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What percent of users and experts removed it?
48% remove it52% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,078
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.48 days
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Average installed length: 22.98 days


VersionDistribution 6.45% 4.84% 12.90% 46.77% 8.06% 19.35% 1.61%

Wifi Protector BI


Wifi Protector BI is a software program developed by WFprotect. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named utils.exe. The setup package generally installs about 392 files and is usually about 9.77 MB (10,242,970 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 58% of users of Wifi Protector BI come from Brazil, it is also popular in Colombia and the United States.

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wifi protector bi
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Wifi Protector BI\Uninstall.exe /fcp=1
Estimated size: 9.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wifi Protector BI

Program executable:utils.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\wifi protector bi\utils.exe
Additional files:
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-11.exe - Wifi Protector BI (Wifi Protector BI exe)
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-2.exe
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-4.exe
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-5.exe
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-6.exe
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-64.exe
  • 03c49bb1-7ce4-4804-bb66-6d5d1a5af21e-7.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-11.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-2.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-4.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-5.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-6.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-64.exe
  • 113580a1-20c6-49f4-884f-a2269b393ed3-7.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-11.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-2.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-4.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-5.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-6.exe
  • 11bd6ae9-f15d-4412-a257-513f7f130818-7.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-11.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-2.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-4.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-5.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-6.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-64.exe
  • 16c49494-6c25-4fa5-801d-dafee98698de-7.exe
  • 1bc6133e-afe5-4730-9dd9-fcb7c6da758a-11.exe
  • 1bc6133e-afe5-4730-9dd9-fcb7c6da758a-4.exe
  • 1bc6133e-afe5-4730-9dd9-fcb7c6da758a-5.exe
  • 1bc6133e-afe5-4730-9dd9-fcb7c6da758a-7.exe
  • 2629c5bd-778d-4c85-a8f3-f42d9882701a.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-11.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-2.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-4.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-5.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-6.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-64.exe
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-7.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-11.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-2.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-4.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-5.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-6.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-64.exe
  • 27e54084-0cbf-426e-aed8-a220e3adc71b-7.exe
  • 29fdf6f2-2bdd-41bd-adc2-ec53adfdbba8.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-11.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-2.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-4.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-5.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-6.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-64.exe
  • 2c163304-a095-405d-ab58-99fb127a06c0-7.exe
  • 2c916b1c-c976-4b46-93ff-f874e596d246-11.exe
  • 33f2a61f-3ff9-4d69-8b6e-39c45042c248-11.exe
  • 33f2a61f-3ff9-4d69-8b6e-39c45042c248-2.exe
  • 33f2a61f-3ff9-4d69-8b6e-39c45042c248-4.exe
  • 33f2a61f-3ff9-4d69-8b6e-39c45042c248-5.exe
  • 33f2a61f-3ff9-4d69-8b6e-39c45042c248-6.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Wifi Protector BI-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Wifi Protector BI' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110611171150} (8c27cfa0f32501317d5e5118752c52d60061750).
7 Scheduled Tasks
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-7.exe is scheduled as a task named '270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-1'.
  • 4bfce921-50c8-436d-8632-66ea3157fd1f.exe is scheduled as a task named 'temp_4bfce921-50c8-436d-8632-66ea3157fd1f'.
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-6.exe is scheduled as a task named 'temp_270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-6'.
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-5.exe is scheduled as a task named '270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-5_user'.
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-4.exe is scheduled as a task named '270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-4'.
  • 270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-2.exe is scheduled as a task named 'temp_270fdbee-632c-4089-9663-52c1b42da3ab-2'.
  • Plus 1 more
183 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • 2c916b1c-c976-4b46-93ff-f874e596d246-11.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 2c916b1c-c976-4b46-93ff-f874e596d246-11.
  • 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-7.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ef992c94-8901-4b49-851e-928aee493a0e-1.
  • 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-6.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-6.
  • 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-5.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-5_user.
  • 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-4.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-4.
  • 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-11.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 367e345e-ea74-42a0-b5c3-60afdeed8df9-11.
  • Plus 177 more

How do I remove Wifi Protector BI?

You can uninstall Wifi Protector BI 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 Wifi Protector BI, 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 Wifi Protector BI.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Wifi Protector BI you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 48%
Keep it 52%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.42%
Windows 10 19.35%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.26%
Windows 7 Professional 16.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 11.29%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.68%
Windows 7 Starter 4.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.21% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 58.21%
  Colombia 14.93%
  United States 13.43%
  Mexico 11.94%
  Portugal 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.60%
Acer 18.60%
Samsung 13.95%
Lenovo 11.63%
Dell 6.98%
ASUS 6.98%
Toshiba 4.65%
American Megatrends 4.65%
Sony 2.33%
Intel 2.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 4.26%
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 4.26%
Positivo Positivo MO... 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 2.13%
Standard AHV 2.13%
Sony VGN-NR220E 2.13%


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