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Should I remove AppGraffiti?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,707
United States Rank #2,047
Reach 0.2910%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.78 days
790.10 days >
Average installed length: 415.14 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.1.0.70 0.86%
1.1.0.67 1.07%
1.1.0.66 9.03%
1.1.0.62 1.55%
1.0.0.48 2.89%
1.0.0.47 2.78%
1.0.0.46 14.48%
1.0.0.45 0.43%
1.0.0.38 0.75%
1.0.0.36 2.03%
1.0.0.33 11.92%
1.0.0.32 0.64%
1.0.0.30 24.85%
1.0.0.29 1.92%
1.0.0.28 16.73%
1.0.0.26 7.27%
1.0.0.25 0.59%
1.0.0.24 0.21%

AppGraffiti

What is AppGraffiti?

AppGraffiti automatically records, by sending it to its servers, information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website and share that with information with other services or third parties in order to provide more targeted ads. The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy.

About  (from Omega Partners Ltd)

A free browser add-on that let's user choose from over 1,000 custom skins to use on Facebook in their browser. To set up your Facebook® layouts, you first need to install the AppGraffiti application. Then you will be able to add content over your Facebook® page that will appear to have been added directly to the page. ...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.0.0.30, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is appgraffiti.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 1.98 MB (2,081,332 bytes). AGupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in AppGraffiti.
AppGraffiti.exe (49861e8c91e38c51644eecf57832223c) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3390 Win32/DH{gQwPgRIuICJbJQ}
CMC Antivirus 1.1.0.977 Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!49861E8C91E3
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7046 Artemis!49861E8C91E3
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0718
AppGraffiti has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.appgraffiti.com
Help link: www.appgraffiti.com/help.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AppGraffiti\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AppGraffiti\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AppGraffiti

Program executable:appgraffiti.exe
Name:AppGraffiti
Path:C:\Program Files\appgraffiti\appgraffiti.exe
MD5:76fa1bc94e3ab8acff9c377687c5228e
Additional files:
  • AGupdate.exe - AppGraffiti
  • AppGraffiti._dll - AppGraffiti Browser Helper Object
  • AppGraffiti._exe
  • AppGraffiti.dll
  • AppGraffiti64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • AppGraffiti.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AppGraffiti' with the class of {6F6A5334-78E9-4D9B-8182-8B41EA8C39EF}.
  • AppGraffiti._dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AppGraffiti' with the class of {6F6A5334-78E9-4D9B-8182-8B41EA8C39EF}.
  • AppGraffiti64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AppGraffiti' with the class of {6F6A5334-78E9-4D9B-8182-8B41EA8C39EF}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • AppGraffiti.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Music Toolbar (Dist. by Musiclab, Inc.)' with the class of {cfc3366e-c743-48b5-a136-642e86be865e}.
  • AppGraffiti._dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Search-Results Toolbar' with the class of {377e5d4d-77e5-476a-8716-7e70a9272da0}.
Mozilla Plugin
  • AppGraffiti.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'McAfee Total Protection' with a plugin key of '@mcafee.com/MSC,version=10' for all users of the PC.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • AppGraffiti.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AppGraffiti' and executes as "C:\Program Files1\APPGRA~1\AppGraffiti.exe".
  • AGupdate.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AGupdate' and executes as C:\Program Files\AppGraffiti\AGupdate.exe.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • AppGraffiti.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'AppGraffitiAfterUpdate' which loads as "C:\Program Files2\APPGRA~1\AppGraffiti.exe" /AFTERUPDATE.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AppGraffiti.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AppGraffiti' which loads as "C:\Program Files\AppGraffiti\AppGraffiti.exe".

How do I remove AppGraffiti?

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Or, you can uninstall AppGraffiti 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 AppGraffiti, 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 AppGraffiti.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AppGraffiti you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.30%
Windows Vista 14.26%
Windows 8 8.55%
Windows XP 6.84%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.57%
Windows 7 Professional 6.14%
Windows 8 3.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.39%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  Germany 4.68%
  IQ 4.10%
  Czech Republic 2.34%
  Australia 2.09%
  Canada 1.97%
  Iran 1.68%
  India 1.60%
  Japan 1.40%
  Brazil 1.23%
  Italy 1.19%
  Mexico 1.15%
  France 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 24.11%
Acer 16.15%
Toshiba 13.00%
ASUS 4.65%
GIGABYTE 3.86%
Lenovo 2.52%
Sahara 0.87%
Samsung 0.87%
American Megatrends 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.66%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.66%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.49%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.16%

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