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Should I remove SaveAs?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,054
United States Rank #23,390
Reach 0.0117%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 71.97 days
815.78 days >
Average installed length: 428.63 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

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SaveAs

What is SaveAs?

SaveAs is an adware program that is typically bundled with 3rd party software or installed via a browser exploit. It installs a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Internet Explorer in order to inject advertising as well as hijack links and existing web page ads.

Overview

During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is SaveAs.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 2.81 MB (2,949,892 bytes) when donwloaded.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SaveAs.
SaveAs.exe (dfdd36a5ec4bc7ceb2db853998ecbc57) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131022 Win32:Trojan-gen
Baidu-International 4.0.3.131022 Trojan.Win32.Agent.39
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4613 W32.Clod04b.Trojan
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.328 TROJ_GEN.F47V1015
SaveAs has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\CloudSoft\SaveAs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\INSTAL~3\SaveAs\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 2.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SaveAs

Program executable:SaveAs.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\CloudSoft\SaveAs\SaveAs.exe
MD5:dfdd36a5ec4bc7ceb2db853998ecbc57

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SaveAs.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINXP\Tasks\schedule!3965101766.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SaveAs.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task with the class {A7259757-24BA-4DE6-A8E7-E124CE13349D}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SaveAs.exe
Memory:1.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001872036%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011660%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007060%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,455
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:19 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove SaveAs?

Quickly and completely remove SaveAs 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 SaveAs 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 SaveAs, 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 SaveAs.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.08%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Windows XP 6.15%
Windows 8 4.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.94%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.13%
Windows 8 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.78%
  India 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Philippines 5.56%
  Canada 4.17%
  United Kingdom 4.17%
  Portugal 4.17%
  Saudi Arabia 4.17%
  Australia 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Brazil 2.78%
  DK 2.78%
  Hungary 2.78%
  MK 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 12.00%
Acer 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 8.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Intel 2.00%
GIGABYTE 2.00%
Compaq 2.00%
Alienware 2.00%
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