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Should I remove Savings Season?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,946
United States Rank #49,992
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.02 days
118.46 days >
Average installed length: 62.24 days


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Savings Season

What is Savings Season?

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. These ads are aimed to promote the installation of additional questionable content including web browser toolbars, optimization utilities and other products, all so the publisher can generate pay-per-click revenue.

About  (from Smart Apps)

The Toolbar interacts with your computer by: Displaying advertisements, including without limitation by inserting into web pages or displaying over parts of such web pages advertisements, banners or coupons that would not otherwise appear; Converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisem...  Read more


The main program executable is SoftwareDetector.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 955.38 KB (978,314 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Savings Season.
SoftwareDetector.exe (978f45df5fc28f83f9fa82905757720e) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.SmartApps
AVG 2015.0.3497 Generic5
Dr.Web Trojan.Crossrider.8812
ESET-NOD32 8.9701 a variant of Win32/AdWare.SmartApps.B
McAfee 5600.7153 Artemis!978F45DF5FC2
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Artemis!978F45DF5FC2
VIPRE Antivirus 28430 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Savings Season 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 Savings Season.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Savings Season
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Savings Season\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 955.38 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Savings Season

Program executable:SoftwareDetector.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Savings Season\SoftwareDetector.exe
Additional files:
  • common.js
  • gpedit.exe
  • installer.js
  • main_installer.js
  • migrate.js
  • projectInstaller.js
  • repair_data.json
  • (Malware detected) SoftwareDetector.exe
  • uninstall.exe

How do I remove Savings Season?

Quickly and completely remove Savings Season 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 Savings Season 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 Savings Season, 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 Savings Season.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.22%
Windows 8 17.39%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows XP 8.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.83%
Windows 8 8.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.70%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  Germany 16.13%
  France 9.68%
  Brazil 3.23%
  Mexico 3.23%
  New Zealand 3.23%
  DK 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%
  United Kingdom 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Medion 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Acer 9.52%
ASUS 4.76%
Samsung 4.76%
Common models
Dell Inspiron M5040 10.53%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.26%
Dell Vostro 200 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 620 5.26%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 5.26%
MEDION MS-7800 5.26%


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