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Should I remove eShield Browser Security?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,157
United States Rank #9,263
Reach 0.0266%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.62 days
106.68 days >
Average installed length: 56.05 days

eShield Browser Security

What is eShield Browser Security?

This toolbar will install a Search.us.com web browser home page and search page hijacker.

About  (from Search.us.com)

Upon removal, the Search.us.com toolbar can ask if you would like to reset your browsers to their "factory" default settings. Choosing "Yes" restores your browsers to their original configurations specified by the publishers of the browser software. Any resemblance to your personal browser settings is purely coincident...  Read more


eShield Browser Security is a software program developed by Search.us.com. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The primary executable is named GameConsole.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 4.24 MB (4,444,101 bytes). 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 60% of users of eShield Browser Security come from the United States, it is also popular in BD and DZ.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in eShield Browser Security.
GameConsole.exe (d2e9aa8dda24ba56919f5b3f2b271dea) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE W64.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.622
SUPERAntiSpyware 9687 Adware.Heur/Variant
TNT2User.exe (768e74114c598879e6e6423aadb8599a) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
AVG Generic.A64
Avira PUA/FindWide.Gen
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.TNT2.A
Dr.Web Adware.Toolbar.622
ESET-NOD32 12405 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.TNT2.A potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/TNT2
K7 AntiVirus 9.210.17530 Adware ( 004c57db1 )
K7GW 9.210.17530 Adware ( 004c57db1 )
McAfee Artemis!768E74114C59
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 Artemis!PUP
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA HL (PUA)
SUPERAntiSpyware PUP.eShield/Variant
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Trojan.Gen.2
       View all 17 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: eShield
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\tnt2\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\TNT2\\TNT2User.exe" /UNINSTALL PARTNER=11433
Estimated size: 4.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by eShield Browser Security

Program executable:GameConsole.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • hmac.1.dll - TNT2
  • sqlite.1.dll
  • tnt2chrome64.dll
  • TNT2UserPS64.dll
  • chromeinst.1.dll
  • CliffBar.exe
  • iestage2.1.dll (by Eshield)
  • IsRunning64.exe
  • npTNT2.dll (by Eshield) - npAPI Plugin
  • passport.dll - Eshield
  • passport64.dll
  • progress.1.dll
  • regsvr.1.dll
  • tnt2chrome.dll
  • TNT2User.exe
  • TNT2UserPS.dll
  • TntMagicDel.dll
  • UnInjLib.dll
  • UnInjLib64.dll
  • UninstallDlg.1.dll
  • untar.1.dll
  • zipunzip.1.dll
  • eshield_search_engine.xpi
  • (Malware detected) GameConsole.exe
  • GameEngine.dll
  • IEToolbar.dll
  • IEToolbar64.dll
  • log.dll
  • MinecraftShims64.dll
  • MonitorDll.dll
  • tntmoz.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npTNT2.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npTNT2.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npTNT2.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@tnt2npapi.com/Plugin' with a plugin key of '@tnt2npapi.com/Plugin'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • TNT2User.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\TNT2\\TNT2User.exe'.

How do I remove eShield Browser Security?

You can uninstall eShield Browser Security 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 eShield Browser Security, 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 eShield Browser Security.
  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 eShield Browser Security you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 10 63%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.55%
Windows 7 31.87%
Windows XP 2.67%
Windows Vista 1.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 26.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.36%
Windows 10 Pro 12.60%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.35%
Windows 8.1 7.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.17%
  BD 3.63%
  DZ 1.74%
  Egypt 1.74%
  Iran 1.60%
  Italy 1.60%
  Russia 1.31%
  Thailand 1.16%
  Germany 1.16%
  France 1.02%
  Czech Republic 0.87%
  Saudi Arabia 0.87%
  United Kingdom 0.87%
  LY 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.01%
Dell 25.30%
Acer 17.47%
ASUS 8.13%
Toshiba 7.53%
Lenovo 7.23%
Samsung 2.41%
Intel 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.32%
Dell Inspiron 3542 3.24%
ASUS All Series 3.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.70%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.70%


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