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What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,919
United States Rank #14,756
Reach 0.0191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.67 days
285.22 days >
Average installed length: 149.86 days


2014.12.30.132305 0.27%
2014.12.29.072301 0.27%
2014.12.28.212259 0.27%
2014.12.28.112303 0.27%
2014.12.28.062256 0.27%
2014.12.28.012254 0.54%
2014.12.27.102254 0.27%
2014.12.27.052255 0.27%
2014.12.26.192252 0.54%
2014.12.26.142257 0.27%
2014.12.26.042250 0.27%
2014.12.25.132250 0.54%
2014.12.25.082244 0.27%
2014.12.25.032244 0.27%
2014.12.24.222242 0.27%
2014.12.24.172242 0.54%
2014.12.24.122241 0.27%
2014.12.23.162243 0.54%
2014.12.23.112246 0.81%
2014.12.23.002151 0.27%
2014.12.22.192148 0.54%
2014.12.22.142147 0.54%
2014.12.21.232154 0.27%
2014.12.21.182150 0.54%
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2014.12.21.082151 0.27%
2014.12.21.022148 0.54%
2014.12.20.062144 0.54%
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2014.12.19.052153 0.27%
2014.12.18.232222 0.54%
2014.12.18.132218 0.27%
2014.12.17.222226 0.54%
2014.12.17.172230 0.81%
2014.12.17.122228 0.27%
2014.12.16.212225 0.81%
2014.12.16.162224 0.54%
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2014.12.15.202220 0.27%
2014.12.15.152220 0.54%
2014.12.15.052216 0.27%
2014.12.15.002217 1.08%
2014.12.14.192215 1.62%
2014.12.14.142216 1.62%
2014.12.14.092215 0.27%
2014.12.14.032108 0.81%
2014.12.13.222106 1.35%
2014.12.13.172106 0.54%
2014.12.13.122104 2.16%
2014.12.13.072104 0.81%
2014.12.13.022104 0.81%
133 versions

Hold Page

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What is Hold Page?

Hold Page is an adware program that installs as a web browser plugin to inject and display advertisements. Once installed the program will deliver ads including but not limited to banner ads, text-links, coupons and other offers both by injecting them in the user's web browser as well as displaying popups outside of the browser.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Hold Page - pulling the best deals!


The most used version is 2014.12.13.122104, with over 36% of all installations currently using this version. 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 HoldPagebho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 9.91 MB (10,387,691 bytes).
  • 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
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Hold Page.
HoldPagebho.dll (9311c5527006e4dc49ea83807d7783bb) has been flagged by the following 38 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Trojan.Generic.12460929
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
ALYac Trojan.Generic.12460929
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:BrowseFox-FK [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox.F
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.O
Bitdefender Trojan.Generic.12460929
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Comodo Security 21675 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Cyren W32/S-7bed2e86!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1763
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Generic.12460929
ESET-NOD32 9.11434 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6. W32/S-7bed2e86
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Trojan.Generic.12460929
G Data 15.4.25 Trojan.Generic.12460929
Jiangmin KV150413 Adware/Agent.aakf
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15502 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15503 Trojan ( 0040f9921 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win64.BrowseFox
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.12 PUP.Optional.HoldPage.A
McAfee 5600.6797 BrowseFox-FRR
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 BrowseFox-FRR
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.Generic.12460929
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.BPlug.dfogbn
nProtect Trojan.Generic.12460929
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA MI
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Yontoo.C
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.15
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EAC15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EAC15
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Kranet
VIPRE Antivirus 39128 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Zillya Adware.BrowseFox.Win64.17
updateHoldPage.exe (5a78b4ff176ff76240a3ea2ac0d2ade6) has been flagged by the following 40 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Agnitum Outpost PUA.BrowseFox!
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare]/Win64.BrowseFox.d
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-FK [PUP]
AVG Generic.225
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Adware.BrowseFox
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.1468
Cyren W32/S-7b6eb46a!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1763
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BB (B)
ESET-NOD32 11461 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot W32/S-7b6eb46a!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.MSIL.BrowseFox
Jiangmin 16.0.100 AdWare/BrowseFox.y
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15567 Unwanted-Program ( 0040f9881 )
K7GW 9.202.15567 Unwanted-Program ( 0040f9881 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win64.BrowseFox.d
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.HoldPage.A
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BehavesLike.Win32.BrowseFox.hm
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BB
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 2015-04-10.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BB
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA MM
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Yontoo.C
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EA215
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EA215
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Win64.BrowseFox
VIPRE Antivirus 39270 Adware.BrowseFox
Zillya Adware.BrowseFox.Win64.31
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Hold Page has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Hold Page
URL: holdingmypage.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hold Page
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Hold Page\HoldPageuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.91 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hold Page

Program module:HoldPagebho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Hold Page
Path:C:\Program Files\Hold Page\HoldPagebho.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) HoldPagebho.dll - Hold Page
  • HoldPageUn.exe
  • HoldPageUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateHoldPage.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • HoldPageBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Hold Page' with the class of {6c14185e-4de6-4a79-985b-19f23fd1e638}.
  • updateHoldPage.exe runs as a service named 'Update Hold Page' (Update Hold Page).

How do I remove Hold Page?

Quickly and completely remove Hold Page from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Hold Page from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Hold Page 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 Hold Page, 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 Hold Page.
  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 Hold Page you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 44%
Win 7 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.28%
Windows 10 44.47%
Windows Vista 5.93%
Windows XP 4.04%
Windows Server 2003 0.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 23.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.09%
Windows 7 Professional 12.74%
Windows 8 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.18%
  France 7.92%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  MA 2.94%
  India 2.94%
  Italy 2.71%
  Germany 2.71%
  Brazil 1.81%
  Egypt 1.81%
  Sweden 1.81%
  Norway 1.58%
  Portugal 1.58%
  Canada 1.58%
  DZ 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.47%
Acer 19.65%
Dell 18.60%
Toshiba 10.88%
Lenovo 7.37%
ASUS 7.02%
Samsung 2.11%
Intel 1.40%
Medion 0.70%
Gateway 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 6.00%
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.67%
LENOVO 20354 2.00%
LENOVO 20150 2.00%

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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