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Should I remove Lampy Lighty?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,682
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.44 days
160.48 days >
Average installed length: 84.32 days


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2014.10.08.180025 12.00%

Lampy Lighty

What is Lampy Lighty?

Once installed, this ad-supported web browser extension will run within the context of the user's browser (supports Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and is primarily designed to inject advertisements in a number of formats within the web pages the user is visiting. Ad insertion takes place in the form of both full banner adverts as well as text-hyperlinks that are injected over existing HTML content. As for the banners, these are either inserted within existing white space in the rendered HTML or by overwriting the pages ads. In either case, these ads are not associated by the underlying website and are simply injected by the adware through an extension, BHO or plugin depending on the browser.


The most common release is 2014.10.08.180025, with over 98% 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 LampyLightybho.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 1.5 MB (1,575,904 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Lampy Lighty.
LampyLightybho.dll (d3f7364055b7e857329a3647ce7aba2c) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AVG 2015.0.3285 BrowseFox.F
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.bO
Comodo Security 19945 Application.Win32.BrowseFox.JM
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.167
ESET-NOD32 8.10647 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.O
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.03 PUP.Optional.LampyLighty.A
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!D3F7364055B7
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 Artemis
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.BPlug.dfohwl
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA LG
updateLampyLighty.exe (d3379a677b604dd06c6732d41abb0666) has been flagged by the following 35 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
AhnLab-V3 2015.03.28.00 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-GT [PUP]
AVG Generic.2B2
AVware Adware.BrowseFox
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.bH
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.EAB8
Comodo Security 21564 UnclassifiedMalware
Cyren W32/S-7b6eb46a!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BQ (B)
ESET-NOD32 11389 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot W32/S-7b6eb46a!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.MSIL.BrowseFox
K7 AntiVirus 9.202.15408 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.202.15408 Adware ( 700000121 )
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.LampyLighty.A
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
nProtect 2015-03-27.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BQ
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA JO
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Yontoo.C
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EAJ15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EAJ15
VIPRE Antivirus 38840 Adware.BrowseFox
       View all 48 all detections
Lampy Lighty has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Lampy Lighty.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Lampy Lighty
URL: lampylighty.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lampy Lighty
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Lampy Lighty\LampyLightyuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lampy Lighty

Program module:LampyLightybho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Lampy Lighty
Path:C:\Program Files\Lampy Lighty\LampyLightybho.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) LampyLightybho.dll - Lampy Lighty
  • 7za.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7-Zip Standalone Console)
  • LampyLightyUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateLampyLighty.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • LampyLightybho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Lampy Lighty' with the class of {4b71a46a-05c6-4df1-84fe-26ce347bf5ce}.
  • updateLampyLighty.exe runs as a service named 'Update Lampy Lighty' (Update Lampy Lighty).

How do I remove Lampy Lighty?

Quickly and completely remove Lampy Lighty 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 Lampy Lighty 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 Lampy Lighty, 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 Lampy Lighty.
  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 Lampy Lighty you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 42%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 6.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.07%
  Sweden 8.93%
  India 8.93%
  Canada 5.36%
  DK 5.36%
  Philippines 5.36%
  Israel 5.36%
  MA 5.36%
  Norway 3.57%
  Belgium 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.57%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Italy 3.57%
  Saudi Arabia 3.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.11%
Acer 28.89%
Dell 15.56%
Toshiba 8.89%
Lenovo 6.67%
Sony 2.22%
ASUS 2.22%
Samsung 2.22%
Alienware 2.22%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.65%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.65%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.33%
HP EliteBook 8560w 2.33%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.33%

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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