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What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,294
United States Rank #24,450
Reach 0.0090%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.61 days
401.36 days >
Average installed length: 210.88 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.7907.151 100.00%

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SnapMyScreen

What is SnapMyScreen?

SnapMyScreen is an ad-supported toolbar/addon for Chrome that may deliver third-party Advertisements in the form of coupons, price-comparisons, display media, affiliate links and other links through means including but not limited to the content of any web page accessed, plug-ins, add-ons, or the browser itself. Advertisements may be injected to overlay the page or inserted directly into the page content. This adware may alter the content of any web page accessed for the purpose of displaying Advertisements.

From the EULA: We automatically collect information from your computer and/or device when you use the MS Services or use its search functionality. This information may include, but not limited to, the keyword query, search query text, time of day, browser type, default language setting, IP address, an anonymous unique ID, the address of the last URL you visited before clicking through to the website, the data in any undeleted cookies that your browser previous accepted from us, software installed upon and/or devices connected to your computer and/or device, and a code which identifies the marketing or distribution source of the MS Product used by you to conduct your search. If the search query is being generated as the result of a misspelled URL or search term entered in to the browser address bar, we may also receive the misspelled URL address or search term."

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

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Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SnapMyScreen.
snapmyscreen.exe (0f6f8ac021a0a8c74f63015a9d1785aa) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3141 MyWebSearch
AVware 1.5.0.21 MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15413 Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0103 Adware.MyWebSearch.85
G Data 15.4.25 Win32.Adware.Mindspark
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Hzj
VIPRE Antivirus 38922 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.snapmyscreen.com/index.jhtml
Help link: www.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mindspark\SnapMyScreen
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mindspark\SnapMyScreen\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Mindspark\SnapMyScreen\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 2.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SnapMyScreen

Program executable:snapmyscreen.exe (Malware detected)
Name:SnapMyScreen
Path:C:\Program Files\mindspark\snapmyscreen\snapmyscreen.exe
MD5:0f6f8ac021a0a8c74f63015a9d1785aa
Additional files:
  • RebootRequired.exe - Reboot Required
  • DesktopSdk.dll - DesktopSdk
  • UnifiedLogging.dll - UnifiedLogging
  • manifest.json
  • Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll - Compiled Microsoft Help 2.0 Title
  • Verify.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll (by Microsoft) - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SnapMyScreen.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79C1D3AC-0744-4080-B795-D61C2F579D03}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SnapMyScreen.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SnapMyScreen' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mindspark\SnapMyScreen\SnapMyScreen.exe /hidden.

How do I remove SnapMyScreen?

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Or, you can uninstall SnapMyScreen 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 SnapMyScreen, 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 SnapMyScreen.
  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) 48%
Win Vista 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.18%
Windows 8 38.58%
Windows XP 5.51%
Windows Vista 4.72%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.56%
Windows 8.1 21.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.60%
Windows 7 Professional 10.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.47%
  Germany 11.89%
  Canada 9.09%
  United Kingdom 4.90%
  Australia 4.20%
  IQ 2.80%
  Czech Republic 2.10%
  Spain 2.10%
  Finland 2.10%
  South Africa 2.10%
  Austria 1.40%
  BD 1.40%
  DK 1.40%
  GE 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.80%
Acer 24.39%
Dell 10.98%
Lenovo 7.32%
ASUS 4.88%
GIGABYTE 3.66%
Intel 3.66%
Medion 3.66%
Samsung 2.44%
Gateway 1.22%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.92%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.92%
Packard Bell imedia S3720 1.92%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.92%
LENOVO 20150 1.92%
HP ProBook 4540s 1.92%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com

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