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What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
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How common is it?
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.77 days
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Average installed length: 135.96 days

WindowsTab Uninstall


WindowsTab Uninstall is a program developed by DOTPITCH.INC. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is windowstab.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 601.59 KB (616,024 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 80% of users of WindowsTab Uninstall come from Korea, it is also popular in the United States.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in WindowsTab Uninstall.
windowstab.exe (bb59cfb96c5e30103b31c997b9c8c47e) has been flagged by the following 34 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 893 Application.Generic.614920
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.Kraddare
AhnLab-V3 2014.08.24 PUP/Win32.WindowTab
Avira AntiVir TR/Agent.1488.lk
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.SGeneric
avast! 2014.9-140825 Win32:Dropper-NSH [Drp]
AVG 2015.0.3371 Generic5
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender Application.Generic.614920
Commtouch SDK W32/Downloader.J.gen!Eldorado
Comodo Security 19290 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.10302 probably a variant of Win32/AdWare.Kraddare.IL
Fortinet FortiGate 8/25/2014 Riskware/Kraddare
F-Prot v6. W32/Downloader.J.gen
F-Secure 11.2014-25-08_2 Application.Generic.614920
G Data 14.8.24 Application.Generic.614920
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. Trojan-Downloader
K7 AntiVirus 13.183.13139 Adware
K7GW 13.183.13139 Adware ( 0040f5591 )
McAfee 5600.7027 Artemis!BB59CFB96C5E
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.614920
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Kraddare.cwowjq
nProtect Trojan.GenericKD.1623267
Panda Antivirus Trj/Genetic.gen
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.Adware.37e
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA BE
Symantec 8/25/2014 rev. 2 Infostealer
The Hacker Posible_Worm32
Trend Micro 10.465.25 ADW_KORAD
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.237 ADW_KORAD
Vba32 AntiVirus suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
VIPRE Antivirus 32476 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.118472
Zillya Backdoor.Krap.Win32.11174
windowstab_uc.exe (5e9ecff683a6a8f2ad0270b46580a6b1) has been flagged by the following 38 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kraddare!
AhnLab-V3 2014.10.19.00 PUP/Win32.WindowsTap
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.Kraddare
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Dropper-NSH [Drp]
AVG Generic5.BVLB
Avira TR/Rogue.121544
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Bitdefender 7.2 Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
CAT-QuickHeal 14.00 AdWare.Kraddare.r3 (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security 19838 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/Downloader.J.gen!Eldorado
Dr.Web DLOADER.Trojan
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.GenericKD.1623424 (B)
ESET-NOD32 10583 a variant of Win32/AdWare.Kraddare.IL
Fortinet FortiGate W32/Kraddare.IL
F-Prot W32/Downloader.J.gen!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
G Data 24 Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
IKARUS anti.virus T3. Trojan-Downloader
K7 AntiVirus 9.184.13727 Adware ( 0040f5591 )
K7GW 9.184.13727 Adware ( 0040f5591 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Kraddare.rk
McAfee Artemis!5E9ECFF683A6
McAfee-GW-Edition v2014.2 Artemis!Trojan
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Kraddare.dcpgvh
nProtect 2014-10-17.01 Trojan.GenericKD.1623424
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.Adware.37e
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA BK
Symantec 20141.1.0.330 WS.Reputation.1
The Hacker Posible_Worm32
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 PAK_Generic.005
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 PAK_Generic.005
Vba32 AntiVirus suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
VIPRE Antivirus 34038 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.121544
Zillya Adware.Kraddare.Win32.2034
       View all 72 all detections
WindowsTab Uninstall 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 WindowsTab Uninstall.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\windowstab
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\windowstab\windowstab_unins.exe
Estimated size: 601.59 KB

Program filesFiles installed by WindowsTab Uninstall

Program executable:windowstab.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\windowstab\windowstab.exe
Additional files:
  • windowstab_uc.exe
  • windowstab_unins.exe
  • windowstab_mon.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • windowstab_uc.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WINDOWSTAB_UC' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\windowstab\windowstab_uc.exe" /run.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • windowstab_uc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WINDOWSTAB_UC' which loads as "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\windowstab\windowstab_uc.exe" /run.

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Or, you can uninstall WindowsTab Uninstall 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 WindowsTab Uninstall, 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 WindowsTab Uninstall.
  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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Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows XP 15.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 8.1 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 15.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.00%
Windows 7 Starter 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from Korea
Which countries install it?
  Korea 80.00%
  United States 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 66.67%
ASUS 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 11.11%
Common models
Samsung RC410/RC510/RC710... 6.25%
Samsung NC210/NC110 6.25%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 6.25%
Samsung 870Z5G/880Z5F 6.25%
Samsung 500R5K/501R5K 6.25%


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