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VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is Attensa?  (from the publisher)

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The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft 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 primary executable is named attensa.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 13.22 MB (13,858,236 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.attensa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Attensa\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6571175A-418C-4DB1-8329-9BD56169AE2A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.22 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Attensa

Program executable:attensa.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\attensa\attensa.exe
Additional files:
  • MessageHandler.exe - MessageHandler
  • CoreFoundation.dll (by Apple Computer) - CoreFoundation Dynamic Link Library
  • AttensaReg.dll - You Software Registration DLL (YSIRegistration.dll)
  • AttensaClient.dll - Attensa for Outlook
  • AttensaConnector.dll
  • AttensaEngine.exe
  • AttensaIEPlugin.dll
  • AttensaNotifier.exe
  • AttensaOL.dll
  • AttensaPreview.exe - YouSubscribePreview
  • AttensaReader.ocx
  • EngineHelper.exe - Attensa
  • RiverOfNews.exe
  • RSSPlatformSync.exe
  • Vsflex6.ocx (by VideoSoft) - VSFlexGrid 6.0 Pro
  • Vsocx6.ocx (by VideoSoft) - VideoSoft vsOCX6
  • MediaConsumer.exe (by Attensa, Inc) - MediaConsumer
  • AttensaTag.exe - AttensaTag
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • AnalyticsEngine.dll
  • YouCore.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AttensaIEPlugin.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PluginBHO Class' with the class of {6C1178CD-2276-45FE-ACC1-02CDD2481F9D}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • AttensaIEPlugin.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Attensa for IE' with the class of {458E6614-0D24-415A-824A-130064AF7BF8} (You subscribe Toolbar).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • AttensaEngine.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Attensa\AttensaEngine.exe'.

How do I remove Attensa?

You can uninstall Attensa 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 Attensa, 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 Attensa.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Attensa you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win XP 50%
Win 10 50%
Plugs into Internet Explorer

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 10 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 10 Pro 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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