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Should I remove McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.7.0.53 80.00%
1.6.0.23 20.00%

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McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer

What is McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer?  (from McAfee)

McAfee uses an army of test computers to literally test the Web for everything from spam to spyware to phishing to viruses. When you install SiteAdvisor software, we add small site rating icons to your search results as well as a browser button. Together, these alert you to potentially risky sites and help you find saf...  Read more

Overview

McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer is a program developed by McAfee. The most used version is 1.7.0.53, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is siteadv.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 6.3 MB (6,605,558 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 50% of users of McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.siteadvisor.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\siteadvisor\4144
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\4144\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 6.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer

Program executable:siteadv.exe
Name:SiteAdvisor
Path:C:\Program Files\siteadvisor\siteadv.exe
MD5:018f0cade21ca2737c28a6fdfcd65940
Additional files:
  • saLang.dll - SiteAdvisor
  • SiteAdv.dll
  • saIE.dll (by Site Advisor) - Site Advisor
  • uninst.exe (by SiteAdvisor) - SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • SiteAdv.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {089FD14D-132B-48FC-8861-0048AE113215}.
  • saIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {089FD14D-132B-48FC-8861-0048AE113215}.
2 Internet Explorer Toolbars
  • SiteAdv.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'McAfee SiteAdvisor' with the class of {0BF43445-2F28-4351-9252-17FE6E806AA0}.
  • saIE.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SiteAdvisor' with the class of {0BF43445-2F28-4351-9252-17FE6E806AA0}.

How do I remove McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer?

Quickly and completely remove McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer 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 McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer, 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 McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by McAfee SiteAdvisor for Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 8 20%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Internet Explorer
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 20.00%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Italy 37.50%
  Australia 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Intel 60.00%
Gateway 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
CdcPointSpa WBIBX10J 50.00%
Gateway E-6000 ... 25.00%
ASUSTeK F5GL 25.00%

About McAfee

McAfee, a subsidiary of Intel Corporation, is a dedicated security technology company that delivers proactive solutions and services to help secure systems, networks, and mobile devices.
Publisher URL: www.mcafee.com

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