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What percent of users and experts removed it?
29% remove it71% keep it
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The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver

What is The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver?

The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver is installed with the software bundler called InstallIQ, an install manager that will make recommendations for additional advertising supported or other 3rd party software that may include toolbars, browser add-ons, and other types of potentially unwanted programs. Although you are not required to install any additional software, you need to manually uncheck the bundled offers. Uninstalling the screensaver will not automatically removed the bundled software.


Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 33.96 MB (35,608,946 bytes).
The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freeze.com
Help link: www.freeze.com/help/customersupport.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Freeze.com\the santa claus premium
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files2\Freeze.com\The Santa Claus Premium\UNINSTAL.EXE"
Estimated size: 33.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver

  • ptest.exe
  • remove.exe
  • settings.exe
  • undata.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • undata.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
  • undata.exe runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • undata.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove The Santa Claus Premium Screen Saver?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 10%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 29%
Keep it 71%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  Canada 4.76%
  Germany 4.76%
  Spain 4.76%
  Italy 4.76%
  Netherlands 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 10.00%
Sony 10.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Common models
Sony VGN-NW21EF_S 12.50%
Samsung 300V3A/300V4A/300... 12.50%
HP-Pavilion NY549AA-ABA p... 12.50%
HP-Pavilion GS349AA-ABD g... 12.50%
HP G60 Notebook PC 12.50%
Dell Inspiron 1545 12.50%

About Freeze.com

Freeze.com aggrigates the traffic of multiple Web sites they own including Freeze.com, ScreenSaver.com, and Wallpapers.
Publisher URL: www.freeze.com


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