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PrivateIE 2007

What is PrivateIE 2007?  (from Winferno)

PrivateIE deep scans your PC to locate all traces of private data including website history, cache, cookies and more. Next PC Confidential compiles this data so that with one click you can thoroughly erase it all or select pieces to erase. it allows users to easily change browser security settings. You choose how long...  Read more


PrivateIE 2007 is a software program developed by Winferno. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named privateie.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 2.17 MB (2,271,688 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 83% of users of PrivateIE 2007 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PrivateIE 2007.
privateie.exe (b21d4a179e2d4f55bf723835e5d9fa22) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.XrayMyPC.gen
ESET-NOD32 8.9523 a variant of Win32/XrayMyPC

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Winferno.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Winferno\Private IE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Winferno\Private IE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PrivateIE 2007

Program executable:privateie.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Private IE
Path:C:\Program Files\winferno\private ie\privateie.exe
Additional files:
  • DeleteIndex.exe (by Capital Intellect Inc) - DeleteIndex
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • PrivateIEBHO.dll (by Capital Intellect Inc) - PrivateIE (PrivateIEBHO)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PrivateIEBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PrivateIEBHO.CPrivateIEBHO' with the class of {BD0D4420-5E4C-4FCC-AFC0-EEA69B608E75}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • PrivateIE.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {B9030549-F0EA-40a7-8E3C-62A9FB0812D0}.

How do I remove PrivateIE 2007?

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Or, you can uninstall PrivateIE 2007 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 PrivateIE 2007, 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 PrivateIE 2007.
  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 PrivateIE 2007 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%
Windows XP
United States

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Canada 16.67%


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