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Should I remove Gizmodock?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
United States Rank #47,549
Reach 0.0004%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 70.29 days
703.08 days >
Average installed length: 369.41 days

Gizmodock

What is Gizmodock?

This is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. 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.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named Gizmodock.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 1.4 MB (1,465,580 bytes) when donwloaded.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gizmodock
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Gizmodock\uninst000.exe
Estimated size: 1.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gizmodock

Program module:Gizmodock.dll
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Path:C:\Program Files\gizmodock\Gizmodock.dll
MD5:19c48e5c12469ec6101e7c37eac045ea
Additional files:
  • Gizmodock.dll
  • uninst000.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Gizmodock.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Gizmodock' with the class of {54868D10-E89D-42A1-96CE-CBD32796A6AB}.

How do I remove Gizmodock?

Quickly and completely remove Gizmodock 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 Gizmodock 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 Gizmodock, 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 Gizmodock.
  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 Gizmodock you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 17%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
 
US RANK
#47,549

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.33%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 8.1 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Australia 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 20.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 20.00%
Gateway NV76R 20.00%
ASUSTeK CM1740 20.00%
Acer Aspire 7741 20.00%

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