LessTabs

LessTabs Description

LessTabs is a web browser helper object or extension that attempts to provide additional functions for popular web browser applications. Through LessTabs a web browser may have its settings changed. Usually LessTabs will load a different default home page and redirect you to another search engine site. Preventing the redirects that come with LessTabs usually involves finding all related LessTabs files and delete them. However, the automatic removal of LessTabs may be performed utilizing an updated antispyware tool.

Aliases: Suspicious file [Panda], AdWare.Lesstabs [Ikarus], Adware.Lesstabs.A (B), TROJ_GEN.F47V0512 and Adware.Lesstabs.A.

Technical Information

File System Details

LessTabs creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 C:\Users\Bob\AppData\Local\Temp\DIQM\internet-explorer_085\software\lesstabs-setup.exe\lesstabs-setup.exe 1,220,936 b8b72f821e8a33d2225273e0b30b82bc 9
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\LessTabs\IE32\LessTabsClientIE.dll 139,800 ef69a5e1bebad743f4969a173acee597 1
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Registry Details

LessTabs creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Uninstaller
LessTabs
Registry key
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\LessTabs
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\lesstabs-setup_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\lesstabs-setup_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
CLSID
{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
{8A2BBD3A-2130-4882-B198-863271F320DE}
Directory
%PROGRAMFILES%\LessTabs
%PROGRAMFILES%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\lesstabs@lesstabs.com
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\LessTabs
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\lesstabs@lesstabs.com

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