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* What is BearShare

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* Uninstall BearShare from Windows 10

* Uninstall BearShare from Windows 8/8.1

* Uninstall BearShare from Windows 7

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Threat indicator: MEDIUM

Threat's profile

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Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Affected browsers:

BearShare

Passe-partout.exe

Badware

Win32 (Windows XP, Vista/7, 8/8.1, Windows 10)

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari


Bearshare is a file-sharing program that lets you find, download, share, and publish audio and video files. But it can be also classified as "badware", "problemware" or "adware". Its uninstall program doesn't remove all instances of the program, leaving such unwanted items like IE main page, toolbar, default search engine etc. Besides as every P2P software there is a danger people will share viruses under the name of songs or films.

Other known issues are:

Bearshare doesn't allow to download anything from the web. when you try to download something Bearshare pops up and download won't start. Uninstaller says Bearshare is being used and cannot be uninstalled. Removal Tool is developed to remove all instances of Bearshare from your PC. All you need to do after is possibly change some browser settings.


BearShare intrusion method

BearShare

BearShare installs on your PC along with free software. This method is called "bundled installation". Freeware offers you to install additional module (BearShare). Then if you fail to decline the offer it starts hidden installation. BearShare copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Passe-partout.exe. Sometimes it creates new startup key with name BearShare and value Passe-partout.exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Passe-partout.exe or BearShare. Also, it can create folder with name BearShare under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData. After installation BearShare starts displaying ads, pop-ups, banners on your PC or in browsers. It is recommended to remove BearShare immediately.


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* Removes all files created by BearShare.

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* Removes all files created by BearShare.

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How to remove BearShare manually

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

To get rid of BearShare, you should:


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


• bearshare.dat
• bearshare.exe-2a0c795d.pf
• bsinstallit.exe
• bsproinstall.exe-09623c04.pf
• connect.dat
• connect.txt
• console.txt
• glb4.tmp-2f6bfa1a.pf
• gnucache.dat
• hbcache.dat
• hostiles.txt
• library.dat
• memory.txt
• ordinal.txt
• bearshare downloads.lnk
• bearshare.lnk
• bearshare.dll
• bearshare.exe
• bsidle.dll
• freepeers.ini
• webstats.bat
• webstats.ini
• config.bin
• bsproinstall.exe
• bearsh~1.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 BearShare Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


2. Delete the following malicious folders:


• %programfiles%\bearshare\db\
• %programfiles%\bearshare\installer\
• %programfiles%\bearsh~1\


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


  • Key: clsid\{9f95f736-0f62-4214-a4b4-caa6738d4c07}
    Value: @
  • Key: gnufile
    Value: @
  • Key: typelib\{905d0df2-3a0a-4d94-853c-54a12a745905}
    Value: @
  • Key: appevents\eventlabels\bearsharechatnotifymsg
    Value: @
  • Key: appevents\schemes\apps\bearshare
    Value: @
  • Key: software\bearshare
    Value: @
  • Key: software\bearshare\installdir
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\clsid\{558ec983-bedb-9168-b2de-31dbf0ee543e}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\ed2k
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\ed2k\defaulticon
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\ed2k\shell\open\command
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\ed2k\shell\open\ddeexec
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\ed2k\url protocol
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnu
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnu\defaulticon
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnu\shell\open\command
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnu\url protocol
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnufile\browserflags
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnufile\editflags
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnufile\shell\open\command
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnutella
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnutella\defaulticon
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnutella\shell\open\command
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnutella\shell\open\ddeexec
    Value: @
  • Key: software\classes\gnutella\url protocol
    Value: @
  • Key: software\licenses\{056b3cf0d9ab991e1}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\licenses\{i56b3cf0d9ab991e1}
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\ddeapplication
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\ddetopic
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\defaulticon
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\description
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\shellexecute
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\type\urn:bitprint
    Value: @
  • Key: software\magnet\handlers\bearshare\type\urn:sha1
    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{5f95e1af-2620-4f15-bdf9-7fdce4607e17}

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{5f95e1af-2620-4f15-bdf9-7fdce4607e17}
    \componentid

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{5f95e1af-2620-4f15-bdf9-7fdce4607e17}
    \isinstalled

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{5f95e1af-2620-4f15-bdf9-7fdce4607e17}
    \locale

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\active setup\installed components\{5f95e1af-2620-4f15-bdf9-7fdce4607e17}
    \version

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\bearshare
    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare
    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\displayicon

    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\displayname

    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\displayversion

    Value: @
  • Key: software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\helplink
    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\publisher

    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\uninstallstring

    Value: @
  • Key:
    software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\bearshare\urlinfoabout

    Value: @
  • Key: .default\appevents\eventlabels\bearsharechatnotifymsg
    Value: @
  • Key: .default\appevents\schemes\apps\bearshare
    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 BearShare Removal Tool for safe problem solution.


Uninstall BearShare related programs from Control Panel

We recommend you to check list of installed programs and search for BearShare 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 BearShare 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 BearShare Removal Tool.


Windows 10


  • Click on the Start menu and choose Settings

  • Then click on System and choose Apps & Features in the left column

  • Find BearShare 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 BearShare 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 BearShare

  • Click Uninstall button.


Windows XP


  • Click Start

  • In the menu choose Control Panel

  • Choose Add / Remove Programs.

  • Find BearShare related entries.

  • Click Remove button.


Protect computer and browsers from infection

Adware threats like BearShare are very wide-spread, and unfortunatelly many antiviruses fail to detect it. To protect your computer from future infection we recommend you to use SpyHunter, it has active protection module and browser settings guard. It does not conflict with any antiviruses and creates additional shield against threats like BearShare.

Information provided by:

Here are the descriptions of problems connected with BearShare and Passe-partout.exe we received earlier:

Problem Summary: Search.bearshare.com is keeping me from logging onto internet explorer

Internet explorer can not connect to Internet because this search.bearshare.com keeps popping up

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Unable to transfer photos from camera to computer via usb cable

Since downloading bearshare this morning, I am now unable to transfer files from my camera to my computer. It makes the right noise but does not bring up the programme to import pictures or view pictures etc

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Will or remove bearshare

I have tried to go into my computer and uninstall bear share but it will not uninstall at all.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: stop my bareshare

i want to stop this and stop it from comming out of my account4104403722 or 4436003483

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: used bearshare removal tool twice-still on my computer

I paid $19.95 and ran Bearshare removal tool 2 times but it is still there when I attempt to use Firefox as browser.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: BearShare installation is different language

I can't get the installation page for BearShare in English,mine seems to be Spanish!

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: won't connect

bearshare keeps saying unable to connect with internet, I need to sign in but I've already signed in last week.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: I can't get rid of search.bearshare.net

Every time I get on google chrome,search.bearshare.net shows up. I've tried uninstalling it from my computer, setting google as my default browser, going to google chromes tools, and then go to the extenstions and disabling the quick access. What should I do?

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: Bearshare charges

Every month I am having withdraws of $10.00 from my bank account to BearShare. I have never agreed to pay $10.00 a month for this site, and I cant seem to find anywhere on the site to cancel this money from coming out. I don't even use BearShare anymore.

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

Problem Summary: want to get rid of bareshare

keeps pooping up as search engine on google

Problem was successfully solved. Ticket was closed.

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