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Should I remove Boost for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,380
United States Rank #10,324
Reach 0.0202%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.00 days
117.89 days >
Average installed length: 61.94 days


VersionDistribution 99.30% 0.70%

Boost for Internet Explorer

What is Boost for Internet Explorer?

This is advertising inject software that runs in the web browser.

How it works: "When you search for a product in e-commerce sites, Boost may insert a small tag link inside the HTML page near the product price or near the product details. Clicking on a tag link will send the product details to Boost servers to compare prices for the product. If alternative prices or offers are found, they will be displayed in a Boost results window. Some of the content appearing in the service is delivered to users by ad networks. Boost works with these Providers to serve comparative offers to you. We may share anonymous web site usage information about Boost with such companies for the purpose of managing and targeting comparative offers and for market research analysis."

About  (from Verti Technology Group)

Boost is a browser add-on (extension) that designed to help you compare products and prices while you shop online. When you visit an e-commerce website, Boost detects the product you are looking for and automatically search thousands of vendors for more deals and better price. Alternative prices and other product infor...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Boost for Internet Explorer.
Boost.dll (bf41717722bc78406350f078605b9d45) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Trend Micro 10.465.07 ADW_PRICEPEEP
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 ADW_PRICEPEEP
VIPRE Antivirus 31206 Blinkx/LeadImpact (fs)
Boost for Internet Explorer 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.boostsaves.com
Help link: shopwithboost.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\boost
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Boost\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Boost for Internet Explorer

Program module:Boost.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\boost\Boost.dll
Additional files:
  • 64Boost.dll (by Jigsaw) - Jigsaw
  • Boost.dll (by Jigsaw)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • 64Boost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Boost' with the class of {8DE6FC60-E023-4AD7-A3B7-591E1460E7F7}.
  • Boost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Boost' with the class of {8DE6FC60-E023-4AD7-A3B7-591E1460E7F7}.

How do I remove Boost for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove Boost for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove Boost for Internet Explorer from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Boost for Internet Explorer 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 Boost for Internet Explorer, 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 Boost for Internet Explorer.
  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 Boost for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.68%
Windows 8 32.04%
Windows Vista 4.23%
Windows XP 1.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.76%
Windows 8.1 18.73%
Windows 8 8.13%
Windows 7 Professional 7.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.60%
  Canada 11.37%
  Germany 9.56%
  United Kingdom 9.04%
  France 4.13%
  Belgium 0.52%
  Colombia 0.26%
  Australia 0.26%
  Iran 0.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 20.40%
Dell 14.43%
Toshiba 12.94%
ASUS 9.45%
Lenovo 3.98%
Samsung 3.48%
Sony 1.00%
Intel 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.47%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.13%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.34%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 2.34%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.34%
ASUSTeK K54C 1.56%


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