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Should I remove DiVapton?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
78% remove it22% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,073
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.18 days
211.87 days >
Average installed length: 111.32 days


2013.12.07.011955 100.00%


What is DiVapton?

DiVapton is a web browser extension that will integrate itself into Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The extension/toolbar will modify the browser's search and home pages as well as various other features such as 404 erros and DNS redirections, etc as well as may change some browser settings that might cause lessen its security levels. This is a potentially unwanted program and may interfere with the functions of some of the browser's normal features and web search behaviors. In many cases in addition to modify the search provider and default home pages, the toolbar will push additional advertisements to the browser.

Once installed the software will add a number of unwanted features to the web browser including inline text and multi-site searching, comparison shopping, related search results, additional offers and coupons as well as website ratings and reviews. It does this by analyzing the content of the web pages the user is visiting as well as tracking the URLs and navigation. Additionally DiVapton will add features as desired after install through its 'auto-enabled updater' which runs as a Windows service.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

DiVapton content includes advertisements... User info is collected and shared for ad relevance and other purposes.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in DiVapton.
updateDiVapton.exe (177b321c3a027f73fe5e321428ec1535) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 7.9252 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.G
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
DiVaptonBHO.dll (72eda8f4e1c0707f08ad9f97c065b9ef) has been flagged by the following 38 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BM
Agnitum Outpost Riskware.Agent!
AhnLab-V3 2015.08.12.01 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BM
Arcabit Adware.BrowseFox.BM
avast! 8.0.1489.320 MSIL:BrowseFox-J [PUP]
AVG AdPlugin.CWR
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BM
Bkav FE W32.BrowseFoxAC.Adware
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 PUA.Divapton.Gen
Comodo Security 22987 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/S-f64f6ec1!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BM (B)
ESET-NOD32 12080 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
F-Prot W32/S-f64f6ec1!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BM
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BM
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.BrowseFox
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 9.207.16857 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
K7GW 9.207.16851 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.DiVapton.A
McAfee BrowseFox
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BM
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
nProtect 2015-08-11.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BM
Rising Antivirus PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA DE (PUA)
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R000C0OBG15
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 42808 Yontoo (fs)
Zillya Adware.BrowseFox.Win32.1013
       View all 41 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DiVapton
URL: divapton.biz/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DiVapton
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DiVapton\DiVaptonuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DiVapton

Program executable:updateDiVapton.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\DiVapton\updateDiVapton.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) DiVaptonBHO.dll - DiVapton
  • (Malware detected) updateDiVapton.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • DiVaptonBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DiVapton' with the class of {3bf42771-1b8a-4910-b3dc-eb330e40020a}.
  • updateDiVapton.exe runs as a service named 'Update DiVapton' (Update DiVapton).

How do I remove DiVapton?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 78%
Keep it 22%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.85%
Windows 10 17.07%
Windows XP 14.63%
Windows Vista 2.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.63%
Windows 7 Professional 12.20%
Windows 8 Pro 8.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.33% of installs come from Indonesia
Which countries install it?
  Indonesia 9.33%
  Iran 8.00%
  Italy 8.00%
  Egypt 6.67%
  MA 5.33%
  Saudi Arabia 5.33%
  United States 5.33%
  DZ 4.00%
  RS 4.00%
  TN 4.00%
  United Arab Emirates 2.67%
  BG 2.67%
  Brazil 2.67%
  Czech Republic 2.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.48%
Hewlett-Packard 18.52%
Dell 9.26%
ASUS 7.41%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Intel 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Medion 3.70%
Gateway 1.85%
Compaq 1.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.03%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.03%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745 1.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.52%

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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