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What is PrivacyProtect-SA?  (from Intersections)

The service provides sophisticated software that protects them against keylogging attacks, secures their passwords and user ids as they navigate online, and protects their computers from advanced malware software. The product also provides identity theft recovery services and financial reimbursement insurance* in the u...  Read more


PrivacyProtect-SA is a software program developed by Intersections. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named gidi.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.51 MB (2,630,562 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intersections.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SFT\GuardedID
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\PROFES~1\RunTime\10\01\Intel32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{5
Estimated size: 2.51 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PrivacyProtect-SA

Program executable:gidi.exe
GuardedID Driver Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\SFT\GuardedID\gidi.exe
Additional files:
  • GIDTB.dll (by StrikeForceTechnologies Inc) - PrivacyProtect (PrivacyProtect Toolbar)
  • GIDDriver.sys (by StrikeForce) - GuardedID (StrikeForce GuardedID Driver)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • GIDTB.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'PrivacyProtect' with the class of {CB7DC2DA-D8C9-4004-8548-1E24AA7D46DE}.

How do I remove PrivacyProtect-SA?

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Or, you can uninstall PrivacyProtect-SA 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 PrivacyProtect-SA, 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 PrivacyProtect-SA.
  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 PrivacyProtect-SA you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win Vista (SP2) 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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