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Should I remove VebaSearch?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,408
United States Rank #21,301
Reach 0.0026%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.98 days
58.28 days >
Average installed length: 30.62 days


1.4.6 8.33%
1.4.4 30.56%
1.4.2 30.56%
1.4.1 30.56%


What is VebaSearch?

This web browser toolbar/extension is a 'startpage' hijacker that is designed to modify the browser's homepage, new tab page and default search page and provider in order to generate search-related revenue. From the EULA: "When you use the Applications to submit a query, the Applications forwards such query information to our servers. Veba Search uses this information to process your web search requests and to return a search results page to you. When you access the Web Site through the Applications, the Web Site sets a "cookie" that collects information about your use of the Applications including the unique identification code of your Applications, the queries you submit through the Applications, your IP address, and whether you clicked on search results or advertising links. "

About  (from Veba Search)

This browser application integrates a new feature that displays search results from some of your favorite sites directly in the window that you are viewing. Veba Search does not have any affiliation to these third-party sites, but provides this as a quick reference service to the user. The Veba Searcher provides this ...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • 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 VebaSearch.
ScriptHost.dll (79ab5d6f5f5cb31845ca556b7f9589cb) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Besttoolbars.BJ
ESET-NOD32 8.10656 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.J
VebaSearch 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

Displayed publisher: VebaSearch
URL: www.VebaSearch.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vebasearch
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VebaSearch\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VebaSearch

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\vebasearch\BackgroundHost.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • BackgroundHost.exe
  • getaffid.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'VebaSearch' with the class of {8E0B5CFE-A7EB-4F19-848A-C862F2AD464D}.

How do I remove VebaSearch?

Quickly and completely remove VebaSearch from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall VebaSearch 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 VebaSearch, 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 VebaSearch.
  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 VebaSearch you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 8 50%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 50.00%
Windows 7 41.67%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 30.56%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.39%
  MN 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.43%
Dell 25.71%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 11.43%
Lenovo 5.71%
Samsung 5.71%
Intel 2.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.78%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 5520 2.78%


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