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Should I remove UnfriendAlert?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
United States Rank #37,423
Reach 0.0008%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 74.76 days
209.19 days >
Average installed length: 109.91 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.68 9.09%
3.0.64 9.09%
3.0.63 9.09%
3.0.62 9.09%
3.0.60 54.55%
3.0.58 9.09%

UnfriendAlert

What is UnfriendAlert?

Unfriend Alert (Injekt) is an adware program that will hijack your web browser’s home and search pages to an unwanted search engine (possibly serves up malware and trick-to-click ware via malvertising practices). Once installed it will add a toolbar, change your browser homepage and set your default search engine. In addition, this adware will injects advertisements in the browser, also known as an ad-injector. Ad injection will insert an add, text, banner, flash or hyperlink-over into the white space or over and existing ad in the underlying HTML. Ads can be from PCP hijacked engines with very low relevance and can serve up malware, adware or other PUP. In addition the components will track your web browser history and actions and report back to a command and control server. Per the publishers terms, "The Software interacts with your computer by converting words on pages you view into hyperlinks that are linked to advertisements; communicating with our servers to check for new offers, the placement of offers, the date and time you install and uninstall the Software, and whether an updated version of the Software is available; monitoring and recording the domain name of each page you view, the advertisements that appear on these pages, and the advertisements that you click."

From the FAQs "Yes, Unfriend Alert is entirely free to use, but may show advertisements while installed. Optional offers may be presented to you after installation. For example, search offers may include the option to change your default search, home page, and/or default browser. These promotions help us to keep Unfriend Alert 100% awesome and free for you. Unfriend Alert only partners with high-quality ad providers to deliver the best user experience possible, while also helping to cover some of our costs associated with building and running Unfriend Alert."

About  (from Fun Technology)

Unfriend Alert is entirely free to use, but may show advertisements while installed. These promotions help us keep Unfriend Alert awesome and free for you. All files for the Unfriend Alert application and any associated offers are installed under the standard Windows “Program Data” (%programdata%), Windows “AppData” (...  Read more
Overview
UnfriendAlert 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 UnfriendAlert.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.yougotunfriended.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\unfriendalert
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\UnfriendAlert\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UnfriendAlert

Program executable:UnfriendAlert.exe
Name:Unfriend Alert
Path:C:\ProgramData\unfriendalert\UnfriendAlert.exe
MD5:2c1716ec93612af7b04c7dc15f4bae51
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Unfriend Alert (UnfriendAlert Uninstall)
  • UnfriendAlert.exe

How do I remove UnfriendAlert?

Quickly and completely remove UnfriendAlert 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 UnfriendAlert 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 UnfriendAlert, 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 UnfriendAlert.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%
 
US RANK
#37,423

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows 8 45.45%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.36%
Windows 8.1 Connected 18.18%
Windows 8 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8.1 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Canada 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 54.55%
Acer 27.27%
Lenovo 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo H405 9.09%
HP-Pavilion BK170AA-ABA H... 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard p2-1013w 9.09%
HP G60 Notebook PC 9.09%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 9.09%
Hewlett-Packard 19-2113w 9.09%

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