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What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,610
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.44 days
219.44 days >
Average installed length: 115.30 days


1.0.0 100.00%

DiVapton 1.0.0

What is DiVapton?

This toolbar/web browser extension is ad/search-supported that is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to an affiliate search portal using a primary search engine in order to collect shared search revenue.

The software is digitally signed by DiVapton.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software provides a suite of browser features that customize and enhance your interaction with various websites by rendering graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content in your browser. Such features include, without limitation, toolbars and applications for providing enhanced search results, browsin...  Read more


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 DiVaptonBHO.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 972.53 KB (995,867 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • 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.
DiVaptonBHO.dll (0f5a8586a33cb6bab7e93e4b0a9a1c1f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 7.9073 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Malwarebytes v2013.11.22.12 PUP.Optional.DiVapton.A
VIPRE Antivirus 23552 Yontoo (fs)
updateDiVapton.exe (70380081e40225c199e8d2f3f1c43bbc) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Riskware.Agent!
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.45
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.35
ESET-NOD32 9709 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/BrowseFox
Malwarebytes 1.75.0001 PUP.Optional.DiVapton.A
McAfee Artemis!70380081E402
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!70380081E402
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Yontoo.C
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 TROJ_SPNV.03DI14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_SPNV.03DI14
VIPRE Antivirus 28524 Yontoo
       View all 16 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: 972.53 KB

Program filesFiles installed by DiVapton 1.0.0

Program module:DiVaptonBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Signed by:DiVapton
Path:C:\Program Files\DiVapton\DiVaptonBHO.dll
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 {c57d2bce-72ba-4415-b949-df992b4898f4}.
  • updateDiVapton.exe runs as a service named 'Update DiVapton' (Update DiVapton).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:22.04 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015536801%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00077824%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00077544%
0.015104% average

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 1.0.0, 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 1.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.37%
Windows XP 13.49%
Windows 10 10.20%
Windows Vista 3.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 43.05%
Windows 7 Professional 14.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.28%
Windows 8 Pro 4.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.43% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 21.43%
  DZ 9.64%
  IQ 8.93%
  United States 4.64%
  Israel 4.64%
  Egypt 4.64%
  Saudi Arabia 3.93%
  TN 3.57%
  Brazil 3.21%
  United Arab Emirates 2.14%
  Hong Kong 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Thailand 1.43%
  Greece 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.66%
Dell 23.40%
Acer 21.81%
Lenovo 4.79%
Toshiba 4.26%
Samsung 4.26%
American Megatrends 3.19%
Compaq 1.06%
Sahara 1.06%
Common models
HP 620 3.60%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.60%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.88%
HP Compaq dc5850 Microtow... 2.88%
Dell Vostro 1540 2.16%

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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