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Should I remove ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,633
United States Rank #9,377
Reach 0.0125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 123.03 days
1104.84 days >
Average installed length: 580.51 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.18.1

What is ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com?

ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com is a web browser toolbar designed for various charity organizations with the intention of providing a percentage of any purchases made by the user using the toolbar through a valid merchant back to the charity. The We-Care.com toolbar relies on the consumer becoming a member. If the consumer buys through this toolbar through a set of affiliate merchants they will donate a percentage of their purchase to a charity of their choice.

The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy. "Offer your users a free browser add-on which politely informs them when a portion of their online purchase will be donated to the ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) -- at no additional cost to the user. The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide."

About  (from We-Care.com)

Use these Downloads to promote and raise money for your cause. The We-Care Reminder automatically makes your purchases count, even when you forget to click through the mall. You and your friends can fundraise as a team with the Shop & Give Gadget. And you can use our Web Badges to drive traffic from your website, blog,...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com 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.we-care.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\wecarereminder
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B618B8E1-FB71-4237-8361-C3EA3EF15EF7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.18 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.18.1

Program executable:reminderhelper.exe
WeCareReminder Helper App
WeCareReminder tracks the web pages you view agianst a large remote database of affliate partners, it it sees a know affiliate it will direct any purchasing transactions through that affiliate so that it can generate revenue. In some cases,...
Additional files:
  • wcautoupdate.exe - Auto-Update.exe for We-Care Reminder
  • iehelperv2.5.0.dll - WeCareReminder (We-Care.com Browser Helper)
  • iehelperv2.5.0ps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • iehelperv2.5.0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WeCareReminder Class' with the class of {D824F0DE-3D60-4F57-9EB1-66033ECD8ABB} (WeCareReminder).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0395663557%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03420685%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00535951%
0.015104% average

How do I remove ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com?

You can uninstall ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.18.1, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com.
  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 ASPCA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.18.1 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.30%
Windows Vista 12.55%
Windows XP 7.29%
Windows 10 4.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.08%
Windows 10 Home 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.74%
  Canada 0.71%
  Italy 0.71%
  Malaysia 0.47%
  United Kingdom 0.24%
  Hong Kong 0.24%
  Indonesia 0.24%
  Israel 0.24%
  Iran 0.24%
  MK 0.24%
  New Zealand 0.24%
  Saudi Arabia 0.24%
  Thailand 0.24%
  Venezuela 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.05%
Dell 29.23%
Toshiba 9.23%
Acer 7.18%
ASUS 4.10%
Alienware 2.05%
Lenovo 1.54%
American Megatrends 1.03%
Gateway 0.51%
Compaq 0.51%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.23%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.27%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.61%
HP G71 Notebook PC 2.61%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.61%

About (from We-Care.com)

We-Care.com is much more than an online shopping mall. With more than 2500 merchants, we empower you to Shop with Purpose.
Publisher URL: www.we-care.com


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