77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Search Deals?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #18,468
United States Rank #22,777
Reach 0.0147%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.90 days
174.03 days >
Average installed length: 91.44 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.6.80 89.20%
2.6.78 9.66%
2.6.43 1.14%

Search Deals

What is Search Deals?

This is an adware web browser extension from Creative Island Media that will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. "In some cases, we may display product offers during your installation process. Of course, you will have the ability to accept or pass on these offers. We try our very best to make sure any product offering follows best practices and actually provides something of value to you."

About  (from CloudCanvas)

Search Deals is a free application that adds amazing deals to the most popular search engines (including Google, Bing and Yahoo Search Deals is entirely free to use. In order to keep Search Deals free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Search Deals is installed. We do no...  Read more
Overview
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
  • Remove Search Deals with Reason Core Security.
Search Deals 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

Displayed publisher: CloudCanvas, Inc. DBA Injekt
URL: www.searchdealsapp.com
Help link: www.searchdealsapp.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\searchdeals
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\SearchDeals\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=0
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 2.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Deals

  • Uninstall.exe

How do I remove Search Deals?

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Or, you can uninstall Search Deals 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 Search Deals, 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 Search Deals.
  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) 54%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#18,468

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.80%
Windows 8 30.68%
Windows Vista 5.11%
Windows XP 3.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.14%
Windows 8.1 14.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.57%
Windows 7 Professional 5.71%
Windows 8 4.57%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.59%
  India 19.13%
  Canada 13.66%
  Australia 9.29%
  Germany 8.20%
  United Kingdom 7.10%
  France 6.01%
  Brazil 4.92%
  Italy 4.92%
  Spain 1.09%
  Belgium 0.55%
  Saudi Arabia 0.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.21%
Acer 19.83%
Dell 13.79%
ASUS 7.76%
Toshiba 6.03%
Lenovo 4.31%
Medion 3.45%
American Megatrends 3.45%
GIGABYTE 1.72%
Intel 1.72%
Sony 1.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.26%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.63%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.63%
ASUSTeK S400CA 1.75%

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