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Should I remove Notificatoin?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,866
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.82 days
260.15 days >
Average installed length: 136.69 days


1.0.0 100.00%


What is Notificatoin?

This is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is designed to deliver search-based hijacking as well as contextual advertising. The program does this by modifying the user's home and search page in order to monetize a user's search activities. By installing a an extension in Chrome, it has the ability to monitor and track a user web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads in addition to its search redirection.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named KangoEngine.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 1.82 MB (1,913,040 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • 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 Notificatoin.
KangoBHO.dll (b718d095f706c2440601973491d9e1b9) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 1/11/2014 rev. 7 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 TROJ_GEN.F47V1130
Notificatoin 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: kangoextensions.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Notificatoin\1.0.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Notificatoin\1.0.0\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Notificatoin

Program executable:KangoEngine.exe
Name:Kango framework
Kango Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\Notificatoin\1.0.0\KangoEngine.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) KangoBHO.dll - Kango framework (Kango BHO)
  • KangoBHO64.dll
  • KangoEngine.exe - Kango Engine
  • Uninstall.exe
  • UpdateBHO.dll (by Update) - Explorer Update (Update BHO)
  • UpdateBHO64.dll (by Update)
  • UpdateEngine.exe - UpdateEngine

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • KangoBHO64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'KangoBHO' with the class of {A88DE8D3-9C38-4F0D-8981-A4C17F7677A1} (Kango BHO).
  • KangoBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'KangoBHO' with the class of {A88DE8D3-9C38-4F0D-8981-A4C17F7677A1} (Kango BHO).
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • KangoBHO64.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Kango' with the class of {F051F6BF-82D9-49A7-9E6C-BA63CDB487D2}.
  • KangoBHO.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Kango' with the class of {F051F6BF-82D9-49A7-9E6C-BA63CDB487D2}.

How do I remove Notificatoin?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.37%
Windows 10 26.13%
Windows XP 4.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.73%
Windows 7 Professional 10.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.55%
Windows 8 4.55%
Windows 10 Home 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.55%
  Brazil 6.90%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  MA 5.17%
  Czech Republic 4.31%
  Saudi Arabia 4.31%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  Canada 2.59%
  Greece 2.59%
  Israel 2.59%
  Malaysia 2.59%
  Philippines 2.59%
  Romania 2.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.71%
Acer 25.30%
Dell 16.87%
ASUS 12.05%
Toshiba 8.43%
Lenovo 2.41%
Alienware 1.20%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571 2.08%
ASUSTeK K56CB 2.08%
ASUSTeK K54C 2.08%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.08%
MSI MS-7592 2.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.08%

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LBSpiffyChickover a year ago
This program is used to put ads all over the websites you are browsing. When you delete the program, don't forget to remove the plug in extension on Firefox. here's the link to their "advertising support" page (http://advertising-support.com/why.php?type=3&zone=372666&pid=1685&ext=Notificatoin)
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LBSpiffyChickover a year ago
This program is used to put ads all over your websites. I deleted the program and it's still on my computer. :( here's a link to their "advertising support" page (http://advertising-support.com/why.php?type=3&zone=372666&pid=1685&ext=Notificatoin)