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Our GV Rewards BenefitBar

What is Our GV Rewards BenefitBar?

Our GV Rewards BenefitBar is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is ad-supported and will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. This plugin will update Internet Explorer (as a BHO), Chrome (as an extension) and Firefox (as an add-in). In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior (which the user agreed to if they did not read the full EULA) and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. This toolbar is typically bundled by third party download managers/installers or through questionable online ads.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is benefitbar.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1 MB (1,052,218 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.benefitbar.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\benefitbarie
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BenefitBarIE\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Our GV Rewards BenefitBar

Program module:benefitbar.dll
Name:BenefitBar Module
Path:C:\Program Files\benefitbarie\benefitbar.dll
Additional files:
  • benefitbarbho.dll - BenefitBar Client Helper
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • benefitbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Our GV Rewards BenefitBar' with the class of {E19E589B-749F-4641-9ED3-032DEB7A8D92}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • benefitbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Our GV Rewards BenefitBar' with a class of {E19E589B-749F-4641-9ED3-032DEB7A8D92}.

How do I remove Our GV Rewards BenefitBar?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 10 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 55%
Keep it 45%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Windows 8.1 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%


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