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Should I remove SmileysWeLove?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 57.99 days
450.10 days >
Average installed length: 236.49 days


VersionDistribution 6.67% 86.67%
1.2.0 6.67%

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What is SmileysWeLove?

SmileysWeLove is a potentially unwanted application that runs in the web browser as a toolbar and web extension. The web extension is primarily designed to take control of the user's browser in order to modify the search provider and redirect web searches to what ever search engine partner the publisher has a revenue relationship with. In doing so, the toolbar performs a number of behaviors in order to maximize the potential of a user to click on sponsored advertising through search. This includes but not limited to:

- Changing the web browser's default home page to the affiliate search portal.
- Changing the browser's search provider, built-in search box as well as the address bar.
- Ability to modify the 'new tab' functionality to launch the modified search portal page.
- Provide automatic updates of the toolbar without the user's initiation.


The most used version is, 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 SmileysWeLove.exe. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 8.59 MB (9,009,512 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: smileyswelove.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\smileyswelove
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SmileysWeLove\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 8.59 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SmileysWeLove

Program executable:SmileysWeLove.exe
Name:Smileys We Love
Smileys We Love application
Additional files:
  • SmileysWeLove.exe - Smileys We Love (Smileys We Love application)
  • ImageOle.dll
  • SmileyResources.dll
  • SmileysWeLoveCloser.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SmileysWeLove.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '__SmileysWeLove' and executes as "C:\Program Files\SmileysWeLove\SmileysWeLove.exe".

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Or, you can uninstall SmileysWeLove 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 SmileysWeLove, 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 SmileysWeLove.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win XP 7%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows XP 13.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.32%
  IQ 10.53%
  Germany 10.53%
  Chile 5.26%
  TN 5.26%
  Brazil 5.26%
  RS 5.26%
  Greece 5.26%
  Indonesia 5.26%
  Israel 5.26%
  Netherlands 5.26%
  Hungary 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 20.00%
Sony 10.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Common models
Acer TravelMate 7720 ... 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 10.00%
ASUSTeK K53SC 10.00%


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