4.60%
  Italy 4.60%
  Spain 2.30%
  Argentina 2.30%
  Austria 1.15%
  New Zealand 1.15%
  Sweden 1.15%
  United Kingdom 1.15%
  Luxembourg 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.07%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
ASUS 11.11%
Dell 7.41%
Samsung 7.41%
Sony 5.56%
Toshiba 5.56%
Intel 3.70%
GIGABYTE 3.70%
Lenovo 1.85%
MSI 1.85%
Gateway 1.85%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.15%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 3.08%
EXO HR14 1.54%
Dell Inspiron 537 1.54%
Sony VGN-CR407E 1.54%
Samsung R430/P430 1.54%

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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