25,137,951 programs installed

Should I remove YoutubeAdblocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,030
United States Rank #5,698
Reach 0.4191%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.13 days
357.97 days >
Average installed length: 188.09 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.3.0.1984 0.07%
4.3.0.1975 0.07%
4.3.0.1913 0.07%
4.3.0.1912 0.41%
4.3.0.1902 0.07%
4.3.0.1893 0.07%
4.3.0.1882 0.07%
4.3.0.1852 0.07%
4.3.0.1842 0.07%
4.3.0.1774 0.07%
4.3.0.1730 0.07%
4.3.0.1718 0.07%
4.3.0.1667 0.55%
4.3.0.1663 0.07%
4.3.0.1648 2.41%
4.3.0.1644 0.07%
4.3.0.1633 0.07%
4.3.0.1589 0.07%
4.3.0.1583 0.07%
4.3.0.1560 0.07%
4.3.0.1548 3.03%
4.3.0.1535 0.07%
4.3.0.1489 0.07%
4.3.0.1470 0.07%
4.3.0.1451 0.07%
4.3.0.1443 0.07%
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4.3.0.1386 0.07%
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4.3.0.1355 0.14%
4.3.0.1347 0.07%
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4.3.0.1256 0.07%
4.3.0.1213 0.07%
4.3.0.1107 0.34%
4.3.0.1037 0.07%
4.2.0.1941 0.07%
4.2.0.1837 0.07%
4.2.0.1811 0.07%
4.2.0.1763 0.07%
4.2.0.1747 0.07%
4.2.0.1729 0.07%
4.2.0.1716 0.28%
4.2.0.1702 0.07%
4.2.0.1690 0.07%
637 versions

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YoutubeAdblocker

Please note, Should I Remove It? does not in anyway endorse the software or publisher displayed here. The page exists for informational purposes only to help you make an informed removal decision.

What is YoutubeAdblocker?

This is a variant of the SK.Enhancer trojan hijacker which will modify the web browser search and home pages as well as download additional software from givemefilesnow.info (and other sites).

About  (from Artur Kozak)

YouTubeAdBlocker is a software program that improves your Web browsing experience by helping you control and manage your Web content. This includes automatically setting the YouTubeAdBlocker to block, filter, and remove those annoying and troublesome ads that pop out in your Web browsers, interrupting your browsing exp...  Read more

Overview

YoutubeAdblocker is a program developed by Artur Kozak. The most used version is 4.3.0.1548, with over 30% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is OcvsP9Xje.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 677 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,106,296 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 15% of users of YoutubeAdblocker come from the United States, it is also popular in MA and DZ.
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in YoutubeAdblocker.
OcvsP9Xje.exe (6223a19e77e3b9b4f633e8863ee1cf40) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Adware.MegaSearch
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.MegaSearch
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVG 2015.0.3582 Generic5
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14126 Adware.Win32.BHO.45
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4923 W32.FafolpikLTAAS.Trojan
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Trojan.Crossrider.14
ESET-NOD32 8.9339 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 1/26/2014 Adware/Megasearch
G Data 14.1.24 Win32.Trojan.Agent.L8O9K0
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.AdWare
K7 AntiVirus 13.175.10963 Riskware
K7GW 13.175.10963 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.4407 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.MegaSearch.at.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.02 PUP.Optional.MultiPlug.A
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!6223A19E77E3
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!6223A19E77E3
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57380 Trojan.Win32.Crossrider.cqhoch
Panda Antivirus 14.01.26.02 Adware/SaveShare
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/Malware.QVM10.Gen
Sophos 4.97 MultiPlug
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.MegaSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 25826 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
xv.exe (2f21b030acc94619252a33d36dc2694c) has been flagged by the following 33 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Application.Generic.581476
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 Adware.MegaSearch!U3F4HYVicxo
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.09.00 Trojan/Win32.Preloader
Avira AntiVir 7.11.124.42 SPR/Tool.494080.4
Antiy-AVL 2.0.3.7 AdWare/Win32.MegaSearch
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Malware-gen
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AKLS
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MegaSearch.40
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Application.Generic.581476
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.FoltaskmeLTAAJ.Trojan
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 Adware.Megasearch.at (Not a Virus)
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.31
ESET-NOD32 9264 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/MultiPlug_K
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.581476
G Data 22 Application.Generic.581476
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.6.0 Win32.Malware
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/MegaSearch.nyr
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10766 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
K7GW 9.175.10776 Riskware ( 0040f01a1 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1221 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.at
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.MegaSearch.at.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.CRXDrop.A
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!2F21B030ACC9
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!2F21B030ACC9
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Application.Generic.581476
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Riskware.Win32.MegaSearch.cqxtkw
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/Genetic.gen
Sophos 4.96.0 Generic PUA IC
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00LP13
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00LP13
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.MegaSearch
VIPRE Antivirus 25218 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Ki.exe (9c354249e2b00af7362d8eecaee9b2b2) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.26.00 Adware/Win32.Agent
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AKUZ
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.40
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4923 W32.DropperMsilB.Trojan
Comodo Security 17676 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9339 a variant of Win32/AdWare.MultiPlug.K.gen
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/MultiPlug_K
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.5.6.0 Trojan.SuspectCRC
K7 AntiVirus 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
K7GW 9.175.10963 Adware ( 00490ca81 )
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.Multiplug
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!9C354249E2B0
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!9C354249E2B0
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Suspicious file
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Trojan.Gen.2
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH05A614
VIPRE Antivirus 25818 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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YoutubeAdblocker has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: topyoutubeadblocker.info
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\youtubeadblocker
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\YoutubeAdblocker\sbfpHAvbmiW.exe" /s /n /C:"ExecuteCommands;UninstallCommands" ""
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by YoutubeAdblocker

Program executable:OcvsP9Xje.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\youtubeadblocker\OcvsP9Xje.exe
MD5:6223a19e77e3b9b4f633e8863ee1cf40
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) kI.exe (by Setup)
  • (Malware detected) xv.exe (by Setup)

How do I remove YoutubeAdblocker?

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Or, you can uninstall YoutubeAdblocker 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 YoutubeAdblocker, 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 YoutubeAdblocker.
  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) 54%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#2,030

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.81%
Windows 8 20.43%
Windows XP 7.84%
Windows Vista 1.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.47%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.98%
Windows 7 Professional 12.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.80%
Windows 8 Pro 4.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.62%
  MA 12.51%
  DZ 5.65%
  Brazil 5.20%
  Egypt 4.97%
  Indonesia 3.01%
  Saudi Arabia 2.94%
  Italy 2.71%
  IQ 2.64%
  TN 2.34%
  Israel 2.11%
  United Kingdom 1.96%
  India 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.69%
Acer 22.83%
Dell 12.85%
ASUS 8.75%
Toshiba 6.73%
Lenovo 5.50%
GIGABYTE 5.26%
Samsung 3.64%
Sony 3.10%
American Megatrends 1.93%
Intel 1.32%
MSI 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.53%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.65%
HP 630 Notebook PC 1.21%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.21%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 1.10%

comments1 comment

user comment
user comment
g t 3 months ago
After uninstalling this, computer hangs for about 10s every time I'm trying to open Youtube video in any browser. problem does not apper while the adblocker is still installed.