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Should I remove NewsLeecher?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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What is NewsLeecher?

The NewsLeecher software, is a highly awarded program for accessing the Usenet. It features a powerful and fully integrated Usenet search service, called SuperSearch, that makes it extremely fast and easy to find the Usenet articles you want. Combine the NewsLeecher software with integrated search functionality plus the unlimited NewsLeecher Usenet access service, and you have the ultimate "Ready To Go" package, which is all you need for the best possible Usenet experience. With the built-in SuperSearch feature, you can search *all* the binary usenet groups at once, for a specific keyword or keystring, in less than a second! The SuperSearch engine is state-of-the-art in it's speed and it's ability to perform true wildcard searches!


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named newsleecher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 9.15 MB (9,592,022 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.newsleecher.com
Help link: www.newsleecher.com//?id=support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewsLeecher\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NewsLeecher\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewsLeecher

Program executable:newsleecher.exe
NewsLeecher - Usenet News Reader
Path:C:\Program Files\newsleecher\newsleecher.exe
Additional files:
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • nlpar.dll - PAR2API DLL (PAR2API Dynamic Link Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe
  • ztvunrar37.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • newsLeecher.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EEB9CEA5-509D-48D5-B868-0546237ED314}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • newsLeecher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NewsLeecher\newsLeecher.exe'.

How do I remove NewsLeecher?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 25%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.85%
  United Kingdom 23.08%
  India 15.38%
  Canada 7.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 37.50%
MSI 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT70... 16.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (RP295... 16.67%
Gigabyte P35-DS3L 16.67%
Gigabyte EX58-UD3R 16.67%
ASUSTeK CG5270 16.67%


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