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Should I remove Version Checker for Funmoods?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.43 days
602.68 days >
Average installed length: 316.66 days

Version Checker for Funmoods

What is Version Checker for Funmoods?

This is the updater mechanism for the funmood web browser extension and toolbar. It checks to make sure that the toolbar is up to date and if not it will automatically download and install the latest version. It runs daily as a Windows scheduled task in order to avoid User Access Controls (UAC) security checks.

Excerpt from the license: "In order to provide you with the most up-to-date version of the Software and/or Services, we may update the Software and/or Services once a new version is released and send you relevant notifications."

About  (from Volonet Ltd)

In order to provide you with the most up-to-date version of the Software and/or Services, we may update the Software and/or Services once a new version is released and send you relevant notifications. Funmoods develops and offers you the downloadable Software and related Services as detailed below, which are all govern...  Read more

Overview

A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is updatetask.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Version Checker for Funmoods.
updatetask.exe (82505ac4ae4839d83b76065c6f6f58c6) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130615 Win32:Downloader-SPD [PUP]
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.VBKrypt.bj.(kcloud)
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.13613 Trojan.Win32.Generic.148B87EC
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.166 TROJ_GEN.F47V0222
Version Checker for Funmoods 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 Version Checker for Funmoods.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: funmoods.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Funmoods\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by Version Checker for Funmoods

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:Hoolapp
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:82505ac4ae4839d83b76065c6f6f58c6
Additional files:
  • CPWriter2.exe
  • pdfwriter.exe (by Acro Software) - PDF Writer Application
  • Preferences.exe (by Acro Software)
  • uninstpw.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At5' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 7:20 PM).

How do I remove Version Checker for Funmoods?

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Or, you can uninstall Version Checker for Funmoods 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 Version Checker for Funmoods, 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 Version Checker for Funmoods.
  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) 65%
Win 8 12%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
316.66
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.24%
Windows 8 11.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 35.29%
Windows 7 Home Basic 23.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows 7 Starter 5.88%
Windows 8 5.88%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 33.33%
  United States 23.81%
  Israel 9.52%
  Belgium 4.76%
  GH 4.76%
  India 4.76%
  MK 4.76%
  Philippines 4.76%
  Poland 4.76%
  Russia 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Dell 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Medion 6.67%
GIGABYTE 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 7.14%
Positivo Positivo M... 7.14%
PositivoEINM10CB 7.14%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 7.14%
HP-Pavilion RX885AA-ABA a... 7.14%
HP ProBook 4410s 7.14%

About (from Volonet Ltd)

Volonet develops, designs, and markets highly engaging software that adds rich content to social networks communication channels, and is enjoyed by millions of daily active users.
Publisher URL: www.volo-net.com

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