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Should I remove Desktop Screen Saver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

Desktop Screen Saver

What is Desktop Screen Saver?

This is an adware program. Per the publishers terms, "the Software interacts with your computer by converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Software, and whether an updated version of the Software is available; monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."


The main program executable is ansq3a8b.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 2.93 MB (3,071,712 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Desktop Screen Saver.
ansq3a8b.exe (1a93f4fe77f92f84c9af9a874b76555f) has been flagged by the following 16 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Application.Generic.1260866
Arcabit Application.Generic.D133D42
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.IU
Bitdefender Application.Generic.1260866
ESET-NOD32 9.12067 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.IU
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/ConvertAd
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Application.Generic.1260866
G Data 15.8.25 Application.Generic.1260866
K7 AntiVirus 13.207.16831 Adware
K7GW 13.207.16831 Adware ( 004bf4511 )
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.1260866
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA DE (PUA)
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
VIPRE Antivirus 42742 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 16 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\39464e43-1429866298-4e33-4756-00269e01f002
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\39464E43-1429866298-4E33-4756-00269E01F002\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Desktop Screen Saver

Program executable:ansq3a8b.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • rnsl3C42.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • rnsl1F76.exe

How do I remove Desktop Screen Saver?

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Or, you can uninstall Desktop Screen Saver 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 Desktop Screen Saver, 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 Desktop Screen Saver.
  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 40%
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Connected 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  France 12.50%
  Germany 12.50%
  Italy 12.50%
  United Kingdom 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 25.00%
Medion 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
ASUS 25.00%
Common models
Samsung R510/P510 20.00%
Medion E621X 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 20.00%
ASUSTeK T100TAF 20.00%
ASUS All Series 20.00%


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