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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,753
United States Rank #2,067
Reach 0.4917%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.39 days
247.54 days >
Average installed length: 130.06 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.112.1.19229 0.06%
11.89.1.18549 1.17%
11.84.1.18372 0.19%
11.77.1.18240 0.79%
11.77.1.18181 0.03%
11.77.1.17697 2.71%
11.76.63.18261 0.03%
11.76.1.18097 0.03%
11.76.1.17986 0.03%
11.75.1.17220 0.22%
11.74.1.17518 1.14%
11.72.1.17468 1.07%
11.71.1.17130 0.50%
11.71.1.16545 5.49%
11.62.1.16545 0.79%
11.42.1.16270 0.57%
11.36.1.16132 2.08%
11.32.1.16055 2.87%
11.22.1.13233 0.19%
11.20.1.15636 4.64%
11.20.1.13233 0.09%
11.18.1.13233 0.19%
11.10.1.13636 1.17%
11.10.1.13233 0.79%
11.9.1.13233 0.82%
11.8.1.13233 2.68%
11.7.1.13233 1.36%
11.6.1.13233 0.35%
11.4.1.13233 0.16%
11.2.1.13233 0.28%
10.253.1.13232 0.09%
10.245.1.13232 0.09%
10.242.1.13535 0.28%
10.242.1.13231 0.16%
10.241.1.13231 0.19%
10.240.1.14127 0.03%
10.239.1.14117 6.28%
10.238.1.13231 0.28%
10.237.1.13231 0.41%
10.235.1.13231 0.85%
10.231.1.13231 0.25%
10.230.1.13531 0.03%
10.230.1.12889 0.50%
10.228.1.13531 0.28%
10.226.1.13531 0.03%
10.224.1.13529 0.19%
10.216.1.13528 0.35%
10.213.1.15234 5.02%
10.211.1.15575 0.13%
10.211.1.13850 0.25%
10.206.1.14585 2.43%
184 versions

Snap.Do Engine

What is Snap.Do Engine?

Snap.Do Engine is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monetization platforms during installation such as FIRSERIA via onesappz.com. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within Firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.
- Allows software updates of the application once a new version is released.

About  (from ReSoft)

In order to facilitate, improve, refine, personalize and match the identification and presentation of our products and SimilarSites.com results to your browsing preferences and habits, we collect information regarding your use of our Product including URL and Statistical Information of websites you may be browsing whil...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • 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 Snap.Do Engine.
snapdo.exe (1f12a924aa07f77d4a01487802d3b795) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Linkury.1
ESET-NOD32 8.9170 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
VIPRE Antivirus 24320 Adware.Linkury (fs)
Snap.Do Engine 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 Snap.Do Engine.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: snap.do
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\alky for applications\libraries
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A739C33D-DDAB-418C-8D9A-6C504725ECE3} /quiet ENGINE=1
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Snap.Do Engine

