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Should I remove ADSRemoval?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,283
United States Rank #26,002
Reach 0.0048%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.58 days
55.43 days >
Average installed length: 29.12 days


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What is ADSRemoval?

Part of IObit Malware Fighter.


ADSRemoval is a software program developed by IObit. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 7.83 MB (8,205,964 bytes). The installed file AdbUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 48% of users of ADSRemoval come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\adsremoval\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\IObit\IObit Malware Fighter\adsremoval\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ADSRemoval

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • AdBExtFc.dll (by Adblock) - Ads Removal (Helps you remove browser ads!)
  • Adblock.dll (by Adblock)
  • Adblock.exe
  • AdbUpdate.exe
  • BigUpgrade_SM.exe - Start Menu 8 Upgrade
  • NPAdbExternal.dll (by Software) - NPAdbExternal Plugin (NPAdbExternal Plugin DLL)
  • sqlite3.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Adblock.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Ads Removal' with the class of {9D974C8C-6D92-44FB-BEAF-B45A1C0CF17F}.

How do I remove ADSRemoval?

Quickly and completely remove ADSRemoval from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ADSRemoval from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ADSRemoval, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ADSRemoval.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ADSRemoval you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 9%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.65%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows 8 15.79%
Windows XP 8.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 12.28%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.77%
Windows 8 Pro 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.89%
  United Kingdom 7.04%
  Italy 5.63%
  Brazil 4.23%
  Germany 4.23%
  BG 2.82%
  DK 2.82%
  Israel 2.82%
  Russia 2.82%
  Taiwan 2.82%
  Austria 1.41%
  Australia 1.41%
  DZ 1.41%
  Spain 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.82%
Acer 29.55%
Dell 20.45%
Sony 2.27%
Samsung 2.27%
Lenovo 2.27%
Gateway 2.27%
Alienware 2.27%
ASUS 2.27%
Common models
Dell Latitude D620 4.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.00%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.00%

About (from IObit)

Founded in 2004 by two creative and enthusiastic programmers, IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security.
Publisher URL: www.iobit.com


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