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What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,598
United States Rank #31,508
Reach 0.0221%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.60 days
253.78 days >
Average installed length: 133.34 days


3.0.0 100.00%

LemurLeap 3.0.0

What is LemurLeap?

LemurLeap (also known as Luck Leap) a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software acts as adware and is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine in for web browser's search functions.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.

The software is distributed through the Amonetize ltd. co-bundle download manager from aminst.net as well as other sites. Since tracking this potentially unwanted software, downloads have spiked on Mon May 27 2013 and have since been on the decline as the company produces new variants of the browser extension.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Certain browsing settings may be automatically adjusted to optimize the performance of the Software.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • 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 LemurLeap.
LemurLeap.Common.dll (394d3ccab488559141ca72485ccc8b1e) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17297 Application.Win32.Agent.~A
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 8.9065 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.A
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Sophos 4.94 LemurLeap
VIPRE Antivirus 23512 Yontoo (fs)
LemurLeapBHO.dll (deaf5ba55f8a5db9f9620411d0e2e24f) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Agent!
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 AdWare.Agent.ahbx (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 18018 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.17
ESET-NOD32 9613 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Adware/Agent
IKARUS anti.virus T3. not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 9.176.11595 Trojan ( 00490ed91 )
K7GW 9.176.11595 Trojan ( 00490ed91 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent.ahbx
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.04.09.267 Win32.Troj.Agent.ah.(kcloud)
McAfee Artemis!DEAF5BA55F8A
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!DEAF5BA55F8A
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.crkvek
Sophos 4.98.0 LemurLeap
SUPERAntiSpyware Adware.BrowseFox/Variant
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 27864 Yontoo (fs)
updateLemurLeap.exe (b28775d4cbd0da9ef2bf01afc6814ff0) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.TSGeneric
AVG Lemurleap
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.94
ESET-NOD32 10055 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/BrowseFox
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Agent
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.LemurLeap.A
McAfee Artemis!B28775D4CBD0
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!B28775D4CBD0
Qihoo-360 HEUR/Malware.QVM03.Gen
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0619
VIPRE Antivirus 31046 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 39 all detections
LemurLeap 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: LemurLeap
URL: lemurleap.info/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LemurLeap
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LemurLeap\LemurLeapuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LemurLeap 3.0.0

Program module:LemurLeap.Common.dll (Malware detected)
LemurLeap Common
Signed by:LemurLeap
Path:C:\Program Files\LemurLeap\LemurLeap.Common.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) LemurLeapBHO.dll - LemurLeap
  • (Malware detected) LemurLeap.Common.dll - LemurLeap Common
  • (Malware detected) updateLemurLeap.exe
  • LemurLeapUninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • LemurLeapBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'LemurLeap' with the class of {cb85a2fb-9713-41aa-93bb-36948e069a84}.
  • updateLemurLeap.exe runs as a service named 'Update LemurLeap' (Update LemurLeap).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:12.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0036757454%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00208043%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00159532%
0.015104% average

How do I remove LemurLeap?

You can uninstall LemurLeap 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 LemurLeap 3.0.0, 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 LemurLeap.
  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 LemurLeap 3.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
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 69.50%
Windows XP 13.76%
Windows 10 13.30%
Windows Vista 3.21%
Windows Server 2003 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 34.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.44%
Windows 7 Professional 14.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.43%
Windows 8 Pro 5.32%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

9.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 9.78%
  MA 7.82%
  IQ 6.60%
  DZ 6.36%
  Egypt 3.91%
  Saudi Arabia 3.91%
  Thailand 3.18%
  Israel 2.93%
  TN 2.69%
  Brazil 2.20%
  Czech Republic 2.20%
  Russia 1.96%
  India 1.96%
  Indonesia 1.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.09%
Dell 23.41%
Acer 20.07%
Toshiba 6.02%
ASUS 5.02%
Samsung 3.34%
Lenovo 1.67%
Sahara 1.34%
American Megatrends 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.39%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 3.98%
HP 620 2.84%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.27%
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2L 2.27%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.27%

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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