Program executable:snapdo.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Smartbar
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\smartbar\application\snapdo.exe
MD5:1f12a924aa07f77d4a01487802d3b795
Additional files:
  • smartbarinternetexplorerbho.dll - SmartbarInternetExplorerBHO
  • smartbarinternetexplorerextension.dll - Snap.Do
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.common.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Enterprise Library for .NET (Enterprise Library Shared Library)
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.dll (by Microsoft) - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.exceptionhandling.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Exception Handling Logging Provider
  • microsoft.practices.enterpriselibrary.logging.dll - Enterprise Library Logging Application Block
  • microsoft.practices.objectbuilder.dll - Microsoft.Practices.ObjectBuilder
  • newtonsoft.json.dll (by Newtonsoft) - Json.NET (Json.NET .NET 2.0)
  • microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • regasm.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Assembly Registration Utility)
  • axinterop.wmplib.dll
  • browserhelper.exe - BrowserHelper
  • googlechromeremoteplugin.dll - GoogleChromeRemotePlugin (nprt)
  • interop.shdocvw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • interop.wmplib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • ndde.dll (by Brian Gideon) - NDde
  • productsremovaltool.exe - Smartbar.Resources.ProductsRemovalTool
  • smartbar.gui.controls.dll - Smartbar.GUI.Controls
  • smartbar.gui.docking.dll - Smartbar.GUI.Docking
  • smartbar.gui.mainclient.dll - Smartbar
  • smartbar.infrastructure.businessentities.dll - Smartbar.Infrastructure.BusinessEntities
  • smartbar.infrastructure.core.dll - SmartbarProxy
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.chromelocalplugin.dll - sipb
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.firefoxlocalplugin.dll
  • smartbar.infrastructure.plugins.internetexplorerlocalplugin.dll - InternetExplorerLocalPlugin
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.dmp.dll - DefaultMailProvider
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.messengerplugin.dll - MessengerPlugin
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.weatherplugin.dll - WeatherPlugin
  • smartbar.personalization.servicesplugins.wordplugin.dll (by xxx) - WordPlugin
  • smartbar.resources.languagesettings.dll - Smartbar.Resources.LanguageSettings
  • smartbar.resources.languagesettings.resources.dll
  • smartbar.resources.translations.dll - Smartbar.Resources.Translations
  • smartbarversionshelper.exe - SmartbarVersionsHelper
  • system.data.sqlite.dll - System.Data.SQLite (System.Data.SQLite Interop Library)
  • mactrackbarlib.dll
  • sgml.dll - sgmu
  • sgmu.dll
  • sidb.dll
  • siem.dll
  • sipb.dll - Client
  • sismlp.dll - sismlp
  • smartbar.infrastructure.utilities.dll - SmartbarGUI
  • smartbar.personalization.common.dll - Smartbar.Personalization.Common
  • smartbar.resources.socialnetssharer.dll - Smartbar.Resources.SocialNetsSharer
  • smartbar.resources.socialnetssharer.xmlserializers.dll
  • smartbarfirefoxremoteplugin_25.dll
  • spbe.dll - spbe
  • spbl.dll - spbl
  • spsm.dll - spsm
  • spup.dll - spup
  • srau.dll - srau
  • srbhu.dll - srbhu
  • srgu.dll - srgu
  • srns.dll - srns
  • srpu.dll - srpu
  • srsbs.dll - srsbs
  • srsbsau.dll (by Smartbar) - srsbsau
  • srsl.dll - srsl
  • sruhs.dll - sruhs
  • srus.dll - srus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • snapdo.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Browser Infrastructure Helper' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Smartbar\Application\SnapDo.exe startup.

How do I remove Snap.Do Engine?

Quickly and completely remove Snap.Do Engine 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 Snap.Do Engine 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 Snap.Do Engine, 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 Snap.Do Engine.
  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 Snap.Do Engine you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.03%
Windows 8 20.85%
Windows Vista 7.63%
Windows XP 5.46%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.90%
Windows 7 Professional 8.69%
Windows 8 7.37%
Windows 8.1 7.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.29%
  Germany 7.64%
  France 5.14%
  Brazil 4.83%
  United Kingdom 4.06%
  Australia 3.95%
  Canada 3.86%
  Italy 3.83%
  Netherlands 2.19%
  Spain 1.76%
  Sweden 1.50%
  Taiwan 1.33%
  Mexico 1.31%
  Argentina 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.38%
Acer 20.85%
Dell 17.46%
ASUS 9.34%
Toshiba 9.29%
Samsung 3.63%
GIGABYTE 3.48%
Lenovo 2.42%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 1.11%
Medion 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.61%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.23%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.09%

About (from ReSoft Ltd.)

Our vision is to become the leading provider of simple, smart web solutions and complementary applications dedicated to improving browsing efficiency and simplicity using existing technologies and user interfaces.
Publisher URL: www.snap.do

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