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Browser Guard 2010

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Browser Guard 2010 is a program developed by Trend Micro. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is bgui.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 5.08 MB (5,326,336 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\trend micro\browser guard 2010
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D4ADDB2A-EE3C-41a7-88DF-99333DAE18E3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.08 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Browser Guard 2010

Program executable:bgui.exe
Name:Browser Guard 2010
Path:C:\Program Files\trend micro\browser guard 2010\bgui.exe
Additional files:
  • outer_amsp_clientlibrary.dll - Trend Micro Anti-Malware Solution Platform
  • tmfbeng.dll - Trend Micro Feedback Engine
  • tmams.dll - Browser Guard 2010
  • tmbgcfg.dll
  • tmieg.dll
  • tmiegdbg.dll
  • tmiegpc.dll
  • tmiegscan.dll
  • tmiegsrv.exe
  • tmsa32.dll - SALineup (TMSAEng Dynamic Link Library)
  • bpmnt.dll - VSAPI (BPMNT)
  • vsapi32.dll - vsapi32
  • tmams64.dll
  • tmbgcfg64.dll
  • tmieg64.dll
  • tmiegdbg64.dll
  • tmiegpc64.dll
  • tmiegscan64.dll
  • memboot.dll
  • tmbgcfg2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tmams.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TMIEGBHO Class' with the class of {F1AD4A42-BA52-47BC-89DF-3F68F24C017F} (TMIEGBHO).
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • tmieg.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'TMBGBAR TOOLBAR' with the class of {C8137A8D-415D-450C-A1B1-D0C519D45296} (Trend Micro BG Toolbar).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bgui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Trend Micro Browser Guard v2.0 Beta' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\Browser Guard 2010\BGUI.EXE".

How do I remove Browser Guard 2010?

Quickly and completely remove Browser Guard 2010 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Browser Guard 2010 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 Browser Guard 2010, 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 Browser Guard 2010.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Browser Guard 2010 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About Trend Micro

Trend Micro is a software security company that developes the Titanium Internet Security, Trend Micro Worry-Free Business Security, OfficeScan, and other security products and services.
Publisher URL: www.trendmicro.com


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