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Manual Removal Guide for Win32.URLTool.BHO

April 3rd, 2017
The following instructions have been created to help you to get rid of "Win32.URLTool.BHO" manually.
Use this guide at your own risk; software should usually be better suited to remove malware, since it is able to look deeper.

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Threat Details:

Categories:

  • trojan

Links (be careful!):

: in32.URLTool.BHO is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that spies on users surfing behaviour and displays ads.

Removal Instructions:

Files:

Important: There are more files that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Registry:

You can use regedit.exe (included in Windows) to locate and delete these registry entries.

  • A key in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ named "JS_Hijack.BHOImpl.1", plus associated values.
  • A key in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ named "JS_Hijack.BHOImpl", plus associated values.
  • Delete the registry key "{03CA0716-9418-4F23-BE60-F9779FB4B4FD}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\".
  • Delete the registry key "{067EFEAA-D591-4BB1-8981-6C759B6102AB}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\".
  • Delete the registry key "{0F481D7A-5C11-4A2B-9FFB-36A5BC7CAA2B}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\".
  • Delete the registry key "{B2150688-1AA5-4698-90BE-C3CBECBB5786}" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\".
  • Delete the registry key "{B2150688-1AA5-4698-90BE-C3CBECBB5786}" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\".
  • Delete the registry key "{B2150688-1AA5-4698-90BE-C3CBECBB5786}" at "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\".
  • Delete the registry key "{B2150688-1AA5-4698-90BE-C3CBECBB5786}" at "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\".
  • Delete the registry key "JS_Hijack.DLL" at "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AppID\".

If Win32.URLTool.BHO uses rootkit technologies, use our RegAlyzer, RootAlyzer or our Total Commander anti-rootkit plugins.

Browser:

The following browser plugins or items can either be removed directly in your browser, or through the help of e.g. Spybot-S&D or RunAlyzer.

  • Please remove Browser Helpers named "URLToolBHO".

There are more browser plugins or items that cannot be safely described in simple words. Please use Spybot-S&D to remove them.

Final Words:

If neither Spybot-S&D nor self help did resolve the issue or you would prefer one on one help,

  1. Please read these instructions before requesting assistance,
  2. Then start your own thread in the Malware Removal Forum where a volunteer analyst will advise you as soon as available.