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Should I remove CheckMeUp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,871
United States Rank #14,411
Reach 0.0150%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.24 days
125.05 days >
Average installed length: 65.71 days


What is CheckMeUp?

CheckMeUp is a web browser extension that injects display advertising in the user's browser. Ads are displayed in the form of banners and contextual text-links and are both injected in white space areas of the HTML page or over existing ads of the underlying web site. These ads are typically for PC optimization utilities, other bundled malware or other types of malvertising.

From the terms of service: "The Software provides you with FREE features that will enhance your use of the Internet and your ability to make the most out of information around the web. Note that like most online features, by installing the Software you provide your consent to make few minor changes in your browser’s and operating system’s default preferences which enable the installation of the Software. At all times you will be able to revert back the changed settings again, by accessing the settings option of your browser and disable the Software (if you are using Internet Explorer (“IE”) or Fire Fox (“FF”) browser) or to uninstall the Software to revert back any change (if you are using Google Chrome (“Chrome”))."

About  (from Revizer Technologies)

The Software offers you several features that will enhance your online experience and your use of information across the web. By using the Software you can mark text online and to: (a) magnify the selected text for easy review; (b) search for related texts and results on the web using common search engines; (c) highlig...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Runs in the Firefox, Chrome and Firefox web browsers
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in CheckMeUp.
CheckMeUp.exe (819f5618276201da4dd9b21d7583ff27) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Trojan.Generic.11949713
AVware Revizer (fs)
Bitdefender Trojan.Generic.11949713
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Generic.11949713
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Trojan.Generic.11949713
G Data 14.11.24 Trojan.Generic.11949713
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.Generic.11949713
nProtect Trojan.Generic.11949713
Sophos 4.98 AddLyrics
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 34108 Revizer (fs)
l7CheckMeUpB49.exe (c5d7835d447af8226ce34bf678c71b0b) has been flagged by the following 27 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Application.Zusy.124542
Agnitum Outpost PUA.AddLyrics!
AVG AddLyrics_r.GI
Avira ADWARE/AddLyrics.733184.13
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.77
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Application.Zusy.124542
Comodo Security 21739 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/S-0ca349d1!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Lyrics.544
ESET-NOD32 11462 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.DN
F-Prot W32/S-0ca349d1!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Application.Zusy
G Data 25 Gen:Variant.Application.Zusy.124542
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15567 Adware ( 004b87531 )
K7GW 9.202.15567 Adware ( 004b87531 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.cyx
McAfee RDN/Generic PUP.x!cvv
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BehavesLike.Win32.Dropper.bh
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Application.Zusy.124542
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA AK
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent Win32.Adware.Addlyrics.Taex
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R03EC0OD615
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R03EC0OD615
VIPRE Antivirus 39274 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
184.dll (9b3a23312ff8740fcca86bc8a49e129d) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074
Agnitum Outpost PUA.AddLyrics!
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.08.00 PUP/Win32.BlockAndSurf
ALYac Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG AddLyrics.AV
AVware Revizer.b (fs)
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 Adware.Addlyrics.A5
Comodo Security 21685 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074 (B)
ESET-NOD32 11439 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.DU
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor
G Data 25 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074
McAfee Artemis!9B3A23312FF8
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.168074
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.Symmi/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Adware.Htvu
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R02KC0OBQ15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R02KC0OBQ15
VIPRE Antivirus 39154 Revizer.b (fs)
       View all 62 all detections
CheckMeUp has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: CheckMeUp-software
URL: revizer.com/technology
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ver9checkmeup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ver9CheckMeUp\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CheckMeUp

Program executable:CheckMeUp.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\ver8checkmeup\CheckMeUp.exe
Additional files:
  • CheckMeUp.exe - CheckMeUp
  • (Malware detected) l7CheckMeUpB49.exe - Tester (Installation support)
  • 184.crx
  • (Malware detected) 184.dll
  • 184.xpi
  • 184_x64.dll
  • l7CheckMeUpB49.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - For Windows

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 184.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CheckMeUp' with the class of {92570AE2-E26F-C6F6-391D-606A0FB7D9F7}.
Scheduled Task
  • l7CheckMeUpB49.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CheckMeUp Update' (runs daily at 01:50 p. m.).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • l7CheckMeUpB49.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CheckMeUp Update.

How do I remove CheckMeUp?

You can uninstall CheckMeUp 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 CheckMeUp, 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 CheckMeUp.
  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 CheckMeUp you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Google Chrome

Win 10 45%
Win 8.1 1%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.47%
Windows 10 45.45%
Windows XP 3.70%
Windows Vista 3.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 24.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.58%
Windows 7 Professional 7.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.42%
Windows 8 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.93%
  France 8.27%
  Spain 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  United Kingdom 3.73%
  Italy 2.93%
  Brazil 2.40%
  Australia 2.40%
  Mexico 2.13%
  Canada 1.60%
  DZ 1.07%
  Israel 1.07%
  Saudi Arabia 1.07%
  TT 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.67%
Acer 17.78%
ASUS 14.67%
Dell 12.00%
Lenovo 8.89%
Toshiba 8.00%
Samsung 3.56%
American Megatrends 1.33%
Alienware 0.89%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.59%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.50%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.50%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.80%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.10%


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