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Should I remove InfoSeeker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,950
United States Rank #6,691
Reach 0.0263%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.42 days
159.75 days >
Average installed length: 83.94 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.6.30 3.30%
2.6.17 78.02%
2.6.14 18.68%

Other programs by Big Water Applications

InfoSeeker

What is InfoSeeker?

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.

About  (from Big Water Applications)

Applications may be automatically enabled on your web browsers following installation. Applications or advertisements may require changing your web browser’s default home page, default page or set of pages on startup, default search provider, and other browser settings. So that Applications can function most efficientl...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in InfoSeeker.
common.dll (99f43fb80562fc527a8ea9dcc348b2dd) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0184 Adware.Plugin.36
ESET-NOD32 7.8555 a variant of Win32/ExFriendAlert.B
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.305 TROJ_GEN.F47V0610
InfoSeeker has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.infoseekerapp.com
Help link: www.infoseekerapp.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\infoseeker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InfoSeeker\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by InfoSeeker

Program module:common.dll (Malware detected)
Name:InfoSeeker
Signed by:Big Water Applications
Path:C:\Program Files\infoseeker\IE\common.dll
MD5:99f43fb80562fc527a8ea9dcc348b2dd
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • common.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'InfoSeeker' with the class of {44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}.

How do I remove InfoSeeker?

Quickly and completely remove InfoSeeker 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 InfoSeeker 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 InfoSeeker, 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 InfoSeeker.
  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 InfoSeeker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,950

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 16.48%
Windows XP 10.99%
Windows Vista 10.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.25%
Windows 8 12.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 6.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.69%
  RS 0.65%
  Italy 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.91%
Dell 13.92%
Acer 12.66%
Toshiba 11.39%
ASUS 8.86%
GIGABYTE 3.80%
Lenovo 3.80%
Gateway 2.53%
Sony 2.53%
Alienware 1.27%
Apple 1.27%
Intel 1.27%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.44%
LENOVO 20182 2.44%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.44%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.44%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.44%
Micro-Star MS-7576 2.44%

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xeno9 months ago
I did not allow so it came on its own, could have brought searchconduit...