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40%
40% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

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kernel32.dll
CloseHandle, FreeLibrary, Sleep, LoadLibraryExA, lstrlenA, GetModuleFileNameA, lstrcpyA, CreateEventA, GetLastError, SetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, LoadLibraryA, GetProcAddress, LockResource, LoadResource, FindResourceA, LocalFree, GetModuleHandleA, GetVersionExA, IsProcessorFeaturePresent, GetStringTypeW, MultiByteToWideChar, LCMapStringW, RaiseException, IsValidCodePage, GetOEMCP, GetACP, GetCPInfo, EncodePointer, DecodePointer, GetCommandLineA, HeapSetInformation, GetStartupInfoW, HeapFree, TerminateProcess, GetCurrentProcess, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, HeapSize, GetModuleHandleW, ExitProcess, WriteFile, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, WideCharToMultiByte, GetEnvironmentStringsW, SetHandleCount, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, GetFileType, DeleteCriticalSection, TlsAlloc, TlsGetValue, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, InterlockedIncrement, SetLastError, GetCurrentThreadId, InterlockedDecrement, HeapCreate, QueryPerformanceCounter, GetTickCount, GetCurrentProcessId, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, RtlUnwind, HeapAlloc, HeapReAlloc, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LoadLibraryW
user32.dll
DispatchMessageA, TranslateMessage, GetMessageA, CreateWindowExA, SetWindowsHookExA, DefWindowProcA, PostQuitMessage, PeekMessageA, UnhookWindowsHookEx, RegisterClassExA

1gbrmon.exe

VER_PRODUCT_NAME by Mindspark Interactive Network (Signed)

Remove 1gbrmon.exe
Version:   1,0,2,0
MD5:   c729ef5d4740cb3a2fd768d956a862a4
SHA1:   b63d6dcd4039fafae9869503c07f44a7b9a01966
SHA256:   3cdbeea47d71c64978e85b3455775ffa3b6c48b26b217c8529abda90031c1c61

Overview

1gbrmon.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges usually within the context of Windows Explorer. It is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). It is installed with a couple of know programs including WeatherBlink Firefox Toolbar published by Mindspark Interactive Network, WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar from Mindspark Interactive Network and WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar by Mindspark Interactive Network. This particular version is usually found on Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536). Note, some antivirus scanners have flagged this file, however it is not necessarily considered malware (see below for details).

DetailsDetails

File name:1gbrmon.exe
Publisher:VER_COMPANY_NAME
Product name:VER_PRODUCT_NAME
Description:VER_DESCRIPTION
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\inboxace_1g\bar\1.bin\1gbrmon.exe
Original name:VER_EXE_FILENAME.exe
File version:1,0,2,0
Product version:2,3,0,0
Size:57.57 KB (58,952 bytes)
Build date:7/10/2013 3:47 PM
Certificate
Issued to:Mindspark Interactive Network
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Mindspark Interactive Network
  70% remove
WeatherBlink Firefox Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typi...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  61% remove
WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolb...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  73% remove
Installs a potentailly unwanted Ask.com powered toolbr - "As part of the download process for the Toolbar, you may be given the option to reset your homepage and/or reset your new tab page to an Ask® home page and new tab product. This provides relevant links and results when you make a search request in your browser address bar or if your browser address (DNS) request is invalid, misspelled or incorrectly formatted. This is a search bo...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  70% remove
This is a web browser extension/toolbar that will modify the user's home page and search provider to Ask.com.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'InboxAce_1g Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\INBOXA~2\bar\1.bin\1gbrmon.exe

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00000654%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00000127%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00000527%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:16 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Memory
Private memory:868 KB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):292 KB
Private (minimum):276 KB
Non-paged memory:868 KB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:40.62 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):43.62 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:336 KB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):3.16 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:2
12
Handles:47
600
GUI GDI count:9
103
GUI GDI peak:10
142
GUI USER count:4
49
GUI USER peak:4
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:32-bit
Command line:"C:\Program Files\inboxace_1g\bar\1.bin\1gbrmon.exe"
Owner:User
Parent process:explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft Corporation)

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 100.00%

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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