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Should I remove Open Barcode?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Open Barcode

What is Open Barcode?

This is an ad Injector type of malware that is typically bundled with unwanted software offers for legitimate software and once installed is deceptive, difficult to remove as well as impacts the security of the user's computer by displaying intrusive advertisements in the web browser which promote and trick users into installing other unwanted adware or malware. Once installed, it runs as a startup process in the background works by injecting into the browser ads on web pages that either do not normally appear or by replacing existing ads that are part of the existing site with ads from different companies with low quality offerings as well as malware. It works by monitoring and intercepting the user's web browser connections and injecting new content before the browser serve it up. (This is a variant of the CMI/WinCheck family of adware.)


The primary executable is named bnskac2b.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Open Barcode.
bnskac2b.exe (cd516fe7146256fc92ce8a6dbc00ebb9) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
ALYac Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.77
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
ESET-NOD32 9.11530 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.DZ
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Graftor.183910
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 TROJ_GEN.R0C1H09DL15
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\4c4c4544-1427721237-5210-8048-b7c04f4c5231
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\4C4C4544-1427721237-5210-8048-B7C04F4C5231\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Open Barcode

Program executable:bnskac2b.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Open Barcode?

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Or, you can uninstall Open Barcode 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 Open Barcode, 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 Open Barcode.
  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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Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%
Windows 7 (SP1)
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Canada 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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