74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove Application Nation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.48 days
107.75 days >
Average installed length: 56.61 days


2015.06.09.072514 66.67%
2015.06.09.022512 22.22%
2015.06.08.212507 11.11%

Application Nation

What is Application Nation?

From Yontoo's License Agreement: "The Software is supported by several forms of advertising, which will be displayed as you use your browsers, including, without limitation, banner and video ads, in-text ads and links, web browsing-related ads, interstitial, transitional, search, and full page ads. These advertisements may be targeted to queries you make through your browsers, the information stored or processed by the Software, or other information provided by you or collected from you as a result of your use of the Software."

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

The Software installs a group of web browsing features and functionalities that customize and enhance your interaction with the websites you visit by displaying text, graphics, or other interactive content in your browsers. Software features may include, without limitation, browser extensions, tools and applications ...  Read more


The most common release is 2015.06.09.072514, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 984.62 KB (1,008,251 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove Application Nation with Reason Core Security.
Application Nation has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Application Nation
URL: applicationnationwide.com/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Application Nation
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Application Nation\ApplicationNationuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 984.62 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Application Nation

  • ApplicationNationbho.dll - Application Nation
  • ApplicationNationUninstall.exe
  • updateApplicationNation.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ApplicationNationbho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Application Nation' with the class of {0cd1caf7-a6fd-4c97-8f2f-8b5c3e2cf11e}.
  • updateApplicationNation.exe runs as a service named 'Update Application Nation' (Update Application Nation).

How do I remove Application Nation?

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Or, you can uninstall Application Nation 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 Application Nation, 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 Application Nation.
  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 Application Nation you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 8 56%
Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 55.56%
Windows 7 44.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 22.22%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Connected 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 14.29%
  Vietnam 7.14%
  Indonesia 7.14%
  Romania 7.14%
  Italy 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 12.50%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 12.50%
Lenovo 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite U920t 12.50%
HP 255 G2 Notebook PC 12.50%
LENOVO 20157 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex 390 12.50%
HP ENVY Sleekbook 6 PC 12.50%
HP Compaq 6710b (RM308UT#... 12.50%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com


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