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What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.4376.15 77.42%
3.7.4247.6 3.23%

OfferBox Browser

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What is OfferBox Browser?

The software bundles the Spointer browser extension (adware).

About  (from Aedge Performance BCN SL)

This software is totally free and offers recommendations of applications in its installation process. These recommendations are optional and can be unselected to install only this software.
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Overview

OfferBox Browser is a program developed by Aedge Performance BCN SL. The most used version is 4.0.4376.15, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is offerbox.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 4.18 MB (4,385,102 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 36% of users of OfferBox Browser come from France, it is also popular in Spain and Italy.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Installs a Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in OfferBox Browser.
offerbox.exe (ba4000a27a744aa69576449fe07a9f28) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/OfferBoxBrowser
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.165 HV_OFFERBOXBROWSER_CA250336.TOMC
OfferBoxUpdateService.exe (5ae84fe1f5ab1b62b5c51106df9a90a6) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4562 W32.Clodaf5.Trojan.f404
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10100 Adware:Win32/OfferBoxBrowser
OfferBox Browser has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.
Find out how to remove OfferBox Browser.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.offerbox.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\offerbox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OfferBox\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OfferBox Browser

Program executable:offerbox.exe (Malware detected)
Name:OfferBox
Path:C:\Program Files\offerbox\offerbox.exe
MD5:ba4000a27a744aa69576449fe07a9f28
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe - OfferBox Browser (OfferBox Browser setup)
  • uninstaller.exe
  • offerbox_browserext_setup.exe - Spointer (Spointer Browser Extension Setup)
  • offerbox_browserext_uninstall.exe
  • OfferBoxEngine.dll - OfferBox
  • OfferBoxLauncher.exe
  • (Malware detected) OfferBoxUpdateService.exe
  • spointer_browserext_setup.exe
  • spointer_browserext_uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • OfferBoxUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'OfferBox update service' (OfferBox update service).

How do I remove OfferBox Browser?

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Or, you can uninstall OfferBox Browser 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 OfferBox Browser, 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 OfferBox Browser.
  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) 58%
Win XP 3%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.52%
Windows Vista 22.58%
Windows 10 6.45%
Windows XP 6.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.90%
Windows 7 Professional 12.90%
Windows Vista Business 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Se7en Titan 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.11% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 36.11%
  Spain 22.22%
  Italy 22.22%
  United States 13.89%
  NC 2.78%
  Argentina 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.29%
Acer 25.00%
ASUS 14.29%
Dell 10.71%
Toshiba 3.57%
GIGABYTE 3.57%
Sahara 3.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.41%
Acer Aspire 5738 7.41%
TOSHIBA Satellite L20 ... 3.70%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 3.70%
O.E.M O.E.M 3.70%

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