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Should I remove Web Check?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,946
United States Rank #22,452
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.23 days
360.91 days >
Average installed length: 189.63 days

Web Check

What is Web Check?

WebCheck is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search.

What the browser extension does:

- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named WebCheck.dll. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 3 files.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Web Check.
webcheck.dll (3eccc3e2fa04d4c86e3cdf0b18a25480) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 8/7/2014 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0617

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\web check
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Web Check\Uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Web Check

Program module:WebCheck.dll
Name:Web Check
WebCheckBHO
Path:C:\Program Files\web check\WebCheck.dll
MD5:d0b4a85d21845fbf6093cab4e1960286
Additional files:
  • Uninst.exe
  • WebCheck.dll - Web Check (WebCheckBHO)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • webcheck.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Web Check' with the class of {E155F23C-9931-47c6-A619-20E6FCA86D75}.

How do I remove Web Check?

Quickly and completely remove Web Check from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove Web Check from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Web Check 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 Web Check, 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 Web Check.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Web Check you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,946

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.89%
Windows 8 15.74%
Windows XP 6.41%
Windows Vista 4.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.80%
Windows 7 Professional 9.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.48%
Windows 8.1 6.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.29% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 74.29%
  United States 16.00%
  Austria 4.29%
  Switzerland 1.14%
  South Africa 0.57%
  United Kingdom 0.57%
  LY 0.29%
  Thailand 0.29%
  Australia 0.29%
  Sri Lanka 0.29%
  Macau 0.29%
  Luxembourg 0.29%
  Netherlands 0.29%
  Czech Republic 0.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.43%
Medion 13.24%
Dell 12.75%
Hewlett-Packard 12.75%
ASUS 9.31%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Samsung 4.90%
Toshiba 4.41%
Lenovo 2.45%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Intel 1.47%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.15%
Acer Aspire 7741 2.94%
Acer Aspire 5741G 2.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.21%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 2.21%
Acer Aspire 5740 1.47%

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