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Should I remove BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,521
United States Rank #11,049
Reach 0.0097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.17 days
653.93 days >
Average installed length: 343.59 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

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BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE

What is BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE?

It is an adware web browser extension that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together.

About  (from BuzzSocialPoints)

Make searches, earn points and convert them into donations for your charity. Accomplish good deeds while you browse the web. It's that easy to make a difference. Boost your web and social search with BuzzSocialPoints! Our plugin lets you perform an Internet search using multiple search engines, deal websites, and socia...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named ButtonSite.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.62 MB (1,700,822 bytes).
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: buzzsocialpoints.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\buzzsocialpoints_dns_ie
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE

Program module:ButtonSite.dll
Name:Add-ons Framework
ButtonSite
Signed by:PurpleTech Software Inc
Path:C:\Program Files\buzzsocialpoints_dns_ie\ButtonSite.dll
MD5:af60b81aee871a21ea4f50ff45b621c3
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • AddonsFramework.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • PropertySync.exe (by Besttoolbars) - PropertySync
  • PropertySyncPS.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BuzzSocialPoints_IE' with the class of {1A917769-FBA3-4273-AA4C-F852D116854B}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PropertySync.exe
Memory:5.37 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0017156967%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00114533%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00057037%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,828,729,405
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:84
70 average
I/O reads/min:55.06 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:17.81 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE?

Quickly and completely remove BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE 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 BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE 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 BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE, 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 BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE.
  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 BuzzSocialPoints_DNS_IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#22,521

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.21%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 8.09%
Windows XP 2.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Professional 6.67%
Windows 8.1 5.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.93%
Windows 8 3.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.57%
  Canada 1.72%
  China 0.43%
  Hong Kong 0.43%
  India 0.43%
  Iran 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 46.15%
Dell 21.37%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 6.84%
ASUS 4.27%
GIGABYTE 2.56%
Samsung 1.71%
Sony 1.71%
Gateway 1.71%
Lenovo 0.85%
Compaq 0.85%
Alienware 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.56%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.46%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.46%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.46%
Gateway NE56R 2.46%

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