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Should I remove Swift Browse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,140
United States Rank #16,876
Reach 0.0075%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.95 days
57.61 days >
Average installed length: 30.27 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2013.11.07.203600 100.00%

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Swift Browse 2013.11.07.203600

What is Swift Browse?

"The Software is supported by various types of advertising, including, without limitation, search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial and full page ads. Ads and features that appear on websites by using the Software are not associated with or endorsed by any underlying websites."

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search-based hijacking as well as contextual advertising. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities. By installing a an extension in Chrome, it has the ability to monitor and track a user web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads in addition to its search redirection.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software provides a suite of browser features that customize and enhance your interaction with various websites by rendering graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content in your browser. Such features include, without limitation, toolbars and applications for providing enhanced search results, browsin...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Swift Browse.
updateSwiftBrowse.exe (a53cf8970ccbedd127bd71ee7a333b4e) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clod923.Trojan
Dr.Web 9.0.0.011 Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 8.9274 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.G
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.01.11.03 PUP.Optional.SwiftBrowse.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.11 TROJ_GEN.F47V1110
SwiftBrowseBHO.dll (c388495bb6078221fde0b0b317d4441f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 9060 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.SwiftBrowse.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V1114
sqlite3.exe (8d03b10f0dced524a88a3ff4b370f50d) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.WebCake.gen
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clodc3a.Trojan.bde5
Swift Browse has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: swiftbrowse.net/support
Help link: mailto:support@swiftbrowse.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Swift Browse
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Swift Browse\SwiftBrowseuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Swift Browse 2013.11.07.203600

  • (Malware detected) SwiftBrowseBHO.dll - Swift Browse
  • updateSwiftBrowse.exe
  • (Malware detected) sqlite3.exe
  • SwiftBrowseUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SwiftBrowseBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Swift Browse' with the class of {808dc83c-d35b-4fba-a5b5-9a52103204df}.
Service
  • updateSwiftBrowse.exe runs as a service named 'Update Swift Browse' (Update Swift Browse).

How do I remove Swift Browse?

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Or, you can uninstall Swift Browse 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 Swift Browse 2013.11.07.203600, 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 Swift Browse.
  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 Swift Browse 2013.11.07.203600 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 4%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.38%
Windows 8 23.08%
Windows Vista 7.69%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.23%
Windows 7 Professional 7.69%
Windows 8.1 7.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.00%
  Italy 8.33%
  France 5.56%
  Germany 2.78%
  IQ 2.78%
  Romania 2.78%
  Vietnam 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.13%
Dell 17.39%
Acer 13.04%
ASUS 8.70%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Samsung 4.35%
Sony 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Common models
Acer Aspire 5250 4.17%
Acer Aspire 7750G 4.17%
ASUSTeK B202 4.17%
ASUSTeK K52JU 4.17%
ASUSTeK N56VV 4.17%
BIOSTAR Group TA880GB+ 4.17%

About (from Yontoo Technology, Inc.)

Yontoo LLC was founded by a small group of people that had worked together on previous projects and start-ups.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com

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