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Should I remove AutoComplete+ Personal?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,543
United States Rank #31,929
Reach 0.0041%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.55 days
665.09 days >
Average installed length: 349.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.26.153.0 67.24%
1.24.151.151 5.17%
1.22.150.150 22.41%
1.18.149.149 5.17%

AutoComplete+ Personal

What is AutoComplete+ Personal?

AutoComplete+ Personal is a web browser extension that will also co-bundle various potentially unwanted programs during installation. The plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome will modify the user's search provider. It uses the CrossRider toolbar platform.

About  (from Cloud Power)

Just start typing in the site search box, and get personalized, popular, and relevant suggestions in the dropdown box – at lightning fast speed. AutoComplete+ Global is a turnkey autocomplete feed for search publishers who are using a custom feed search (such as Google Custom Search, Bing, Yahoo, etc.). AutoComplete+ e...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 1.26.153.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named AutoComplete+ Personal.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 4.25 MB (4,454,511 bytes).

This browser extension utilizes Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plugin platform used to develop, deploy and monetize web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Crossrider extension provide monetization options, mostly potentially unwanted apps, for toolbars including coupons, search assistant (home page and search hijacking) and in-text contextual advertising. Many adware programs (defined by a number of anti-virus vendors) are built using Crossrider as it provides a quick an easy way to deploy ad-supported features that will assist in browser search hijacking.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Uses the Crossrider toolbar framework
  • During install it may hijack/modify the browser's homepage and search provider
  • Runs disconnected from the browser as a background process
  • Delivers various 'optional' bundled software during install
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in AutoComplete+ Personal.
AutoComplete+ Personal.dll (36094e8436707d8eb1b974a4edecc5a4) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.06.28.07 Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.CrossRider.AMN
ESET-NOD32 7.8244 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.CrossRider.A
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.0.0 AdWare.Win32.CouponCompanion
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.179 TROJ_GEN.F47V0403
AutoComplete+ Personal has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: AutoComplete+
URL: www.autocompleteplus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\autocomplete+ personal
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AutoComplete+ Personal\GUninstaller.exe" -key "AutoComplete+ Personal"
Estimated size: 4.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AutoComplete+ Personal

Program module:AutoComplete+ Personal.dll (Malware detected)
Name:AutoComplete+ Personal
AutoComplete+ Personal BHO
Path:C:\Program Files\autocomplete+ personal\AutoComplete+ Personal.dll
MD5:36094e8436707d8eb1b974a4edecc5a4
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) AutoComplete+ Personal.dll (by AutoComplete+) - AutoComplete+ Personal (AutoComplete+ Personal BHO)
  • AutoComplete+ Personal.exe (by AutoComplete+) - AutoComplete+ Personal exe
  • AutoComplete+ Personal-bg.exe
  • AutoComplete+ PersonalGui.exe
  • Uninstall.exe - AutoComplete+ Personal Installer
  • ButtonUtil.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AutoComplete+ Personal.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'AutoComplete+ Personal' with the class of {11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011391115} (CrossriderApp0003915).

How do I remove AutoComplete+ Personal?

Quickly and completely remove AutoComplete+ Personal from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall AutoComplete+ Personal 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 AutoComplete+ Personal, 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 AutoComplete+ Personal.
  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 AutoComplete+ Personal you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#33,543

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.97%
Windows 8 11.86%
Windows Vista 6.78%
Windows XP 3.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.09%
Windows 7 Professional 21.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.79%
Windows 8 5.26%
Windows 8.1 5.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.31%
  Taiwan 4.48%
  Belgium 2.99%
  Australia 2.99%
  Spain 2.99%
  Israel 2.99%
  Germany 2.99%
  United Kingdom 2.99%
  MK 1.49%
  Chile 1.49%
  MA 1.49%
  Vietnam 1.49%
  South Africa 1.49%
  Brazil 1.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.14%
ASUS 19.64%
Dell 12.50%
Acer 7.14%
Intel 5.36%
Lenovo 5.36%
GIGABYTE 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Sony 3.57%
Samsung 1.79%
American Megatrends 1.79%
Gateway 1.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%
HP ProBook 6570b 2.04%
HP Compaq 8200 Elite SFF ... 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.04%
Compaq-Presario AY561AA-A... 2.04%
ASUSTeK K55VD 2.04%

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