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What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,436
Reach 0.0026%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.6.2 16.00%

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Melodx

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What is Melodx?

This is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software acts as an adware type application and is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors.

The software also co-bundles the following adware and toolbars including DealPly, Chango, 50OnRed, Irobinhood and more.

Overview

It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named Melodx.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,205,329 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Melodx.
Melodx.exe (f8b927d9c7e5c7f9b58fd6da9380527d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Malwarebytes v2013.09.26.11 PUP.Optional.Wizebar
Symantec 9/26/2013 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.269 TROJ_GEN.F47V0825
Melodx has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: melodx.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\melodx.com\melodx\1.0.6.2
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\melodx.com\Melodx\1.0.6.2\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Melodx

Program executable:Melodx.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Wizebar
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\melodx.com\melodx\1.1.0.3\Melodx.exe
MD5:f8b927d9c7e5c7f9b58fd6da9380527d
Additional files:
  • Melodx4ie.exe (by melodx.com) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • uninstall.exe (by melodx.com)
  • Melodx.exe - Melodx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Melodx.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Melodx' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\melodx.com\Melodx\1.1.0.3\Melodx.exe" nocmnd.

How do I remove Melodx?

Quickly and completely remove Melodx from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Melodx 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 Melodx, 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 Melodx.
  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.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 4%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.00%
Windows Vista 16.00%
Windows 10 14.00%
Windows XP 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Windows 8 4.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.38% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.38%
  United Kingdom 27.69%
  Germany 13.85%
  Brazil 4.62%
  France 4.62%
  Italy 4.62%
  India 3.08%
  Switzerland 1.54%
  Mexico 1.54%
  OM 1.54%
  Poland 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.81%
Dell 19.05%
Hewlett-Packard 19.05%
Sony 14.29%
Samsung 7.14%
Toshiba 7.14%
GIGABYTE 2.38%
Medion 2.38%
Lenovo 2.38%
American Megatrends 2.38%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.22%
TOSHIBA Satellite C645D 2.22%
Standard AHV 2.22%
Sony VPCEH3B1E 2.22%

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