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Should I remove Version Checker for Funmoods?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,471
United States Rank #20,752
Reach 0.0338%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.88 days
910.92 days >
Average installed length: 478.62 days

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Version Checker for Funmoods

What is Version Checker for Funmoods?

Version Checker for Funmoods is an update task that keeps the Funmoods toolbar, a potentially unwanted ad-supported program up to date.

Overview

Version Checker for Funmoods is a software program developed by Hoolapp. 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 primary executable is named updatetask.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.23 MB (1,291,991 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 13% of users of Version Checker for Funmoods come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.
  • Malware detected in the 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.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Funmoods\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Version Checker for Funmoods

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc\updatetask.exe
MD5:82505ac4ae4839d83b76065c6f6f58c6
Additional files:
  • UpdateProc.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 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#11,471

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.63%
Windows XP 16.21%
Windows Vista 6.32%
Windows 8 0.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.03%
Windows 7 Professional 6.12%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.85%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.43%
  Brazil 10.62%
  Italy 7.21%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  Israel 4.01%
  Japan 3.01%
  Spain 2.81%
  France 2.61%
  Portugal 2.40%
  India 2.20%
  Mexico 2.20%
  Netherlands 2.20%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Australia 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.33%
Acer 22.00%
Dell 19.33%
Samsung 8.00%
Toshiba 6.33%
GIGABYTE 5.67%
Lenovo 3.33%
ASUS 3.00%
Intel 3.00%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Sahara 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.23%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.33%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.33%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.33%
Positivo MOBILE 2.33%

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