Application Manager by Bit89 Inc. (Signed)

Remove browserdefender.dll
Version:   2,6,1562,220
MD5:   d2a67ee9141d02336760a11919891038
SHA1:   9632e1ac8b967ac0c86c1164c5cc1be6d09559bd
SHA256:   144a9d9a35a2210fdac2ca23660671c7c9a2905ea5a7ec9220adc336a84baf93
Warning 24 antivirus scanners has detected malware.


browserdefender.dll is malware that is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of a process. This is typically installed with the program BrowserDefender published by Bit89 Inc and is most likely removed by most users once installed (80% removed). The file is digitally signed by Bit89 Inc. which was issued by the certificate authority (CA).


File name:browserdefender.dll
Publisher:PerformerSoft LLC
Product name:Application Manager
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\browserdefender\2.6.1339.144\{c16c1ccb-7046-4e5c-a2f3-533ad2fec8e8}\browserdefender.dll
File version:2,6,1562,220
Size:2.57 MB (2,699,216 bytes)
Build date:8/14/2013 2:39 AM
Issued to:Bit89 Inc.
Authority (CA)
Effective date:Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Expiration date:Friday, September 4, 2015
Digital DNA
File packed:No
More details


The following program will install this file
Bit89 Inc
  80% remove
PerformerSoft/Bit89 BrowserDefender, a variant of the Browser Protector Software is a web browser add-in classified mostly a potentially unwanted application that used to be bundled with PerformerSoft products including PC Performer. BrowserDefender is designed to protect its bundled programs and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other third party programs. It does this by preventing changes to the registry by other progra...

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 24 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetection
AhnLab V3 Internet Security 2013.09.23 Adware/Win32.Agent
Avira AntiVir APPL/BProtector.A.3
Antiy Labs AVL Trojan/Win32.Generic
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BProtect-A [PUP]
AVG Generic5.AGFT
BitDefender 7.2 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
Bkav Security W32.FulicoLTAB.Trojan
Comodo Internet Security 16986 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.27
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1 (B)
ESET NOD32 7.8832 a variant of Win32/bProtector.A
Fortinet Adware/Fam.NB
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
G Data 13.10.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
K7 AntiVirus 9.172.9644 Riskware
K7GW Riskware
Kaspersky HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
Kingsoft 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.1067 Adware-Bprotect.a
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware v2013-dat Artemis!D2A67EE9141D
eScan by MicroWorld Gen:Variant.Adware.BHO.Bprotector.1
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BPROTECT
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BPROTECT
VIPRE Antivirus 21742 Bprotector (fs)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 31.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows 8 Pro 4.55%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Canada installs about 14.29% of Application Manager.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 35.71%
Acer 17.86%
Toshiba 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 10.71%
ASUS 7.14%
Intel 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
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