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Should I remove Browse For Change?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,755
United States Rank #13,953
Reach 0.0066%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.26 days
686.22 days >
Average installed length: 360.56 days

Browse For Change

What is Browse For Change?  (from the publisher)

Our plug-in, or browser extension, makes giving automatic whenever you shop online—even if you forget to visit browseforchange.com. You can find the extension on our Download page. Once it's installed into your browser, anytime you visit one of our merchant's homepages, you'll get a dialogue box informing that this mer...  Read more


Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 1 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 94% of users of Browse For Change come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Iran.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Browse For Change.
uninstall.exe (48b416f2df8a70a9fa024be20c5ebab9) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3597 Skodna.Generic
Comodo Security 16645 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.8606 a variant of MSIL/Adware.iBryte.B
McAfee 5600.7253 RDN/Generic PUP.x!yx
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7253 RDN/Generic PUP.x!yx

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.browseforchange.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Browseforchange
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Browseforchange\uninstall.exe" /u /UserID=7b286da0-b1bf-4701-957b-8213a9769c8b /SourceID=google_display_zoomdownloader_US-300x250-gr

Program filesFiles installed by Browse For Change

  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe

How do I remove Browse For Change?

You can uninstall Browse For Change 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 Browse For Change, 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 Browse For Change.
  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) 76%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.23%
Windows Vista 11.54%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows 10 1.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 65.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.94%
Windows 7 Professional 7.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.17%
Windows 7 Starter 1.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.39%
  Canada 1.40%
  Iran 0.93%
  Brazil 0.47%
  Belgium 0.47%
  France 0.47%
  Australia 0.47%
  Honduras 0.47%
  Romania 0.47%
  Saudi Arabia 0.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.38%
Dell 26.17%
Toshiba 14.02%
Acer 8.41%
ASUS 6.54%
Samsung 1.87%
Gateway 0.93%
Apple 0.93%
Alienware 0.93%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.59%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.59%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.59%
ASUSTeK K54C 2.59%
HP G72 Notebook PC 1.72%


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