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Should I remove Mil Shield?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,014
United States Rank #34,610
Reach 0.0016%

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.1 21.74%
8.0 13.04%
7.9 43.48%
7.8 4.35%
7.7 4.35%
7.5 13.04%

Other programs by Mil

Mil Shield

What is Mil Shield?  (from Mil)

Mil Shield protects your privacy by removing all tracks from your online or offline PC activities (it also shreds the content of the infamous INDEX.DAT files). Some features: * Supports Windows 7 and Vista 32&64; Cleans all IE, Firefox, Opera, Apple Safari, Google Chrome and Avant tracks; Free disk space wiping; Custom...  Read more

Overview

Mil Shield is a software program developed by Mil. The most common release is 7.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named milshield.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 7.24 MB (7,596,831 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 69% of users of Mil Shield come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.milincorporated.com/milshield2.html
Help link: www.milincorporated.com/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mil Incorporated\Mil Shield\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Mil Incorporated\Mil Shield\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 7.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mil Shield

Program executable:milshield.exe
Name:Mil Shield 8.1
Path:C:\Program Files\mil incorporated\mil shield\milshield.exe
MD5:85378f39ceede6dfc2a52a1e0a47f66b
Additional files:
  • Uninstaller.exe - Mil Shield 8.1 (Mil Shield 8.1 Uninstaller)
  • ShieldAgent.exe
  • ShieldService.exe
  • ShieldWorker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • ShieldService.exe runs as a service named 'MilShieldCleaner' (MilShieldCleaner).
Startup File (User Run)
  • ShieldWorker.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MilShieldSlave' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Mil Incorporated\Mil Shield\ShieldWorker.exe" -logon.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ShieldWorker.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MilShieldSlave' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Mil Incorporated\Mil Shield\ShieldWorker.exe" -logon.

How do I remove Mil Shield?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win 7 4%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 43.48%
Windows 8 21.74%
Windows XP 17.39%
Windows Vista 17.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.39%
Windows 7 Professional 17.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.04%
Windows 8 Pro 8.70%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.97%
  Australia 6.90%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  South Africa 3.45%
  Mexico 3.45%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  DK 3.45%
  Ireland 3.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Sony 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
Gateway 6.25%
ASUS 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
GIGABYTE 6.25%
Common models
Sony VPCF115FM 5.56%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.56%
Gigabyte 965P-S3 5.56%
Dell Inspiron 5423 5.56%
ASUSTeK N76VJ 5.56%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1343w 5.56%

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