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Category: Adware and PUAs Protection available since:23 Aug 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Unspecified PUA Last Updated:21 May 2013 22:30:17 (GMT)

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"TopBrowsing" is an advertising related Browser Helper Object (BHO) plugin for Microsoft Internet Explorer.

"TopBrowsing" may be installed as part of the installation for other adware, spyware or freeware applications.

When "TopBrowsing" is installed the following files are typically created:

<Program Files>\BHO
<Program Files>\BHO\bho.dat
<Program Files>\BHO\er.dat
<Program Files>\BHO\plugin.dll
<Program Files>\BHO\plugin1.dll
<Program Files>\BHO\uninstall.exe

The file plugin.dll is registered as a COM object and Browser Helper Object (BHO) for Microsoft Internet Explorer, creating registry entries under:

Browser Helper Objects\(9125F250-EB4F-49fe-AE17-C17665873A5C)

The following registry entry is set, affecting internet security:

<Program Files>\BHO\uninstall.exe
<Program Files>\BHO\uninstall.exe:*:Enabled:BHO

Registry entries are created under:


"TopBrowsing" provides an uninstall option which can be accessed via the Add or Remove Programs dialog in the Windows Control Panel. The software is listed as "BHO".

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