84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove diamondata?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,456
Reach 0.0106%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.71 days
227.40 days >
Average installed length: 119.48 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0 100.00%

diamondata 1.0.0

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What is diamondata?

Once installed diamondata will add a number of unwanted features to the web browser including inline text and multi-site searching, comparison shopping, related search results, additional offers and coupons as well as website ratings and reviews. It does this by analyzing the content of the web pages the user is visiting as well as tracking the URLs and navigation. Additionally diamondata will add features as desired after install through its 'auto-enabled updater' which runs as a Windows service.

It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typically bundled with 3rd party publishers in order to try to maximize install revenue as typically payouts per installation is between a few cents and a couple dollars depending on the geographical location of the host.

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

DiamonData content includes advertisements... User info is collected and shared for ad relevance and other purposes.
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in diamondata.
diamondataBHO.dll (f5322a6d937f10f2b773516619e92158) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17488 Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web 9.0.0.010 Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 8.9190 Win32/BrowseFox.D
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.10.08.11 PUP.Optional.DiamonData.A
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.57029 Riskware.Win32.Agent.cqycvd
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 AdWare.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 24680 Yontoo (fs)
updatediamondata.exe (93a60156bd0febaec686dbf2936af06f) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
AhnLab-V3 2014.12.25.01 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
Avira 7.11.197.174 ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware 1.5.0.21 Yontoo (fs)
Bitdefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.600 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10925 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
F-Prot 4.7.1.166 W32/S-481ec56b!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
G Data 24 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
K7 AntiVirus 9.188.14440 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.188.14440 Adware ( 700000121 )
Kaspersky 15.0.1.10 not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur
Malwarebytes 1.75.0.1 PUP.Optional.DiamonData.A
McAfee 6.0.5.614 Artemis!93A60156BD0F
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Gen:Variant.Adware.SwiftBrowse.4
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.0.64448 Riskware.Win32.BPlug.djpkri
VIPRE Antivirus 36048 Yontoo (fs)
       View all 28 all detections
diamondata has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove diamondata 1.0.0.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: diamondata
URL: diamondata.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\diamondata
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\diamondata\diamondatauninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by diamondata 1.0.0

Program module:diamondataBHO.dll (Malware detected)
Name:diamondata
Path:C:\Program Files\diamondata\diamondataBHO.dll
MD5:f5322a6d937f10f2b773516619e92158
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) diamondataBHO.dll - diamondata
  • diamondata.Common.dll - diamondata Common
  • (Malware detected) updatediamondata.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • diamondataBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'diamondata' with the class of {9cfa5939-8996-40ed-97bb-3c34c4ae8501}.
Service
  • updatediamondata.exe runs as a service named 'Update diamondata' (Update diamondata).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

updatediamondata.exe
Memory:14.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005871090%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000979%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00057732%
0.015104% average

How do I remove diamondata?

Quickly and completely remove diamondata 1.0.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall diamondata 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 diamondata 1.0.0, 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 diamondata.
  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 diamondata 1.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.24%
Windows 10 17.96%
Windows XP 5.83%
Windows Vista 0.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.95%
Windows 7 Professional 12.68%
Windows 8 Pro 5.85%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.37%
Windows 8 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

11.34% of installs come from MA
Which countries install it?
  MA 11.34%
  United States 6.70%
  TN 5.15%
  Italy 4.64%
  DZ 4.12%
  Indonesia 4.12%
  Taiwan 3.61%
  IQ 3.61%
  India 3.09%
  Germany 3.09%
  SY 2.58%
  United Kingdom 2.58%
  Thailand 2.06%
  France 2.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.00%
Acer 22.00%
Hewlett-Packard 21.33%
ASUS 8.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
GIGABYTE 4.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
American Megatrends 3.33%
Samsung 1.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
Dell Inspiron N5050 2.50%
ASUSTeK K52F 1.67%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com

comments1 comment

user comment
expert comment
Jim Brown (Expert)over a year ago
This is the exact same adware as Lucky Leap and Web Cake. These guys just rename the software and web site and keep distributing their crappy adware. Remove it quickly!