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What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%


2015.02.08.042456 14.29%
2015.02.03.192425 14.29%
2015.02.02.122426 14.29%
2015.01.30.132427 14.29%
2015.01.29.022414 14.29%
2015.01.26.172337 14.29%
2015.01.26.122336 14.29%

Neon Great

What is Neon Great?

Neon Great 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.


The most used version is 2015.02.08.042456, 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 NeonGreatbho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 11.27 MB (11,816,914 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 Neon Great.
NeonGreatbho.dll (f7edf1bb382c15be1809ba6cf91b68ec) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2015.01.27 Adware/Win32.BrowseFox
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox.F
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Comodo Security 20858 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.215
ESET-NOD32 9.11077 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
F-Prot v6. W32/S-7bed2e86
Jiangmin KV150413 Adware/Agent.aakf
K7 AntiVirus 13.192.14761 Trojan
K7GW 13.192.14761 Trojan ( 0040f9921 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.03 PUP.Optional.NeonGreat.A
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Kranet.dkvuxq
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Kranet
updateNeonGreat.exe (c01d9ef96dbbd554795031918402e652) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.BH
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.53BA
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.702
ESET-NOD32 11135 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot W32/S-e9f8bd0b!Eldorado
K7 AntiVirus 9.193.14891 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.193.14893 Adware ( 700000121 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.NeonGreat.A
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BrowseFox-FTQ
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA FB
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0130
       View all 29 all detections
Neon Great 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 Neon Great.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Neon Great
URL: neongreat.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Neon Great
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Neon Great\NeonGreatuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 11.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Neon Great

Program module:NeonGreatbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Neon Great
Path:C:\Program Files\Neon Great\NeonGreatbho.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) NeonGreatbho.dll - Neon Great
  • NeonGreatUninstall.exe
  • updateNeonGreat.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • NeonGreatbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Neon Great' with the class of {6d82ae4d-c963-415b-83c3-53b0087f7905}.
  • updateNeonGreat.exe runs as a service named 'Update Neon Great' (Update Neon Great).

How do I remove Neon Great?

Quickly and completely remove Neon Great 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 Neon Great 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 Neon Great, 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 Neon Great.
  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 Neon Great you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 8 57%
Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 57.14%
Windows 7 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.45%
  United Kingdom 27.27%
  Canada 27.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Lenovo 16.67%
Common models
Acer Aspire Z3-600 20.00%
Gateway DX4300 20.00%
LENOVO 10159 20.00%
HP 255 G1 Notebook PC 20.00%
HP 15 Notebook PC 20.00%

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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