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65% remove it35% keep it
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Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite


Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ashampoowinoptimizerplatinumsuite.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 38% of users of Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com/fr/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\Ashampoo\ASHAMP~1\UNWISE.EXE /U C:\Program Files2\Ashampoo\ASHAMP~1\AWPS_INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite

Program executable:ashampoowinoptimizerplatinumsuite.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo winoptimizer platinum suite\ashampoowinoptimizerplatinumsuite.exe
Additional files:
  • PopUpKiller.exe
  • Install_popup.exe
  • popup.dll
  • Uninstall_popup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • popup.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IE PopUp-Killer ; Neikeisoft' with the class of {49E0E0F0-5C30-11D4-945D-000000000003}.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PopUpKiller.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Ashampoo PopUpBlocker' and executes as C:\Program Files1\ashampoo\ASHAMP~2\PopUpKiller.exe.

How do I remove Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite 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 Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite, 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 Ashampoo WinOptimizer Platinum Suite.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.46%
  Australia 15.38%
  Canada 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.69%
  Israel 7.69%
  MA 7.69%
  UA 7.69%
  South Africa 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Sahara 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 12.50%
MSI MS-7592 12.50%
Micro-Star MS-7505 12.50%
HP-Pavilion AU915AA-ABL p... 12.50%
HP 620 12.50%
Gigabyte EP31-DS3L 12.50%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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