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YoudaGames Toolbar

What is YoudaGames Toolbar?

YoudaGames Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

Overview

The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is youdagames.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 5.11 MB (5,355,221 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • 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 YoudaGames Toolbar.
youdagames.dll (bd4246c24f3848a9a7a474816b65405f) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 DLOADER.Trojan
Jiangmin KV140126 Trojan/Agent.drjz
YoudaGames Toolbar 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 YoudaGames Toolbar.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Youdagames\Toolbar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Youdagames\Toolbar\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 5.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YoudaGames Toolbar

Program module:youdagames.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Toolbar Kernel Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Youdagames\Toolbar\youdagames.dll
MD5:bd4246c24f3848a9a7a474816b65405f
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - YoudaGames Toolbar (YoudaGames Toolbar installer)
  • youdagamesDx.dll - YoudaGames Toolbar Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • youdagamesDx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'YoudaGames Toolbar' with the class of {53A871EB-8545-4244-A2CE-BFC401587CE4}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • youdagamesDx.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'YoudaGames Toolbar' with the class of {53A871EB-8545-4244-A2CE-BFC401587CE4}.

How do I remove YoudaGames Toolbar?

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Or, you can uninstall YoudaGames Toolbar 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 YoudaGames Toolbar, 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 YoudaGames Toolbar.
  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 YoudaGames Toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 14%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.43%
Windows Vista 28.57%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 28.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  Hong Kong 10.00%
  Norway 10.00%
  RS 10.00%
  Finland 10.00%
  Germany 10.00%
  DK 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 33.33%
Gateway 16.67%
Dell 16.67%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TX8... 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 14.29%
Gateway T3642 14.29%
FUJITSU SIEMENS G31T-M2 14.29%
eMachines EL1850 14.29%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 14.29%

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