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What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,884
United States Rank #10,667
Reach 0.0137%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.73 days
110.10 days >
Average installed length: 57.85 days


31.0.1650.23 100.00%



It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named taplika.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 46 files and is usually about 239.06 MB (250,670,075 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 80% of users of Taplika come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Taplika.
taplika.exe (268f1d8c3ed9b40bc52ca516c854d22a) has been flagged by the following 29 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 663 Adware.Agent.PJQ
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.ADInstaller
ALYac Adware.Agent.PJQ
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[RiskTool:not-a-virus]/Win32.ADInstaller
avast! 2014.9-150413 Win32:GenMaliciousA-IDA [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic_r
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Hacktool.Win32.ADInstaller.d
Bitdefender Adware.Agent.PJQ
CAT-QuickHeal RiskTool.ADInstaller.r6 (Not a Virus)
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.PJQ
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Riskware/AdInstaller
F-Secure 11.2015-13-04_2 Adware.Agent.PJQ
G Data 15.4.25 Adware.Agent.PJQ
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Riskware.Win32.Taplika
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15452 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15455 Trojan ( 0001140e1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:RiskTool.Win32.ADInstaller
McAfee 5600.6797 RDN/Generic PUP.z!fc
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 RDN/Generic PUP.z!fc
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.1.11502.0 DDoS:Win32/Nitol.B
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.PJQ
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.ADInstaller.dpaupb
nProtect Adware.Agent.PJQ
Panda Antivirus Generic Suspicious
Sophos 4.98 Taplika Search
Trend Micro 10.465.13 TROJ_GEN.R0CCC0PCK15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 TROJ_GEN.R0CCC0PCK15
VIPRE Antivirus 38974 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
       View all 29 all detections
Taplika 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 Taplika.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Taplika\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Taplika\Application\31.0.1650.23\Installer\uninstall.exe" --uninstall 0T1T1E1I1L1J1T
Estimated size: 239.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Taplika

Program executable:taplika.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • npchrome_frame.dll - Google Chrome Frame (Chrome Frame renders the Web of the future in the browsers of the past. It's like strapping a rocket engine to a minivan.)
  • am.dll
  • ar.dll
  • bg.dll
  • bn.dll
  • ca.dll
  • chrome.dll
  • chrome_child.dll
  • chrome_frame_helper.dll
  • chrome_frame_helper.exe
  • chrome_launcher.exe
  • cs.dll
  • d3dcompiler_46.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • da.dll
  • de.dll
  • delegate_execute.exe
  • el.dll
  • en-GB.dll
  • en-US.dll
  • es.dll
  • es-419.dll
  • et.dll
  • fa.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • fi.dll
  • fil.dll
  • fr.dll
  • gu.dll
  • he.dll
  • hi.dll
  • hr.dll
  • hu.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • id.dll
  • it.dll
  • ja.dll
  • kn.dll
  • libegl.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libglesv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • ppgooglenaclpluginchrome.dll
  • setup.exe (by Fried Cookie) - Taplika
  • uninstall.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • taplika.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AAE82CFD-D6BD-41D4-A061-7E9CD08A427F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • taplika.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_96CF65A7B01CC8114A9DC2E84EEC87B0' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Taplika\Application\taplika.exe" --auto-launch-at-startup --profile-directory="Default".

How do I remove Taplika?

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Or, you can uninstall Taplika 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 Taplika, 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 Taplika.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.78%
Windows 8 40.93%
Windows Vista 4.15%
Windows 8.1 2.59%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.68%
Windows 8.1 32.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.25%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.66%
Windows 8 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.13%
  France 6.06%
  Canada 4.04%
  United Kingdom 2.69%
  Italy 2.02%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Germany 1.68%
  India 0.67%
  Belgium 0.34%
  Philippines 0.34%
  Saudi Arabia 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.12%
Dell 18.52%
Acer 13.58%
Toshiba 9.26%
ASUS 7.41%
Lenovo 5.56%
Samsung 3.09%
Intel 1.23%
Sony 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.65%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.42%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.42%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.42%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.42%
Acer Aspire ZS600 1.61%


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