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Should I remove SaveSense?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,197
United States Rank #11,496
Reach 0.0799%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.47 days
397.47 days >
Average installed length: 208.84 days

SaveSense

What is SaveSense?

SaveSense injects price comparison advertisements based on the context of the web page a user is visiting. These advertisements are in the form of popup banner ads.

From the Terms of Service: "SaveSense provides you with its services, which is a shopping comparative service that includes a downloadable browser add-on ("Software"), banners ads, and coupons that provide you with relevant Offers while you shop online, in order to help you compare prices and products while shopping online through third party websites (the "Service").

The Offers provided through the Service may contain Third Party Content therefore SaveSense cannot warrant that they are accurate, relevant or that they are actually the lowest prices available world-wide.

SaveSense provides you with services which are intended to enhance your online shopping experience, showing you same products or different stores with cheaper prices and exposing you to coupons allowing you to enjoy exclusive discounts when checking out products ("Offers"). The services are based on an innovative method of behavioral advertising which enables to offer you products, via browser add-on, banners or ads, based on your observed preferences."

About  (from savesense.com)

As you browse for a product, SaveSense will show you different online stores where you can find the same product at the lowest prices. SaveSense allows you to choose from a wide array of relevant coupons, deals and, flights and hotels special offers on the spot. Think of SaveSense as your personal online shopping assis...  Read more
Overview
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SaveSense.
UpdateTask.exe (6f2939b1ec17a6631106cfd013a9cd77) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3582 MalSign.Generic
Dr.Web 9.0.0.026 Adware.Shopper.363
ESET-NOD32 8.9336 a variant of Win32/DealPly.M
Malwarebytes v2014.01.26.03 PUP.Optional.SaveSense.A
McAfee 5600.7238 Artemis!6F2939B1EC17
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7238 Artemis!6F2939B1EC17
SaveSense 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

URL: www.savesense.com
Help link: www.savesense.com/TOC.html
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\savesense\
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\SaveSense\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe /Uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by SaveSense

Program executable:UpdateTask.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\savesense\updateproc\UpdateTask.exe
MD5:6f2939b1ec17a6631106cfd013a9cd77
  • (Malware detected) UpdateTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At4' (runs daily at 01:02).
Network connections
  • UpdateTask.exe connects to ec2-54-214-29-188.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com (54.214.29.188 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

UpdateTask.exe
Memory:4.57 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0197655569%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01041698%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00934857%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,383,232
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:15.04 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove SaveSense?

Quickly and completely remove SaveSense from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SaveSense 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 SaveSense, 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 SaveSense.
  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) 50%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,197

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.82%
Windows 8 27.05%
Windows XP 6.82%
Windows Vista 4.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.73%
Windows 7 Professional 8.43%
Windows 8 7.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.83%
Windows 8.1 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.82% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 35.82%
  United States 21.63%
  Italy 7.21%
  India 6.25%
  France 5.29%
  Germany 3.13%
  United Kingdom 2.88%
  Netherlands 2.16%
  Poland 2.16%
  Belgium 1.92%
  Australia 1.44%
  Canada 1.44%
  Portugal 0.96%
  Sweden 0.96%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.91%
Hewlett-Packard 21.19%
Dell 18.22%
ASUS 10.78%
Samsung 9.67%
Lenovo 4.83%
GIGABYTE 3.72%
Toshiba 3.72%
Intel 1.86%
Sony 1.12%
Common models
Positivo Positivo Mobile 4.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.11%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.48%
HP G42 Notebook PC 2.48%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.86%

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