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Should I remove buenosearch toolbar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,730
United States Rank #14,404
Reach 0.0831%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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buenosearch toolbar

What is buenosearch toolbar?

This adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of search-related ads, banner and video ads, and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page. It will also convert words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements. This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named buenosearchsrv.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 2.47 MB (2,587,007 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in buenosearch toolbar.
buenosearchsrv.exe (db5b578dc403d7b698a1f2f0730f3201) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3497 MalSign.Skodna
ESET-NOD32 8.9705 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.A
Trend Micro 10.465.22 ADW_MONTIERA
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.112 ADW_MONTIERA
VIPRE Antivirus 28488 Montiera (fs)
buenosearchTlbr.dll (8b09234b700b0d6701edea2732208a93) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG MalSign.Skodna.E86
ESET-NOD32 9705 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Montiera.F
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_MONTIERA
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_MONTIERA
VIPRE Antivirus 28488 Montiera (fs)
buenosearch toolbar 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\buenosearch ltd\buenosearch\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\buenosearch LTD\buenosearch\\GUninstaller.exe" -uprtc -ask "Bueno Toolbar" -rmbus "buenosearch toolbar" -nontfy -key "buenos
Estimated size: 2.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by buenosearch toolbar

Program executable:buenosearchsrv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:BuenoSearch Toolbar
Path:C:\Program Files\buenosearch ltd\buenosearch\\buenosearchsrv.exe
Additional files:
  • buenosearchApp.dll - BuenoSearch Toolbar
  • buenosearchEng.dll
  • (Malware detected) buenosearchTlbr.dll
  • uninstall.exe (by buenosearch LTD) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • GUninstaller.exe (by Babylon) - Uninstaller (Uninstaller Application)
  • sqlite3.dll (by Edmunt Pienkowsky) - sqlite3 (LiteX Automation)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • buenosearchTlbr.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'buenosearch Toolbar' with the class of {828DC97A-2277-4E10-92A9-4907FA0922A9}.

How do I remove buenosearch toolbar?

You can uninstall buenosearch toolbar 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 buenosearch toolbar, 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 buenosearch toolbar.
  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 buenosearch toolbar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.76%
Windows 10 26.48%
Windows XP 6.71%
Windows Vista 3.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.39%
Windows 7 Professional 11.43%
Windows 8.1 9.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.72%
Windows 8 6.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 12.01%
  MA 7.29%
  Germany 7.17%
  Italy 5.97%
  India 5.78%
  France 5.22%
  United Kingdom 4.59%
  DZ 3.71%
  TN 2.51%
  Malaysia 1.89%
  Brazil 1.82%
  Saudi Arabia 1.76%
  Egypt 1.63%
  Spain 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.24%
Acer 25.37%
Dell 14.35%
ASUS 8.61%
Toshiba 7.87%
Samsung 4.35%
Lenovo 2.96%
American Megatrends 1.20%
Medion 1.02%
Intel 0.83%
Sahara 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.40%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.14%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.91%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.02%


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