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Should I remove ReImageCompanion?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,723
United States Rank #15,948
Reach 0.0061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 600.32 days
1523.06 days >
Average installed length: 800.25 days


What is ReImageCompanion?

This bundled software will install a Blabbers/Crossrider BrowserCompanion toolbar. ReImage Companion is registry cleaner, a class of third party software utility designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system, whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Registry cleaners try to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them. Reimage is part of Crossrider group.

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Reimage will Scan and Detect and Fix and Repair your PC by utilizing the follow features and benefits. Scan Reimage scans through your entire PC, uncovering information about your Windows Operating System in order to learn about your PC's Hardware, Stability, and Security Issues. Detect Reimage detects damage to your P...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BCHelperReImage.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 974.05 KB (997,432 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • 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 ReImageCompanion.
BCHelperReImage.exe (eab1c2beebd51f1eac8ddfbe669ca60b) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Win32.BrowserCompanion.AMN
ESET-NOD32 8.8158 a variant of Win32/BrowserCompanion.A
Malwarebytes v2014.01.08.08 PUP.Blabbers
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.8 TROJ_GEN.F47V0320
uninstall.exe (6019916c118419d70b443fe0034230f8) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
CAT-QuickHeal 12.00 (Suspicious) - DNAScan
Dr.Web Trojan.AVKill.17376
ReImageCompanion 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

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\reimagecompanion
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ReImageCompanion\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 974.05 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ReImageCompanion

Program executable:BCHelperReImage.exe
Name:Browser Companion Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\reimagecompanion\BCHelperReImage.exe
Additional files:
  • jsloader.dll - ReImage Browser Helper for Internet Explorer (ReImage Browser Helper)
  • widgetserv.exe - ReImage widget server for Internet Explorer (ReImage widgetserv)
  • tdataprotocol.dll - ReImage plug-in for Internet Explorer (reimage data protacol for IE w/c)
  • toolbar.dll - ReImage toolbar for Internet Explorer (ReImage Browser Helper toolbar)
  • uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) BCHelperReImage.exe (by Blabbers Communications LTD) - Browser Companion Helper
  • sqlite3.dll
  • updatebhoWin32.dll - ReImage Helper Verifier

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • updatebhoWin32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ReImage Helper Verifier' with the class of {963B125B-8B21-49A2-A3A8-E37092276531} (Update Timer).
  • jsloader.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ReImage Browser Helper' with the class of {a0e8bc7d-6959-40b6-8e05-204d9768ad6e} (script helper for ie).

How do I remove ReImageCompanion?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.50%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 15.83%
Windows 10 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.34%
Windows 7 Professional 12.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.47%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.49%
  United Kingdom 4.81%
  Australia 3.21%
  Canada 1.60%
  Hong Kong 0.53%
  Sweden 0.53%
  Greece 0.53%
  Austria 0.53%
  NA 0.53%
  Japan 0.53%
  IS 0.53%
  Ireland 0.53%
  Poland 0.53%
  Malaysia 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.49%
Dell 28.38%
Acer 13.51%
American Megatrends 8.11%
Gateway 5.41%
Apple 1.35%
Common models
Dell Dell DXP061 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.04%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.04%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.04%
HP Pavilion dv9500 Notebo... 1.02%


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