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Should I remove SM?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.73 days
729.64 days >
Average installed length: 383.37 days


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What is SM?

Signature Manager (SM) is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that loads into the user's web browser (BHO for Internet Explorer). According to various adware detection by multiple anti-virus engines, this is known as Adware.Sigman.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The main program executable is SubsHelper.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.86 MB (2,993,864 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SM.
SubsHelperBHO.dll (0b3a1f31c9dbfecb855a3ab5a72b8f5f) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Jiangmin KV141122 Adware/BHO.cpz
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.94139 Win32.Malware.Generic.a.(kcloud)

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Web Utilities Corp.
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SM\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SM\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SM

Program module:SubsHelper.dll
Name:Signature Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\SM\SubsHelper.dll
Additional files:
  • SubsHelper.dll - Signature Manager
  • (Malware detected) SubsHelperBHO.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ChrExt.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SubsHelperBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SignatureManagerBHO' with the class of {C6CC9344-BC12-4EA7-9E37-46D61866C771}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • SubsHelper.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'SubsBHOImpl Class' with a class of {755B05A7-0770-4185-B5F6-E75A2CA527E2}.

How do I remove SM?

Quickly and completely remove SM from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove SM from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SM 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 SM, 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 SM.
  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 SM you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 33%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.83%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 12.50%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 20.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 10 Pro 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.39%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  France 6.06%
  Greece 6.06%
  BJ 3.03%
  Canada 3.03%
  Chile 3.03%
  CM 3.03%
  Czech Republic 3.03%
  Spain 3.03%
  Ireland 3.03%
  Philippines 3.03%
  Portugal 3.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Dell 16.67%
Toshiba 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Sony 5.56%
Intel 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P305D 5.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 5.00%
Sony VPCEB42FM 5.00%
Sony VGN-N250E 5.00%
LENOVO 7303A91 5.00%
LENOVO 4334 5.00%


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