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Should I remove ViewPassword?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,959
United States Rank #10,629
Reach 0.0483%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.93 days
145.31 days >
Average installed length: 76.35 days

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ViewPassword

What is ViewPassword?

This potentially unwanted software is distributed via various download sites that host malware. This toolbar/web browser extension is ad/search-supported that is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to an affiliate search portal using a primary search engine in order to collect shared search revenue. It will also modify the default search provider as well.

Overview

During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 ViewPassword.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.11 MB (1,162,059 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ViewPassword.
ViewPassword.exe (1bb32094470e2889d48f0a6da7287de1) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2014.0.3647 Skodna.Generic_r
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0327 Trojan.Lyrics.14
McAfee 5600.7267 Artemis!1BB32094470E
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7267 Artemis!1BB32094470E
150.dll (8c658e481497c3c91f6a250ff85873e8) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Trojan.Revizer.1
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ViewPassword Software
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\viewpassword
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ViewPassword\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ViewPassword

Program executable:ViewPassword.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\viewpassword\ViewPassword.exe
MD5:1bb32094470e2889d48f0a6da7287de1
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) 150.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) ViewPassword.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 150.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ViewPassword' with the class of {37e48f84-7ff8-4b44-a4a5-469c7b279b61}.
Scheduled Task
  • ViewPassword.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ViewPassword Update' (runs daily at 5:21 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ViewPassword.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ViewPassword Update.

How do I remove ViewPassword?

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Or, you can uninstall ViewPassword 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 ViewPassword, 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 ViewPassword.
  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 ViewPassword you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.56%
Windows 8 32.05%
Windows XP 9.62%
Windows Vista 5.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.56%
Windows 8 10.90%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.62%
Windows 8.1 8.65%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.19%
  Brazil 14.15%
  Italy 7.23%
  Canada 5.35%
  United Kingdom 5.03%
  Germany 4.09%
  France 3.77%
  Netherlands 3.46%
  Belgium 3.14%
  Mexico 3.14%
  South Africa 1.57%
  Spain 1.26%
  Argentina 0.94%
  Australia 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.83%
Acer 18.87%
Dell 15.57%
ASUS 10.85%
Toshiba 8.02%
Samsung 7.08%
GIGABYTE 2.83%
Lenovo 2.36%
Sahara 1.89%
Intel 1.89%
American Megatrends 1.42%
Sony 1.42%
Common models
Acer Aspire E1-571 3.68%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 560 2.21%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.21%

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