77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove Web Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0012%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.19 days
330.14 days >
Average installed length: 173.46 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
Web Software 100.00%

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Web Software

What is Web Software?

This toolbar/web browser extension is ad/search-supported that is typically installed as an optional offer, users generally have this bundled with 3rd party software. During setup, this toolbar will modify the home page and new tab pages to an affiliate search portal using a primary search engine in order to collect shared search revenue. It will also modify the default search provider as well.

Overview

It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ietb.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 539.67 KB (552,621 bytes).
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
  • Remove Web Software with Reason Core Security.
Web Software has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Web Software
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\web software
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Web Software\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 539.67 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Web Software

Program module:ietb.dll
BestSocialFeed - Connect with friends
Path:C:\Program Files\web software\ietb.dll
MD5:5131bfe9c70772164be68a247660e696
Additional files:
  • Uninst.exe (by BestSocialFeed) - BestSocialFeed - Connect with Friends
  • deskbar.dll (by BestSocialFeed) - BestSocialFeed - Connect With Friends (BestSocialFeed Desktop Search)
  • basic.js
  • jquery.js
  • jquery.simplemodal.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ietb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'System Search Software' with the class of {AE5CB94E-0C0F-405D-B81B-ED8F6EB0725E} (BestSocialFeed).
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • ietb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'BestSocialFeed - Connect with Friends' with a class of {D69C47D9-4C95-4A1D-95EE-CCD910A8A7BC} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove Web Software?

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Or, you can uninstall Web Software 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 Software, 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 Software.
  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 Software you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 7%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%
 
AVERAGE INSTALL LIFESPAN
173.46
Days

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.29%
Windows 8 21.43%
Windows XP 7.14%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 8 Pro 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.75% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.75%
  Iran 12.50%
  United Arab Emirates 6.25%
  Belgium 6.25%
  Indonesia 6.25%
  Mexico 6.25%
  Norway 6.25%
  Slovakia 6.25%
  Vietnam 6.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
ASUS 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
GIGABYTE 8.33%
Common models
Sony VPCEA22FX 7.14%
MSI MS-7697 7.14%
INTEL DH77EB 7.14%
HP ProBook 4540s 7.14%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.14%
HP G60 Notebook PC 7.14%

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