2,6,1249,132 50.00%
2,4,897,176 25.00%
2,3,813,156 25.00%



Application Manager by Bit89 Inc. (Signed)

Remove etypemngr.exe
Warning 34 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of etypemngr.exe.


There are 3 versions of etypemngr.exe in the wild, the latest version being 2,6,1249,132. It is started as a Windows Service called 'Browser Manager' with the name 'eType Manager'. This is executed as a shared service (which simply means that this service can share a process with other Win32 services). The average file size is about 2.4 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Bit89 Inc. by During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0086% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 3.38 MB.

What is etypemngr.exe?

The PerformerSoft Browser Manager (Application Manager) program classified mostly as exhibiting adware like actions, is bundled with PerformerSoft products including PC Performer. Browser Manager is designed to protect its bundled programs and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other thrid party programs. The Browser Manager program was developed by Bit89 ( a know adware maker.

About etypemngr.exe (from Bit89 Inc.)

eType is your online multi-language dictionary with translations and word substitutes to virtually any language in the world. eType is your writing guide that auto-completes your words as you type the


File name:etypemngr.exe
Publisher:PerformerSoft LLC
Product name:Application Manager
Typical file path:C:\ProgramData\etype manager\2.3.813.156\{52de144c-c70b-4e0a-9b16-29a2e18c255e}\etypemngr.exe
Issued to:Bit89 Inc.
Authority (CA)
Effective date:Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Expiration date:Friday, September 4, 2015
Windows Service
Service name:eType Manager
Display name:Browser Manager

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Application Manager.)
Bit89 Inc
  88% remove
PerformerSoft BrowserProtect is a third party web browser add-in classified mostly as a potentially unwanted software application that used to be bundled with PerformerSoft products including PC Perfo...
Bit89 Inc
  85% remove
Browser Manager is a third party web browser add-in classified as a potentially unwanted application that used to be bundled with PerformerSoft products including PC Performer. At one point PerformerS...
Performersoft Inc
  69% remove
PC Performer Manager is bundled with various PC Performer registry optimization products.


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of etypemngr.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' as a shared service by the Service Host (svchost.exe)
  • Browser Manager
  • 'eType Manager'

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 34 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Avira AntiVir Adware/Agent.2400792 2,4,897,176
Avira AntiVir APPL/BProtector.Gen 2,6,1249,132
Antiy Labs AVL Trojan/Win32.Generic 2,6,1249,132
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BProtect-A [PUP] 2,6,1249,132
AVG 2014.0.3629 Generic5.SCR 2,4,897,176
AVG Skodna.Generic_r.FK 2,6,1249,132
Comodo Internet Security 16986 TrojWare.Win32.bProtector.~A 2,6,1249,132
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.2 2,3,813,156
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.18 2,6,1249,132
ESET NOD32 7.8018 a variant of Win32/bProtector.A 2,4,897,176
ESET NOD32 7.8832 a variant of Win32/bProtector.A 2,6,1249,132
Fortinet Adware/Bromngr 2,4,897,176
G Data 13.10.22 Win32.Application.BHO.A 2,6,1249,132
K7 AntiVirus 9.160.8224 Adware 2,4,897,176
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Bromngr.b 2,4,897,176
Kaspersky HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic 2,6,1249,132
Kingsoft 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud) 2,6,1249,132
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.PerformerSoft.A 2,6,1249,132
McAfee 5.400.1158 Artemis!432348FC02E4 2,4,897,176
McAfee 5.600.1067 Adware-Bprotect.b 2,6,1249,132
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware v2012.1-dat Artemis!432348FC02E4 2,4,897,176
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware v2013-dat Artemis!D9C8DC2D7EC2 2,6,1249,132
nProtect 2013-02-16.01 Trojan-Clicker/W32.Agent.2400792 2,4,897,176
Panda Antivirus Trj/OCJ.C 2,4,897,176
PC Tools Adware.GoonSquad!rem 2,6,1249,132
Sophos 4.93.0 BProtector 2,6,1249,132
Symantec 20131.1.5.61 Adware.GoonSquad 2,6,1249,132
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.0BLJ12 2,4,897,176
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R0CBC0OIH13 2,6,1249,132
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.0BLJ12 2,4,897,176
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BPROTECT 2,6,1249,132
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Bromngr.b 2,4,897,176
VIPRE Antivirus 15594 Bprotector (fs) 2,4,897,176
VIPRE Antivirus 21744 Bprotector (fs) 2,6,1249,132

VersionsAll file variations of etypemngr.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
d9c8dc2d7ec28e3ff25c99ef17c8631a 3bed57b45ffa1a6df55dcee3e749834a3342305e 2.66 MB
432348fc02e4293c42c66fe123f0641e 665db8920e662ca4358e86ced8180a2ea10b2e24 2.29 MB
77a198ae479fe46e833ceb0c2cc48300 41516b968cb539806a0e1622fa9290d0ef51b912 2.25 MB
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