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Should I remove Idle Crawler?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #32,862
United States Rank #18,622
Reach 0.0043%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.76 days
494.45 days >
Average installed length: 259.79 days


VersionDistribution 48.33% 51.67%

Idle Crawler

What is Idle Crawler?

The data has been sending from pc of user to Gigaclicks work servers and after it's delivering to client in report form. The user find video downloading and converting possibilities in IdleCrawler. All the information about data research is open and Idle is collecting information from the open sources."


Modern instrument for SEO and marketing professionals from all around the world. 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...  Read more


The most common release is, 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 primary executable is named Runner.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 140.13 MB (146,936,780 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Idle Crawler.
Runner.exe (cdda1f88ec6c73e0f71a4549121165f9) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic_r
Avira TR/Agent.342616.2
AVware PUA.Win32.Overlook
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Trojan.Click3.12319
ESET-NOD32 9.12062 a variant of Win32/GigaClicks.AS potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 8/16/2015 Riskware/GigaClicks
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Trojan.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 13.207.16825 Adware
K7GW 13.207.16826 Adware ( 004c62a91 )
McAfee 5600.6671 Artemis!CDDA1F88EC6C
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6671 Artemis!PUP
Panda Antivirus Generic Suspicious
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 Trojan.Gen
Trend Micro 10.465.16 TROJ_GEN.R03FC0OFT15
VIPRE Antivirus 42708 PUA.Win32.Overlook (not malicious)
       View all 17 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: GREYSTONEVENTURES LP
URL: idlecrawler.com
Help link: idlecrawler.com/blog
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\862e7dde-26d2-2b49-b236-f887e4e2884a
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\862E7DDE-26D2-2B49-B236-F887E4E2884A\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 140.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Idle Crawler

Program executable:Runner.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Idle Crawler (Setup Application)
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll (by Microsoft)
  • (Malware detected) Runner.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Runner.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Web Tool Updater' (runs daily at 1:39 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • Runner.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Web Tool Runner.

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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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8.1 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 43.33%
Windows Vista 3.33%
Windows 8.1 3.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 35.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Windows 8 3.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.26%
  Canada 8.42%
  Australia 2.11%
  United Kingdom 2.11%
  Austria 1.05%
  Germany 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.50%
Dell 19.64%
Acer 17.86%
Toshiba 5.36%
Lenovo 5.36%
Sony 3.57%
American Megatrends 3.57%
Alienware 1.79%
Samsung 1.79%
MSI 1.79%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.70%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.70%
HP Pavilion 11 x360 PC 3.70%
Toshiba NB550D 1.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 1.85%


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