77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove OSHI Defender?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.47 days
1.56 days >
Average installed length: 0.82 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.3.172 42.86%
1.2.135 7.14%
1.1.13 7.14%
1.0.18.0 42.86%

OSHI Defender

What is OSHI Defender?  (from Aveas Limited)

OSHI Defender is New Generation Anti-Malware. Cloud-based virus protection keep you secured up to date in real-time. Secured DNS protect you from scam websites, stop rootkit and malware communications without any CPU usage. A user-friendly software solution that can help you regularly scan your PC against malicious com...  Read more

Overview

OSHI Defender is a software program developed by Aveas Limited. The most common release is 1.3.172, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 5.13 MB (5,378,048 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 45% of users of OSHI Defender come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.oshidefender.com/index.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\oshi\defender
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7D24A1D9-EB74-42A8-87EB-4133EEF18204}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OSHI Defender

  • oshidfui.exe - OSHI Defender

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • oshidfui.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OSHI Defender Daily Full Scan' (runs daily at 0.00).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • oshidfui.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OSHI Defender' which loads as "C:\Program Files\OSHI\Defender\oshidfui.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove OSHI Defender?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 7%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 35.71%
Windows XP 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 35.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 7 Starter 7.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Italy 30.00%
  Argentina 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  Turkey 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Acer 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
LENOVO 6365CTO 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard p6612it-m 9.09%
Dell XPS 2720 9.09%
Acer Aspire 4738 9.09%
Packard Bell imedia S2110 9.09%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 9.09%

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