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Should I remove SoftwareProlonger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0003%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.3.0.1931 25.00%

SoftwareProlonger

What is SoftwareProlonger?

SoftwareProlonger is an ad-supported program 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.

About  (from WebPick Internet Holdings)

BuyNsave is a browser add-on that aids you to experience the best online shopping experience. As soon as it is downloaded and installed, it scans the Web for the latest coupons, and discounts. So download this add on today and start saving money. Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party prod...  Read more

Overview

During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). The primary executable is named SoftwareProlonger.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 760.49 KB (778,746 bytes) when donwloaded.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SoftwareProlonger.
SoftwareProlonger.exe (deba33db167548f8bbac30f5d78eb168) has been flagged by the following 43 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 807 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Downware
AhnLab-V3 2014.11.19 PUP/Win32.Downloader
Antiy-AVL 1.0.0.1 Trojan[Downloader]/Win32.Agent
AVG 2015.0.3285 Downloader.Generic14
Avira 7.11.187.66 Adware/InstallRex.73153
AVware 1.5.0.21 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International 4.0.3.141120 PUA.Win32.InstallCore.81
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1620 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
CAT-QuickHeal 11.14.14.00 TrojanDownloader.Agent.r4
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Trojan.Agent-795744
Comodo Security 20130 UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0324 Adware.Downware.8561
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.14.11.20.02 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
ESET-NOD32 8.10747 Win32/TrojanDownloader.Agent.ACF
Fortinet FortiGate 11/20/2014 W32/Agent.ACF!tr.dldr
F-Prot v6.4.7.1.166 W32/A-a81f4aca
F-Secure 11.2014-20-11_5 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
G Data 14.11.24 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.1.8.3.0 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
K7 AntiVirus 13.185.14057 Trojan-Downloader
K7GW 13.185.14064 Trojan-Downloader ( 0048c92d1 )
Kaspersky 14.0.0.2919 Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent
Malwarebytes v2014.11.20.02 Trojan.Downloader
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic Downloader.x!la
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.bc
MicroWorld-eScan 15.0.0.972 Trojan.GenericKD.1867152
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.6.63474 Riskware.Win32.Downware.dfhshr
Norman 10.20141120 Troj_Generic.VXEQZ
nProtect 14.11.18.01 Trojan-Downloader/W32.Agent.773632.B
Qihoo-360 1.0.0.1015 Trojan.Generic
Rising Antivirus 23.00.65.141118 PE:Trojan.Win32.Generic.175192FA!391222010
Sophos 4.98 Troj/Agent-AJEL
SUPERAntiSpyware 10227 Trojan.Agent/Gen-Graftor
Symantec 11/20/2014 rev. 5 SecurityRisk.Downldr
Tencent 1.0.0.1 Win32.Trojan-downloader.Agent.Wvuo
The Hacker 6.8.0.5.496 Trojan/Downloader.Agent.acf
Total Defense 37.0.11288 Win32/Tnega.NEHXPEC
Trend Micro 10.465.20 TROJ_SPNR.0BJ314
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.324 TROJ_SPNR.0BJ314
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.26.3 TrojanDownloader.Agent
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.Downloader.773632.A
Zillya 2.0.0.1986 Downloader.Agent.Win32.223830
       View all 43 all detections
SoftwareProlonger 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 SoftwareProlonger.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SoftwareProlonger
URL: buynsavesoft.info
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\softwareprolonger
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\softwareprolonger\softwareprolonger.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 760.49 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SoftwareProlonger

Program executable:SoftwareProlonger.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\ProgramData\trusted publisher\softwareprolonger\SoftwareProlonger.exe
MD5:deba33db167548f8bbac30f5d78eb168

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SoftwareProlonger.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GS-Booster-S-3168119747.

How do I remove SoftwareProlonger?

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Or, you can uninstall SoftwareProlonger 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 SoftwareProlonger, 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 SoftwareProlonger.
  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) 50%
Win 8 50%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 8 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  India 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 33.33%
Alienware 33.33%
Common models
HP G72 Notebook PC 25.00%
Dell Venue 11 Pro 7130 MS 25.00%
ARM000 A14RM01 25.00%
Alienware Alienware X51 R... 25.00%

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