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Should I remove web waltz?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,369
United States Rank #44,361
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.62 days
195.27 days >
Average installed length: 102.60 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.04.17.044835 4.35%
2015.04.15.124830 4.35%
2015.04.10.182204 4.35%
2015.04.07.042234 4.35%
2015.04.06.182233 4.35%
2015.04.04.162231 4.35%
2015.04.02.192214 4.35%
2015.03.24.160402 4.35%
2015.03.23.144938 4.35%
2015.03.21.064830 4.35%
2015.03.18.155155 4.35%
2015.03.12.190459 4.35%
2015.03.12.140501 4.35%
2015.03.10.170447 4.35%
2015.03.08.140349 8.70%
2015.03.07.170340 4.35%
2015.03.06.200349 4.35%
2015.03.06.150351 4.35%
2015.03.06.000347 4.35%
2015.02.21.014902 13.04%

web waltz

What is web waltz?

web waltz is a browser adware component that injects coupon and price offers.

Overview

web waltz is a software program developed by Yontoo Technology. The most common release is 2015.02.21.014902, with over 98% 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 webwaltzbho.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 3.58 MB (3,752,424 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 56% of users of web waltz come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in web waltz.
webwaltzbho.dll (d23d64affa4456d4d47f74eba06e8e6f) has been flagged by the following 28 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bkav FE 1.3.0.6379 W32.HfsAdware
Comodo Security 21739 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/S-304afd20!Eldorado
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Yontoo.1734
ESET-NOD32 9.11462 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/S-304afd20
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.9.0 PUA.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150413 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15567 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15567 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.03 PUP.Optional.WebWaltz.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!D23D64AFFA44
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.15411 PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA OI
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Suspicious.Woft
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00CI15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00CI15
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 39276 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 28 all detections
web waltz 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 web waltz.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: web waltz
URL: webwaltz.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\web waltz
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\web waltz\webwaltzuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by web waltz

Program module:webwaltzbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:web waltz
Path:C:\Program Files\web waltz\webwaltzbho.dll
MD5:d23d64affa4456d4d47f74eba06e8e6f
Additional files:
  • updatewebwaltz.exe
  • webwaltzUn.exe
  • webwaltzUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • webwaltzbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'web waltz 1.0.0.7' with the class of {77980a3c-fa45-4070-8bde-7e9af6d76228}.
Service
  • updatewebwaltz.exe runs as a service named 'Update web waltz' (Update web waltz).

How do I remove web waltz?

Quickly and completely remove web waltz 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 web waltz 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 web waltz, 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 web waltz.
  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 web waltz you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 61%
Win 7 4%
 
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 8 60.87%
Windows 7 34.78%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 43.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.43%
Windows 8.1 Connected 17.39%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows Vista Business 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.56%
  Germany 19.44%
  France 5.56%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Argentina 2.78%
  Italy 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  Australia 2.78%
  Mexico 2.78%
  New Zealand 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 47.62%
Acer 23.81%
Toshiba 9.52%
Lenovo 4.76%
Medion 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Common models
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 8.70%
LENOVO 20383 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.35%
Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 4.35%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 4.35%
Sony SVE14A35CXH 4.35%

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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