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Should I remove Smart Connection tc services?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 480.91 days
1243.34 days >
Average installed length: 653.28 days

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Smart Connection tc services

What is Smart Connection tc services?

TopClick is a Korean adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together.

As part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab

Overview

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 tcunins.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 902.16 KB (923,807 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
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Smart Connection tc services.
tcunins.exe (8c426d7971adfc495f1c6cd6826ce7ec) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Trojan.BHO
AhnLab-V3 2012.09.19 PUP/Win32.AdvTopC
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.BHO.gen
AVG 2014.0.3468 Skodna.SecurityTool
CAT-QuickHeal 6.13.12.00 Trojan.BHO.cfsi
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.06.14.05 Trojan.Win32.BHO!IK
ESET-NOD32 7.7490 a variant of Win32/Adware.Kraddare.FJ
Fortinet FortiGate 6/14/2013 Riskware/Kraddare
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.1.122.0 Trojan.Win32.BHO
Jiangmin KV130614 Trojan/BHO.rfx
K7 AntiVirus 13.152.7612 Trojan
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3206 Trojan.Win32.BHO
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.88100 Win32.Troj.BHO.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7106 Artemis!8C426D7971AD
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7106 Artemis!8C426D7971AD
Panda Antivirus 13.06.14.05 Suspicious file
The Hacker 6.8.0.6.165 Trojan/BHO.cfsi
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.165 TROJ_GEN.RCBB1HP
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.18.2 Trojan.BHO.cfsi
VIPRE Antivirus 13116 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.BHO.215112
TCCheckAgent.exe (dbe32ed5394da2ddff1a376392cd2408) has been flagged by the following 35 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Trojan.BHO!hARCf2Lvb7w
AhnLab-V3 2013.09.06.02 PUP/Win32.TopClick
Avira AntiVir 7.11.101.42 Adware/Werping.B
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/Win32.BHO.gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Generic28.CKGV
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Trojan.Adware.Win32.Kraddare.FJ
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.Generic.KDV.680537
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Trojan.BHO.cfsj
Comodo Security 16891 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Trojan.DownLoad3.25317
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Trojan.Generic.KDV.680537 (B)
ESET-NOD32 8771 a variant of Win32/Adware.Kraddare.FJ
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 W32/BHO.CFS!tr
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.Generic.KDV.680537
G Data 22 Trojan.Generic.KDV.680537
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.4.0 Trojan.Win32.BHO
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Trojan/BHO.ren
K7 AntiVirus 9.172.9512 Trojan
K7GW 12.7.0.14 Trojan
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 Trojan.Win32.BHO.cfsj
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 Adware.KorAd
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Generic.dx!DBE32ED5394D
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Generic.dx!DBE32ED5394D
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Trojan.Generic.KDV.680537
NANO AntiVirus 0.26.0.54404 Trojan.Win32.BHO.uvnrz
Norman 7.01.04 BHO.AVXQ
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Generic Trojan
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 Trojan.Gen
Sophos 4.91.0 Mal/Generic-S
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.Gen.2
The Hacker 6.8.0.2.322 Trojan/BHO.cfsj
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.0 Trojan.BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 21224 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.BHO.73728.G
TCHelper.dll (c7c40ea78f43185cc5c10d897d40096b) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2012.09.15.00 Win-PUP/Helper.AdvTopC.237640
Avira AntiVir 7.11.43.26 Adware/Werping.C
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Skodna.SecurityTool.RO
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.11 Riskware.AdWare.Win32.Agent!IK
ESET-NOD32 7480 a variant of Win32/Adware.Kraddare.FJ
Fortinet FortiGate 4.3.398.0 Adware/Agent
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.1.122.0 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Jiangmin 13.0.900 Adware/Agent.hrj
K7 AntiVirus 9.151.7603 Adware
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Suspicious file
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1HV
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.18.2 AdWare.Agent.yis
VIPRE Antivirus 13074 Adware.Agent
VirusBuster 15.0.189.0 Adware.Kraddare!/y+jjcC4NUI
       View all 70 all detections
Smart Connection tc services 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 Smart Connection tc services.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.topclick.kr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\advtopc
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AdvTopC\TCUnins.exe
Estimated size: 902.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Smart Connection tc services

Program executable:tcunins.exe (Malware detected)
Name:TCUnins Module
Path:C:\Program Files\advtopc\tcunins.exe
MD5:8c426d7971adfc495f1c6cd6826ce7ec
Additional files:
  • AdvTCApp.exe - AdvTCApp Module
  • TCHelper.dll
  • (Malware detected) TCCheckAgent.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • TCHelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Smart TC' with the class of {3E5EF872-03E2-4CE0-94DF-CA8A5004ECFD}.
Service
  • TCCheckAgent.exe runs as a service named 'TCCheckAgent' (TCCheckAgent).

How do I remove Smart Connection tc services?

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Or, you can uninstall Smart Connection tc services 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 Smart Connection tc services, 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 Smart Connection tc services.
  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 Smart Connection tc services you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Korea
Which countries install it?
  Korea 50.00%
  United States 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO.,L... 25.00%
TriGem Computer, Inc. DRE... 12.50%
LG Electronics Inc. Z330-... 12.50%
LG Electronics T55PV.AJG6... 12.50%
LG Electronics R200-TP75K 12.50%
HP Pavilion m6 Notebook P... 12.50%

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