BeautyMost Removal Guide

Do you know what BeautyMost is?

BeautyMost is a potentially unwanted program that is very similar to NewsCert and Moneyzila, both of which are PUPs that might require removal as well. The distribution of these programs is very unpredictable, and our research team warns that they could hide in any bundle. Software bundling is a popular technique that malware distributors often use to spread malicious computer infections. Although a PUP is not a malicious infection, per se, it can be dangerous, and trusting it is not what we recommend. In the worst case scenario, this seemingly harmless program could expose you to malicious links and redirect you to malicious websites, which is exactly why we advise removing it. If you do not know why you should delete BeautyMost, or you are looking for more information about this strange program, you should continue reading this report.

Members of our research team have thoroughly analyzed BeautyMost and found that it can come packaged with third-party malware when you interact with third-party software installers. We have found that it could come bundled with Search Know (adware), (hijacker), MyPCBackUp (PUP), and other suspicious, potentially unreliable programs that deserve immediate removal. It is also possible for this PUP to be promoted via modified search results. If a browser hijacker has corrupted your browsers, you could be offered this program in a misleading manner. If this is how this PUP was introduced to you, you MUST scan your operating system right away to figure out of other unreliable programs also await removal. Once installed, this program is represented via the Beauty Most user interface that loads various health and beauty-related websites, including,, and It is notable that these sites are authentic; however, we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to malicious websites representing malware installers and devious phishing scams.BeautyMost Removal GuideBeautyMost screenshot
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Since BeautyMost is only compatible with Internet Explorer, it is not surprising that this PUP opens a new Internet Explorer window without any permission to redirect to pages via the server to show various online deals and offers. For example, you could be shown surveys and prize giveaways requiring you to enter and share personal information. If you choose to share your personal information, you HAVE to check the privacy policies associated with the services you are using. In extreme cases, you could find that your personal information will be collected and shared with other parties who might have malicious intentions! We are sure you do not want your personal information leaked to unreliable parties, and that is why you have to keep away from scams and web forms capable of collecting data. Depending on your location, redirecting via could be initiated as well. You could be routed to sites associated with casino, surveys, online offers, games, etc.

If you have installed BeautyMost, you will find this program installed in its own folder under C:\Program Files\ (or C:\Program Files (x86)\). BeautyMost.exe, unins000.dat, unins000.exe, and uninstall.ico are the files that you will find in this folder, and you can delete them. If you do, you will also need to delete the registry entries associated with this potentially unwanted program. Here is the list of all registry entries that the PUP creates. Note that if you choose to delete them, you have to check the {715F39E8-2873-42AC-8D63-D257299D856A}_is1 CLSID to make sure that it contains data associated with BeautyMost. If it does, you can right-click this entry and select Delete.

The registry entries created by the PUP

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{715F39E8-2873-42AC-8D63-D257299D856A}_is1

If you uninstall BeautyMost from your operating system (see the instructions below), you will not need to worry about any leftovers. You will not need to remove registry entries or even the shortcuts added to your desktop and Start menu. Every trace of this potentially unwanted program will be erased, and that is what you need to focus on. Fortunately, the manual removal of this PUP is very straightforward. What you might find challenging is the removal of third-party malware that might have been installed along with this PUP. If you are not confident that you will be able to erase all threats manually, utilize a trusted antimalware tool.

Remove BeautyMost

Remove from Windows XP

  1. Navigate to the left of the Taskbar and click Start.
  2. Click Control Panel for more options and double-click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the application you wish to eliminate and click Remove.

Remove from Windows Vista or Windows 7

  1. Click the Windows icon on the left of the Taskbar and click Control Panel.
  2. Go to Uninstall a program (found under Programs and Features/Programs).
  3. Right-click the application you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 8 or Windows 8.1

  1. Access the Charm bar (move the mouse to the bottom-right corner in Metro UI).
  2. Click the Search icon to access a dialog box and search for Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you want to delete and select Uninstall.

Remove from Windows 10

  1. Move to the search box on the Taskbar and enter Control Panel into the dialog box.
  2. Open the tool and move to Uninstall a program.
  3. Right-click the application you want to delete and select Uninstall.

In non-techie terms:

BeautyMost is not one of those threats that can take over your PC and use it to attack other systems, spread malware, or steal information; however, it can open security backdoors that could easily be used to expose you to third-party content and showcase potentially unreliable offers, surveys, and advertisements. We strongly recommend removing this potentially unwanted program from your operating system, which you can do using the guide above. If you have any questions, please leave a comment below, and we will try to get back to you as soon as possible.