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Should I remove Define Ext?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,379
United States Rank #1,486
Reach 0.2221%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.97 days
461.60 days >
Average installed length: 242.53 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8 100.00%

Define Ext

What is Define Ext?

This NetBus adware is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser in the form of text-links, banners and coupons. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software acts as an adware type application and is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors. Bundled with Premium Installer's Optimum Installer.

From the EULA: "USING DEFINE EXTENSION ADD-ON. YOU CAN USE THE DEFINE EXTENSION ADD-ON TO PERFORM A SEARCH DIRECTLY ON DEFINEEXT.COM WHILE BROWSING ANOTHER SITE ON THE WEB. ONCE YOU ARE ON A SITE, THE TOOLBAR WILL NOTIFY YOU AS TO WHETHER DEFINE EXTENSION HAS COUPONS FOR THAT MERCHANT OR NOT. THE TOOLBAR WILL ALSO NOTIFY YOU IF WE HAVE DISCOUNTED GIFT CARDS FOR THAT MERCHANT. NO TRACING COOKIES ARE SET AT THE TIME THAT YOU CLICK ON THE DEFINE EXTENSION ADD-ON. COOKIES ARE ONLY SET AFTER YOU ACTUALLY VISIT THE DEFINE EXTENSION PRIMARY SITE AT WWW.DEFINEEXT.COM OR ANY OF ITS PAGES AND CLICK ON AN ONLINE COUPON."

It is distributed through a number of adware download installers including Download Admin, Bechiro S.L., Revizer, Premium Installer, Full Spectrum Interactive and many others.

About  (from DefineExt.com)

A Browser Extension that enables you easily look up the meaning of words from the English dictionary. We collect advertising revenue from users as they use our application by inserting non-intrusive advertising into pages while browsing. We use these commissions to pay for servers, development, employ team members and ...  Read more
Overview
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Define Ext 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: defineext.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\defineext
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\DefineExt\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Define Ext

  • uninst.exe
  • repair.exe
  • sqlite.exe

How do I remove Define Ext?

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Or, you can uninstall Define Ext 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 Define Ext, 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 Define Ext.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,379

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.05%
Windows 8 25.12%
Windows Vista 10.14%
Windows XP 6.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.22%
Windows 8 15.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.77%
Windows 7 Professional 7.96%
Windows 8.1 6.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.25%
  Iran 0.42%
  United Kingdom 0.21%
  Germany 0.11%
  Israel 0.11%
  SY 0.11%
  BA 0.05%
  BH 0.05%
  Canada 0.05%
  Switzerland 0.05%
  France 0.05%
  Jamaica 0.05%
  Kuwait 0.05%
  NP 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.76%
Dell 27.50%
Toshiba 11.63%
Acer 11.52%
ASUS 6.09%
Lenovo 2.07%
GIGABYTE 1.85%
Intel 1.41%
Samsung 0.87%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Gateway 0.65%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.85%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 2.42%

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