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Should I remove Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #2,718
United States Rank #2,569
Reach 0.2233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.69 days
344.92 days >
Average installed length: 181.23 days


99.9 13.83%
91.0 0.07%
1.6 2.39%
1.5 16.17%
1.4.798 0.02%
1.4.796 0.05%
1.4 16.02%
1.3.763 0.05%
1.3.745 0.02%
1.3 6.29%
1.2.731 0.02%
1.1 31.33%
1.0.541 2.04%
1.0.537 0.11%
1.0.533 0.05%
1.0 8.84%
0.8.513 0.66%
0.8.511 0.02%
0.8.504 0.20%
0.8.470 1.16%
0.8.463 0.66%

Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit

What is Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit?  (from Eyeo GmbH)

In order to block ads, Adblock Plus requires the so-called filters to "tell" it which requests to block. Out of the box, Adblock Plus comes without any filters, but, it will offer you to add a filter subscription on first start. With these filters enabled, it can block specific requests from websites, usually the reque...  Read more


Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit is a software program developed by Eyeo GmbH. The most common release is 1.1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 setup package generally installs about 22 files and is usually about 2.12 MB (2,220,032 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 51% of users of Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: adblockplus.org
Help link: adblockplus.org/en/bugs
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adblock plus for ie\html\static\img\button-background
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{02CBD043-FA32-4233-90F3-467323D076A2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit

  • adblockplusengine.exe - Adblock Plus (Adblock Plus Engine)
  • adblockplus32.dll (by Adblock Plus) - Adblock Plus Module
  • dd_belatedpng.js
  • html5shiv.js
  • iesettings.js
  • settings.js
  • firstrun.js
  • iefirstrun.js
  • ieeventlistenerpolyfill.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • adblockplus32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.
Scheduled Task
  • adblockplusengine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B6DEBAD7-257E-49CF-A368-8F06A7AC6320}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:77.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0270622071%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00782169%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01924052%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:696,203
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.53 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:25.4 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit?

You can uninstall Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit 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 Adblock Plus for IE (32-bit), 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 Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Adblock Plus for IE 32-bit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.73%
Windows Vista 21.08%
Windows 10 17.64%
Windows XP 10.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 16.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.95%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.55%
Windows 10 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.45%
  United Kingdom 9.31%
  Italy 3.58%
  Canada 2.86%
  France 2.60%
  Australia 2.58%
  Spain 2.06%
  India 1.89%
  Germany 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  Romania 1.30%
  Saudi Arabia 1.30%
  Mexico 1.21%
  Belgium 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.69%
Hewlett-Packard 26.29%
Acer 14.92%
Toshiba 7.57%
Intel 3.08%
ASUS 2.82%
American Megatrends 2.09%
Samsung 1.71%
Gateway 1.33%
Sahara 1.29%
Lenovo 0.99%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.32%
Dell Inspiron 1525 3.48%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.56%
ASUSTeK T100TA 2.56%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.47%


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