77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove SourceApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #17,684
United States Rank #32,750
Reach 0.0157%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.62 days
77.17 days >
Average installed length: 40.55 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.03.12.200405 0.45%
2015.03.12.090516 0.45%
2015.03.12.040516 0.45%
2015.03.09.160503 0.90%
2015.03.09.060503 0.90%
2015.03.08.050458 0.45%
2015.03.07.140457 0.45%
2015.03.06.180505 0.45%
2015.03.05.220324 0.45%
2015.03.05.190416 0.45%
2015.03.05.140415 0.90%
2015.03.05.090413 0.45%
2015.03.04.230413 0.45%
2015.03.03.150434 0.45%
2015.03.02.190433 0.45%
2015.03.01.080429 0.90%
2015.03.01.030432 0.45%
2015.02.28.170428 0.90%
2015.02.28.070428 0.45%
2015.02.27.160431 0.45%
2015.02.27.110430 0.45%
2015.02.26.200432 0.45%
2015.02.26.000425 0.45%
2015.02.23.182553 0.45%
2015.02.23.032553 0.45%
2015.02.22.222549 0.45%
2015.02.21.162546 0.45%
2015.02.20.202542 0.45%
2015.02.20.152542 0.45%
2015.02.19.092530 0.45%
2015.02.19.042529 0.45%
2015.02.18.182527 0.45%
2015.02.18.132525 0.45%
2015.02.17.222523 0.90%
2015.02.13.222512 0.45%
2015.02.10.232452 0.45%
2015.02.07.192418 0.45%
2015.02.07.142418 0.45%
2015.02.06.182415 0.45%
2015.02.05.222410 0.45%
2015.02.05.172410 0.45%
2015.02.02.142359 0.45%
2015.02.01.182356 0.45%
2015.01.31.162411 0.45%
2015.01.31.112410 0.45%
2015.01.30.092445 0.45%
2015.01.29.032420 0.45%
2015.01.28.172418 0.45%
2015.01.25.182415 0.45%
2015.01.24.172411 0.45%
2015.01.24.122410 0.45%
156 versions

SourceApp

What is SourceApp?

Source App is an ad-supported program that will display third-party advertisements in the user's web browser.

It displays several types of advertising, including but not limited to:
- Sponsored links
- Video targeted ads (which are displayed when you view a video).
- Display advertisements, such as banner ads, popups and interstitial ads
- Offers to download and install other applications (software bundles)
- Coupons

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Some of our advertisements delivered for us by these vendors and other partners may be based on your online behaviors (e.g., on sites and other third party sites), your search activity, or your general geographic location (such as whether your Wi-Fi network indicates that you are in an airport). These ads may appear on...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 2015.03.09.160503, with over 6% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named SourceAppbho.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 19.87 MB (20,840,413 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SourceApp.
SourceAppbho.dll (a60704f8f2054375726002009c16cf0e) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox.F
Avira 7.11.193.22 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.bO
Comodo Security 20283 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.BPlug.141
ESET-NOD32 9.10832 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
K7 AntiVirus 13.186.14254 Trojan
K7GW 13.186.14253 Trojan ( 0040f9921 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.12 PUP.Optional.SourceApp.A
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.63850 Trojan.Win32.BPlug.ddwtte
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Ljtn
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.SwiftBrowse
updateSourceApp.exe (a2672c0364d324aa288f5902d9f031a9) has been flagged by the following 36 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.07.02 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-GY [PUP]
AVG 15.0.0.4321 Generic.590
Avira 3.6.1.96 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Adware.BrowseFox
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware.DCD6
Comodo Security 21675 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web 7.0.12.3050 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Adware.BrowseFox.BP (B)
ESET-NOD32 11434 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.8.9.0 PUA.MSIL.BrowseFox
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15502 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.202.15503 Adware ( 700000121 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SourceApp.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.docvvx
nProtect 2015-04-06.02 Adware.BrowseFox.BP
Panda Antivirus 4.6.4.2 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA BJ
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Yontoo.C
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0EB715
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0EB715
VIPRE Antivirus 39124 Adware.BrowseFox
       View all 49 all detections
SourceApp 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 SourceApp.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SourceApp
URL: sourceapp.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SourceApp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SourceApp\SourceAppuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 19.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SourceApp

Program module:SourceAppbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:SourceApp
Path:C:\Program Files\SourceApp\SourceAppbho.dll
MD5:a60704f8f2054375726002009c16cf0e
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SourceAppbho.dll - SourceApp
  • SourceAppUn.exe
  • SourceAppUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateSourceApp.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SourceAppbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SourceApp 1.0.0.7' with the class of {9f7ab9c4-4da3-440e-ba84-95903165f129}.
Service
  • updateSourceApp.exe runs as a service named 'Update SourceApp' (Update SourceApp).

How do I remove SourceApp?

Quickly and completely remove SourceApp 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 SourceApp 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 SourceApp, 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 SourceApp.
  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 SourceApp you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.15%
Windows 8 41.89%
Windows XP 4.05%
Windows Vista 0.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.12%
Windows 8.1 12.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.60%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

10.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 10.36%
  MA 8.56%
  Brazil 6.31%
  Saudi Arabia 3.60%
  Poland 3.60%
  DZ 3.15%
  Czech Republic 3.15%
  Germany 2.70%
  Iran 2.70%
  France 2.25%
  Egypt 2.25%
  South Africa 2.25%
  Canada 1.80%
  UA 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.31%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
ASUS 15.28%
Dell 14.58%
Lenovo 8.33%
Samsung 7.64%
Toshiba 5.56%
GIGABYTE 4.17%
Intel 1.39%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.17%
Samsung 350V5C/350V5X/350... 2.50%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.50%
HP EliteBook 8440p 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.50%
ASUSTeK G75VW 2.50%

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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