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Update Bonanza

What is Update Bonanza?

Update Bonanza injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products, all so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue.

Once infected by this common symptoms include:
- Other unwanted adware programs might get installed without the user's knowledge.
- Web pages become extremely slow to download due to the multiple ads.
- Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
- Browser popups appear which recommend fake updates or other software.

The advertisements that are displayed in the browser could include deceptive malvertising ads for 'required' updates of known common programs as well as unwanted pop-ups advertisements. If downloaded these programs install a number of bundled adware utilities and additional browser extensions. Additionally components of the program will modify the browser's default security levels.

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Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Update Bonanza.
UpdateTask.exe (dcaa209ed3347b1f2d5302d5f01a3367) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14826 Adware.Win32.DealPly.40
ESET-NOD32 8.9670 a variant of Win32/DealPly.O
Symantec 8/26/2014 rev. 3 WS.Reputation
Update Bonanza 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 Update Bonanza.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Update Bonanza
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\updatebonanza\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\UpdateBonanza\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Update Bonanza

Program executable:updatetask.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\updatebonanza\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:819b0c31012a5c979a8a48d0b20a670b

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Update Bonanza' (runs daily at 00:17).

How do I remove Update Bonanza?

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Or, you can uninstall Update Bonanza 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 Update Bonanza, 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 Update Bonanza.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 25%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
358.69
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 75.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Malaysia 11.11%
  Poland 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard 120-1008d 33.33%
Dell Latitude E6430 33.33%
ASUSTeK M50Vc 33.33%

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