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Should I remove TheBflix?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,597
United States Rank #11,514
Reach 0.0611%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.10 days
1065.02 days >
Average installed length: 559.59 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.0.0.1 1.27%

TheBflix

What is TheBflix?

TheBflix is a potentially unwanted web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.
- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.

About  (from the publisher)

The Bflix Gadget brings you the best of the web directly to your desktop.Bflix helps you to discover this content and bring it to your desktop for quick access.You can catch up on the latest hot new shows or watch your old favorites.Get thousands of free online games to play and also get suggestions and reviews of th...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is bhoclass.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 581.93 KB (595,893 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TheBflix.
bhoclass.dll (ac13c733379328f86568f6e514c2f7f8) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.BHO.gen
avast! 2014.9-130523 Win32:MultiPlug-K [PUP]
Comodo Security 16254 Application.Win32.Multplug.at
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0143 Adware.Bho.3850
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.05.23.08 Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.AMN
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8333 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/Multiplug.A
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.08 PUP.DownloadnSave
NANO AntiVirus 0.24.0.52214 Trojan.Win32.Bho.tnosi
Sophos 4.89 CNav
Trend Micro 10.465.23 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.143 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 17746 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (2628f4240552cc3b2ba04ee51078ae0c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.A
Comodo Security 17071 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8888 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/MultiPlug
       View all 18 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: thebflix.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\thebflix
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\TheBflix\uninstall.exe /path=C:\ProgramData\TheBflix
Estimated size: 581.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by TheBflix

Program module:bhoclass.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Injector
IEPlugin
Path:C:\ProgramData\thebflix\bhoclass.dll
MD5:ac13c733379328f86568f6e514c2f7f8
IEPlugin (bhoclass.dll) is the Browser Helper Object installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and content. It is part of wxDFast (wxDownload Fast), a free/open source...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bhoclass.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TheBflix Class' with the class of {F92A0702-FF18-4E10-B929-B2D2EF29D897} (TheBflix).

How do I remove TheBflix?

Quickly and completely remove TheBflix 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 TheBflix 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 TheBflix, 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 TheBflix.
  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 TheBflix you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,597

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.93%
Windows XP 10.94%
Windows Vista 6.87%
Windows 8 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.94%
Windows 7 Professional 7.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.09%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.11%
  United Kingdom 5.48%
  Australia 4.11%
  Canada 3.42%
  Brazil 3.20%
  Taiwan 2.97%
  MK 2.51%
  Croatia 2.28%
  Philippines 2.28%
  France 2.05%
  Germany 1.83%
  India 1.83%
  Sweden 1.83%
  Czech Republic 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.43%
Dell 21.52%
Acer 17.72%
ASUS 11.39%
Toshiba 8.02%
GIGABYTE 6.75%
Lenovo 2.95%
Samsung 2.11%
MSI 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.84%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.21%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.56%

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