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Should I remove wxDfast?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,437
United States Rank #18,703
Reach 0.0293%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.38 days
1043.83 days >
Average installed length: 548.45 days


VersionDistribution 4.67%

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What is wxDfast?  (from Best Application)

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wxDfast is a software program developed by Best Application. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 programs's main executable is WxDFast.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.93 MB of memory. 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 564.61 KB (578,161 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 19% of users of wxDfast come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Taiwan.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in wxDfast.
WxDFast.exe (2096b76b1a5d4e5ce2bcb19c0fada911) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.GenUpdater
ESET-NOD32 7.9395 Win32/GenUpdater
K7 AntiVirus 13.175.11103 Trojan
K7GW 13.175.11103 Trojan ( 0048e3021 )
Malwarebytes v2013.05.23.05 Trojan.Dropper
MicroWorld-eScan Win32/GenUpdater (ES)
Sophos 4.97 MultiPlug
bhoclass.dll (00f4e6542235cc34958a1778a93d2bfb) has been flagged by the following 25 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Agnitum Outpost Adware.Generic!xogCgTOJDl8
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:MultiPlug-J [PUP]
AVG Generic5.NNW
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.MultiPlug.AlF
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.Generic.256466
Clam AntiVirus Win.Adware.256466
Comodo Security 17313 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.256466 (B)
ESET-NOD32 9080 a variant of Win32/Adware.MultiPlug.B
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/MultiPlug
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.256466
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.256466
Kaspersky UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Generic.dx!00F4E6542235
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Generic.dx!00F4E6542235
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.256466
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.MultiPlug.boazyf
Norman 7.02.06 Suspicious_Gen4.AYDFW
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Sophos 4.95.0 CNav
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0PK813
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0PK813
VIPRE Antivirus 23608 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 32 all detections
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: wxDfast
URL: wxdownloadmanager.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\wxdfast
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\wxDfast\uninstall.exe /path=C:\ProgramData\wxDfast
Estimated size: 564.61 KB

Program filesFiles installed by wxDfast

Program executable:WxDFast.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) bhoclass.dll (by Injector) - Injector
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • bhoclass.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'TheBflix Class' with the class of {EFD006DB-8825-420D-A16D-33D7D9ABCF07} (TheBflix).
Scheduled Task
  • WxDFast.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OptimizerProUpdaterRefreshTask' (runs daily at 3:35 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • WxDFast.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WxDFastUpdaterTask{A0CD443B-80CD-46EF-8460-D8A6A5D8B72F}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001348045%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012213%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001267%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,388
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:50 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove wxDfast?

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

Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.34%
Windows XP 12.65%
Windows Vista 8.32%
Windows 10 0.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.54%
Windows 7 Professional 6.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.92%
Windows 7 Starter 2.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.81%
  Iran 13.67%
  Taiwan 3.54%
  Israel 3.54%
  Indonesia 3.38%
  Brazil 3.22%
  United Kingdom 2.89%
  Australia 2.57%
  India 2.57%
  Canada 2.09%
  Italy 1.93%
  Germany 1.77%
  MA 1.45%
  Belgium 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.11%
Dell 21.85%
Acer 15.94%
Toshiba 9.77%
ASUS 7.71%
Samsung 2.31%
Lenovo 2.06%
Intel 2.06%
American Megatrends 0.77%
Sahara 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.26%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.41%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.85%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.14%


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