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Should I remove LuckyTab?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,024
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.81 days
82.91 days >
Average installed length: 43.56 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.1 100.00%

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LuckyTab

What is LuckyTab?

This is an advertising supported web browser addin the injects various types of ads in the user's web browser based on the context of the underlying web page being shown. The software will track the user's web surfing habits and report back visited domains, URLs and ads displayed and clicked on

From the EULA: "HE SOFTWARE IS SUPPORTED BY VARIOUS TYPES OF ADVERTISING DISPLAYED IN YOUR BROWSER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, SEARCH-RELATED ADS, BANNER AND VIDEO ADS, IN-TEXT ADS AND LINKS, TRANSITIONAL, INTERSTITIAL AND FULL PAGE ADS. ADS AND FEATURES THAT APPEAR ON WEBSITES BY USING THE SOFTWARE ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH OR ENDORSED BY ANY UNDERLYING WEBSITES. SOME SOFTWARE FEATURES AND AD PLACEMENTS MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO FURTHER INFORMATION OR DISABLING INSTRUCTIONS {E.G. CLICKING "ABOUT THIS AD" OR THE AD LOGO/ICON). ALL SOFTWARE FEATURES, CONTENT AND ADVERTISING MAY BE UPDATED, MODIFIED, ADDED, ENABLED, DISABLED OR DISCONTINUED AT ANY TIME AUTOMATICALLY AND WITHOUT NOTICE TO YOU."

LuckyTab browser addin will also modify the security settings of the user's browser (IE, Firefox and Chrome) per the terms:
"Certain browsing settings may be automatically adjusted to optimize the performance of the Software. You may change these settings at any time. Two Second Load Time (ON) Notifies the user when the aggregate load time of all browser add-ons exceeds two seconds. Instant Search Results (OFF) Predictive (instant) search engine results are not displayed. New Tab for Result (ON) Clicking on a SERP link will open die page in a new browser tab window."

About  (from Red Sky Sp. z o.o)

Lucky Tab software provides a great range of web browsing features, including limited-time offers, interesting deals, social media apps, coupons, comparison shopping. THE SOFTWARE PROVIDES A SUITE OF WEB BROWSING FEATURES THAT CUSTOMIZE AND ENHANCE YOUR INTERACTION WITH VARIOUS WEBSITES BY RENDERING GRAPHICS, TEXT, OR ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in LuckyTab.
luckytab.exe (1b056d5043f510b08a7e88942fabc98e) has been flagged by the following 17 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 912 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan/Win32.StartPage
Baidu-International 4.0.3.1486 Trojan.Win32.StartPage.AC
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1090 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.08.06.09 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
F-Secure 11.2014-06-08_4 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
G Data 14.8.24 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 Trojan.Win32.StartPage
Kaspersky 14.0.0.3445 Trojan.Win32.StartPage
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!1B056D5043F5
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7046 Artemis!1B056D5043F5
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.654 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
nProtect 14.08.03.01 Trojan.GenericKD.1784271
Panda Antivirus 14.08.06.09 Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Win32/Trojan.f20
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Startpage.Dxdd
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.218 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH07GT14
       View all 17 all detections
LuckyTab 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

Displayed publisher: http://lucky-tab.com/
URL: lucky-tab.com
Help link: lucky-tab.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LuckyTab
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\LuckyTab\LuckyTab.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 935.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by LuckyTab

Program executable:luckytab.exe (Malware detected)
Name:LuckyTab installer
http://lucky-tab.com/
Path:C:\Program Files\luckytab\luckytab.exe
MD5:1b056d5043f510b08a7e88942fabc98e

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • LuckyTab.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named LuckyTab.

How do I remove LuckyTab?

Quickly and completely remove LuckyTab 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 LuckyTab 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 LuckyTab, 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 LuckyTab.
  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) 54%
Win 7 8%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 8 38.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.92%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Windows 8.1 15.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.54%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.58%
  Canada 6.45%
  Singapore 6.45%
  BD 3.23%
  BG 3.23%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Czech Republic 3.23%
  Finland 3.23%
  Greece 3.23%
  Honduras 3.23%
  Croatia 3.23%
  Hungary 3.23%
  Indonesia 3.23%
  India 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
Acer 30.43%
Dell 8.70%
Toshiba 8.70%
ASUS 8.70%
GIGABYTE 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
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