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Should I remove diamondata?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #15,251
United States Rank #27,701
Reach 0.0207%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.02 days
266.21 days >
Average installed length: 139.87 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.0 100.00%

diamondata 3.0.0

What is diamondata?

The diamondata adware is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. This toolbar currently supports Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. 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 co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.

What it does:
- Modifies the default search engine and search provider.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search functionality from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found".
- May display contextual advertising.

The software is distributed through various 3rd-party bundleware installation including goforfiles.com (Righway Technologies) and simple-files.com (Blisbury LLP).

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

We promise to keep the diamondata product suite free for everyone to use! In order to keep diamondata free, we're supported by advertisements on the websites where diamondata is working hard to improve your web experience. These ads are not affiliated with nor endorsed by the underlying website on which they appear. di...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in diamondata.
diamondataBHO.dll (d743439590f5d4c2afde851d466fdf5b) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Agent
Avira AntiVir 7.11.144.160 APPL/BrowseFox.Gen2
Antiy-AVL 0.1.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Baidu-International 4.0.3.14422 Adware.Win32.Agent.aeRS
CAT-QuickHeal 4.14.12.00 AdWare.Agent.ahbx (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 18144 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0112 Trojan.BPlug.17
ESET-NOD32 8.9704 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet FortiGate 4/22/2014 Adware/Agent
G Data 14.4.24 Win32.Application.BrowseFox
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 13.176.11833 Unwanted-Program
K7GW 13.176.11833 Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3976 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Agent.ah.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.04.22.05 PUP.Optional.DiamonData.A
McAfee 5600.7152 Artemis!D743439590F5
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7152 Artemis!D743439590F5
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.59492 Riskware.Win32.Agent.cqycvd
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA EO
SUPERAntiSpyware 10650 Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.F47V0301
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.0 AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 28474 Yontoo (fs)
updatediamondata.exe (a008dfdb1248a952c9ae2c0b652edf41) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 5.5.1.3 PUA.Kranet!
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVware 1.5.0.16 Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International 3.5.1.41473 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
ESET-NOD32 10300 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.7.5.0 PUA.BrowseFox
K7 AntiVirus 9.183.13139 Trojan ( 0049c6b61 )
K7GW 9.183.13139 Trojan ( 0049c6b61 )
Kaspersky 12.0.0.1225 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.DiamonData.A
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!A008DFDB1248
Panda Antivirus 10.0.3.5 Trj/Chgt.B
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0817
VIPRE Antivirus 32462 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 39 all detections
diamondata 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

Displayed publisher: diamondata
URL: diamondata.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\diamondata
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\diamondata\diamondatauninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by diamondata 3.0.0

Program executable:diamondataOPC.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\diamondata\diamondataOPC.exe
MD5:19730ed08b8566f3da266d05ce10dae1
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) diamondataBHO.dll - diamondata
  • diamondata.Common.dll - diamondata Common
  • (Malware detected) updatediamondata.exe
  • diamondataUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • diamondataBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'diamondata' with the class of {9cfa5939-8996-40ed-97bb-3c34c4ae8501}.
Service
  • updatediamondata.exe runs as a service named 'Update diamondata' (Update diamondata).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

updatediamondata.exe
Memory:14.18 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001270073%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00006350%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00006350%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:54,473
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:627 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:252 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove diamondata?

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Or, you can uninstall diamondata 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 diamondata 3.0.0, 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 diamondata.
  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 diamondata 3.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.69%
Windows 8 17.93%
Windows XP 10.34%
Windows Vista 1.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.48%
Windows 7 Professional 12.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 8 Pro 4.83%
Windows 8 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.36%
  MA 8.00%
  Germany 5.82%
  India 4.36%
  Taiwan 4.00%
  DZ 4.00%
  IQ 2.91%
  Philippines 2.91%
  Brazil 2.55%
  TN 2.55%
  Iran 2.55%
  Egypt 2.55%
  France 2.18%
  Thailand 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.89%
Dell 19.29%
Acer 17.26%
ASUS 12.18%
GIGABYTE 5.58%
Toshiba 5.58%
Samsung 5.08%
American Megatrends 2.54%
Lenovo 2.03%
Intel 1.52%
Medion 1.02%
Packard Bell 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.35%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.90%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.90%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.17%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.17%

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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Anonymousover a year ago
This program has infected my entire computer and I've had my computer freeze a lot and I had BSOD a lot too. Then I removed this program and my computer doesn't freeze anymore! I highly recommend removing it!!!