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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:HuntBar.Stoolbar

Command or file name:backdoor.hupegion.exe

Threat type:Toolbars

Affected OS:Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Affected browsers:Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari

They do not expand by themselves and normally must be setup as any other software with or without buyer content. HuntBar.Stoolbars differ from regular virus dangers. Some HuntBar.Stoolbar editions are able to pilfer buyer passwords, bank account details and other buyer person data. Most HuntBar.Stoolbars are quite similar to HuntBar.Stoolbar and therefore are not very harmful. As it was said above most HuntBar.Stoolbars are quite analogous to worm and advertisement pests and therefore cannot be canceld with the help of popular antivirus products. However, they have special HuntBar.Stoolbar signature databases, which provide them an opportunity detect and fix most privacy risks.


HuntBar.Stoolbar intrusion method

Usually HuntBar.Stoolbar comes bundled with freeware downloads. During installation you can be offered to change default homepage and search engine to HuntBar.Stoolbar. HuntBar.Stoolbar copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is backdoor.hupegion.exe. Then it creates new startup key with name HuntBar.Stoolbar and value backdoor.hupegion.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name backdoor.hupegion.exe or HuntBar.Stoolbar. Also, it can create folder with name HuntBar.Stoolbar under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about HuntBar.Stoolbar, please ask below. You can use programs to remove HuntBar.Stoolbar from your browsers below.


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How to remove HuntBar.Stoolbar manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with HuntBar.Stoolbar, removing it from startup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by HuntBar.Stoolbar.

To get rid of HuntBar.Stoolbar, you should:

1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • backdoor.hupegion.exe

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

no information

3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: clsid\{51704c8a-007a-8362-32d7-c2ee36ce9214}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\ms scandisk
    Value: @

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall HuntBar.Stoolbar related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for HuntBar.Stoolbar entry or other unknown and suspicious programs. Below are instructions for different version if Windows. In some cases adware programs are protected by malicious service or process and it will not allow you to uninstall it. If HuntBar.Stoolbar won't uninstall or gives you error message that you do not have sufficient rights to do this perform below instructions in Safe Mode or Safe Mode with Networking or use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


Windows 10

  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings
  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column
  • Find HuntBar.Stoolbar under in the list and click Uninstall button near it.
  • Confirm by clicking Uninstall button in opened window if necessary.

Windows 8/8.1

  • Right click on the bottom left corner of the screen (while on your desktop)
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Click Uninstall a program under Programs and Features.
  • Locate programs that can be connected with HuntBar.Stoolbar or other related suspicious program.
  • Click Uninstall button.
  • Wait until uninstall process is complete.

Windows 7/Vista

  • Click Start and choose Control Panel.
  • Choose Programs and Features and Uninstall a program.
  • In the list of installed programs find entries related to HuntBar.Stoolbar
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

  • Click Start
  • In the menu choose Control Panel
  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.
  • Find HuntBar.Stoolbar related entries.
  • Click Remove button.

Remove HuntBar.Stoolbar related extensions from your browsers

HuntBar.Stoolbar in some cases can be accompanied with browsers extension. We recommend you to use free option Toolbar Remover under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to remove unwanted browser extensions related to HuntBar.Stoolbar. We recommend you to perform scan your PC with Removal Tool or Stronghold AntiMalware. To remove extenions from your browsers manually do the following:

Internet Explorer

  • While in Internet Explorer click cogwheel icon in the top right corner
  • In the menu choose the Manage Add-ons
  • Select Toolbar and Extension tab.
  • Choose add-on possibly related to HuntBar.Stoolbar or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective HuntBar.Stoolbar removal use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.

Google Chrome

  • Start Google Chrome.
  • In the address bar type chrome://extensions/
  • In the list of add-ons find related to HuntBar.Stoolbar and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm HuntBar.Stoolbar removal.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox
  • In the address bar type about:addons
  • Click Extensions tab.
  • In the list of extension locate ones related to HuntBar.Stoolbar.
  • Click Remove button near it.

Reset browsers search and homepage settings

HuntBar.Stoolbar can affect your browsers which results in browser redirection or search hijack. We recommend you to use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware to reset all the browsers at once. Mention that you need to remove all files and kill all processes belonging to HuntBar.Stoolbar before doing this. To reset your browsers manually and restore your homepage perform the following steps:

Internet Explorer

  • If you use Windows XP, click Start, and then click Run. Type the following in the Open box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • If you use Windows 7 or Windows Vista, click Start. Type the following in the Search box without quotes, and press Enter: "inetcpl.cpl"
  • Click the Advanced tab
  • In Reset Internet Explorer settings, click Reset. Click Reset in opened window again.
  • Select Delete personal settings checkbox to remove browsing history, search providers, homepage
  • After Internet Explorer finishes resetting, click Close in the Reset Internet Explorer Settings dialog box

Warning: In case this option will not work use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Google Chrome

  • Go to the installation folder of Google Chrome: C:\Users\"your username"\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\User Data.
  • In the User Data folder, look for a file named as Default and rename it to DefaultBackup.
  • Launch Google Chrome and a new clean Default file will be created.

Warning: This option might not work if in Google Chrome you use online synchronization between PCs. In this case use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.

Mozilla Firefox

  • Open Firefox

  • Go to Help > Troubleshooting Information in menu.
  • Click the Reset Firefox button.
  • After Firefox is done, it will show a window and create folder on the desktop. Click Finish.

Warning: This option will also clean all your account passwords for all websites. If you don't want it use free option Reset Browsers under Tools in Stronghold AntiMalware.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with HuntBar.Stoolbar and backdoor.hupegion.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: huntsbar.stoolbar wont let me do nothing

i cant find anything in the files have gone thru everything in control panel and when shut off laptop when turned back on it goes thru some scan its called mt scan or something like that dont know 4 sure cause i dont wanna log off it extremly hecktive to get back on net i wanna get ride of this but i cant find it in any of the program files or toolbars and its frustrating please help

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Messed up computer. I dont know whats causing but spybot isnt helping.

I am having computer trouble. I cant even get online. I have spybot search and destroy which picks up the spyware entry : huntbar.stoolbar but it never removes it even though it says it does. I also have malwarebytes which is also detecting viruses on my computer. I font know it the huntbar.stoolbar is the direct ptoblem because i am not computer savvy. All i know is my computer isnt working AT ALL! Also everytime i try to get online an error pops up that says: IEXPLORE.EXE-application error. It also says : the instruction at 0x9be0cb85 refrenced memory at 0x9be0cb85. The memory could not be written. Click ok to terminate the program.
I would really like it if you could help. Thanks!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: This shows on my computer as spyware

When doing a Spybot scan this huntbar.stool shows up every time.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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