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Should I remove ExFriendAlert?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,471
United States Rank #11,603
Reach 0.0177%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 62.57 days
567.49 days >
Average installed length: 298.17 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5.91 1.75%
2.5.86 19.30%
2.5.80 4.39%
2.5.77 28.07%
2.5.71 43.86%
2.5.68 2.63%

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ExFriendAlert

What is ExFriendAlert?

ExFriendAlert works by installing a browser extension in Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome.

"In some cases, we may display product offers during your installation process. Of course, you will have the ability to accept or pass on these offers. We try our very best to make sure any product offering follows best practices and actually provides something of value to you. These offers make it more efficient to search the web by providing you with multiple places to search from (an additional search field, your home page or via opening a new browser tab). Included with these toolbars are typically widgets that provide new ways to access your favorite websites, social networking platforms and news sources. They also may offer general utility widgets like getting real-time weather data and streaming your radio station of choice."

About  (from GenTechnologies Apps)

ExFriendAlert is a free application that notifies you whenever someone unfriends you on Facebook. It works by installing a browser extension in Internet Explorer, Firefox. When someone unfriends you, you’ll see a notification showing which one of your friends unfriended you. If one of your friends deletes their Faceboo...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ExFriendAlert.
common.dll (c68ff8211808ae46a02cf615fe389a96) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0302 Adware.Plugin.36
ESET-NOD32 7.8609 a variant of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B
Symantec 10/29/2013 rev. 3 WS.Reputation
ExFriendAlert has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove ExFriendAlert.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ExFriendAlert
URL: www.exfriendalert.com
Help link: www.exfriendalert.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\exfriendalert
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ExFriendAlert\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 627.09 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ExFriendAlert

Program module:common.dll
Name:ExFriendAlert
Path:C:\Program Files\exfriendalert\IE\common.dll
MD5:9f4f79145c5e5b2b707d97a4fd6e7eb1
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • common.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ExFriendAlert' with the class of {44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}.

How do I remove ExFriendAlert?

Quickly and completely remove ExFriendAlert 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 ExFriendAlert 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 ExFriendAlert, 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 ExFriendAlert.
  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 ExFriendAlert you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#17,471

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows Vista 17.39%
Windows XP 12.17%
Windows 8 5.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.40%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 6.14%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  United Kingdom 14.20%
  Canada 12.96%
  Australia 4.32%
  Iran 1.23%
  Greece 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.05%
Hewlett-Packard 26.74%
Acer 19.77%
GIGABYTE 3.49%
Intel 3.49%
ASUS 3.49%
Medion 2.33%
MSI 2.33%
Compaq 1.16%
American Megatrends 1.16%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.86%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 1.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.90%
MEDION P7618 1.90%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.90%


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