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Should I remove PageshotsPro?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,493
Reach 0.0041%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.51 days
575.63 days >
Average installed length: 302.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0 100.00%

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PageshotsPro 1.0.0

What is PageshotsPro?

Pageshots is an malware web browser extension designed to take control of the user's browser in order to redirect web searches and inject advertising. In Internet Explorer the program run as a Browser Helper Object. The add-in performs a number of behaviors that will hijack advertising on non-associated web sites as well as inject its own advertising in the form of contextual link ads, banner ads, popups and pop-overs including the hijacking of known ad serving sites. This malware is typically bundled with various third party unwanted applications as well as through web browser exploits. Although the program comes packaged with an uninstaller and is listed in the Windows Add/Remove Programs, fully removing this could be very difficult and an anti-malware product might be required.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is pageshots_x86.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.09 MB (1,145,639 bytes).
PageshotsPro has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove PageshotsPro 1.0.0.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PageshotsPro
URL: pageshots.net
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\PageshotsPro\
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\PageshotsPro\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PageshotsPro 1.0.0

Program module:pageshots_x86.dll
Name:Pageshots for Internet Explorer PRO
Path:C:\ProgramData\PageshotsPro\pageshots_x86.dll
MD5:9c92224b786a4f1203378641c39c2aeb
Additional files:
  • pageshots_x64.dll - Pageshots for Internet Explorer PRO
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • pageshots_x86.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Pageshots for Internet Explorer PRO' with the class of {28CF50DA-4A17-4442-BBF9-D916BFDE072C} (pageshotsbho).

How do I remove PageshotsPro?

Quickly and completely remove PageshotsPro 1.0.0 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 PageshotsPro 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 PageshotsPro 1.0.0, 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 PageshotsPro.
  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 PageshotsPro 1.0.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#33,493

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.19%
Windows XP 14.04%
Windows 8 5.26%
Windows Vista 3.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.04%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.51%
Windows 10 Home 1.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.33% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.33%
  United States 15.00%
  Iran 15.00%
  Italy 6.67%
  Russia 3.33%
  Sweden 3.33%
  DZ 3.33%
  Austria 3.33%
  Israel 3.33%
  MK 1.67%
  MA 1.67%
  Brazil 1.67%
  TN 1.67%
  Belgium 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.78%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 11.11%
ASUS 8.33%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Intel 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Alienware 2.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.65%
XFX MI-9300-7AS9 2.33%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.33%
HP 630 Notebook PC 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.33%
Sony VPCEF3E1E 2.33%

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