Bundled Software Uninstaller

Bundled Software Uninstaller Description

The Bundled Software Uninstaller is one of the close relatives of various known adware infections. Some of the many variants or PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) very similar to the Bundled Software Uninstaller include LyricsPal, FLV Media Player, SmartDownload, and a variety of other Web browser toolbars. The Bundled Software Uninstaller is designed to deliver advertisements to affected computer users. Although the Bundled Software Uninstaller is marketed as a way of removing PUPs from affected computers, the Bundled Software Uninstaller is actually, in a cruel twist, designed to install even more adware and PUPs on the affected computer. The Bundled Software Uninstaller is developed by Somoto, a company that is known for creating these kinds of PUPs. The Bundled Software Uninstaller is used by marketers to generate revenue at your expense. Many computer users have complained that they are not asked for permission before the Bundled Software Uninstaller is installed. It is important to note that the Bundled Software Uninstaller is often mistakenly referred to as a virus, despite the fact that the Bundled Software Uninstaller is merely a PUP.

The Various Ways You May Acquire Bundled Software Uninstaller

The Bundled Software Uninstaller is often bundled with free software, just liked the bundled PUPs that the Bundled Software Uninstaller claims to be able to help remove. Although computer users are given the option not to install the Bundled Software Uninstaller, this option is often difficult or not explained properly, meaning that many computer users overlook this option. The Bundled Software Uninstaller may also be downloaded and installed by computer users, especially because the Bundled Software Uninstaller is often marketed using an aggressive social engineering technique that takes advantage of computer users' desire to remove PUPs from their computer.

The Dangers of Bundled Software Uninstaller and Similar PUPs

The Bundled Software Uninstaller keeps track of your online activity, browsing history, and Web browser settings. This information may be sold to marketers or used to deliver advertisements directly to your Web browser via the Bundled Software Uninstaller itself. The Bundled Software Uninstaller may also interfere with your Web browser by changing its settings and causing browser redirects and pop-ups.

Aliases: AdInstaller.Somoto [AVG], Adware.Somoto.17 [DrWeb], APPL/Somoto.Gen2 [AntiVir], W32/SomotoBetterInstaller.A!Eldorado [F-Prot] and Win32:Somoto-K [Avast].

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  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

File System Details

Bundled Software Uninstaller creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5
1 BetterInstaller.exe
2 C:\Users\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\
3 C:\Users\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\biclient.exe c66293ccd7cbe84b1b8f393ca5e4e6d7
4 C:\Documents and Settings\[USERNAME]\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\

More Details on Bundled Software Uninstaller

The following URL's were found:
Tip: We recommend blocking the domain names as well as the IP addresses associated with them.
  • betterinstaller.somotoinc.com

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