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Should I remove takeitcheap?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.96 days
414.81 days >
Average installed length: 217.95 days


What is takeitcheap?

takeitcheap is an adware/PUP variant that will hijack your web browser’s home and search pages to an unwanted search engine (possibly serves up malware and trick-to-click ware via malvertising practices). Once installed it will add a toolbar, change your browser homepage and set your default search engine. In addition, this adware will injects advertisements in the browser, also known as an ad-injector. Ad injection will insert an add, text, banner, flash or hyperlink-over into the white space or over and existing ad in the underlying HTML. Ads can be from PCP hijacked engines with very low relevance and can serve up malware, adware or other PUP. In addition the components will track your web browser history and actions and report back to a command and control server.


The main program executable is takeitcheap.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in takeitcheap.
takeitcheap.exe (79f9311ac6a5009fef1a5756a0a529d3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Agent.81
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Mplug-52
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic.dx!dgr
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
Symantec 8/6/2014 rev. 4 Trojan.ADH.SMH
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.237 TROJ_GEN.R047H05HE14
VIPRE Antivirus 34928 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
takeitcheap 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 takeitcheap.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: takeitcheap
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\takeitcheap
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\takeitcheap\takeitcheap.exe" /progname=takeitcheap /progver=3.4.2 /progpub=takeitcheap /proguninstallurl=asdahjka.com /deleteappfolder
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Core Security.

Program filesFiles installed by takeitcheap

Program executable:takeitcheap.exe (Malware detected)
7z 安装自释放

How do I remove takeitcheap?

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Or, you can uninstall takeitcheap 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 takeitcheap, 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 takeitcheap.
  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) 43%
Win 7 14%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 42.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 8 Pro 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.67%
  Norway 16.67%
  Canada 8.33%
  France 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Netherlands 8.33%
  Saudi Arabia 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 40.00%
Sony 20.00%
Samsung 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
Sony VPCEB1M1E 16.67%
Samsung Q430/Q530 16.67%
MSI MS-7821 16.67%
ASUSTeK K73TK 16.67%
Acer Aspire E1-572G 16.67%
Acer Aspire 5536 16.67%

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