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Should I remove Swiki_IE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,045
United States Rank #16,763
Reach 0.0042%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.33 days
717.73 days >
Average installed length: 377.11 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is Swiki_IE?

Swiki is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors.

About  (from AdMedia Inc)

he Apps are a suite of Company-owned and third party browser add-on applications that operate through the Platform and give the appearance of customization and enhancement of certain websites you visit by rendering virtual layers of graphics, text, or other functional or interactive content through your browser. The Pl...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ButtonSite.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,681,910 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Swiki
URL: swiki.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\swiki_ie
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Swiki_IE\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Swiki_IE

Program module:ButtonSite.dll
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\swiki_ie\ButtonSite.dll
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll (by Swiki) - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • AddonsFramework.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • PropertySync.exe (by Besttoolbars) - PropertySync
  • PropertySyncPS.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Swiki_IE' with the class of {1D9C1749-118F-4111-9598-A36476426D18}.

How do I remove Swiki_IE?

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Or, you can uninstall Swiki_IE 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 Swiki_IE, 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 Swiki_IE.
  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 Swiki_IE you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.05%
Windows Vista 13.56%
Windows XP 3.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.10%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.56%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.39%
Windows 7 Professional 3.39%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.06%
  Korea 0.97%
  PR 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 21.82%
Acer 18.18%
Toshiba 9.09%
Lenovo 5.45%
Sony 3.64%
Intel 1.82%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.26%
Gateway ZX4300 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.51%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite M305D 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 1.75%


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