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Should I remove Idle Crawler?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,849
United States Rank #9,220
Reach 0.0154%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.92 days
499.07 days >
Average installed length: 262.23 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
123.0.0.470 4.15%
120.0.0.467 29.95%
118.0.0.465 14.75%
114.0.0.461 9.68%
108.0.0.455 32.72%
104.0.0.451 8.76%

Idle Crawler

What is Idle Crawler?

From the privacy policy:
"Software stores some of your information locally on your system. For example, the Software may store basic browsing history such as URL’s of pages is visited by Software, text and images from those pages, IP addresses linked from the pages, index of most pages you visit, cookies deposited on your system by and a record of downloads you have made. All stored data will be automatically deleted after Software session ends. Also, Software will put unique identifier to your computer in order to track further Software sessions."

About  (from MILE 27 LTD)

Modern instrument for SEO and marketing professionals from all around the world. IdleCrawler delivers you analytics data reports about your competitor’s tactic – keywords, advertising time, geo policy and activity of different product promotions. IdleCrawler advantages are effective geo targeting tools, unlimited amoun...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 108.0.0.455, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is Runner.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 140.12 MB (146,927,935 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Idle Crawler.
Runner.exe (8ce96323476a573defd039ab7fae4f22) has been flagged by the following 41 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Trojan.Click
AhnLab-V3 2015.04.12 Trojan/Win32.Clicker
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2016.0.3141 Clicker
Avira 3.6.1.96 TR/Click.386608
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Clicker!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Trojan.Win32.Clikug.34
Bitdefender 1.0.20.515 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
CAT-QuickHeal 4.15.14.00 TrojanClicker.Clikug.rw6
Cyren 5.4.16.7 W32/Backdoor.LGOZ-2118
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Trojan.Click3.10013
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.04.13.12 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
ESET-NOD32 9.11460 Win32/GigaClicks.AI potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 W32/GigaClicks.AI!tr
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/Backdoor2.HWZZ
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
G Data 15.4.25 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.9.0 Trojan-Clicker.Clikug
Jiangmin KV150413 TrojanClicker.Agent.ipp
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15567 Riskware
K7GW 13.202.15567 Riskware ( 0049f6ae1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2200 Trojan-Clicker.Win32.Agent
McAfee 5600.6797 Generic.vl
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 Generic.vl
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1.11502.0 TrojanClicker:Win32/Clikug.D
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.309 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
NANO AntiVirus 0.30.10.952 Trojan.Win32.Agent.dozxmg
nProtect 15.04.10.01 Trojan.AgentWDCR.DIJ
Panda Antivirus 15.04.13.12 Trj/WLT.B
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Trojan.Generic
Sophos 4.98 Mal/Generic-L
Symantec 4/13/2015 rev. 2 Trojan.Gen
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Agent.Eflh
Total Defense 37.0.11543 Win32/Clikug.ZUbLJPB
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_SPNR.3ACB15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_SPNR.3ACB15
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 TrojanClicker.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 39266 Trojan.Win32.Clicker!BT
Zillya 2.0.0.2135 Trojan.Agent.Win32.514289
       View all 41 all detections
Idle Crawler 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 Idle Crawler.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: idlecrawler.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\dd182c96-d02a-c4b6-4400-000000b834
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\DD182C96-D02A-C4B6-4400-000000B834\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 140.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Idle Crawler

Program executable:Runner.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\dd182c96-d02a-c4b6-4400-000000b834\Runner.exe
MD5:8ce96323476a573defd039ab7fae4f22
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Idle Crawler (Setup Application)
  • (Malware detected) Runner.exe
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll (by Microsoft)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Runner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Update IC' (runs daily at 5:18 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Runner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Runner IC.

How do I remove Idle Crawler?

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Or, you can uninstall Idle Crawler 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 Idle Crawler, 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 Idle Crawler.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.08%
Windows 8 40.64%
Windows Vista 1.37%
Windows XP 0.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows 8.1 28.70%
Windows 7 Professional 7.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.17%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.08%
  United Kingdom 7.18%
  Canada 2.01%
  Australia 1.15%
  Brazil 0.29%
  Germany 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.48%
Dell 21.26%
Acer 16.09%
Toshiba 12.07%
ASUS 7.47%
Lenovo 4.60%
Sony 1.72%
Intel 1.15%
Medion 0.57%
GIGABYTE 0.57%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.03%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.03%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.27%

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