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Should I remove BatBrowse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,254
United States Rank #25,304
Reach 0.0130%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.19 days
300.74 days >
Average installed length: 158.01 days


1.0.0 100.00%

BatBrowse 1.0.0

What is BatBrowse?

BatBrowse is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search-based hijacking/injection as well as contextual advertising. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities. By installing a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Internet Explorer, the extension has the ability to monitor and track a user web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads in addition to its search redirection.

"The Software is supported by various types of advertising, including, without limitation, search, banner, text link, transitional, interstitial and full page ads. Ads and features that appear on websites by using the Software are not associated with or endorsed by any underlying websites."

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software provides a suite of browser features that customize and enhance your interaction with various websites by rendering graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content in your browser. Such features include, without limitation, toolbars and applications for providing enhanced search results, browsin...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BatBrowse.
BatBrowseBHO.dll (cbb2bb939eb97ffdd50a82140eb02f75) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 7.9067 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Malwarebytes v2013.11.24.03 PUP.Optional.BatBrowse.A
Trend Micro 10.465.24 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.328 ADW_BHO
updateBatBrowse.exe (aab6093613b4952af3a580a37e1e8ec9) has been flagged by the following 20 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kranet!
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.bH
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ (B)
ESET-NOD32 10207 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
G Data 24 Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
Kaspersky not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee Artemis!AAB6093613B4
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
nProtect 2014-08-05.01 Adware.SwiftBrowse.AQ
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.e4c
Sophos 4.98.0 Browse Fox
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0803
VIPRE Antivirus 31944 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 25 all detections
BatBrowse 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: BatBrowse
URL: batbrowse.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BatBrowse
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BatBrowse\BatBrowseuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 637.6 KB

Program filesFiles installed by BatBrowse 1.0.0

Program module:BatBrowseBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Signed by:BatBrowse
Path:C:\Program Files\BatBrowse\BatBrowseBHO.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) BatBrowseBHO.dll - BatBrowse
  • (Malware detected) updateBatBrowse.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BatBrowseBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BatBrowse' with the class of {b67b3dbb-c1c9-49d2-b016-2748b0b5017e}.
  • updateBatBrowse.exe runs as a service named 'Update BatBrowse' (Update BatBrowse).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013019643%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00067631%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00062565%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:68,427
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:586 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:15 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove BatBrowse?

You can uninstall BatBrowse 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BatBrowse 1.0.0, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 BatBrowse.
  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 BatBrowse 1.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.08%
Windows 10 28.13%
Windows XP 12.50%
Windows Vista 4.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.90%
Windows 7 Professional 10.32%
Windows 8.1 9.92%
Windows 8 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.90%
  Germany 7.97%
  Italy 7.57%
  MA 6.77%
  France 4.78%
  Belgium 4.38%
  DZ 3.98%
  Poland 3.98%
  United Kingdom 3.59%
  Brazil 3.19%
  TN 2.79%
  Australia 2.79%
  India 2.79%
  Canada 2.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.25%
Acer 19.77%
Dell 13.56%
Toshiba 8.47%
ASUS 7.34%
Samsung 6.21%
Intel 5.08%
Lenovo 4.52%
Medion 2.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.80%
Acer Aspire V5-571G 2.40%
ASUSTeK X55CR 1.60%
ASUSTeK X550CC 1.60%
Dell Inspiron N5050 1.60%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.60%

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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