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Should I remove Adobe Reader Free Download Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,712
United States Rank #7,215
Reach 0.0378%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.31 days
894.15 days >
Average installed length: 469.81 days

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Adobe Reader Free Download Packages

What is Adobe Reader Free Download Packages?

The software uses the InstallCore Click run software which is an installer that bundles legitimate applications that may also offer additional third party applications that may be unwanted by the user. Such third party applications are typically installed onto users’ computers by default, but also include an option to ‘opt-out’ during or after the installation process. Typical bundled installs include DealPly as well as other potentially unwanted programs.

About  (from installCore)

Some of the advertisements you see in the installer are delivered by third parties who collect information through cookies, ip address, web beacons, and other technologies about your online activities, in order to understand your interests and deliver advertisements that are tailored to your interests.


The main program executable is uninstaller.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 bytes) when donwloaded.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Adobe Reader Free Download Packages.
uninstaller.exe (8c7fb9078a63b7e5e899e7a2dbb0db53) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/InstallCore.Gen
Dr.Web Adware.InstallCore.90
ESET-NOD32 8.9264 Win32/InstallCore.AZ
F-Prot v6. W32/InstallCore.W.gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK-LNR/Heur!1.5594
Vba32 AntiVirus BScope.P2P-Worm.Palevo
Adobe Reader Free Download Packages has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.installcore.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1o1l1i1ptf1f1c1n\adobe reader free download packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\1O1L1I1PtF1F1C1N\Adobe Reader Free Download Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="Adobe Reader Free Download Packages
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adobe Reader Free Download Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1o1l1i1ptf1f1c1n\adobe reader free download packages\uninstaller.exe

How do I remove Adobe Reader Free Download Packages?

You can uninstall Adobe Reader Free Download Packages 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 Adobe Reader Free Download Packages, 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 Adobe Reader Free Download Packages.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.10%
Windows Vista 18.23%
Windows 10 6.84%
Windows XP 6.84%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.19%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.26%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.72%
Windows 8.1 1.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.22% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.22%
  United Kingdom 7.38%
  Australia 4.09%
  Canada 3.99%
  Germany 1.99%
  France 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%
  India 1.20%
  Sweden 1.10%
  New Zealand 1.00%
  Greece 0.90%
  Belgium 0.80%
  Spain 0.70%
  Ireland 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.69%
Dell 24.10%
Acer 19.32%
Toshiba 10.96%
ASUS 4.38%
Intel 3.19%
Lenovo 1.39%
Samsung 1.39%
American Megatrends 1.00%
Sahara 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.38%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.46%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.05%
HP G61 Notebook PC 2.05%


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