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Should I remove SpyAlert?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.6.15 100.00%

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SpyAlert

What is SpyAlert?

SpyAlert is an adware web browser extension that will hijack and inject search advertisements in the user's web browser.

About  (from Long Mile Solutions)

In some cases, we may display product offers during your installation process. Of course, you will have the ability to accept or pass on these offers. We try our very best to make sure any product offering follows best practices and actually provides something of value to you. For example, you may be given the option t...  Read more

Overview

SpyAlert is a software program developed by Long Mile Solutions. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named common.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 600.3 KB (614,704 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 70% of users of SpyAlert come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
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SpyAlert 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 SpyAlert.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.spyalertapp.com
Help link: www.spyalertapp.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spyalert
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SpyAlert\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 600.3 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SpyAlert

Program module:common.dll
Name:Spy Alert
Path:C:\Program Files\spyalert\IE\common.dll
MD5:58bc7df9f72152ae5b3be33da0590434
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • common.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Spy Alert' with the class of {44ed99e2-16a6-4b89-80d6-5b21cf42e78b}.

How do I remove SpyAlert?

Quickly and completely remove SpyAlert 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 SpyAlert 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 SpyAlert, 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 SpyAlert.
  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 SpyAlert you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win Vista (SP2) 20%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
70.00%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  MM 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
American Megatrends 20.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NC747AA-ABA a... 33.33%
HP-Pavilion BK168AA-ABA p... 33.33%
Gateway FX6800-09h 33.33%

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