77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Sharp Savings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.76 days
125.04 days >
Average installed length: 65.70 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

Sharp Savings

What is Sharp Savings?

This is a web browser plugin that is potentially unwanted and ad-supported. In addition to displaying advertisements, as part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to the web browser settings. Such changes may include the following:

- Modifying/changing the default home page and tab URL
- Changing the search assistance provider (built-in search box) and search pages
- Adds additional menus and buttons to the browser
- Updating some browser settings which might lower overall security
- May provide automatic updates and present the user with additional software offers

Within Internet Explorer the toolbar runs as a Browser Helper Object (BHO), in Google Chrome it is an extension and in Firefox it is an addon.

About  (from 215 Apps)

The Plugin may be bundled with, or require the installation of, third-party software, such as but not limited search engine toolbars. Such bundling enables the Plugin to perform the functions requested by you and to collect information as described in our Privacy Policy or provides us with the resources to develop and ...  Read more
Overview
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Sharp Savings.
SoftwareDetector.exe (d277bec3154e086ecfaba5f32c3f1ef0) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3497 Generic5
ByteHero BDV 4.22.2014.10 Trojan.Malware.Obscu.Gen.006
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Plugin.111
ESET-NOD32 8.9574 a variant of Win32/AdWare.SmartApps.A
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.58491 Trojan.Win32.Generic.ctuoah
Sophos 4.98 Deal Slider
Sharp Savings 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 Sharp Savings.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Smart Apps
URL: www.50onred.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Sharp Savings
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Sharp Savings\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sharp Savings

Program executable:SoftwareDetector.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Sharp Savings\SoftwareDetector.exe
MD5:d277bec3154e086ecfaba5f32c3f1ef0
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) SoftwareDetector.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • gpedit.exe
  • sqlite3.exe
  • storageedit.exe

How do I remove Sharp Savings?

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Or, you can uninstall Sharp Savings 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 Sharp Savings, 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 Sharp Savings.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Sharp Savings you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 7%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
65.70
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 8 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Professional 26.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8.1 6.67%
Windows Se7en Titan 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.84%
  France 21.05%
  Germany 10.53%
  Spain 10.53%
  BN 5.26%
  DZ 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Malaysia 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.57%
Dell 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
ASUS 14.29%
Intel 7.14%
GIGABYTE 7.14%
Common models
Packard Bell imedia S3810 7.69%
MSI MS-7641 7.69%
HP ProBook 4720s 7.69%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 7.69%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 7.69%
Gigabyte EP43-UD3L 7.69%

About 215 Apps

215 Apps developes a number of adware driven toolbar programs such as DropinSavings, Vid-Saver, Giant Savings, Savings Sidekick, etc.
Publisher URL: www.215apps.com

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