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74% remove it26% keep it
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United States Rank #16,479
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Face Theme

What is Face Theme?

FaceTheme is a browser plug-ins for Internet Explorer and Firefox that provide themes for Facebook. By installing a FaceTheme, you can change the way your Facebook home pages and profiles look. The program will display a number of different ad formats by injecting the ads directly in the user's browser based on either the activity of the user's past and present behavior or based on the context of the web page. Ads are displayed as banners, text-links, search related adverts or in many cases malvertising in order to get a user to download and install additional software, mostly bundled adware. This adware will also track and report back the user's surfing behavior including web pages and domains visited as well as the advertisements displayed and clicked.

About  (from facetheme.com)

Facebook is just about the hottest site nowadays. I mean, where else can you go to check in with your buddies, share cool stuff with them from your pics to your thoughts and opinions to videos you find, see what they are up to, AND play killer games like Plants Vs. Zombies? No other social network site can offer you al...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Face Theme.
bho_project.dll (7dd559e8b888f5fde1fd29e5925d3292) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/Gen.A.62
AVG 2014.0.3483 Generic5
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Agent.nj
Emsisoft Anti-Malware AdWare.Gen.A!IK
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.Gen.A
K7 AntiVirus 13.144.7074 Riskware
ESET NOD32 7228 probably a variant of Win32/Adware.Facetheme.A
PC Tools 2013 Adware.Gen!rem
Symantec 6/30/2013 rev. 1 Adware.Gen
VIPRE Antivirus 12070 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
VirusBuster Riskware.Adware!sNicI5hkid8

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\object
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Object\facetheme_uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Face Theme

Program module:bho_project.dll (Malware detected)
Change your FB background
Path:C:\Program Files\object\bho_project.dll
Additional files:
  • facetheme_uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bho_project.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Facetheme' with the class of {66D8FBA6-D90F-40A9-AC55-84896F79CA69} (BHO Project).

How do I remove Face Theme?

Quickly and completely remove Face Theme from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Face Theme 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 Face Theme, 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 Face Theme.
  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 Face Theme you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.32%
Windows Vista 30.16%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.46%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.56%
Windows 7 Professional 1.64%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.11%
  Italy 0.94%
  MA 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.30%
Dell 20.37%
Acer 20.37%
Toshiba 7.41%
Sony 1.85%
Intel 1.85%
Gateway 1.85%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.51%
eMachines ET1331G 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655D 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L645D 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 1.75%


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