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Should I remove maucampo?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,409
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.06 days
149.28 days >
Average installed length: 78.44 days


2014.05.30.110639 0.31%
2014.05.24.230543 0.31%
2014.05.22.070511 0.31%
2014.05.21.110503 0.63%
2014.05.18.021526 2.19%
2014.05.17.101506 0.94%
2014.05.16.141341 0.31%
2014.05.14.164702 0.31%
2014.05.13.124652 0.63%
2014.05.13.004648 0.31%
2014.05.12.124647 0.63%
2014.05.10.164626 0.31%
2014.05.09.001342 0.31%
2014.05.08.183500 0.31%
2014.05.08.124119 0.31%
2014.05.06.204105 0.31%
2014.05.03.170724 0.31%
2014.05.03.090720 0.31%
2014.04.30.004244 0.94%
2014.04.29.145351 0.31%
2014.04.29.065347 0.31%
2014.04.28.053320 0.31%
2014.04.26.173307 0.31%
2014.04.25.173256 0.31%
2014.04.21.224755 1.56%
2014.04.20.234246 0.31%
2014.04.19.194240 0.63%
2014.04.19.114239 0.31%
2014.04.18.194235 0.31%
2014.04.18.004105 0.31%
2014.04.16.223222 0.94%
2014.04.15.214858 0.94%
2014.04.14.221712 0.94%
2014.04.12.002348 1.56%
2014.04.08.224842 1.88%
2014.04.07.215937 1.88%
2014.04.07.215924 0.94%
2014.04.04.200904 0.94%
2014.04.03.204536 0.31%
2014.04.01.223151 0.94%
2014.04.01.223110 0.63%
2014.03.28.231011 2.81%
2014.03.26.230543 0.63%
2014.03.24.222855 1.56%
2014.03.24.222835 0.63%
2014.03.20.003037 1.88%
2014.03.18.232050 0.63%
2014.03.18.231748 0.63%
2014.03.17.213131 0.31%
2014.03.15.013120 2.81%
2014.03.14.011814 0.63%
83 versions


What is maucampo?

maucampo is an adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together.


The most common release is 2014.03.28.231011, with over 28% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named maucampoBrowserFilter.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,064,223 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in maucampo.
maucampoBHO.dll (667f6ff5a4332ac99632352242f5ce32) has been flagged by the following 40 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 805 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent.4
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.09 Adware/Win32.Agent
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
avast! 2014.9-141121 Win32:BrowseFox-AX [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3283 BrowseFox.F
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BF
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent.4
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21411 Win.Adware.Agent-6796
Comodo Security 20030 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.28
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent
ESET-NOD32 8.10692 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet FortiGate 11/21/2014 Adware/Agent
F-Prot v6. W32/BadBHO.AW.gen
F-Secure 11.2014-21-11_6 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent.4
G Data 14.11.24 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent
Jiangmin KV141121 Adware/Agent.izz
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.13943 Trojan
K7GW 13.185.13943 Trojan ( 0049f9c61 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Agent.ah.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2014.11.21.12 PUP.Optional.Maucampo.A
McAfee 5600.6939 BrowseFox-FRR
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6939 BehavesLike.Win32.Trojan.dh
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Agent.4
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.cuenda
nProtect Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.249624
Qihoo-360 HEUR/Malware.QVM30.Gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.177046B9!393234105
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA EE
SUPERAntiSpyware 10224 Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
Symantec 11/21/2014 rev. 6 Yontoo.C!gen1
Tencent Win32.Adware.Agent.Woqh
Trend Micro 10.465.21 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EJM14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.325 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EJM14
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 34626 Yontoo (fs)
Zillya Adware.Agent.Win32.9037
updatemaucampo.exe (6f8fbe0f1324b22667678d5e7675ab7f) has been flagged by the following 34 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO
Agnitum Outpost Riskware.Agent!
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-AP [PUP]
AVG Maucampo.E25
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO
Comodo Security 20075 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.250
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO (B)
ESET-NOD32 10722 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/Agent
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO
G Data 24 Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO
K7 AntiVirus 9.185.14007 Unwanted-Program ( 0040f96b1 )
K7GW 9.185.14007 Unwanted-Program ( 0040f96b1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.aiwa
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Agent.ai.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Maucampo.A
McAfee BrowseFox.c
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BehavesLike.Win32.Dropper.fh
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.dgvmdi
Panda Antivirus Trj/Chgt.E
Qihoo-360 Malware.Radar03.Gen
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA PH
Tencent Win32.Adware.Agent.Wskt
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PJG14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0PJG14
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 34778 Yontoo (fs)
Zillya Adware.Agent.Win32.14746
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maucampo 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: maucampo
URL: maucampo.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\maucampo
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\maucampo\maucampouninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by maucampo

Program executable:maucampoBrowserFilter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\maucampo\maucampoBrowserFilter.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) maucampoBHO.dll - maucampo
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • maucampoUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updatemaucampo.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • maucampoBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'maucampo' with the class of {5d7d4fb9-aca5-4013-8879-c58dcd4df9f1}.
  • updatemaucampo.exe runs as a service named 'Update maucampo' (Update maucampo).

How do I remove maucampo?

Quickly and completely remove maucampo 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 maucampo 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 maucampo, 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 maucampo.
  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 maucampo you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.56%
Windows XP 17.50%
Windows 8 12.19%
Windows Vista 3.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.98%
Windows 7 Professional 15.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.77%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.79% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 14.79%
  DZ 14.08%
  Saudi Arabia 11.27%
  IQ 4.58%
  Indonesia 4.58%
  Iran 3.52%
  Egypt 3.52%
  TN 2.82%
  United States 2.46%
  Malaysia 2.11%
  JO 2.11%
  Australia 1.41%
  BD 1.41%
  BG 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.73%
Dell 23.27%
Acer 18.32%
Toshiba 4.46%
ASUS 4.46%
Lenovo 2.97%
Sahara 2.97%
Intel 2.48%
Samsung 2.48%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.44%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.72%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.04%
ECS G41T-M16 2.04%
ECS G31T-M7 2.04%

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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