FileBulldog Description

FileBulldog is a browser hijacker that may be added to popular web browsers like Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox. When FileBulldog is installed, it tends to load a toolbar offering several functions for updating drivers or files on a computer. Some of these functions are known to redirect users to unwanted sites and possibly display repeated pop-up alerts. Through FileBulldog a PC users may be bombarded with several unwanted actions which is why FileBulldog is classified as a questionable add-on. Removal of FileBulldog may be a difficult process for some which is why it is recommended to utilize an updated antispyware tool to completely uninstall FileBulldog.

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  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • 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

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File System Details

FileBulldog creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\FileBulldog Toolbar 95
2 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\FileBulldog Toolbar 94
3 %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\ Update Checker 41
4 %PROGRAMFILES%\ Update Checker\update_checker.exe 194,560 fd9b065e442d3c9a81188c8fc5dbfc96 41
5 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\ Update Checker 40

Registry Details

FileBulldog creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller} Update Checker

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