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68% remove it32% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,512
United States Rank #14,119
Reach 0.0257%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 652.79 days


VersionDistribution 95.00% 4.72% 0.28%

SearchCore for Browsers

What is SearchCore for Browsers?

SearchCore for Browsers is an ad-supported program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places. It will also modify the browser's home page and search provider. It displays various pop-up advertisements and tracks and reports your web surfing behavior. It displays targeted search results and pop-up advertisements based on terms that the user enters for Web searches. The program also adds its own browser toolbar and installs a browser helper objects (BHO) in Internet Explorer for monitoring Web search terms and implementing the browser toolbar. It also may send event logs and other system-related information to a server, and may automatically download and install updates without notifying the user.

About  (from SearchCore)

SearchCore for Browsers is a free web browser plugin for MSN messenger, Gmail, Facebook and some other popular instant messaging applications and web services designed to enriche chat conversations and email messages. Bandoo typically comes bundled with various adware-like programs such as the Searchqu toolbar and shou...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SearchCore for Browsers.
IEBHO.dll (e69af5c21ceaf70a3d90bb7b71aa3d29) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Bandoo.4
eSafe Win32.Trojan
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.164 TROJ_GEN.F47V0507
BrowserConnection.dll (725b95857db38c9f99bd5bcab60abf28) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Bandoo.4
eSafe Win32.Trojan
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0507
SearchCore for Browsers 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\searchcore for browsers
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SearchCore for Browsers\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 18.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchCore for Browsers

Program module:IEBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Signed by:Bandoo Media
Path:C:\Program Files\searchcore for browsers\SearchCore for Browsers\x64\IEBHO.dll
Windows Searchqu Toolbar IEBHO.dll is the Browser Helper Object installed into Internet Explorer which has the ability to access and monitor all loaded and requested web pages and content. The DNS BHO will attempt to redirect search results...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) BrowserConnection.dll
  • DataMngrHlp.dll
  • DataMngrHlpFF3.dll
  • DataMngrHlpFF4.dll
  • DataMngrHlpFF5.dll
  • DataMngrHlpFF6.dll
  • DataMngrHlpFF7.dll
  • DnsBHO.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • BrowserConnection.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SearchCore for Browsers' with the class of {9D717F81-9148-4f12-8568-69135F087DB0}.
  • IEBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}.

How do I remove SearchCore for Browsers?

Quickly and completely remove SearchCore for Browsers from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SearchCore for Browsers 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 SearchCore for Browsers, 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 SearchCore for Browsers.
  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 SearchCore for Browsers you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.89%
Windows Vista 16.67%
Windows XP 13.89%
Windows 8 0.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.93%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.93%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.81%
Windows 7 Professional 5.57%
Windows 7 Starter 1.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.49%
  United Kingdom 8.37%
  Taiwan 5.98%
  Germany 5.26%
  Australia 4.07%
  Italy 4.07%
  France 3.83%
  Belgium 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  Netherlands 2.15%
  Sweden 1.67%
  DK 1.44%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Spain 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 17.52%
Toshiba 9.40%
ASUS 7.26%
American Megatrends 2.99%
Intel 2.99%
Samsung 2.14%
Medion 1.28%
Sahara 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.96%
HP G62 Notebook PC 4.96%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.55%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.84%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.84%
HP 620 2.13%


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