Should I remove Icarus?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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What is Icarus?
Icarus is an advertising supported browser extension also known as adware and is designed to deliver ads to the user's Internet browser as banners, context text-links and transitionals ads. The injected ads are not affiliated with the underlying website on which they appear. This program displays content by inserting into the web pages or displaying over parts of such web page advertisements, banner or coupons that would not otherwise appear. Injected ad placements may contain links to further information about the ad ("About this Ad"). This adware component will also report the browsing habits of the user as well as URLs and domain names the user visits so that it can update check for new offers and the placement of offers. It will also monitor and record the advertisements that appear on web pages as well as the ads the user clicks on.
The primary executable is named icarus.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 18 files.
- Malware detected in the program
- Displays unwanted advertisements
- This program has a poor reputation
- The experts agree, you should remove it!
, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Icarus.
|icarus.exe (8b0b4706a7323509b6a005445c14fc10) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:|
Displayed publisher: Icarus
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Icarus
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Icarus\uninstall.exe
Files installed by Icarus
|Program executable:||icarus.exe (Malware detected)|
How do I remove Icarus?
Quickly and completely remove Icarus from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Icarus from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program Icarus, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Icarus.
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.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
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Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%
MOST USED OS
Windows 7 (SP1)
83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
| United Kingdom
About Yontoo Technology
Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com