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Should I remove SearchCore for Browsers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,359
United States Rank #30,822
Reach 0.0128%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.64 days
844.83 days >
Average installed length: 443.89 days


VersionDistribution 6.72% 67.19% 26.09%

SearchCore for Browsers

What is SearchCore for Browsers?

Bandoo SearchCore for Browsers is a search supported 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 potentially unwanted programs such as the Searchqu toolbar and should you decide to remove Bandoo, Searchqu toolbar (as well as other bundled potentially unwanted programs) will still be installed.

About  (from Bandoo Media Inc)

Bandoo gives you cool new ways to express yourself in Live Messenger, Hotmail, Yahoo IM & Mail, Gmail and Outlook Express, pumping your conversations full of endless fun and surprises! With countless Emoticons, Nudges, Winks, and Images, and new collections added regularly, there will always be something new to freshen...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is IEBHO.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 12.31 MB (12,909,418 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SearchCore for Browsers.
datamngrUI.exe (3c8578c0c94432fb1010d05286062fbb) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL WebToolbar/Win32.Agent.gen
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Agent
BrowserConnection.dll (92a6d23f91293b158a71e6f4152230ab) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.BHO.gen
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0717
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

URL: www.bandoo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchcore for browsers
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SearchCore for Browsers\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SearchCore for Browsers

Program module:IEBHO.dll
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
  • DnsBHO.dll
  • (Malware detected) BrowserConnection.dll
  • datamngr.dll
  • datamngrUI.exe
  • IEBHO.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}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • datamngrUI.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Hoolapp Android' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\HOOLAP~1\Hoolapp.exe" /Minimized.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • datamngrUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DATAMNGR' which loads as C:\Program Files2\SEARCH~1\SEARCH~1\DATAMN~1.EXE.

How do I remove SearchCore for Browsers?

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/7/8/10: 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/7/8/10: 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 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) 62%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.48%
Windows Vista 17.86%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.66%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.04%
Windows 7 Professional 6.83%
Windows 7 Starter 5.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.92% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.92%
  United States 15.83%
  France 11.58%
  Italy 6.56%
  Spain 5.02%
  United Kingdom 4.63%
  Netherlands 3.09%
  Canada 3.09%
  Belgium 2.70%
  Mexico 2.70%
  Argentina 2.32%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Australia 1.54%
  Sweden 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.43%
Acer 24.29%
Dell 17.86%
Toshiba 9.29%
ASUS 6.43%
Samsung 6.43%
Medion 4.29%
American Megatrends 1.43%
Intel 1.43%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.70%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
Acer Aspire 5736Z 1.80%
Acer Aspire 5551G 1.80%
Dell Vostro 1015 1.80%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com


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