77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Secure Web?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #34,252
United States Rank #18,914
Reach 0.0039%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.95 days
204.96 days >
Average installed length: 107.69 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.7.31 11.11%
2.7.21 1.85%
2.6.79 5.56%
2.6.65 9.26%
2.6.49 27.78%
2.6.43 42.59%
2.6.39 1.85%

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Secure Web

What is Secure Web?

SecureWeb is an adware web browser extension that will inject advertisements into the user's browser. It is typically bundled by the Conduit installer.

About  (from Big Water Applications)

Applications may be supported by advertising, which may include display ads (banner ads), in-text ads, interstitial ads, or other types of ads. Users may see additional ads when using their Internet browser or other software applications. We use many partners to deliver the most relevant and highest quality ads possibl...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 2.6.43, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is common.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.23 MB (2,336,104 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • 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 Secure Web.
SecureWebService.exe (00e47336e03471f82c00b57d8bef3d5a) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3459 Downloader
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0150 Adware.Plugin.175
ESET-NOD32 8.9790 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.A
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.6.1.0 AdWare.Agent
Secure Web 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

URL: www.getsecureweb.com
Help link: www.getsecureweb.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\secureweb
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\SecureWeb\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=1
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.
Estimated size: 2.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Secure Web

Program module:common.dll
Name:Secure Web
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\secureweb\IE\common.dll
MD5:5d386f290760f66e65c1aa1e6f83c104
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SecureWebService.exe - Secure Web Service
  • SecureWeb.exe - Secure Web
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • SecureWebService.exe runs as a service named 'Secure Web' (SecureWeb) "Provides system level support for Secure Web.".

How do I remove Secure Web?

Quickly and completely remove Secure Web 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 Secure Web 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 Secure Web, 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 Secure Web.
  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) 54%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows 8 35.19%
Windows Vista 7.41%
Windows XP 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.15%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows 8.1 14.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.75%
  France 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 51.92%
Dell 19.23%
Acer 13.46%
Toshiba 9.62%
Samsung 3.85%
Gateway 1.92%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.77%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.85%
HP-Pavilion FK479AV-ABA s... 1.92%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1225 1.92%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.92%
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 1.92%

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