1.66.1133 50.00%
1.66.1133 35.71%
1.66.1133 7.14%
1.66.1133 7.14%
(Note, the developer publishes each variation of this file with the same version, but the hashes are unique.)


SProtector 1.66.1133

Remove sprotector.dll
Warning 11 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of sprotector.dll.


There are 4 versions of sprotector.dll in the wild, the latest version being 1.66.1133. The average file size is about 468.23 KB. The programs WxDownload 1.66, SProtector 1.66 and Search Assistant MocaFlix 1.66 have been observed as installing specific variations of sprotector.dll.

What is sprotector.dll?

SProtector has been detected as 'malware' by multiple antivirus products. TrendMicro classifies it as TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L8. ESET calls it a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. QuickHeal identifies SProtector.dll as Worm.SProtector.A3. Avast classifies it as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) Win32:SProtector-B [PUP] and DrWeb flags it as Adware.BGuard. The program, specifically the sprotector.dll file is loaded into Google Chrome and connects to the Internet.


File name:sprotector.dll
Product name:SProtector 1.66.1133
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\AppsAreFun\sprotector.dll

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of SProtector 1.66.1133.)
Save As
  76% remove
SaveAs is an adware program that is typically bundled with 3rd party software or installed via a browser exploit. It installs a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Internet Explorer in order to inject adve...
Search Assistant SProtector
  88% remove
wxDownload Fast (also known as wxDFast) is a free/open source download manager. It was created to be multi-platform. It is a multi-threaded (aka accelerated or segmented) download manager. This means ...
Search Assistant SProtector
  83% remove
SProtector has been seen being bundled with various know adware programs including ContinueToSave, Search Assistant, JustBrowse, BrowseToSave, EasyLife Search and AppsAreFun. It has been detected as '...
Search Assistant SProtector
  80% remove
BrowseToSave is an adware program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote ...
Search Assistant SProtector
  84% remove
Search Assistant AppsAreFun is an adware program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information...
Search Assistant SProtector
  88% remove
Search Assistant MocaFlix is a web browser extension that is designed to deliver ads. It is considered adware and modifies the user's web browser settings including the default home page and search se...
WebPick Internet Holdings Ltd.
43% remove
GadgetBox Toolbar (also an Sprotector variant) is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) Windows Gadget plugin.

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 11 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:SProtector-A [PUP] 1.66.1133
CAT Quick Heal Worm.SProtector.Gen 1.66.1133
CAT Quick Heal Worm.SProtector.A3 1.66.1133
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.3 1.66.1133
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.Win32.SProtector.AMN (A) 1.66.1133
ESET NOD32 7.8082 Win32/SProtector 1.66.1133
ESET NOD32 7.8136 a variant of Win32/SProtector.A 1.66.1133
Kingsoft 2013.1.8.219 Win32.Troj.Agent.k.(kcloud) 1.66.1133
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_SPNR.0BC513 1.66.1133
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L2 1.66.1133
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_SPNR.0BC513 1.66.1133

VersionsAll file variations of sprotector.dll

MD5SHA-1File size
c54a493484f7f03292cd310112d93257 d9cb66bc174aa8c14fa392c881fca6316ee53ea6 417.5 KB
605ddc5f152cd5dc0c4276d70a62a7d0 8a09a270d06e023110dfcb19538293f3ec750881 347 KB
4ec3d95a145ee18bf40cb0a99be3ae19 a5b3976a95db250c227210900286e33b18a7e940 518.91 KB
85b6ec49cd2711f351cb37b2b2406045 054d35dff4fd169272ca3269a84ae52dcf7490ff 589.51 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Microsoft Windows XP 35.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows Vista Ultimate 14.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.14%
Windows 7 Professional 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.14%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

Indonesia installs about 21.43% of SProtector 1.66.1133.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 50.00%
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