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Should I remove NoAds?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #23,122
United States Rank #18,544
Reach 0.0092%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.93 days
735.54 days >
Average installed length: 386.47 days


What is NoAds?  (from South Bay Software)

he program is very easy to use, and stays running in the system tray for quick access.


NoAds is a program developed by South Bay Software. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 3 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 52% of users of NoAds come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.southbaypc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\noads
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NoAds\Uninst.exe" C:\Program Files\NoAds\Uninst.ini

Program filesFiles installed by NoAds

  • Uninst.exe - OmniSetup (OmniSetup Uninstaller)
  • NoAds.exe - NoAds
  • NoAds.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • NoAds.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'NoAds' and executes as "C:\Program Files\NoAds\NoAds.exe".

How do I remove NoAds?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.34%
Windows 8 17.83%
Windows XP 10.08%
Windows Vista 7.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.16%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.41%
Windows 7 Professional 11.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.16%
Windows 8.1 10.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.55%
  Brazil 16.15%
  Canada 9.94%
  Portugal 3.11%
  United Kingdom 2.48%
  Italy 2.48%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Germany 1.86%
  DZ 1.24%
  Spain 1.24%
  France 1.24%
  Australia 0.62%
  Belgium 0.62%
  BY 0.62%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.38%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Dell 17.86%
ASUS 8.33%
American Megatrends 5.95%
Intel 3.57%
Toshiba 3.57%
Samsung 2.38%
Common models
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.98%
HP 1000 Notebook PC 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 1.98%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.98%
Dell Inspiron 530 0.99%


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