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Should I remove PureLeads?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #5,301
United States Rank #2,480
Reach 0.1239%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.33 days
68.65 days >
Average installed length: 36.07 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0.17 100.00%

PureLeads

What is PureLeads?

This adware program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve a number of ad types including banner, inline text links and popups.

About  (from Sendori)

Supports direct address bar type in of brands and keywords to navigate the web with fewer web address errors and typos. Presents coupon and savings offers to you when you browse to your favorite Brand sites. SearchAssistâ„¢ inline text and interstitial contextual ad units. Works behind the scenes with your existing brows...  Read more

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is PureLeads.Service.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 10.16 MB (10,656,866 bytes).
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
PureLeads 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 PureLeads.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: PureLeads
URL: pureleads.com
Help link: support.pureleads.com/home
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PureLeads
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PureLeads\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PureLeads

Program executable:PureLeads.Service.exe
Name:Sendori.Service
Path:C:\Program Files\PureLeads\PureLeads.Service.exe
MD5:15288b17f0bf59c0f6c3e149392e194d
Additional files:
  • PureLeadsUp.exe - PureLeads Upgrade Assistant
  • PureLeadsSvc.exe - PureLeads Service
  • DynLib.dll - PureLeads (DynDNS® Dynamic Link Library)
  • PureLeadsControl.exe - PureLeads Elevated Service Controller
  • PureLeadsTray.exe - PureLeads Notification Icon
  • pureleads-win-upgrader.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • Interop.PCProxyLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PCProxyLib'.
  • freebl3.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Network Security Services (NSS freebl Library)
  • libnspr4.dll (by Mozilla Foundation) - Netscape Portable Runtime (NSPR Library)
  • libplc4.dll - PLC Library
  • libplds4.dll - PLDS Library
  • nss3.dll - NSS Base Library
  • nssckbi.dll - NSS Builtin Trusted Root CAs
  • nssdbm3.dll - Legacy Database Driver
  • nssutil3.dll - NSS Utility Library
  • smime3.dll - NSS S/MIME Library
  • softokn3.dll - NSS PKCS #11 Library
  • ssl3.dll - NSS SSL Library
  • PureLeads.Library.dll - Sendori Application V2 (Sendori Assembly)
  • plsappLSP64.exe - RegisterLSP
  • PureLeads.Service.exe - Sendori.Service
  • plsappDLL.dll
  • plsappLSP.exe
  • plsapp.dll
  • plsapp.exe
  • plsapp64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Services
  • PureLeadsSvc.exe runs as a service named 'PlsvcV1' (PlsvcV1) "Sets and maintains PureLeads protection on this computer.".
  • PureLeads.Service.exe runs as a service named 'PlsvcV2' (PlsvcV2) "Service PureLeads.".
  • plsapp.exe runs as a service named 'plsapp' (plsapp) "Sets and maintains plsapp LSP protection on this computer.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PureLeadsTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PureLeads Tray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PureLeads\PureLeadsTray.exe".

How do I remove PureLeads?

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Or, you can uninstall PureLeads 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 PureLeads, 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 PureLeads.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.24%
Windows 8 32.99%
Windows Vista 6.60%
Windows XP 1.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.53%
Windows 8.1 16.74%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.10%
Windows 7 Professional 8.81%
Windows 8 8.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.77%
  Saudi Arabia 0.71%
  Iran 0.41%
  Germany 0.20%
  Turkey 0.20%
  BH 0.10%
  Canada 0.10%
  Egypt 0.10%
  Indonesia 0.10%
  Japan 0.10%
  Sri Lanka 0.10%
  Thailand 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.67%
Dell 24.80%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 8.27%
Toshiba 8.06%
Lenovo 6.05%
GIGABYTE 2.82%
Samsung 1.61%
Alienware 0.81%
Gateway 0.81%
Apple 0.60%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.41%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.68%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.57%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.57%
ASUS All Series 2.21%
Gateway NE56R 2.21%

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