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Should I remove WebInternetSecurity?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Bad
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,632
United States Rank #18,722
Reach 0.0046%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.30 days
67.81 days >
Average installed length: 35.63 days

WebInternetSecurity

What is WebInternetSecurity?

The Plugin is supported by third-party advertising, and when you download the Plugin you will see various types of advertisements displayed through your
browser as you visit locations on the Internet. The Plugin currently displays several basic types of advertising: sponsored links, traditional display
advertisements, such as banner ads, "pop-unders" and interstitial ads,coupons, and video targeted ads. The sponsored links may sometimes appear as in-text
advertising. Sponsored links may also be displayed in response to keyword searches you enter through Google, Bing and other search engines.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named WebInternetSecurity.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 5.37 MB (5,635,289 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 93% of users of WebInternetSecurity come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.
WebInternetSecurity 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 WebInternetSecurity.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Webinternetsecurity
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Webinternetsecurity\uninstall.webinternetsecurity.exe" /u /UserID=05329216-6081-4d7f-846a-e4e26c8a1fd6 /SourceID=webinternetsecurity
Estimated size: 5.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WebInternetSecurity

Program executable:WebInternetSecurity.exe
Name:WebInternetSecurity
Path:C:\Program Files\Webinternetsecurity\WebInternetSecurity.exe
MD5:32eabdec77ee9d02ea0acde54e817a2c
Additional files:
  • WebInternetSecurity.exe - WebInternetSecurity
  • uninstall.webinternetsecurity.exe
  • certutil.exe
  • ewebstorewrapper.dll
  • makecert.exe (by Microsoft) - ECM MakeCert

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.webinternetsecurity.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WebInternetSecurity Update Task' (runs daily at 16:14).
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • WebInternetSecurity.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WebInternetSecurity' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebInternetSecurity\WebInternetSecurity.exe".
  • uninstall.webinternetsecurity.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WebInternetSecurity Update Task' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WebInternetSecurity\uninstall.webinternetsecurity.exe" /CheckUpdate=true.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • WebInternetSecurity.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WebInternetSecurity' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Webinternetsecurity\WebInternetSecurity.exe".

How do I remove WebInternetSecurity?

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Or, you can uninstall WebInternetSecurity 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 WebInternetSecurity, 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 WebInternetSecurity.
  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.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 42%
Win 7 5%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 42.11%
Windows 7 36.84%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows XP 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.22%
Windows 8.1 22.22%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.59%
  Germany 3.70%
  France 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.18%
ASUS 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
MSI 5.88%
GIGABYTE 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 5.88%
Micro-Star Co., Ltd. GT60 5.88%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K300 10... 5.88%
LENOVO 1068AHU 5.88%
HP-Pavilion RK572AA-ABA a... 5.88%

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