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ShopAtHome SelectRebates

What is ShopAtHome SelectRebates?

ShopAtHome SelectRebates is a potentially unwanted browser hijacker that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to the search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. This includes but not limited to:

- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Adds an alternative error page, DNS error and 'page not' found functionality.
- Adds additional functionality that is designed to protect the search and home page settings.
- Access the HTML of all pages visited as well as capture URLs of the pages and search terms.
- In many cases can inject advertising in the form of context ads, pop-ups and pop-unders.


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is SelectRebates.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 4.82 MB (5,049,016 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ShopAtHome SelectRebates.
SelectRebates.exe (0bf024e4f8fc508acfed092399f0fb4c) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Fortinet FortiGate 6/27/2013 Adware/ShopAtHomeSelect
F-Prot v6. W32/SahPopup.A.gen
K7 AntiVirus 13.170.8913 Adware
Norman 10.20130627 ShopAtHome.A!genr
Sophos 4.90 SAHAgent
Total Defense 37.0.10484 Win32/SillyAd.A
Vba32 AntiVirus Adware.Sahat
SelectRebatesApi.exe (5c2402121f5bf6b7f9e3fe302cb291a0) has been flagged by the following 10 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
Bkav FE W32.Clod9b8.Trojan.e608
F-Prot W32/Adware.AGBE
K7 AntiVirus 9.174.10347 Adware ( 475d08bd0 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Sahat.dk.(kcloud)
MicroWorld-eScan possible-Threat.AdWare.SAH (ES)
Norman 7.02.06 ShopAtHome.A!genr
Sophos 4.95.0 SAHAgent
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AKF13
Vba32 AntiVirus Adware.Sahat
SelectRebatesUninstall.exe (388a88031cb58ff9ca2e879086ce7c15) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Adware.ShopAtHome!PCKctLuS6mg
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Sahat.riaqr
Norman 7.02.06 ShopAtHome.A!genr
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AKB13
Vba32 AntiVirus Signed-Adware.Sahat
SelectRebatesDownload.exe (589c85ad4b3fd73456f32eb9d58e2f9c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Clam AntiVirus Adware.ShopAtHome-5
Kaspersky not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.Sahat.ex
Norman 7.02.06 ShopAtHome.A!genr
Sophos 4.95.0 SAHAgent
Vba32 AntiVirus WebToolbar.Sahat
SRebates.dll (017e694bf86cd554b0fca3b09957e15f) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3819
Sophos 4.95.0 SAHAgent
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AKF13
Vba32 AntiVirus Signed-Adware.Sahat
SRFF3.dll (84ffd42c17931a9d1f8361e7680c78de) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Sophos 4.95.0 SAHAgent
Vba32 AntiVirus Signed-Adware.Sahat
       View all 33 all detections
ShopAtHome SelectRebates 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\selectrebates
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SelectRebates\SelectRebatesUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ShopAtHome SelectRebates

Program executable:SelectRebates.exe (Malware detected)
Signed by:ShopAtHome.com
Path:C:\Program Files\selectrebates\SelectRebates.exe
selectrebates.exe is part of the Shop at Home Toolbar. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content...
Additional files:
  • SelectRebatesDownload.exe - ShopAtHome.com Shopping Toolbar
  • (Malware detected) SelectRebates.exe
  • SelectRebatesApi.exe
  • SelectRebatesUninstall.exe
  • SRebates.dll
  • SRFF3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SelectRebates.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SelectRebates' which loads as C:\Program Files\SelectRebates\SelectRebates.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:39.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0474455148%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01769186%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02975365%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove ShopAtHome SelectRebates?

You can uninstall ShopAtHome SelectRebates 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 ShopAtHome SelectRebates, 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 ShopAtHome SelectRebates.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 46.25%
Windows Vista 42.50%
Windows XP 8.75%
Windows 10 2.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 37.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.97%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.13%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.76%
  Singapore 0.75%
  Mexico 0.75%
  United Kingdom 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.16%
Dell 36.84%
Toshiba 7.89%
Acer 6.58%
Gateway 5.26%
Sahara 1.32%
Lenovo 1.32%
Intel 1.32%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.95%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.95%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.63%
Dell Studio 540 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.63%


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