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Should I remove Social Extras?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,680
United States Rank #18,409
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.22 days
773.54 days >
Average installed length: 406.44 days

Social Extras


Social Extras is a program developed by Buzzbox Media. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.05 GB (1,125,609,348 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 43% of users of Social Extras come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and Philippines.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\socialextras
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SocialExtras\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 1.05 GB

Program filesFiles installed by Social Extras

  • uninstaller.exe
  • socialx.dll (by FBSkins.com) - Social Extras Plugin for Internet Explorer
  • DeltaTB.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • socialx.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Social Extras Plugin' with the class of {FF4E1D1D-705B-4379-AB33-22D98C1ABF55}.

How do I remove Social Extras?

Quickly and completely remove Social Extras from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Social Extras 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 Social Extras, 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 Social Extras.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Social Extras you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.69%
Windows 8 11.66%
Windows XP 9.20%
Windows Vista 2.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.20%
Windows 7 Professional 6.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.29%
Windows 8.1 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.37%
  Malaysia 6.12%
  Philippines 5.61%
  Germany 4.08%
  Taiwan 3.57%
  Thailand 3.06%
  Canada 2.04%
  DZ 2.04%
  India 2.04%
  Vietnam 2.04%
  Australia 1.53%
  Hong Kong 1.53%
  Hungary 1.53%
  MK 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.66%
Dell 24.58%
Hewlett-Packard 23.73%
ASUS 11.02%
Lenovo 4.24%
NEC 1.69%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.86%
ASUSTeK CG1330 1.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.90%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.90%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.90%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.90%

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Deborahover a year ago
I am unable to change my skin, though I have an account and can use the music and cursor functions. It continues to say this app is not set up properly for fb, or something? I never had a problem before. Can you help with this? [email protected] The program is installed on my computer.