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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,173
United States Rank #11,531
Reach 0.0089%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 205.78 days
635.31 days >
Average installed length: 333.81 days


6.2.5528 99.43%
5.0.4478 0.57%

VIPRE Business Online

What is VIPRE Business Online?  (from GFI Software)

With VIPRE’s small footprint, you don’t sacrifice anti-malware software protection for performance. VIPRE Antivirus Business offers you all the protection you need without the bloat. VIPRE Antivirus Business is the small-footprint antivirus and Mobile Device Management software that enables you to centrally protect and...  Read more


VIPRE Business Online is a software program developed by GFI Software. The most common release is 6.2.5528, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named sbamui.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 196.73 MB (206,286,659 bytes). The installed file updater.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 94% of users of VIPRE Business Online come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.GFI.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files2\GFISOF~1\GFICLO~1\viprebusiness\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /x {9D544611-F437-4153-913E-91CE036583CC} /qf /l*v "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Temp\VIPRE_MsiUninstall.log" REMOVE=ALL
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 196.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VIPRE Business Online

Program executable:sbamui.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\GFI Software\GFI Cloud Agent\viprebusiness\sbamui.exe
Additional files:
  • gfiark.dll (by ThreatTrack Security) - VIPRE Anti-Rootkit
  • gfiarkup.dll (by ThreatTrack Security)
  • gfiutil.dll - VIPRE Utility Drivers
  • IncompatiblePrograms.dll - VIPRE Antivirus
  • kbu.dll - kbu Dynamic Link Library
  • lgpl.dll - VIPRE Threat detection and remediation system (VIPRE LGPL Binaries)
  • lib7zip.dll - VIPRE 7-Zip Archive Helper
  • libBase64.dll
  • libCHM.dll - VIPRE CHM Archive Helper
  • libEmail.dll - VIPRE Email Message Archive Helper
  • libMachoUniv.dll
  • libMsCab.dll - VIPRE MS Cab Archive Helper
  • libMsi.dll - VIPRE MSI File Helper
  • libNSIS.dll - VIPRE NSIS Installer Helper
  • libOleA.dll - VIPRE OLE Archiver
  • libRar.dll - VIPRE RAR Archive Helper
  • libRTF.dll
  • libtd.dll - VIPRE Teledisk Image Helper
  • libVvs.dll - VIPRE VVS File System Helper
  • libZip.dll - VIPRE ZIP Archive Helper
  • remediation.dll - VIPRE remediation library
  • SBAMScanShellExt.dll - VIPRE Business Online (SBAM Scan Shell Extension)
  • SBAMSvcPS.dll - GFI AntiMalware Common SDK Merge Module (SBAMSvcP Dynamic Link Library)
  • sbbd.exe - GFI AntiMalware Active Protection SDK Merge Module (Boot Delete Utility)
  • updater.dll
  • vcore.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • SBAMScanShellExt.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SBAMScanShellExt' with a class of {D47F1671-0EAA-4c02-8AC9-960BB08DB951}.

How do I remove VIPRE Business Online?

You can uninstall VIPRE Business Online 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 VIPRE Business Online, 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 VIPRE Business Online.

Win 10 44%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 44.32%
Windows 7 43.75%
Windows Vista 9.66%
Windows XP 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 21.02%
Windows 7 Professional 15.91%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.33%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Canada 2.00%
  Australia 0.67%
  TT 0.33%
  BO 0.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.71%
Hewlett-Packard 33.06%
Acer 10.48%
Toshiba 8.06%
Lenovo 4.84%
ASUS 4.03%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.88%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.10%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.10%
Gateway SX2110G 2.33%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.33%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.33%

About GFI Software

GFI Software is a developer of computer security software whose products include software for filtering spam and viruses from e-mail as well as for monitoring and scanning networks for security purposes.
Publisher URL: www.gfi.com


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