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Should I remove Primary Result?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,275
United States Rank #40,059
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.88 days
350.41 days >
Average installed length: 184.11 days


2015.03.25.120503 2.78%
2015.03.24.110455 2.78%
2015.03.24.070704 2.78%
2015.03.23.154953 2.78%
2015.03.22.185107 2.78%
2015.03.22.135108 2.78%
2015.03.22.085106 2.78%
2015.03.21.175050 5.56%
2015.03.21.145149 2.78%
2015.03.21.075049 2.78%
2015.03.21.025044 2.78%
2015.03.20.165050 2.78%
2015.03.20.015049 2.78%
2015.03.19.205308 5.56%
2015.03.19.055309 2.78%
2015.03.18.145308 2.78%
2015.03.17.180428 2.78%
2015.03.17.130427 5.56%
2015.03.17.080427 2.78%
2015.03.17.030428 2.78%
2015.03.16.170426 2.78%
2015.03.16.120427 2.78%
2015.03.16.020427 2.78%
2015.03.14.190404 2.78%
2015.03.14.140403 5.56%
2015.03.14.090402 2.78%
2015.03.13.180401 8.33%
2015.03.13.080400 2.78%
2015.03.13.030403 2.78%
2015.03.12.170355 2.78%

Primary Result

What is Primary Result?

From Yontoo's License Agreement: "The Software is supported by several forms of advertising, which will be displayed as you use your browsers, including, without limitation, banner and video ads, in-text ads and links, web browsing-related ads, interstitial, transitional, search, and full page ads. These advertisements may be targeted to queries you make through your browsers, the information stored or processed by the Software, or other information provided by you or collected from you as a result of your use of the Software."

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software installs a group of web browsing features and functionalities that customize and enhance your interaction with the websites you visit by displaying text, graphics, or other interactive content in your browsers. Software features may include, without limitation, browser extensions, tools and applications ...  Read more


The most used version is 2015.03.13.180401, 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is PrimaryResultbho.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 9 MB (9,436,902 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Primary Result.
PrimaryResultbho.dll (c821224c208c44d3360c4f919ec82af2) has been flagged by the following 32 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.BrowseFox.CB
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.CB
AVG 2016.0.3141 BrowseFox
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bitdefender Adware.BrowseFox.CB
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Cyren W32/S-9c4b2ea6!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1734
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.CB
ESET-NOD32 9.11437 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/BrowseFox
F-Prot v6. W32/S-9c4b2ea6
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.BrowseFox.CB
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.BrowseFox.CB
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. AdWare.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150413 AdWare/SwiftBrowse.dxt
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15516 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15513 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!C821224C208C
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.CB
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
nProtect Adware.BrowseFox.CB
Qihoo-360 HEUR/QVM30.1.Malware.Gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA NL
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R02SC0ECQ15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R02SC0ECQ15
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 39146 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 32 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Primary Result
URL: getmyprimaryresult.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Primary Result
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Primary Result\PrimaryResultuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Primary Result

Program module:PrimaryResultbho.dll (Malware detected)
Name:Primary Result
Path:C:\Program Files\Primary Result\PrimaryResultbho.dll
Additional files:
  • PrimaryResultbho.dll - Primary Result
  • PrimaryResultUn.exe
  • PrimaryResultUninstall.exe
  • updatePrimaryResult.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PrimaryResultbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Primary Result' with the class of {f33907ff-929f-41c2-a11a-ec84fe4e37f4}.
  • updatePrimaryResult.exe runs as a service named 'Update Primary Result' (Update Primary Result).

How do I remove Primary Result?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.78%
Windows 10 36.11%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.44%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.89%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.27%
  Brazil 13.64%
  Germany 6.82%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  France 4.55%
  Australia 2.27%
  Sweden 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Egypt 2.27%
  Peru 2.27%
  BG 2.27%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  RS 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Acer 12.90%
ASUS 9.68%
Dell 9.68%
Samsung 6.45%
Gateway 3.23%
Lenovo 3.23%
Apple 3.23%
MSI 3.23%
American Megatrends 3.23%
Sony 3.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.06%
Positivo Informatica SA P... 3.03%
PositivoEINM10CB 3.03%
HP ProBook 640 G1 3.03%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.03%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com


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