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Should I remove ShareThis?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #41,878
United States Rank #37,156
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.92 days
204.13 days >
Average installed length: 107.25 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.19 3.03%
3.0.18 12.12%
3.0.17 9.09%
3.0.14 9.09%
3.0.13 15.15%
3.0.11 51.52%

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ShareThis

What is ShareThis?

Share This from Injek brand of adware is a potentially unwanted adware program that injects ads into the user's browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the j's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks on.

Form the site: "In order to keep Share This free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Share This is installed. We do not allow any really annoying ads, sexual content, or intrusive media; we've only partnered with high-quality ad providers to deliver the best user experience possible, while also trying to help with some of our costs to keep Share This free."

In addition the app may display alerts and popups for updating or installing new applications many of which are ad-supported browser extensions.

About  (from Data Protection Solutions)

Share This is a free application that allows you to share content with your friends and family. Share This uses existing social media APIs and other services to make it easy to share your content from one place.
Overview
ShareThis 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 ShareThis.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.getsharethis.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\sharethis
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\ShareThis\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 747.4 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ShareThis

Program executable:uninstall.exe
Name:Share This
ShareThis Uninstall
Path:C:\ProgramData\sharethis\uninstall.exe
MD5:8537bc067ffad1647227d40313ad1d6d

How do I remove ShareThis?

Quickly and completely remove ShareThis 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 ShareThis 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 ShareThis, 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 ShareThis.
  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 8 58%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#41,878

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 57.58%
Windows 7 36.36%
Windows XP 3.03%
Windows Vista 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.30%
Windows 8.1 30.30%
Windows 8 18.18%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%
Windows 7 Professional 3.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.65%
  Canada 21.62%
  Brazil 16.22%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  France 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Germany 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.25%
ASUS 18.75%
Toshiba 15.63%
Dell 9.38%
Lenovo 9.38%
Acer 6.25%
Intel 3.13%
Alienware 3.13%
Samsung 3.13%
Common models
ASUSTeK K55A 6.06%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 6.06%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.06%
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.06%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 3.03%
LENOVO 20308 3.03%

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