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Should I remove Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,890
United States Rank #35,549
Reach 0.0017%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.0 100.00%

Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL

What is Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL?

Search Guard Plus Updater is the updater program which runs with Windows and automatically starts up when your computer boots. It checks for updates and automatically downloads and installs them if found based on the user's settings.

About  (from Make The Web Better)

Search Guard Plus and its affiliated product, the Search Guard Plus Updater (collectively, "Search Guard Plus"), provide you with an added level of online security. For browsers other then IE 8, Search Guard Plus alerts you if a third-party is attempting to change your default search provider. For IE 8 browsers, Search...  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. The main program executable is sgpUpdaters.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 632.72 KB (647,908 bytes). sgpUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • 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 Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL.
sgpUpdater.exe (51c81e3c5cfc8ef2226a258f08b0b58a) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Sophos 4.80 Make The Web Better
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.SearchGuardPlus.307584
Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL 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 Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.searchguardplus.com/Uninstall.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\search guard plusu
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Search Guard PlusU\uninstalSGPU.exe
Estimated size: 632.72 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL

Program executable:sgpUpdaters.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\search guard plusu\sgpUpdaters.exe
MD5:775bf57eca4912ab05ca0424f2d958a1
Additional files:
  • uninstalSGPU.exe - uninstal Application
  • (Malware detected) sgpUpdater.exe
  • sgpUpdaters.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • sgpUpdaters.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named SearchGuardPlusUpdater.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • sgpUpdaters.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SGPUpdater' which loads as C:\Program Files\Search Guard PlusU\sgpUpdaters.exe.

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Or, you can uninstall Search Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL 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 Guard Plus Updater (My Face LOL), 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 Guard Plus Updater My Face LOL.
  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 Vista (SP2) 36%
Win 8 9%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 36.36%
Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 27.27%
Windows 8 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Windows Vista Home Basic 27.27%
Windows 8 Pro 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Spain 10.00%
  Canada 5.00%
  Great Britain 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 27.27%
Dell 18.18%
ASUS 18.18%
Acer 18.18%
Sony 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 9.09%
Common models
Sony VGN-FW245J 10.00%
P4i6G P4i65G 10.00%
MSI MS-7350 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard SLIC-MPC 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 537 10.00%

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