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What percent of users and experts removed it?
50% remove it50% keep it
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Tight Backgrounds

What is Tight Backgrounds?

The screensaver is installed with the software bundler called InstallIQ. InstallIQ is an install manager that will manage the installation of the software and will make recommendations for additional advertising supported or other 3rd party software that may include toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications, anti-virus applications, and other types of applications. Although you are not required to install any additional software, you need to manually uncheck the additional software or it will be installed on your PC. Software that may be offered during installation includes Yahoo! Toolbar, PC Optimizer Pro, DefaultTab, Genieo, Smart PC Cleaner, and others. Uninstalling the screensaver will not automatically removed the bundled software. InstallIQ is developed by W3i, LLC.

About  (from Freeze.com)

Screensaver.com is distributing modified installers which differ from the originals. The modified installers are compliant with the original software manufacturer's policies and Terms of Service. InstallIQâ„¢ is an install manager that will manage the installation of your selected software. In addition to managing the in...  Read more
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Tight Backgrounds has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Freeze.com, LLC
URL: www.freeze.com
Help link: www.freeze.com/help/customersupport.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Freeze.com\tight backgrounds
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files1\Freeze.com\Tight Backgrounds\UNINSTAL.EXE"
Estimated size: 6.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Tight Backgrounds

  • ms0005.exe - MyLayout Profile Editor
  • ms0005-2.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 Tight Backgrounds?

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

Win Vista (SP1) 40%
Win XP 20%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 50%
Keep it 50%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 70.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista Ultimate 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.59%
  Hungary 3.70%
  Philippines 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Toshiba 30.00%
Gateway 20.00%
Dell 10.00%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NC686AA-ABA a... 20.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite U205 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite A135 10.00%
HP-Pavilion KQ422AA-ABA a... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv9000 Notebo... 10.00%

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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