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Should I remove Positive Finds?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,528
United States Rank #19,768
Reach 0.0199%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.46 days
161.14 days >
Average installed length: 84.67 days


2.0.5526.11795 3.58%
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Positive Finds

What is Positive Finds?

Positive Finds 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.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Need help finding what you’re looking for on the interwebs? Seek no further than Positive Finds, which allows for a smooth web experience. With this useful resource, you’ll discover searching isn't as hard as you think. Find what you’re looking for now!


The most used version is 2.0.5511.42863, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is 30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 977.63 KB (1,001,093 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-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 Positive Finds.
30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41.dll (7f31a520e40fabb1d791cedb81f07905) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.BrowseFox.BX
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.13 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BX
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender Adware.BrowseFox.BX
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1735
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BX
ESET-NOD32 9.11462 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AJ potentially unwanted
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.BrowseFox.BX
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.BrowseFox.BX
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15567 Riskware
K7GW 13.202.15567 Riskware ( 0040eff71 )
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!7F31A520E40F
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BX
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dpgswu
nProtect Adware.BrowseFox.BX
Qihoo-360 Trojan.Generic
Sophos 4.98 Positive Finds
Tencent Win32.Adware.Agent.Ajlp
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0205
VIPRE Antivirus 39274 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Trojan.Katusha.Win32.37249
       View all 24 all detections
Positive Finds 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 Positive Finds.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Positive Finds
URL: www.mypositivefinds.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Positive Finds
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Positive Finds\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 977.63 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Positive Finds

Program module:30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\Positive Finds\Extensions\30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41.dll
Additional files:
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Positive Finds' with the class of {30c85a3d-1d96-4589-b63f-91fb7ef45a41}.

How do I remove Positive Finds?

Quickly and completely remove Positive Finds 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 Positive Finds 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 Positive Finds, 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 Positive Finds.
  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 Positive Finds you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.64%
Windows 8 33.93%
Windows XP 4.29%
Windows Vista 2.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.54%
Windows 8.1 19.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.27%
Windows 7 Professional 12.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.61%
  Germany 20.98%
  United Kingdom 4.26%
  Italy 4.26%
  BD 3.93%
  India 2.95%
  Canada 2.62%
  France 1.97%
  IQ 1.97%
  Argentina 1.97%
  United Arab Emirates 1.64%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Australia 1.64%
  Mexico 1.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.08%
Acer 20.83%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 10.94%
Samsung 7.81%
Toshiba 6.25%
Medion 4.69%
Lenovo 3.13%
Intel 1.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.23%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.23%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.23%
ASUS All Series 2.42%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.42%

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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