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What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #37,552
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.82 days
584.64 days >
Average installed length: 307.19 days

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CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures

What is CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures?

CoolPic is a potentially unwanted application that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to the search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a 3rd-party distribution.

Functionality of the toolbar includes:
- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.
- Adds additional functionality that is designed to protect the search and home page settings.


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 main program executable is Extension32.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 10.95 MB (11,486,242 bytes). ExtensionUpdaterService.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures.
ExtensionUpdaterService.exe (7c95cfe2c171173589c5db9c98c8bd73) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9339 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.BitCocktail.B
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Symantec 8/7/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.Agent.188760
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Bitcoktail
URL: www.bitcoktail.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures

Program module:Extension32.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures\Extension32.dll
Additional files:
  • Extension32.dll
  • Extension64.dll
  • (Malware detected) ExtensionUpdaterService.exe
  • InstallerHelper.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Extension32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures' with the class of {FEFE89E5-A43F-4f4b-8211-B11D91D02135} (CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures Helper).
  • ExtensionUpdaterService.exe runs as a service named 'CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures Updater' (CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures Updater).

How do I remove CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures?

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Or, you can uninstall CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures 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 CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures, 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 CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures.
  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 CoolPic - Fun Social Pictures you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP2) 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.71%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows XP 11.76%
Windows Vista 5.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 8 11.76%
Windows 7 Professional 5.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  Germany 13.64%
  United Kingdom 13.64%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Toshiba 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 6.25%
Sony 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
Intel 6.25%
Common models
Unknow Unknow 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 6.25%
Packard Bell ENTS13 6.25%
Medion P6627 6.25%


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