BrowserPal: BHO Windows XP
Malware Name: BrowserPal
What is BrowserPal
BrowserPal belongs to the Browser Helper Object. This type of malware usually displays various advertisements. The installation of software updates are also encountered when infected by BrowserPal BHO. The installation of applications from the third party also possibly takes place.
BrowserPal Penetrating Methods
The BrowserPal creates values to the registry keys and attempts to create registry subkeys. The subkeys it creates are added-up into the internet explorer, this then allows the browser to be embedded with the BHO. The internet browsing may cause a computer to be infected. The penetration may also start from free download
How to Avoid BrowserPal Infections
Keeping the security up to date is necessary for the prevention of the BrowserPal, this activates the efficiency of the security of the OS. Another Prevention technique is to apply anti-viruses that are reliable, that way the files related to the BrowserPal could easily be detected. Turning On the firewall for the protection of the computer is another help for avoiding the said BHO. Provide password for any type of sharing.
BrowserPal Infection Symptoms
The internet settings may be changed by the BHO BrowserPal, aside from that it could also display numerous kinds of advertisements, very frequently that it could make the user irate. The said browser Helper Object could also monitor the user activities in order to display related search advertisements.
Being infected with the BrowserPal could lead to slower Computer start up and performance, because the malware loads and install applications and advertisements that are not really needed by the user, therefore it occupies a lot of space in the system. The redirection of addresses in the browser may also happen. Frequent display of advertisements is possible even if the user is not on line.
Easy BrowserPal Removal
The best way to remove the BHO is to install legitimate anti-virus applications of Symantec. After having anti-virus applications installed, the next step is to uninstall the BHO. Uninstall the BHO from the Add/Remove Folder of Control Panel which may be selected from the Start Button of the start menu. After the Uninstall process, it is still suggested to run system scan to assure security.
How to Remove BrowserPal
According to some reports, the BrowserPal files which are supposed to be deleted are:
• bp.exe, bdtlb.dll