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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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Adblock Pro 3.6

What is Adblock Pro?  (from Adblock Pro)

Adblock Pro is a small, effective, and intelligent ad blocker for IE & IE7 & IE8. It can remove annoying ads of website without human intervention and features a smart engine that can identify possible ads and remove them even before you can see them. Adblock Pro can block annoying pop-ups, banner Ads, flyin Ads, flash...  Read more


Adblock Pro 3.6 is a program developed by Adblock Pro. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is AdblockPro.dll. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 952.74 KB (975,606 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Adblock Pro come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.adblockpro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adblock pro
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Adblock Pro\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 952.74 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Adblock Pro 3.6

Program module:AdblockPro.dll
Name:Adblock Pro
IE Anti-AD Add-ons
Path:C:\Program Files\adblock pro\AdblockPro.dll
Additional files:
  • abpmain.exe - Adblock Pro (AbpMain)
  • AdblockPro.dll - IE Anti-AD Add-ons
  • setup.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AdblockPro.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Pro' with the class of {F385C231-605B-4d8f-ACA9-DBFF765BBE17}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • AdblockPro.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {E7FD3540-AB30-40f1-91E7-101F733C1FD5}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • abpmain.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'adblock pro' which loads as C:\Program Files\Adblock Pro\abpmain.exe -m.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • abpmain.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Adblock Pro\abpmain.exe'.

How do I remove Adblock Pro?

You can uninstall Adblock Pro 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 Pro 3.6, 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 Pro.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Adblock Pro 3.6 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.16%
Windows 10 17.57%
Windows XP 12.16%
Windows Vista 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.92%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.33%
Windows 7 Professional 9.59%
Windows 8.1 9.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.79%
  Iran 7.22%
  Australia 3.09%
  Romania 3.09%
  Germany 3.09%
  United Kingdom 3.09%
  MA 1.03%
  Colombia 1.03%
  France 1.03%
  Ecuador 1.03%
  Korea 1.03%
  Russia 1.03%
  Sweden 1.03%
  DZ 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.00%
Dell 16.00%
Acer 16.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Intel 6.00%
Lenovo 4.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
MSI 2.00%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.51%
SYX SYX-P8P67 Pro i7-2600... 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-A 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L50... 1.75%


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