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What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,696
United States Rank #12,124
Reach 0.0222%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.47 days
72.96 days >
Average installed length: 38.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.5599.1175 0.32%
2.0.5598.35365 0.32%
2.0.5598.17362 0.96%
2.0.5598.8359 0.32%
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2.0.5597.33566 0.32%
2.0.5597.24560 0.64%
2.0.5597.15564 0.96%
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2.0.5594.42562 0.96%
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2.0.5593.20951 1.28%
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2.0.5591.42546 1.92%
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2.0.5590.4746 1.28%
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2.0.5585.26331 2.24%
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2.0.5584.4727 0.32%
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2.0.5582.27264 1.28%
2.0.5582.8323 1.92%
2.0.5581.35321 0.32%
2.0.5581.19318 2.24%
2.0.5581.4729 1.28%
98 versions

browse pulse

What is browse pulse?

An adware program that installs as a web browser plugin to inject and display advertisements. Once installed the program will deliver ads including but not limited to banner ads, text-links, coupons and other offers both by injecting them in the user's web browser as well as displaying popups outside of the browser.

Overview

The most common release is 2.0.5585.26331, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 970.02 KB (993,304 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in browse pulse.
ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14.dll (74a83affddd03e6d8bfb5ae87e673673) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.12 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox
AVware 1.5.0.21 Adware.BrowseFox
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-9cde2735!Eldorado
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Yontoo.1757
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.04 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-9cde2735
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!74A83AFFDDD0
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dpgswu
nProtect 15.04.10.01 Adware.BrowseFox.CJ
Panda Antivirus 15.04.13.04 PUP/BrowsePulse
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98 Browse Fox
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Risk.Adware.Ahym
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0401
VIPRE Antivirus 39268 Adware.BrowseFox
       View all 24 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: browse pulse
URL: www.browsepulse.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\browse pulse
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\browse pulse\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 970.02 KB

Program filesFiles installed by browse pulse

Program module:ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\browse pulse\Extensions\ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14.dll
MD5:74a83affddd03e6d8bfb5ae87e673673
Additional files:
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'browse pulse' with the class of {ed8e593d-1965-4e45-9d55-d56162dcde14}.

How do I remove browse pulse?

Quickly and completely remove browse pulse from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall browse pulse 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 browse pulse, 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 browse pulse.
  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 browse pulse you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 48%
Win 8.1 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#14,696

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 48.40%
Windows 7 44.87%
Windows XP 3.85%
Windows Vista 2.56%
Windows 8.1 0.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 29.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.51%
Windows 7 Professional 13.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.62%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.21%
  Germany 10.71%
  France 10.46%
  Brazil 5.87%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  MA 2.55%
  DZ 2.55%
  Australia 1.53%
  Italy 1.02%
  Canada 1.02%
  Spain 1.02%
  Poland 1.02%
  UA 0.77%
  Netherlands 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.38%
Acer 17.86%
Dell 15.63%
ASUS 9.82%
Medion 5.80%
Lenovo 5.36%
Toshiba 4.91%
Samsung 3.13%
GIGABYTE 1.34%
Sony 0.89%
Intel 0.89%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 11.27%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.52%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.11%
Samsung RV415/RV515 1.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.41%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com

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