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Should I remove NetAssistant for Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,907
United States Rank #5,351
Reach 0.0429%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 678.31 days
1597.71 days >
Average installed length: 839.47 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.6.5 100.00%

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NetAssistant for Firefox

What is NetAssistant for Firefox?

Freeze.com's screensavers and toolbars often appeal to computer users who have a penchant for dolphin memorabilia. Unfortunately, before long, the program integrates itself into the Windows startup as well as your Web browser, and it slowly takes over your computer.

About  (from Freeze.com)

NetAssistant is a 'helper' application to help you search and find what you're looking for. NetAssistant achieves this by offering alternative suggestions for web pages that have been misspelled, mistyped, or does not exist anymore. NetAssistant is seamless and easy to use. Just type in a web address like you normally ...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named update.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files. The installed file update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
NetAssistant for Firefox has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove NetAssistant for Firefox.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.freeze.com/search.aspx
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Freeze.com\NetAssistant\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {1266764D-FC4F-4FA7-B63B-884D53B1680F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by NetAssistant for Firefox

Program executable:update.exe
Name:IE Toolbar
IE Toolbar Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\Freeze.com\NetAssistant\update.exe
MD5:aa961c07210d9059fda7ca765b016c95
Additional files:
  • NetAssistant.dll (by W3i) - Freeze.com NetAssistant
  • install.rdf

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • NetAssistant.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'NetAssistant' with the class of {E38FA08E-F56A-4169-ABF5-5C71E3C153A1} (NetAssistantBHO).
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • NetAssistant.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'NetAssistant' with a class of {E38FA08E-F56A-4169-ABF5-5C71E3C153A1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove NetAssistant for Firefox?

Quickly and completely remove NetAssistant for Firefox 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 NetAssistant for Firefox 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 NetAssistant for Firefox, 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 NetAssistant for Firefox.
  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 NetAssistant for Firefox you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,907

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.12%
Windows XP 18.60%
Windows Vista 15.12%
Windows 8 3.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.06%
Windows 7 Professional 6.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.70%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.28%
  Germany 4.93%
  Canada 4.05%
  United Kingdom 3.29%
  France 1.42%
  Australia 1.42%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Spain 0.88%
  Italy 0.55%
  Brazil 0.22%
  Colombia 0.22%
  Mexico 0.22%
  Iran 0.22%
  Kazakstan 0.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.60%
Hewlett-Packard 26.34%
Acer 12.37%
Toshiba 10.75%
GIGABYTE 6.18%
Intel 3.23%
American Megatrends 2.69%
Sahara 1.61%
Samsung 1.34%
ASUS 1.08%
Gateway 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.38%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.90%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.90%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.42%
HP G72 Notebook PC 2.42%

About Freeze.com

Freeze.com aggrigates the traffic of multiple Web sites they own including Freeze.com, ScreenSaver.com, and Wallpapers.
Publisher URL: www.freeze.com

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