BarQuery.com

BarQuery.com Description

BarQuery.com, aka BarQuery, is a browser hijacker that is known to load the BarQuery.com site without a computer user's direct interaction. BarQuery.com is essentially composed of a Trojan infection that changes browser settings sending users to unwanted websites. These sites may consist of phishing pages or ones that promote malware through malicious adverts. Any system that automatically loads BarQuery.com should be scanned with an updated spyware scan tool to safely detect and remove any parasite related to the BarQuery.com hijacker.

Technical Information

File System Details

BarQuery.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarcouponsmerchants2.xml N/A
2 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarlog.txt N/A
3 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarstats.dat N/A
4 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarversion.xml N/A
5 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarcouponsmerchants.xml N/A
6 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarguid.dat N/A
7 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarstat.log N/A
8 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbaruninstallStatIE.dat N/A
9 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarcouponscategories.xml N/A
10 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbardtx.ini N/A
11 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbarpreferences.dat N/A
12 %AppData%BarQuerytoolbaruninstallIE.dat N/A
13 %Temp%BarQuerytoolbar-manifest.xml N/A

Registry Details

BarQuery.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}VersionIndependentProgID "BarQueryIEHelper.UrlHelper"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBarQueryIEHelper.DNSGuardCurVer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBarQueryIEHelper.DNSGuard.1
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} "BarQuery Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115} "UrlHelper Class"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBarQueryIEHelper.DNSGuard
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorerBrowser Helper Objects{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} " BarQuery BarQuery Toolbar"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}InprocServer32 "C:PROGRA~1WINDOW~4ToolBarBarQuerydtx.dll"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesCLSID{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}ProgID "BarQueryIEHelper.UrlHelper.1"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREClassesBarQueryIEHelper.DNSGuardCLSID
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftInternet ExplorerToolbar "BarQuery Toolbar"