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Should I remove EnhanceTronic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,998
United States Rank #15,480
Reach 0.0110%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.55 days
163.85 days >
Average installed length: 86.09 days


2014.03.26.223315 1.39%
2014.03.26.004123 2.31%
2014.03.24.232203 1.39%
2014.03.20.233601 6.48%
2014.03.20.002228 1.39%
2014.03.18.224705 1.39%
2014.03.17.204421 0.93%
2014.03.15.013120 1.85%
2014.03.11.234342 3.24%
2014.03.10.230909 0.46%
2014.03.07.185813 4.17%
2014.02.26.051729 21.76%
2014.02.24.175405 2.31%
2014.02.21.042329 3.70%
2014.02.19.185302 1.39%
2014.02.18.174830 0.46%
2014.02.13.012613 6.94%
2014.02.11.223523 0.93%
2014.02.11.012800 0.46%
2014.02.05.222752 9.26%
2014.02.04.044224 1.39%
2014.02.01.021226 3.70%
2014.01.29.231828 1.39%
2014.01.28.010740 2.31%
2014.01.25.024532 4.63%
2014.01.16.004518 10.19%
2014.01.10.202510 3.24%
2013.12.13.195408 0.93%


What is EnhanceTronic?

This is an adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products, all so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue.

Once infected by this common symptoms include:
- Random web page text is turned into hyperlinks.
- Ads with red click here button will pop up when those links are hovered on.
- Other unwanted adware programs might get installed without the user's knowledge.
- Browser popups appear which recommend fake updates or other software.
- Web pages become extremely slow to download due to the multiple ads.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

This free, ad-supported application allows you to browse coupons and deals from merchant sites. The application works by detecting supported coupons while you browse the site and displays them in the browser through a drop down window. This browser application integrates a new feature that displays search results from ...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • 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 EnhanceTronic.
EnhanceTronicBHO.dll (67b123b8b98f53933b21972396a3fc21) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.Agent
Comodo Security 17614 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
ESET-NOD32 8.9293 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet FortiGate 1/26/2014 Adware/Agent
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Agent.ah.(kcloud)
Sophos 4.96 Generic PUA JP
SUPERAntiSpyware 10822 Trojan.Hoster
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0111
VIPRE Antivirus 25450 Adware.Agent
updateEnhanceTronic.exe (7f96d2cb5defe14cd8ea6677f740409a) has been flagged by the following 30 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BN
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BN
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-GJ [PUP]
AVG Generic.C9C
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BN
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.FC49
Cyren W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BN (B)
ESET-NOD32 11453 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BN
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BN
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15549 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.202.15547 Adware ( 700000121 )
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BN
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 2015-04-10.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BN
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA PH
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0PBB15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R00UC0PBB15
VIPRE Antivirus 39214 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 41 all detections
EnhanceTronic has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: EnhanceTronic
URL: enhancetronic.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\EnhanceTronic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\EnhanceTronic\EnhanceTronicuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 579.17 KB

Program filesFiles installed by EnhanceTronic

Program module:EnhanceTronicBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\EnhanceTronic\EnhanceTronicBHO.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) EnhanceTronicBHO.dll - EnhanceTronic
  • (Malware detected) updateEnhanceTronic.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • EnhanceTronicBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'EnhanceTronic' with the class of {f530d5e8-9d18-4cba-b7cc-95944f9ebe3d}.
  • updateEnhanceTronic.exe runs as a service named 'Update EnhanceTronic' (Update EnhanceTronic).

How do I remove EnhanceTronic?

You can uninstall EnhanceTronic 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 EnhanceTronic, 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 EnhanceTronic.
  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 EnhanceTronic you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.72%
Windows 10 28.24%
Windows XP 6.02%
Windows Vista 6.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.11%
Windows 8.1 12.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Windows 8 9.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.98%
  India 5.06%
  Germany 3.50%
  Iran 2.72%
  France 2.33%
  Italy 1.95%
  Canada 1.56%
  United Kingdom 1.56%
  DK 1.56%
  Ireland 1.17%
  Brazil 1.17%
  Mexico 1.17%
  Sweden 1.17%
  Belgium 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.00%
Dell 24.00%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Lenovo 3.33%
ASUS 3.33%
Sony 2.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.57%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.57%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.68%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 1.79%
HP ProBook 4540s 1.79%

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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