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Should I remove PCSafe Adware Filter?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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PCSafe Adware Filter


PCSafe Adware Filter is a software program developed by PCSafe. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 25.17 MB (26,394,797 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of PCSafe Adware Filter come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcsafe.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AdwareSafe
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\AdwareSafe\AdwareFilter-uninst.exe
Estimated size: 25.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCSafe Adware Filter

  • AdwareFilter.exe - Adware Filter (PCSafe Adware Filter)
  • AdwareFilter-uninst.exe
  • afstarter.exe - Adware Filter startup assistant (PCSafe Adware Filter startup assistant)
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

How do I remove PCSafe Adware Filter?

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

Win XP 40%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 40.00%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.86%
  Australia 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Intel 40.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KT606AV-ABA a... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 20.00%


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