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Threat's profile Threat indicator: HIGH

Name of the threat:Yazzle Cowabanga

Command or file name:svcrhost.exe

Threat type:Adware

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

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

After gathering this information, the Yazzle Cowabanga then sends that information to another PC, usually for advertising purposes. Some Yazzle Cowabanga centrees on spying a person's Internet behavior; this type of Yazzle Cowabanga often watchs the places you visit and things you do on the World wide web, the emails you write and receive, as well as your Instant Messaging (IM) conversations. Yazzle Cowabanga is a type of malware that is setup on machines and gathers data about users without their skills. Betweenwhiles Yazzle Cowabanga is secretly installed on PCs in shared or corporative network system with the purpose to watch other users. It's time and again when Yazzle Cowabanga display commercials. Various Yazzle Cowabanga violate anti-sexual movies legislation when offsprings are the consumers.


Yazzle Cowabanga intrusion method

Yazzle Cowabanga installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (Yazzle Cowabanga). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. Yazzle Cowabanga copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is svcrhost.exe . Then it creates new startup key with name Yazzle Cowabanga and value svcrhost.exe . You can also find it in your processes list with name svcrhost.exe or Yazzle Cowabanga. Also, it can create folder with name Yazzle Cowabanga under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. If you have further questions about Yazzle Cowabanga, please ask below. You can use programs to remove Yazzle Cowabanga from your browsers below.


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How to remove Yazzle Cowabanga manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Yazzle Cowabanga, 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 Yazzle Cowabanga.

To get rid of Yazzle Cowabanga, you should:

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

  • cowabanga.exe
  • cowabanga.lnk
  • online games.url
  • yazzleactivex[1].cab
  • yazzle1162oinadmin.exe
  • yazzle1162oinuninstaller.exe
  • YazzleBundle-1281.exe
  • yazzle1281oinadmin.exe
  • yazzle1281oinuninstaller.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:

  • %programfiles%\cowabanga\

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

  • Key: Interface\{907977FB-8835-483F-9979-AE3101DD3D17}\TypeLib
    Value: Version
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Cowabanga
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Cowabanga
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Yazzle1162Oin
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: Publisher
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\ShellExecuteHooks
    Value: {6D794CB4-C7CD-4c6f-BFDC-9B77AFBDC02C}
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Cowabanga
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Yazzle1162Oin
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Yazzle1162Oin
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: DisplayName
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: UninstallString
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: HelpLink
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: InstallLocation
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: NoModify
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: NoRepair
  • Key: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Outerinfo
    Value: DisplayVersion
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Local Page
    Data: prosearching.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Bar
    Data: http://www.2020search.com/search/9884/search.html
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Search Page
    Data: prosearching.com
  • Key: Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main
    Value: Start Page
    Data: prosearching.com
  • Key: software\microsoft\internet explorer\main
    Value: local page
    Data: prosearching.com

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 Yazzle Cowabanga related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga
  • Click Uninstall button.

Windows XP

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

Remove Yazzle Cowabanga related extensions from your browsers

Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga. 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 Yazzle Cowabanga or other related adware BHO.
  • Click Disable button.

Warning: This option will only disable unwanted plugin. For effective Yazzle Cowabanga 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 Yazzle Cowabanga and click recycle bin icon.
  • Confirm Yazzle Cowabanga removal.

Mozilla Firefox

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

Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like Yazzle Cowabanga are very widespread and, unfortunately, many anti-virus programs fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any anti-virus programs and creates additional shield against threats like Yazzle Cowabanga.


Here are the descriptions of problems connected with Yazzle Cowabanga and svcrhost.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Cowabanga Remover not Compatible with my Operating System.

I have good old Windows 98, and after downloading the Threat Removal Software, I have been informed that it " was expecting a newer version" or something along those lines. Is there another program I can download, or is there a step by step manual instruction set I can go through? Thank you so much for your time!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: outerinfo

i can't delete outerinfo

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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