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Should I remove VaudiX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,658
United States Rank #16,883
Reach 0.0138%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.88 days
940.33 days >
Average installed length: 494.07 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0 100.00%

VaudiX

What is VaudiX?

Vaudix (DropInSaving variant) is a web browser extension for Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox that collects and stores information about a user's web browsing habits in order to provide advertising as well as inter-browser coupons. The installed plugin will attempt to find merchant deals based on the user's web context and/or inject advertising. It will also attempt to find competing web extensions installed on the user's PC and disable or remove them if discovered.

About  (from BetterSoft)

Convert or compress a media file into a digital file capable of delivery over the Internet or other types of networks. Encoding for streaming makes it possible for a user to begin playing the media file as it streams rather than after it has downloaded, utilizing streaming as opposed to an advanced download. The qualit...  Read more

Overview

During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 VaudiX.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 514 KB (526,336 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VaudiX.
VaudiX.exe (2960400094498dae47b36173286d76a0) has been flagged by the following 21 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.05.25 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
avast! 2014.9-130526 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
Bitdefender 1.0.20.730 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Comodo Security 16313 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.13.05.26.01 Adware.BHO.Agent
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.Trojan
ESET-NOD32 7.8371 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate 5/26/2013 Riskware/BetterSoftAgent
F-Secure 11.2013-26-05_1 Adware.BHO.Agent
G Data 13.5.22 Adware.BHO.Agent
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.0.0 AdWare.BHO.Agent
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.FakeIcon.cw.(kcloud)
McAfee 5600.7087 Artemis!296040009449
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7087 Artemis!296040009449
MicroWorld-eScan 14.0.0.438 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
nProtect 13.05.24.04 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Sophos 4.89 Generic PUA DO
Trend Micro 10.465.26 ADW_DLOAD
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 ADW_DLOAD
VIPRE Antivirus 18076 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.BetterSoft.348160
481551474.dll (c2f772d5eb7fc69d24361c2c0ebc6eb5) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 12.0.163.0 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
AhnLab-V3 2013.12.03.00 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
Avira AntiVir 7.11.117.76 Adware/BetterSoft.A
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 13.0.0.3169 Generic5.AEKX
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Comodo Security 17373 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.589 Adware.BHO.Agent.E (B)
ESET-NOD32 9122 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate 5.1.147.0 Riskware/BetterSoftAgent
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BHO.Agent
G Data 22 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Heur.KVMF58.hy.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Generic PUP.t
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Generic PUP.t
MicroWorld-eScan 12.0.250.0 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.56582 Riskware.Win32.Unwanted.cjedov
Sophos 4.95.0 Generic PUA DO
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 23944 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.187904
       View all 43 all detections
VaudiX 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: vaudix.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\VaudiX
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files3\INSTAL~1\VaudiX\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 514 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by VaudiX

Program executable:VaudiX.exe (Malware detected)
Updater
Path:C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\VaudiX\VaudiX.exe
MD5:2960400094498dae47b36173286d76a0
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) VaudiX.exe - Updater
  • (Malware detected) 481551474.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VaudiX.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F217A514-13D3-4DE6-BDBF-857602A446FB}'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • VaudiX.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task with the class {2AD45017-0686-447D-8F06-F9D9C6A7ADAF}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

VaudiX.exe
Memory:1.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009770726%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00052169%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00045538%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:29,016
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:154 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove VaudiX?

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Or, you can uninstall VaudiX 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 VaudiX, 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 VaudiX.
  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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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.53%
Windows Vista 14.61%
Windows 8 5.62%
Windows XP 2.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.11%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.49%
Windows 7 Professional 4.49%
Windows 7 Starter 4.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.21%
  Canada 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  United Arab Emirates 2.68%
  Ireland 2.68%
  Mexico 2.68%
  Saudi Arabia 2.68%
  Australia 1.79%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Germany 1.79%
  Egypt 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Italy 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 26.98%
Acer 12.70%
ASUS 9.52%
Lenovo 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
Gateway 4.76%
Samsung 3.17%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.94%
HP Mini 110-3500 2.47%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.47%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.47%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.47%

Publisher URL: www.bettersoft.com

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