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Should I remove MaintenanceService-Funmoods?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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What is MaintenanceService-Funmoods?

This is installed with the Funmoods toolbar and web browser extension and designed to keep the product updated. From the EULA: "In order to provide you with the most up-to-date version of the Software and/or Services, we may update the Software and/or Services once a new version is released and send you relevant notifications. In order to provide you with the Software and Services, Funmoods may change some of your system's preferences, such as homepage, new tab page, add toolbars or change your default search engine. Funmoods' toolbar allows you to retrieve 3rd party content, such as radio stations, games, stock quotes and other information, as well as perform search queries and launch your social network's chat. Funmoods may change your new tab page on any of your browsers to add the Funmoods new tab application or page. The new tab application or page uses some of your original preferences and access your last visited pages, bookmarks, most viewed pages and installed browser apps. Please note that none of this information is retained by Funmoods on its servers. Funmoods may change your default search engine to add Funmoods's (or any of Funmoods's affiliates) search engine; Funmoods's search engine is provided free of charge, and provides you with great search results. Funmoods may change your homepage in any of your browsers to allow the Funmoods' homepage application to provide you with better services. In order to provide you with the services, Funmoods may install browser add-ons, plugins or widgets to any and all of your browsers. In order to allow some of the Services to operate, Funmoods may disable some features of your system, such as your most viewed pages in your Chrome browser. "

About  (from Volonet Ltd)

Funmoods is a free add-on for social networks Chat that gives you a huge collection of smileys, winks, text effects and more! Get funmoods smileys for social networks and start sending amazing, fun messages to all of your friends! Like the default smileys for any social network, funmoods emoticons represent human emoti...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in MaintenanceService-Funmoods.
updatetask.exe (f8981a707176c89162202985f45a5947) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130615 Win32:Downloader-SPD [PUP]
ESET-NOD32 8.10720 a variant of Win32/DealPly.H
G Data 14.11.24 Win32.Application.Dealply
Trend Micro 10.465.20 ADW_DWNWARE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 ADW_DWNWARE
MaintenanceService-Funmoods 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

URL: funmoods.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\funmoods\updateproc
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Funmoods\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by MaintenanceService-Funmoods

Program executable:updatetask.exe (Malware detected)
updatetask.exe for Funmoods is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found. The...

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Funmoods' (runs daily at 11:26 AM).

How do I remove MaintenanceService-Funmoods?

You can uninstall MaintenanceService-Funmoods 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 MaintenanceService-Funmoods, 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 MaintenanceService-Funmoods.
  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.

Win 7 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Starter 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Spain 12.50%
  India 12.50%
  MA 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Dell 33.33%
Common models
Samsung 300E4Z/300E5Z/300... 33.33%
HP 620 33.33%
Dell Inspiron N5050 33.33%

About (from Volonet Ltd)

Volonet develops, designs, and markets highly engaging software that adds rich content to social networks communication channels, and is enjoyed by millions of daily active users.
Publisher URL: www.volo-net.com


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