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Should I remove Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #37,421
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.18 days
241.20 days >
Average installed length: 126.73 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.1.63.0 16.22%
2.1.62.0 2.70%
2.1.61.0 8.11%
2.1.59.0 10.81%
2.1.57.0 10.81%
2.1.56.0 10.81%
2.1.55.0 16.22%
2.1.54.0 5.41%
2.1.50.0 5.41%
1.0 13.51%

Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends

What is Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends?  (from Infoaxe.com)

Flipora is a Personalized Search and Discovery engine that is made by Infoaxe Inc. Bored on the Web? You'll never be anymore. Flipora recommends great websites to you automatically on topics you care about. Discover the freshest, most interesting websites of the day that are automatically recommended to you based on wh...  Read more

Overview

Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends is a software program developed by Infoaxe.com. The most common release is 2.1.63.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named SearchSettings.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 867.51 KB (888,334 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 21% of users of Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends.
SearchSettings.exe (57a7e20b52b49b2b986f14033a050293) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3546 MalSign.Flipora
ESET-NOD32 8.9401 Win32/InfoAxe.F
McAfee 5600.7202 Artemis!57A7E20B52B4
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7202 Artemis!57A7E20B52B4
ietb.dll (2ed25b6158f9b06feb59d2a3c40f37fc) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 14.0.0.3986 Flipora.F48
ESET-NOD32 10201 a variant of Win32/InfoAxe.E
McAfee 6.0.4.564 Artemis!2ED25B6158F9
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013.2 Artemis!2ED25B6158F9
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0529

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Infoaxe
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\flipora
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Flipora\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 867.51 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends

Program executable:SearchSettings.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends
Flipora Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\flipora\SearchSettings.exe
MD5:57a7e20b52b49b2b986f14033a050293
Additional files:
  • SearchSettings.exe - Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends (Flipora Helper)
  • Uninst.exe (by Flipora)
  • (Malware detected) ietb.dll - Flipora - Discover Web with Friends
  • nthook.dll
  • nthook64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ietb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Flipora' with the class of {63E60077-EDE9-427a-BAD0-2ED15FADA0A8}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ietb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Flipora - Connect with Friends' with a class of {4DA729A4-684A-4034-A45B-6D56CEAAE92B} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Startup File (User Run)
  • SearchSettings.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends Helper' and executes as C:\Program Files\Flipora\SearchSettings.exe.

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Or, you can uninstall Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends 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 Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends, 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 Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends.
  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 Flipora - Discover the Web with Friends you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.27%
Windows 8 27.03%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.03%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.32%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.11%
Windows 8 5.41%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 21.43%
  Iran 14.29%
  Australia 7.14%
  Canada 7.14%
  Malaysia 4.76%
  Brazil 4.76%
  India 4.76%
  South Africa 4.76%
  KE 2.38%
  Portugal 2.38%
  Belgium 2.38%
  France 2.38%
  United Kingdom 2.38%
  Hong Kong 2.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Dell 20.59%
Acer 20.59%
Sony 11.76%
GIGABYTE 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
Samsung 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
MSI 2.94%
ASUS 2.94%
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