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Should I remove Aff Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,056
United States Rank #12,912
Reach 0.0269%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.31 days
894.06 days >
Average installed length: 469.76 days

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Aff Packages

What is Aff Packages?

Notice, this is not affiliated with Aff. This program is a software bundler that is marketed as being able to install additional components for the widely used and popular Aff program but in actuality just wraps the freely available program with bundled software which includes adware and other potentially unwanted utilities (such as PC optimizers, toolbars, etc.). The main bundling program is simply an uninstaller that is designed to help the end user remove the bundled software on their PC after infection. The reason this even exists is due to various 3rd party partner marketing rules. When uninstalling, a list of bundled software is included and provides the user the ability to individually remove each installed program from their PC using that programs built in Windows installer/uninstaller.


The primary executable is named uninstaller.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 1 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Aff 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
Aff 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\1h1q\aff packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\1H1Q\Aff Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="Aff Packages" /AN="1H1Q" /MBN="Aff Packages"
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Aff Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Internet application
Internet application Setup
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1h1q\aff packages\uninstaller.exe

How do I remove Aff Packages?

You can uninstall Aff 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 Aff 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 Aff 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) 59%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.90%
Windows 10 26.74%
Windows XP 5.27%
Windows Vista 5.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.10%
Windows 8.1 12.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.25%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.48%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  Russia 6.14%
  India 5.33%
  Brazil 5.17%
  Germany 4.85%
  Canada 3.55%
  Japan 3.39%
  Sweden 2.91%
  Netherlands 2.58%
  France 2.42%
  Australia 2.10%
  Turkey 1.45%
  DK 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.05%
Dell 19.67%
Acer 18.03%
ASUS 9.84%
Toshiba 6.83%
Lenovo 4.92%
Samsung 4.64%
Intel 1.64%
Medion 0.82%
MSI 0.82%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.63%
ASUSTeK K53SC 2.59%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.07%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.07%


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