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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,300
United States Rank #16,662
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200 8.13%
198 0.48%
196 2.39%
194 42.11%
193 39.71%
192 0.48%

AntiBrowserSpy 2018

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AntiBrowserSpy 2018 is a program developed by Abelssoft GmbH. The most used version is 194, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is antibrowserspy.exe. The software installer includes 55 files and is usually about 25.09 MB (26,310,355 bytes). AbUpdater.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 53% of users of AntiBrowserSpy 2018 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.abelssoft.de
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\AntiBrowserSpy\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\AntiBrowserSpy\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 25.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AntiBrowserSpy 2018

Program executable:antibrowserspy.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\antibrowserspy\antibrowserspy.exe
Additional files:
  • AbLiteRegistration.dll - AbLiteRegistration
  • AbFlexTransEditor.exe - AbFlexTransEditor
  • AbBugReporter.dll - AbBugReporter
  • AbUpdater.dll - AbUpdater
  • CloseGoogleUpdateService.exe (by Ascora GmbH) - CloseGoogleUpdateService
  • AntiBrowserSpyResources.dll - AntiBrowserSpyResources
  • SocialBlock_ProxyCheck.exe - SocialBlock-ProxyCheck
  • AntiBrowserSpyLibrary.dll (by Ascora GmbH) - AntiBrowserSpyLibrary
  • IndexDatFileDeleter.exe - IndexDatFileDeleter
  • AbWpfRegistration.dll (by Ascora) - AbWpfRegistration
  • AbProcessManager.dll - AbProcessManager
  • AbSettingsKeeper.dll (by Ascora) - AbSettingsKeeper
  • ChromeIdCleaner.exe - ChromeIdCleaner
  • AbStartManager.dll - AbStartManager
  • Hardcodet.Wpf.TaskbarNotification.dll (by hardcodet.net) - NotifyIcon WPF (NotifyIcon for WPF)
  • WpfAnimatedGif.dll (by Thomas Levesque) - WpfAnimatedGif
  • NetworkConfig.exe - NetworkConfig
  • AbCommonsWPF.dll - AbCommonsWPF
  • AbFlexTrans.dll - AbFlexTrans
  • BrowserMask.exe - BrowserMask
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • AbSettings.dll - AbSettings
  • AbCommons.dll - AbCommons
  • GuiUtils.dll - GuiUtils
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 1.0)
  • AbApi.dll - AbApi
  • AbGui.dll - AbGui
  • AntiBrowserSpy-IE-SocialBlock.exe
  • blacklist.json
  • closeapp.exe
  • itextsharp.dll - iTextSharp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • AntiBrowserSpy.exe is scheduled as a task named 'AntiBrowserSpy - Backup' (runs weekly on Fridays at 18:00).
3 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • BrowserMask.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AntiBrowserSpy - BrowserMask_Reg_HKCURun_S-1-5-21-3910458539-3568303912-2837957971-1001.
  • SocialBlock_ProxyCheck.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AntiBrowserSpy - SocialBlock - IEProxyCheck.
  • AntiBrowserSpy-IE-SocialBlock.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AntiBrowserSpy - SocialBlock - IE.
Startup File (User Run)
  • BrowserMask.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AntiBrowserSpy - BrowserMask' and executes as C:\Program Files\AntiBrowserSpy\BrowserMask.exe.

How do I remove AntiBrowserSpy 2018?

Quickly and completely remove AntiBrowserSpy 2018 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AntiBrowserSpy 2018 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AntiBrowserSpy 2018, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 AntiBrowserSpy 2018.

Win 10 67%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 66.51%
Windows 7 32.54%
Windows Vista 0.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.23%
Windows 10 Pro 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.22%
Windows 7 Professional 11.00%
Windows 8.1 6.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.48%
  Germany 38.10%
  Netherlands 5.13%
  Italy 1.10%
  Austria 0.73%
  France 0.73%
  Switzerland 0.37%
  DK 0.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 29.41%
Acer 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 10.92%
ASUS 10.08%
Dell 8.40%
Lenovo 6.72%
Intel 1.68%
Samsung 1.68%
Toshiba 1.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.17%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.59%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.72%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 1.72%
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 1.72%

About (from Abelssoft GmbH)

Abelssoft is a business unit of Ascora GmbH and is based in northern Germany.
Publisher URL: www.abelssoft.net


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