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69% remove it31% keep it
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iYogi Internet Shield


iYogi Internet Shield is a software program developed by iYogi. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named iyogi internet shield.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 22.63 MB (23,729,502 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: iYogi Internet Shield
URL: www.iyogi.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\iYogi Support Dock\iYogi Internet Shield\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{EDD1913A-8852-4ADF-8341-1761FCB0DD4D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 22.63 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by iYogi Internet Shield

Program executable:iyogi internet shield.exe
Name:iYogi Internet Shield
Path:C:\Program Files\iyogi support dock\iyogi internet shield\iyogi internet shield.exe
Additional files:
  • HashLookup.dll (by Bit9) - HashLookup.dll Dynamic Link Library (Bit9 File Analysis DLL)
  • WINBORDER.DLL - WinBorder Dynamic Link Library
  • BZDcomLaunch.exe - BufferZone dcomlaunch service
  • RlHook.dll - RlHookDl Dynamic Link Library
  • XceedZip.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Zip Compression Library
  • BZRpcSs.exe - BufferZone epmapper service
  • isc.exe - Internet Shield Client
  • BZPackCmd.exe - BZPackCmd Application
  • InternetShieldClient.exe - iYogi SupportDoc (Keep-It-Safe)
  • BZbho.dll (by Trustware) - BufferZone (BufferZone Trusted Sites Protection)
  • SysDump.exe (by SOFTED) - SysDump
  • BZClient.dll
  • ClientGUI.exe - BufferZone GUI
  • ClntSvc.exe
  • RemoteAssist.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • BZbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CBZurlmon Object' with the class of {311BA51F-64F2-439D-9A4A-772373D77312}.
  • ClntSvc.exe runs as a service named 'iYogi Internet Shield' (BufferZoneSvc) "iYogi Internet Shield".

How do I remove iYogi Internet Shield?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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