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Should I remove TheBflix?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,270
United States Rank #15,917
Reach 0.0262%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 41.04 days
1210.79 days >
Average installed length: 636.18 days


VersionDistribution 1.36%


What is TheBflix?

TheBflix is a potentially unwanted web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.
- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.

About  (from the publisher)

The Bflix Gadget brings you the best of the web directly to your desktop.Bflix helps you to discover this content and bring it to your desktop for quick access.You can catch up on the latest hot new shows or watch your old favorites.Get thousands of free online games to play and also get suggestions and reviews of th...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is bhoclass.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 581.93 KB (595,893 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in TheBflix.
bhoclass.dll (ac13c733379328f86568f6e514c2f7f8) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Antiy-AVL AdWare/Win32.BHO.gen
avast! 2014.9-130523 Win32:MultiPlug-K [PUP]
Comodo Security 16254 Application.Win32.Multplug.at
Dr.Web Adware.Bho.3850
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.AMN
eSafe Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8333 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
F-Prot v6. W32/Multiplug.A
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.08 PUP.DownloadnSave
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Bho.tnosi
Sophos 4.89 CNav
Trend Micro 10.465.23 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.143 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 17746 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (2628f4240552cc3b2ba04ee51078ae0c) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MultiPlug.A
Comodo Security 17071 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8888 Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.A
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/MultiPlug
       View all 18 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

URL: thebflix.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\thebflix
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\TheBflix\uninstall.exe /path=C:\ProgramData\TheBflix
Estimated size: 581.93 KB

Program filesFiles installed by TheBflix

Program module:bhoclass.dll (Malware detected)
IEPlugin (bhoclass.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. It is part of wxDFast (wxDownload Fast), a free/open source...
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bhoclass.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TheBflix Class' with the class of {EFD006DB-8825-420D-A16D-33D7D9ABCF07} (TheBflix).

How do I remove TheBflix?

You can uninstall TheBflix 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 TheBflix, 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 TheBflix.
  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 TheBflix you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.75%
Windows XP 9.69%
Windows Vista 6.40%
Windows 10 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.53%
Windows 7 Professional 7.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.47%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.68%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  Canada 3.98%
  Australia 3.81%
  Brazil 2.60%
  Taiwan 2.60%
  Sweden 2.42%
  France 2.08%
  India 2.08%
  MK 1.90%
  Germany 1.90%
  Croatia 1.90%
  Czech Republic 1.90%
  Philippines 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.96%
Dell 21.32%
Acer 18.50%
ASUS 9.72%
Toshiba 8.78%
Lenovo 2.82%
Samsung 2.19%
American Megatrends 1.25%
MSI 0.94%
Intel 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.28%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.74%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.67%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.67%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.67%


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