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What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,263
United States Rank #25,781
Reach 0.0058%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 102.80 days
322.60 days >
Average installed length: 169.50 days

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CortonAndHomePage

What is CortonAndHomePage?

CortonAndHomePage is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner, search, pop-up, pop-under, interstitial and in-text link advertisements) cross web browser plugin for Internet Explorer (BHO) and Firefox/Chrome (plugin) and distributed through various monitization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page, search settings and in some cases will modify Internet Explorer's load time threshold, place a lock file within firefox to prevent competing software from changing its settings as well as disable the browser's Content Security Policy in order to allow for cross site scripting of the plugin.

Overview

CortonAndHomePage is a program developed by Corton. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is _1100.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 3.13 MB (3,282,432 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 59% of users of CortonAndHomePage come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quadrologic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CortonAndHomePage\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\CortonAndHomePage\_1100.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 3.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CortonAndHomePage

Program executable:_1100.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CortonAndHomePage\_1100.exe
MD5:3099607adad79b3a594aaec2b3fe0676
Additional files:
  • CortonPlugin.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • CortonPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'CortonExt' with the class of {2036470F-F17A-4171-BE34-4D1BCE1700E2}.

How do I remove CortonAndHomePage?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CortonAndHomePage you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 5%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#28,263

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.82%
  Canada 11.76%
  India 5.88%
  Mexico 5.88%
  Belgium 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  United Kingdom 2.94%
  Israel 2.94%
  Japan 2.94%
  Singapore 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.00%
Acer 15.00%
Toshiba 15.00%
GIGABYTE 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Dell 5.00%
Intel 5.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 11.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 5.56%
LENOVO Lenovo H330 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 5.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 5.56%

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