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Should I remove Framed Display?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,949
United States Rank #14,096
Reach 0.0211%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.08 days
120.29 days >
Average installed length: 63.20 days


2015.05.04.145220 0.24%
2015.03.28.180425 0.24%
2015.03.25.200410 0.24%
2015.03.25.100407 0.24%
2015.03.25.050408 0.24%
2015.03.25.000404 0.48%
2014.11.02.183032 0.24%
2014.11.02.133031 0.72%
2014.11.02.083032 0.24%
2014.11.01.223030 0.48%
2014.11.01.173029 0.48%
2014.11.01.073028 0.48%
2014.10.31.213026 0.96%
2014.10.31.163025 0.72%
2014.10.31.113025 0.48%
2014.10.31.013023 0.72%
2014.10.30.205819 0.24%
2014.10.30.145832 1.68%
2014.10.30.095831 0.72%
2014.10.30.045831 0.72%
2014.10.29.192714 0.96%
2014.10.29.142714 0.96%
2014.10.29.092713 0.96%
2014.10.29.042712 0.48%
2014.10.28.232658 1.20%
2014.10.28.182658 1.20%
2014.10.28.132656 1.20%
2014.10.28.082655 0.48%
2014.10.28.032654 0.24%
2014.10.27.222653 0.48%
2014.10.27.122653 0.24%
2014.10.27.072652 0.24%
2014.10.27.022651 0.48%
2014.10.26.212651 0.24%
2014.10.26.162650 1.44%
2014.10.26.112649 0.24%
2014.10.26.062648 0.24%
2014.10.26.002720 0.24%
2014.10.25.192720 0.96%
2014.10.25.142720 0.96%
2014.10.25.092718 0.24%
2014.10.25.042719 0.48%
2014.10.24.232716 0.48%
2014.10.24.182714 0.72%
2014.10.24.082713 0.48%
2014.10.24.032712 0.72%
2014.10.23.222712 0.48%
2014.10.23.172710 1.92%
2014.10.23.122710 0.24%
2014.10.23.072708 0.24%
2014.10.23.022709 0.24%
171 versions

Framed Display

What is Framed Display?

This is an adware program. Per the Yontoo's terms, "The Software interacts with your computer by converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Software, and whether an updated version of the Software is available; monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software installs a group of web browsing features and functionalities that customize and enhance your interaction with the websites you visit by displaying text, graphics, or other interactive content in your browsers. Software features may include, without limitation, browser extensions, tools and applications ...  Read more


The most common release is 2014.10.23.172710, with over 56% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named FramedDisplaybho.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 9.15 MB (9,598,550 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Framed Display.
FramedDisplaybho.dll (58268ead866cff0b9eb5672489e3f54b) has been flagged by the following 20 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AVG 2015.0.3285 BrowseFox.F
Avira Adware/BrowseFox.aog
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BO
Comodo Security 20033 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.168
ESET-NOD32 8.10694 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 Riskware/BrowseFox
K7GW 13.185.13943 Trojan ( 020000001 )
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 PUP.Optional.FramedDisplay.A
McAfee 5600.6941 BrowseFox
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BrowseFox
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.BPlug.dgvlsq
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA EG
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 Trojan.Gen
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Sunu
Trend Micro 10.465.20 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJD14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJD14
VIPRE Antivirus 34634 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
updateFramedDisplay.exe (16273fa73a2d507c292b6599e1893c0e) has been flagged by the following 36 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.PAB
Agnitum Outpost Riskware.Agent!
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.14.00 PUP/Win32.Generic
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVG Generic.7F2
Avira Adware/BrowseFox.aog
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.bH
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.Agent.PAB
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 AdWare.MSIL.r3 (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 20073 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.249
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.PAB (B)
ESET-NOD32 10721 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/Kranet
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Agent.PAB
G Data 24 Adware.Agent.PAB
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.BrowseFox
K7 AntiVirus 9.185.14007 Trojan ( 0049f7ad1 )
K7GW 9.185.14007 Trojan ( 020000001 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.FramedDisplay.A
McAfee BrowseFox.c
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 BrowseFox.c
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.PAB
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.BPlug.dgmpfd
nProtect 2014-11-13.01 Adware.Agent.PAB
Panda Antivirus Trj/Chgt.G
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.e4c
Sophos 4.98.0 Browse Fox
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 Trojan.Gen.2
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Dvzr
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EJI14
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EJI14
VIPRE Antivirus 34772 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 56 all detections
Framed Display 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: Framed Display
URL: frameddisplay.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Framed Display
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Framed Display\FramedDisplayuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Framed Display

Program module:FramedDisplaybho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Framed Display
Path:C:\Program Files\Framed Display\FramedDisplaybho.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) FramedDisplaybho.dll - Framed Display
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • FramedDisplayUn.exe
  • FramedDisplayUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateFramedDisplay.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FramedDisplayBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Framed Display' with the class of {05b5ef3f-4c6a-426e-b77e-48ebb3e721f1}.
  • updateFramedDisplay.exe runs as a service named 'Update Framed Display' (Update Framed Display).

How do I remove Framed Display?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.24%
Windows 10 36.45%
Windows Vista 5.28%
Windows XP 5.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.58%
Windows 8.1 19.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.25%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.84%
Windows 8 4.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.41%
  Brazil 6.94%
  France 6.73%
  Canada 4.08%
  Italy 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.65%
  MA 2.04%
  Germany 2.04%
  DZ 1.84%
  Poland 1.84%
  Philippines 1.43%
  DK 1.22%
  Norway 1.22%
  Sweden 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.96%
Dell 20.22%
Acer 17.69%
ASUS 10.47%
Lenovo 6.86%
Toshiba 4.69%
Samsung 3.25%
Intel 1.81%
MSI 1.08%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 7.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.01%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.01%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.41%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.41%

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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