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Should I remove SimilarProducts?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 81.28 days
364.03 days >
Average installed length: 191.27 days

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SimilarProducts

What is SimilarProducts?

From the FAQs: "WindowShopper/SimilarProducts is a browser add-on that uses Superfish visual search technology to display deals and similar items for any product online. Once installed, it will present a See Similar icon next to product images on thousands of online stores in the US, UK, Germany, France or Australia. When one clicks on the See Similar icon, WindowShopper/SimilarProducts opens up and displays deals and visually similar products from hundreds of stores. Click on a result and you are taken to the store where you can learn more about or purchase the item."

About  (from Superfish)

SimilarProducts is a monetization platform that uses Superfish technology to help users find and discover products visually. The technology instantly analyzes images on the web and presents identical and similar product offers. The SimilarProducts Platform includes hundreds of millions of product offers from thousands...  Read more

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is Superfish.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.3 MB (1,364,472 bytes).
SimilarProducts 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 SimilarProducts.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Superfish, Inc.
URL: www.similarproducts.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SimilarProducts
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SimilarProducts\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SimilarProducts

Program module:Superfish.dll
Name:Superfish IE extention.
Path:C:\Program Files\SimilarProducts\Superfish.dll
MD5:53a9e62ef9b3e68c41e62b586166dea6
Additional files:
  • Superfish.dll - Superfish IE extention.
  • WSHelper.dll - WSHelper extention.
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Superfish.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Superfish' with the class of {74F475FA-6C75-43BD-AAB9-ECDA6184F600}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • Superfish.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'ExtentionUI Class' with a class of {A69A551A-1AAE-4B67-8C2E-52F8B8A19504}.

How do I remove SimilarProducts?

Quickly and completely remove SimilarProducts 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 SimilarProducts 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 SimilarProducts, 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 SimilarProducts.
  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 SimilarProducts you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 8 53%
Win 7 7%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
191.27
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 53.33%
Windows 7 40.00%
Windows Vista 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.33%
Windows 8 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 8 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.00%
  Egypt 5.00%
  Spain 5.00%
  United Kingdom 5.00%
  India 5.00%
  IQ 5.00%
  JO 5.00%
  Lebanon 5.00%
  Sri Lanka 5.00%
  MA 5.00%
  Malaysia 5.00%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%
  Sweden 5.00%
  VI 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Acer 14.29%
Toshiba 7.14%
American Megatrends 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 14.29%
Dell Inspiron N5050 7.14%
Dell Inspiron 5537 7.14%
ASUSTeK K53U 7.14%
Advent DT2410 7.14%
Acer Aspire 5738 7.14%

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