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Should I remove fst_us_17?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,625
United States Rank #19,170
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.41 days
130.09 days >
Average installed length: 68.35 days

fst_us_17

What is fst_us_17?

The program will install an opensource or legitimate bundled software program or one that is typically commercial with a limited trial offer in exchange for the user consenting to install an offer such as a web browser toolbar or extension that will hijack the user's home and search pages. Please note, there is minimal user consent so if the user does not read the full terms then they will be unaware what this package is doing.

From the Terms: "During the install process, you will be given an option to allow the extension to become your default search engine and/or your default home page. If you consent to make it your home page, it will become your default home page that will appear each time you open your Internet browser. If you consent to make this your default search engine, your Internet browser default search engine will be set to SaveDaily Deals. You will be using the web search services when you enter queries in your browser search box, when you enter queries in your browser address bar, and when you enter misspelled, incorrectly formatted, or unresolved DNS submissions in your browser address bar."

About  (from Tuto4pc)

Install freeSOFTtoday on your PC and access every day to free apps or at a reduced price of our partners. The apps are free (or at a reduced price) for limited time. The counter shows the time left to profit of the offer. The total of economies is shown in the widget. During the install process, you will be given an op...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in fst_us_17.
freeSoftToday_widget.exe (421b3c597504257dcb8b4e1315fe06f1) has been flagged by the following 12 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.EoRezo
Avira AntiVir 7.11.144.160 Adware/EoRezo.AF
Comodo Security 18144 ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web 9.0.0.0112 Adware.Eorezo.29
ESET-NOD32 8.9704 a variant of Win32/AdWare.EoRezo.AU
Fortinet FortiGate 4/22/2014 Riskware/EoRezo
McAfee 5600.7153 Generic PUP.c
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7153 Generic PUP.c
NANO AntiVirus 0.28.0.59492 Riskware.Win32.Eorezo.cwggok
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA MF
VIPRE Antivirus 28478 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.EoRezo.3531216
fst_us_17 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: free_soft_to_day
URL: us.freesofttoday.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fst_us_17\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\fst_us_17\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by fst_us_17

Program executable:freeSoftToday_widget.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\fst_us_17\freeSoftToday_widget.exe
MD5:421b3c597504257dcb8b4e1315fe06f1
Additional files:
  • predm.exe (by AA) - AA (AA Setup)
  • (Malware detected) freeSoftToday_widget.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove fst_us_17?

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Or, you can uninstall fst_us_17 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 fst_us_17, 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 fst_us_17.
  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) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#34,625

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.49%
Windows 8 30.19%
Windows XP 5.66%
Windows Vista 5.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.51%
Windows 8 13.21%
Windows 8.1 13.21%
Windows 7 Professional 11.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.25%
  Iran 2.50%
  Sweden 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.69%
Acer 23.08%
Dell 17.31%
Toshiba 7.69%
Sony 3.85%
Lenovo 3.85%
ASUS 3.85%
MSI 1.92%
Intel 1.92%
GIGABYTE 1.92%
Apple 1.92%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 8.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.08%
HP Pavilion dm1 Notebook ... 2.08%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 2.08%

Publisher URL: www.tuto4pc.com

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