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Should I remove SafeSaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
75% remove it25% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,887
United States Rank #8,056
Reach 0.1875%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 60.92 days
841.87 days >
Average installed length: 442.34 days

SafeSaver 1.74

What is SafeSaver?

This is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software acts as an adware type application and is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors.

Overview

The primary executable is named sprotector.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.47 MB (1,544,274 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SafeSaver.
sprotector.dll (2e705785860f95358dc9aa6ed402198b) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-130615 Win32:SProtector-A [PUP]
AVG 2014.0.3468 Generic5
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0166 Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 7.8450 a variant of Win32/SProtector.A
The Hacker 6.8.0.6.166 Trojan/Sprotector
Trend Micro 10.465.15 ADW_SPROTECT
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.166 ADW_SPROTECT
VIPRE Antivirus 18716 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (b42ff5f0d5e1b6331b9243ca6c78656e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 NSIS:SProtector-B [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 9190 Win32/SProtector.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24882 Sprotector (fs)

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\safesaver
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SafeSaver\uninstall.exe" /FULLPATH="C:\Program Files\SafeSaver"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SafeSaver 1.74

Program module:sprotector.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\safesaver\sprotector.dll
MD5:2e705785860f95358dc9aa6ed402198b
SProtector has been detected as 'malware' by multiple antivirus products. TrendMicro classifies it as TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L8. ESET calls it a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. QuickHeal identifies SProtector.dll as Worm.SProtector.A3. Avast...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe
  • lpk.dll

How do I remove SafeSaver?

Quickly and completely remove SafeSaver 1.74 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove SafeSaver 1.74 from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SafeSaver 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 SafeSaver 1.74, 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 SafeSaver.
  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.
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USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 75%
Keep it 25%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,887
 
REACH
~0.19%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.64%
Windows XP 10.90%
Windows Vista 3.88%
Windows 8 0.33%
Windows Server 2003 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.40%
Windows 7 Professional 12.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.99%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.47%
  Indonesia 5.91%
  Brazil 4.74%
  Taiwan 4.58%
  MA 3.42%
  Israel 2.95%
  India 2.87%
  Thailand 2.56%
  DZ 2.41%
  Italy 2.25%
  Canada 2.18%
  Egypt 2.10%
  Saudi Arabia 2.10%
  Germany 2.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.68%
Acer 22.11%
Dell 19.06%
ASUS 8.64%
GIGABYTE 7.75%
Toshiba 6.86%
Samsung 3.81%
Intel 2.67%
Lenovo 1.40%
American Megatrends 1.02%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.20%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.88%
HP G42 Notebook PC 2.59%

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