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Should I remove Shop To Win?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
74% remove it26% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,226
United States Rank #2,750
Reach 0.0847%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 220.69 days
1331.38 days >
Average installed length: 699.54 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.2.0.0 10.69%
1.1.0.0 62.88%
1.0.26.0 0.51%
1.0.25 25.93%

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Shop To Win

What is Shop To Win?

By running a background program on your PC, Shop to Win by Jackpot Rewards allows users to win sweepstakes every time they make an online purchase at one of over 2,500 participating merchant partners. Shop To Win installs a web browser extension to view web pages loaded and looks for affiliated merchants in order to possibly provide better pricing or alternative deals on a given product or merchant. If Shop To Win has a pre-arranged affiliate relationship with a similar merchant it will alert you when you visit through your web browser.

About  (from Shop To Win)

Founded in 2009, Shop to Win provides its members with a unique opportunity to earn chances to win a guaranteed daily cash giveaway, as well as a guaranteed $100,000 giveaway, just by shopping at over 2,500 participating online retailers. For every $5 spent at one of our participating retailers, you will earn an entry ...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.1.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is ShopToWin.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 5.53 MB (5,796,827 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Shop To Win.
ShopToWin.exe (b9a0dc498efcb42ac6a112284b3530c4) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bitdefender 1.0.20.915 Adware.ShopToWin.A
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.07.02.02 Adware.ShopToWin
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
F-Secure 11.2013-02-07_3 Adware.ShopToWin.A
G Data 13.7.22 Adware.ShopToWin
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.3.0 AdWare.ShopToWin
MicroWorld-eScan 14.0.0.549 Adware.ShopToWin.A
nProtect 13.06.03.02 Adware.ShopToWin.A
STWSetup-IE.exe (45d978a5e6607c20bb195bf0705ff73e) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir 7.11.116.10 Adware/Agent.181074.1
avast! 8.0.1489.320 NSIS:Adware-AR [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 SmartShopper.A
Bkav FE 1.3.0.4562 W32.Clodf2e.Trojan.5e60
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!45D978A5E660
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!45D978A5E660
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware/Agent.181074.1 (ES)
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
InstallNotifier.exe (5844bcec74d0a9b3369bd8d1c6a86a72) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG 10.0.0.1190 SmartShopper
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 5.1.0.11 Riskware.Adware.ShopToWin!IK
IKARUS anti.virus T3.1.1.122.0 not-a-virus.Adware.ShopToWin
       View all 19 all detections
Shop To Win 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.shoptowin.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Shop To Win\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Shop To Win\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Shop To Win

Program executable:ShopToWin.exe
Name:ShopToWin
Path:C:\Program Files\Shop To Win\ShopToWin.exe
MD5:d046148548d80bd7bf78d4080e87e19f
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
(From the publisher) “Shop to Win allows you to win sweepstakes every time you make an online purchase at one of over 2,500 participating merchant partners. For every $5 spent at one of our participating retailers, you will earn an entry into...”
Additional files:
  • ShopToWin.exe (by Jackpot Rewards) - ShopToWin
  • InstallNotifier.exe
  • (Malware detected) STWSetup-IE.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ShopToWin.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Shop To Win' and executes as C:\Program Files\Shop To Win\ShopToWin.exe.
Network connections
  • InstallNotifier.exe connects to www.jackpotrewards.com (208.86.84.42 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

ShopToWin.exe
Memory:6.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0146959475%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01181413%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00288182%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:63,340
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:2
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
InstallNotifier.exe
Memory:1.14 MB

How do I remove Shop To Win?

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Or, you can uninstall Shop To Win 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 Shop To Win, 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 Shop To Win.
  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) 74%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 74%
Keep it 26%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.87%
Windows Vista 12.12%
Windows 8 4.80%
Windows XP 4.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.98%
Windows 8 1.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.50%
  Iran 1.09%
  Saudi Arabia 0.40%
  Canada 0.40%
  MK 0.20%
  Romania 0.20%
  Italy 0.15%
  Belgium 0.10%
  United Kingdom 0.10%
  Hungary 0.10%
  Australia 0.10%
  IQ 0.10%
  DZ 0.10%
  Slovenia 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.78%
Dell 27.00%
Toshiba 13.00%
Acer 9.89%
ASUS 4.44%
GIGABYTE 1.67%
Lenovo 1.56%
Intel 1.22%
Gateway 0.78%
Sahara 0.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.65%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.52%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 2.54%

About (from Shop To Win, LLC)

Founded in 2009, Shop to Win provides its members with a unique opportunity to earn chances to win a guaranteed daily cash giveaway, as well as a guaranteed $100,000 giveaway, just by shopping at over 2,500 participating online retailers.
Publisher URL: www.shoptowin.com

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