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Should I remove PC Gizmos App?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #48,003
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.28 days
214.68 days >
Average installed length: 112.80 days


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PC Gizmos App

What is PC Gizmos App?  (from PC-Gizmos)

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PC Gizmos App is a program developed by PC-Gizmos. The most used version is 77, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The main program executable is PCGizmosBHO.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 6.14 MB (6,442,443 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 20% of users of PC Gizmos App come from the United States, it is also popular in Vietnam and South Africa.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in PC Gizmos App.
PCGizmosBHO.dll (6d6d0364ead967c1d4e2c70b29438db3) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Symmi.23741
Bkav FE W32.Clod5bb.Trojan
Commtouch SDK W32/Trojan.GNWT-1073
Comodo Security 17295 UnclassifiedMalware
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Symmi.23741
F-Secure 11.2013-22-11_6 Gen:Variant.Symmi.23741
G Data 13.11.22 Gen:Variant.Symmi.23741
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.2.29 Win32.SuspectCrc
McAfee 5600.7267 Artemis!6D6D0364EAD9
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7267 Artemis!6D6D0364EAD9
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Symmi.23741
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.326 TROJ_GEN.F47V1016
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PC Gizmos LTD
URL: www.pc-gizmos.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos\Uninstall_170537.bat
Estimated size: 6.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Gizmos App

Program module:PCGizmosBHO.dll
Name:Block YouTube Ads
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\PC-Gizmos\PCGizmosBHO.dll
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) PCGizmosBHO.dll (by PC Gizmos) - SoundCloud Downloader
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • FF_Plugin.xpi
  • FF_Plugin.21.xpi

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PCGizmosBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Facebook Unfriend Finder' with the class of {A817C286-3D6B-4ECD-A99C-E44E50DBC523} (PCGizmosBHO).

How do I remove PC Gizmos App?

Quickly and completely remove PC Gizmos App 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 PC Gizmos App 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 PC Gizmos App, 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 PC Gizmos App.
  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 PC Gizmos App you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 10%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 35.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.79%
Windows 7 Professional 10.53%
Windows 8.1 10.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.00%
  Vietnam 15.00%
  South Africa 10.00%
  MA 5.00%
  Belgium 5.00%
  Korea 5.00%
  Netherlands 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  New Zealand 5.00%
  Japan 5.00%
  Romania 5.00%
  Spain 5.00%
  Czech Republic 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
Samsung 18.75%
Acer 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
American Megatrends 12.50%
MSI 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Common models
Samsung 700Z3C/700Z5C 7.14%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 7.14%
MSI MS-7693 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p6754y 7.14%
HP ENVY 15 Notebook PC 7.14%
Gateway NV57H 7.14%


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