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What is Video Tile?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Video Tile is a browser hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This one also displays advertisements.

How do I know if my computer is effected by Video Tile?

This is how the first screen of the installer looks:

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And you may see these browser extensions/add-ons:

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and this entry in your list of installed programs:

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How did Video Tile get on my computer?

Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software.

How do I remove Video Tile?

Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this potentially unwanted application.

  • Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup-version.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    • Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium
    • Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Scan Now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  • Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Video Tile?
  • No, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removes Video Tile completely.
  • If you are using Firefox, you may have to remove the Extension manually under Add-ons > Extensions. Click on the Remove button behind the Video Tile entry.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me?

We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have protected you against the Video Tile hijacker. It would have warned you before the application could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.

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Technical details for experts

Signs in a HijackThis log:

O2 - BHO: Video Tile - {a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll
Possible signs in FRST logs:

 BHO-x32: Video Tile -> {a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56} -> C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll [2015-10-14] () FF Extension: Video Tile - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\Extensions\firefox@www.tilesofvids.com.xpi [2015-10-14] C:\Program Files (x86)\Video TileVideo Tile (HKLM-x32\...\Video Tile) (Version: 2.0.5765.8520 - Video Tile) <==== ATTENTION
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details [View: All details] (Selection)---------------------------------------------------    Adds the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile       Adds the file 7za.exe"="10/12/2015 8:24 PM, 536064 bytes, A       Adds the file Uninstaller.exe"="10/14/2015 1:44 PM, 312704 bytes, A    Adds the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions       Adds the file a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll"="10/14/2015 12:31 PM, 145656 bytes, A       Adds the file firefox@www.tilesofvids.com.xpi"="10/14/2015 1:48 PM, 8408 bytes, ARegistry details [View: All details] (Selection)------------------------------------------------    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "IVideoTileBHO"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}\ProxyStubClsid32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{00020424-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}\TypeLib]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}"       "Version"="REG_SZ", "1.0"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}\1.0]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "VideoTileIEClientLib"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}\1.0\0\win32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}\1.0\FLAGS]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "0"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}\1.0\HELPDIR]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "Video Tile"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}\InprocServer32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll"       "ThreadingModel"="REG_SZ", "Apartment"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}\Programmable]    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}\TypeLib]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{737e64e6-22e9-4501-8baa-8734b4800e8b}"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}\Version]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "1.0"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{BECFD49B-FA50-441D-8C4E-B84EEA87FAC9}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "1"       "{BECFD49B-FA50-441D-8C4E-B84EEA87FAC9}"="REG_SZ", "{BECFD49B-FA50-441D-8C4E-B84EEA87FAC9}"       "1"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{F83D1872-D9FF-47F8-B5A0-49CC51E24EE8}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "6104bf1a-daec-40dd-a150-efa1febb64d2"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "IVideoTileBHO"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}\ProxyStubClsid32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{00020424-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\Interface\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}\TypeLib]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{737E64E6-22E9-4501-8BAA-8734B4800E8B}"       "Version"="REG_SZ", "1.0"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "Video Tile"       "NoExplorer"="REG_DWORD", 1    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Video Tile]       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\uninstaller.exe""       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Video Tile"       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "2.0.5765.8520"       "EstimatedSize"="REG_DWORD", 979       "HelpLink"="REG_SZ", "mailto:support@tilesofvids.com"       "InstallDate"="REG_SZ", "20151014"       "InstallLocation"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile"       "NoModify"="REG_DWORD", 1       "NoRepair"="REG_DWORD", 1       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "Video Tile"       "QuietUninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\uninstaller.exe""       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\uninstaller.exe""       "URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://www.tilesofvids.com/support"       "URLUpdateInfo"="REG_SZ", "http://www.tilesofvids.com"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\VideoTile]       "cg"="REG_SZ", "6104bf1a-daec-40dd-a150-efa1febb64d2"
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malwarewww.malwarebytes.orgScan Date: 10/14/2015Scan Time: 1:55 PMLogfile: mbamVideoTile.txtAdministrator: YesVersion: 2.2.0.1024Malware Database: v2015.10.14.03Rootkit Database: v2015.10.06.01License: PremiumMalware Protection: DisabledMalicious Website Protection: EnabledSelf-protection: DisabledOS: Windows 8.1CPU: x64File System: NTFSUser: {username}Scan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 324894Time Elapsed: 34 min, 42 secMemory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: EnabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: EnabledPUM: EnabledProcesses: 0(No malicious items detected)Modules: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Keys: 17PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\TYPELIB\{737e64e6-22e9-4501-8baa-8734b4800e8b}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\INTERFACE\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\INTERFACE\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\INTERFACE\{69708222-9966-4D46-BB92-AA4761016232}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\TYPELIB\{737e64e6-22e9-4501-8baa-8734b4800e8b}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\TYPELIB\{737e64e6-22e9-4501-8baa-8734b4800e8b}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\BROWSER HELPER OBJECTS\{A834191F-DB18-43F1-B865-D8179EFC4E56}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\SETTINGS\{A834191F-DB18-43F1-B865-D8179EFC4E56}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\STATS\{A834191F-DB18-43F1-B865-D8179EFC4E56}, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{BECFD49B-FA50-441D-8C4E-B84EEA87FAC9}, Quarantined, [5a81aaac5a31ee482a26ab548e738779], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{BECFD49B-FA50-441D-8C4E-B84EEA87FAC9}, Quarantined, [5a81aaac5a31ee482a26ab548e738779], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{F83D1872-D9FF-47F8-B5A0-49CC51E24EE8}, Quarantined, [4b90aea8d2b97db9fd79bb444db43cc4], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{F83D1872-D9FF-47F8-B5A0-49CC51E24EE8}, Quarantined, [4b90aea8d2b97db9fd79bb444db43cc4], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\Video Tile, Quarantined, [c01bafa7d9b292a4e22ebed5e71a36ca], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\VideoTile, Quarantined, [04d7bd995a31ff37b870d4a1de24ab55], Registry Values: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Folders: 2PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions, Quarantined, [fdde3620335834023fdfdf96e61ccf31], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\Video Tile, Quarantined, [1ebdba9c93f88aac52cd82f3e41e02fe], Files: 5PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\a834191f-db18-43f1-b865-d8179efc4e56.dll, Quarantined, [805bcc8ad0bb2e08133bcd32be4346ba], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\Video Tile.exe, Quarantined, [508b92c42f5c0333010f345f976a8b75], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Uninstaller.exe, Quarantined, [c01bafa7d9b292a4e22ebed5e71a36ca], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\7za.exe, Quarantined, [fdde3620335834023fdfdf96e61ccf31], PUP.Optional.Yontoo, C:\Program Files (x86)\Video Tile\Extensions\firefox@www.tilesofvids.com.xpi, Quarantined, [fdde3620335834023fdfdf96e61ccf31], Physical Sectors: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)
As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware could have protected your computer against this threat.

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