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Should I remove MyBrowser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,200
United States Rank #20,606
Reach 0.0351%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.03 days
59.81 days >
Average installed length: 31.43 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
39.5.2171.95 100.00%

MyBrowser

Overview

MyBrowser is a program developed by The MyBrowser Authors. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is mybrowser.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 297.42 MB (311,867,178 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 13% of users of MyBrowser come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MyBrowser.
mybrowser.exe (0efd9edb2ee4ffff9c57e178faa52e60) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.10.31 PUP/Win32.CrossRider
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ESET-NOD32 9.12493 a variant of Win32/AlteredSoftware.I potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 11/1/2015 Riskware/AlteredSoftware
Jiangmin KV151101 AdWare/CrossRider.fl
K7 AntiVirus 13.212.17707 Adware
K7GW 13.212.17707 Adware ( 004cf88e1 )
McAfee 5600.6594 RDN/Generic.grp
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6594 RDN/Generic.grp
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA GM (PUA)
Symantec 11/1/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
VIPRE Antivirus 44916 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MyBrowser\MyBrowser\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MyBrowser\MyBrowser\Application\39.5.2171.95\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --system-level
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 297.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyBrowser

Program executable:mybrowser.exe (Malware detected)
Name:MyBrowser
Path:C:\Program Files\mybrowser\mybrowser\application\mybrowser.exe
MD5:0efd9edb2ee4ffff9c57e178faa52e60
Additional files:
  • short.json
  • utility.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • mybrowser.exe is scheduled as a task named 'brbrw_6452'.
  • utility.exe is scheduled as a task named 'MyBrowser'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • utility.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named MyBrowser.
Startup File (User Run)
  • mybrowser.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_729CED480576B4A40A3927C51C876F47' and executes as "C:\Program Files\MyBrowser\MyBrowser\Application\mybrowser.exe" --no-startup-window.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mybrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MyBrowser\MyBrowser\Application\mybrowser.exe'.

How do I remove MyBrowser?

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Or, you can uninstall MyBrowser 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 MyBrowser, 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 MyBrowser.
  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 8 52%
Win 8.1 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 51.62%
Windows 7 44.13%
Windows XP 2.23%
Windows Vista 1.82%
Windows 8.1 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.03%
Windows 10 Home 15.79%
Windows 10 Pro 10.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.12%
Windows 7 Professional 9.11%
Windows 8.1 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.29%
  France 11.31%
  Brazil 8.33%
  Saudi Arabia 5.16%
  Germany 4.17%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Mexico 3.97%
  Argentina 3.37%
  Indonesia 2.78%
  India 2.78%
  Colombia 2.58%
  Canada 2.18%
  DZ 2.18%
  Australia 1.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.62%
Acer 18.51%
ASUS 15.66%
Dell 13.88%
Lenovo 10.68%
Toshiba 9.25%
Samsung 3.20%
GIGABYTE 2.14%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.45%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.45%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.30%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 2.30%

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