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Should I remove programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
76% remove it24% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.4.1.29403 20.00%
1.2.5.42066 20.00%
1.2.4.37268 20.00%
1.2.3.30498 20.00%
1.2.2.26921 20.00%

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programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater

What is programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater?

programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater is an Ask.com powered toolbar update mechanism that is designed to keep the branded toolbar up to date. The Ask Toolbar is a web-browser add-on that can appear as an extra bar added to the browser's window and/or menu. It is often installed during the installation of 3rd party software. Ask.com has entered into partnerships with some software security vendors, whereby they are paid to distribute the toolbar alongside their software. When you use the Toolbar to submit a query, the Toolbar forwards such query information to Ask servers. Ask.com uses this information to process your web search requests and to return a search results page to you.

About  (from Ask.com)

The ASK Updater is a client application that came with your Ask Toolbar. The Updater's job is to keep your Toolbar up to date to provide you with new features and to increase compatibility. The ASK Updater may also remind you to upgrade certain features of your Windows computer such as browsers, and other optional Micr...  Read more
Overview

Program detailsProgram details

URL: sp.ask.com/toolbar
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ask.com\updater
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 1.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater

Program executable:Updater.exe
Name:Updater
Ask Updater
Path:C:\Program Files\ask.com\updater\Updater.exe
MD5:a263fef7fa4cabf84cc37b4344b5d8ac
  • Updater.exe (by Ask) - Updater (Ask Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ApnUpdater' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ask.com\Updater\Updater.exe".

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Or, you can uninstall programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater 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 programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater, 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 programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater.
  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 programma di aggiornamento Avira SearchFree Toolbar plus Web Protection Updater you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 20%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 76%
Keep it 24%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 50.00%
  United States 50.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Sony 33.33%
Common models
Compaq Presario 061 DW274... 25.00%
FUJITSU ESPRIMO PH300 25.00%
Sony SVE1512C6EW 25.00%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 25.00%

About Ask.com

Ask focuses on search traffic through various methods, the number being installation of its toolbars through a lot of bundle and rebrand programs.
Publisher URL: www.ask.com

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