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Should I remove Coolyou?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,522
United States Rank #47,421
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 271.04 days
1137.44 days >
Average installed length: 597.64 days


What is Coolyou?

From the app's privacy policy: "We may collect certain information about your web usage and websites you have visited, which may be shared with third parties and used for advertising."

About  (from CoolYou)

In today's world, people prefer everything handed to them on a silver platter.
So of course the internet is the exact same way – we all want everything we need, right here and right now!
The CoolYou application is a simple desktop gadget that we built which enables you get all the great content that you like, ri...  Read more


During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named CoolYou.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 545.93 KB (559,036 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Coolyou.
CoolYou.exe (2096b76b1a5d4e5ce2bcb19c0fada911) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.GenUpdater
ESET-NOD32 7.9395 Win32/GenUpdater
K7 AntiVirus 13.175.11103 Trojan
K7GW 13.175.11103 Trojan ( 0048e3021 )
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.05 Trojan.Dropper
MicroWorld-eScan Win32/GenUpdater (ES)
Sophos 4.97 MultiPlug
bhoclass.dll (4b35f6c1f932f52fa9901fbc47b432df) has been flagged by the following 24 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Adware.MultiPlug!jIi3Hs0/X+0
AhnLab-V3 2013.05.22.05 Win-Trojan/Injector.M.142848
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG Skodna.Generic.ADV
Commtouch SDK W32/BHO.GFXI-8075
Comodo Security 16299 Application.Win32.AdWare.BHO.~A
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3865
Emsisoft Anti-Malware VirTool.Win32.Injector.AMN (A)
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8361 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/MultiPlug
F-Prot W32/BHO.GB
G Data 22 Win32:Adware-gen
K7 AntiVirus 9.168.8730 Riskware
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Generic PUP.x!brl
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Generic PUP.x!brl
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.9506 VirTool:Win32/Injector.DM
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Bho.vgpfw
Sophos 4.89.0 CNav
Total Defense 37.0.10432 Win32/BHO.NFI
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_MULTIPLUG
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_MULTIPLUG
VIPRE Antivirus 17994 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
5058c3e3eeb04.dll (633e7480df2a82ffb537684d1c4b5be1) has been flagged by the following 15 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG Generic5.KNT
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.15
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.AMN (A)
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 8147 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.B
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/MultiPlug
Jiangmin 16.0.100 Trojan/Genome.dbov
Malwarebytes PUP.DownloadnSave
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Generic PUP.x!brx
McAfee-GW-Edition 2012.1 Generic PUP.x!brx
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Plugin.xnzwc
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.14LM12
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.14LM12
VIPRE Antivirus 16214 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (2628f4240552cc3b2ba04ee51078ae0c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.A
Comodo Security 17071 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8888 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/MultiPlug
runtime.dll (ddfdd5f85a5fde5b6b7b9b01643248ef) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Trojan.Win32.GenUpdater.gen
Comodo Security 17390 UnclassifiedMalware
ESET-NOD32 9136 Win32/GenUpdater
VIPRE Antivirus 24046 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 54 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Coolyou
URL: coolyouapp.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\coolyou
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Coolyou\uninstall.exe /path=C:\ProgramData\Coolyou
Estimated size: 545.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Coolyou

Program executable:CoolYou.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) 5058c3e3eeb04.dll - IEPlugin
  • (Malware detected) bhoclass.dll
  • (Malware detected) CoolYou.exe
  • (Malware detected) runtime.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 5058c3e3eeb04.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Bcool Class' with the class of {BAB11DA8-718C-9438-7DDF-B1C76BA56181} (Bcool).
  • bhoclass.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Codecv Class' with the class of {98BF2797-08A8-EFE6-28ED-3C38BD2E96FC} (Codecv).
Scheduled Task
  • CoolYou.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OptimizerProUpdaterRefreshTask' (runs daily at 3:35 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CoolYou.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TheBflixUpdaterTask{13056FFF-BF75-4BFD-B4A0-A3CDFFDA8D9E}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001348045%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012213%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001267%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,388
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:50 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Coolyou?

Quickly and completely remove Coolyou from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove Coolyou from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Coolyou 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 Coolyou, 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 Coolyou.
  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 Coolyou you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 8 4%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.91%
Windows XP 13.04%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows 8 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.35%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.06%
  Belgium 5.88%
  Brazil 5.88%
  Sweden 5.88%
  Australia 2.94%
  Canada 2.94%
  Chile 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Ireland 2.94%
  Israel 2.94%
  JO 2.94%
  Philippines 2.94%
  Romania 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.84%
Acer 31.58%
Toshiba 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 11.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 5.88%
Sony VPCEH30EB 5.88%
Packard Bell EasyNote TJ6... 5.88%
Packard Bell DOT SE 5.88%
HP-Pavilion KX643AA-ABV s... 5.88%


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