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Should I remove SiteRanker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,411
United States Rank #2,682
Reach 0.2201%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.33 days
747.24 days >
Average installed length: 392.62 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.139 4.10%
1.0.0.134 11.66%
1.0.0.131 0.35%
1.0.0.89 5.02%
1.0.0.88 1.98%
1.0.0.29 44.66%
1.0.0.21 11.87%
1.0.0.20 14.13%
1.0.0.17 3.46%
1.0.0.13 2.76%

SiteRanker

What is SiteRanker?

SiteRanker is a web browser extension designed to track usage of various domains when browsing the Internet in order to provide aggregated web site usage statistics. These stats include domains, search keywords and more. SiteRanker plugin also runs a process that sits in the notification areas of teh system tray and allows the user to monitor the 'rankings' of various web domains.

About  (from Crawler)

SiteRanker brings you rating and reviews of websites you browse and allows you to post your own rating. Crawler is a leading innovator of search technology and software applications focusing on rich, interactive experiences and safety for consumers and businesses. Crawler products are meticulously developed and are hig...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 1.0.0.29, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is SiteRankTray.exe. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 1.87 MB (1,958,101 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • 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 SiteRanker.
SiteRankTray.exe (0972822da0b71ca70d0ebbb5414af0e5) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 17151 TrojWare.Win32.TrojanDownloader.Delf.gen
eSafe 7.0.17.0 Win32.TRATRAPS
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.24.3 suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
SiteRanker 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.siteranker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SiteRanker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SiteRanker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SiteRanker

Program executable:SiteRankTray.exe (Malware detected)
Name:SiteRanker
SiteRanker Trayicon
Path:C:\Program Files\SiteRanker\SiteRankTray.exe
MD5:0972822da0b71ca70d0ebbb5414af0e5
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
SiteRanker Trayicon is the program that runs in the Windows system tray notification area and provides access to the main SiteRanker progam. This process run on startup and stays running in the background.
Additional files:
  • old_SiteRank.dll - SiteRanker (SiteRanker Object)
  • old_SiteRankTray.exe - SiteRanker Trayicon
  • SiteR64.dll - SiteRanker 64 DLL
  • SiteRank.dll
  • (Malware detected) SiteRankTray.exe
  • siterank.6.dll - SiteRanker FireFox Extension
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SiteRank.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {11BF46C6-B3DE-48BD-BF70-3AD85CAB80B5}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SiteRank.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'MediaBar' with the class of {c2d64ff7-0ab8-4263-89c9-ea3b0f8f050c}.
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • SiteRank.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D3D233D5-9F6D-436C-B6C7-E63F77503B30} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • SiteRank.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&Inbox Toolbar' with a class of {D7E97865-918F-41E4-9CD0-25AB1C574CE8}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SiteRankTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'SiteRanker' which loads as "C:\Program Files\SiteRanker\SiteRankTray.exe".
Network connections
  • SiteRankTray.exe connects to 64.135.77.30 (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

SiteRankTray.exe
Memory:3.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0186166215%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01279903%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00581759%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:72,108
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:89
70 average
I/O reads/min:24 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SiteRanker?

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Or, you can uninstall SiteRanker 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 SiteRanker, 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 SiteRanker.
  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 SiteRanker you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.39%
Windows Vista 14.77%
Windows XP 8.06%
Windows 8 6.71%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.83%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.05%
Windows 8 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.63% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.63%
  Germany 9.54%
  United Kingdom 5.34%
  Brazil 3.05%
  Canada 2.78%
  Mexico 2.56%
  Australia 2.29%
  Czech Republic 2.18%
  France 2.07%
  Japan 1.85%
  India 1.58%
  Iran 1.09%
  Italy 0.87%
  Slovakia 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.84%
Dell 22.54%
Acer 18.80%
Toshiba 10.42%
ASUS 4.76%
GIGABYTE 3.28%
Samsung 2.27%
Medion 1.81%
Lenovo 1.47%
Sahara 0.91%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.61%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.89%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.65%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.65%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.65%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com

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