The module SmartbarInternetExplorerBHO.dll by PINWID has been detected as adware by 3 anti-malware scanners. It is installed within the context of Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name ‘SmartbarInternetExplorerBHOEngine’. Additionally, the file is typically installed by a number of programs including Muvic Smartbar Engine by Pinwid Ltd. and Muvic Smartbar by Pinwid Ltd., both potentially unwanted software.
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Original file name:
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)
COMODO CA Limited
2/4/2014 7:00:00 PM
2/5/2015 6:59:59 PM
CN=PINWID LTD, O=PINWID LTD, STREET=14 Shenkar Arie, L=HERZLIYA, S=NA, PostalCode=46733, C=IL
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB
2/25/2014 4:50:58 AM
Developed / compiled with:
Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
137 KB (140,288 bytes)
Internet Explorer BHO
The file SmartbarInternetExplorerBHO.dll has been discovered within the following programs.
This adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of banners and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads.
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This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.
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