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What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.53 days
251.74 days >
Average installed length: 132.27 days


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Searchline-nc is a software program developed by GMT. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named searchlinet.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 4.42 MB (4,637,246 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Searchline-nc come from Korea, it is also popular in the United States.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Integrates into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Searchline-nc.
searchlinedc.exe (dc05f3e21988de2b1f6e0f4ae8c48e1b) has been flagged by the following 23 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Kraddare
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.09 PUP/Win32.SearchLine
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
avast! 2014.9-141120 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3285 Generic5
Avira Adware/Kraddare.653832
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
Comodo Security 20028 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Trojan.Siggen6.18412
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
ESET-NOD32 8.10691 a variant of Win32/AdWare.Kraddare.IN
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 Riskware/Kraddare
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
G Data 14.11.24 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.09 PUP.Optional.Searchline
McAfee 5600.6941 Artemis!DC05F3E21988
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Backdoor.jh
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.100552
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Kraddare.cymylz
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 34620 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
searchline_nc.dll (b4c4f3e3a8df52c99d1c4e8cae7e1cc2) has been flagged by the following 18 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kraddare!
AhnLab-V3 2014.09.22.00 PUP/Win32.Graftor
AVG Generic.7E0
Avira Adware/Graftor.103314.65
AVware Adware.Revealing
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.Kraddare.BHO
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10446 a variant of Win32/Adware.Kraddare.HO
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314
G Data 24 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314
IKARUS anti.virus T3. PUA.Kraddare
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.103314
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.c0e
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 Adware.Revealing
VIPRE Antivirus 33322 Adware.Revealing
searchlineu_nc.exe (1bc0f3e789c55ef0556650bda59c0199) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kraddare!
AhnLab-V3 2014.09.02.03 PUP/Win32.SearchLine
Avira AntiVir Adware/Graftor.122467.8
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG Generic.7E0
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10353 a variant of Win32/Adware.Kraddare.HO
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467
G Data 24 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467
IKARUS anti.virus T3. AdWare.Win32.Enumerate
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.122467
VIPRE Antivirus 32758 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\searchline_nc
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Searchline_nc\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Searchline-nc

Program executable:searchlinet.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\searchline_nc\searchlinet.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) searchline_nc.dll (by Search line Nc) - Search line Nc
  • (Malware detected) searchlineu_nc.exe (by Search line Nc)
  • (Malware detected) searchlinedc.exe - Searchline-nc
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • searchline_nc.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'searchline_nc' with the class of {5F930A63-011A-4796-A0FB-3A7C8F78E7CF}.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • searchlineu_nc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Searchlinenc.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • searchlineu_nc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Searchline_nc' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Searchline_nc\searchlineu_nc.exe" subcmd.
  • searchlinedc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Searchline_ncupdate' and executes as C:\Program Files\Searchline_nc\searchlinedc.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • searchlineu_nc.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'searchlinenc' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Searchline_nc\searchlineu_nc.exe" Runcmd.

How do I remove Searchline-nc?

Quickly and completely remove Searchline-nc from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Searchline-nc from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Searchline-nc 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 Searchline-nc, 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 Searchline-nc.
  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 Searchline-nc you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows XP 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from Korea
Which countries install it?
  Korea 60.00%
  United States 40.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 75.00%
Intel 25.00%
Common models
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 16.67%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 16.67%
O.E.M O.E.M 16.67%
Notebook W54_55EL ... 16.67%
BIOSTAR Group H61MLV 16.67%


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