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Should I remove Melodx?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,891
United States Rank #43,780
Reach 0.0035%


VersionDistribution 16.33%

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What is Melodx?

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.

The software also co-bundles the following adware and toolbars including DealPly, Chango, 50OnRed, Irobinhood and more.


It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named Melodx.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.15 MB (1,205,329 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Melodx.
Melodx.exe (f8b927d9c7e5c7f9b58fd6da9380527d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Malwarebytes v2013.09.26.11 PUP.Optional.Wizebar
Symantec 9/26/2013 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.269 TROJ_GEN.F47V0825
Melodx has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: melodx.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\melodx.com\melodx\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\melodx.com\Melodx\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Melodx

Program executable:Melodx.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • Melodx4ie.exe (by melodx.com) - ${PRDCT_DSP}
  • uninstall.exe (by melodx.com)
  • Melodx.exe - Melodx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Melodx.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Melodx' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\melodx.com\Melodx\\Melodx.exe" nocmnd.

How do I remove Melodx?

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Or, you can uninstall Melodx 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 Melodx, 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 Melodx.
  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) 63%
Win XP 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.35%
Windows Vista 16.33%
Windows 8 12.24%
Windows XP 4.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.16%
Windows 8 4.08%
Windows 8 Pro 4.08%
Windows 8.1 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.26%
  United Kingdom 29.03%
  Germany 14.52%
  Brazil 4.84%
  France 4.84%
  Italy 4.84%
  India 3.23%
  Switzerland 1.61%
  Mexico 1.61%
  OM 1.61%
  Poland 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.39%
Hewlett-Packard 19.51%
Dell 17.07%
Sony 14.63%
Samsung 7.32%
Toshiba 7.32%
Medion 2.44%
Lenovo 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.44%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L30... 2.27%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.27%
Samsung RC530/RC730 2.27%
Packard Bell ENLE11BZ 2.27%
MEDION E7214 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.27%


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