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Should I remove BrowseToSave?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,860
United States Rank #10,173
Reach 0.1061%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 434.42 days
1295.51 days >
Average installed length: 680.69 days

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BrowseToSave 1.74

What is BrowseToSave?

BrowseToSave is an adware program installed into Internet Explorer, Firefox and Chrome. The programs collects and stores information about web browsing habits and sends this information to its remote servers in order to provide injected advertising in search results and various other places. Search Assistant will also modify the browser's home page and search provider. It displays various pop-up advertisements and tracks and reports your web surfing behavior. It displays targeted search results and pop-up advertisements based on terms that the user enters for Web searches. It bundles the 'malware' identified file called SProtector which is classified as malware with vaious antivirus products inclduing DrWeb, QuickHeal, Trend and Avast. It bundles the 'malware' identified file called SProtector which is classified as malware with vaious antivirus products inclduing DrWeb, QuickHeal, Trend and Avast.

About  (from BrowseToSave.info (Amazing Apps))

Surfing the web and saving money is made possible with the new BrowseToSave browser extension. BrowseToSave notifies you of coupons as you browse the net and visit the website of one of the thousands of merchants available online and that are supported by us. The coupons will show inside your browser as you enter the o...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in BrowseToSave.
sprotector.dll (22773281de231acb5d9348e01fb7b7fa) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 8.8549 a variant of Win32/SProtector.A
uninstall.exe (b42ff5f0d5e1b6331b9243ca6c78656e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 NSIS:SProtector-B [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 9190 Win32/SProtector.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24882 Sprotector (fs)
BrowseToSave has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\browsetosave
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BrowseToSave\uninstall.exe" /FULLPATH="C:\Program Files\BrowseToSave"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BrowseToSave 1.74

Program module:sprotector.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\browsetosave\sprotector.dll
SProtector has been detected as 'malware' by multiple antivirus products. TrendMicro classifies it as TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L8. ESET calls it a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. QuickHeal identifies SProtector.dll as Worm.SProtector.A3. Avast...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe

How do I remove BrowseToSave?

You can uninstall BrowseToSave 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 BrowseToSave 1.74, 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 BrowseToSave.
  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) 69%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.84%
Windows XP 13.43%
Windows Vista 4.83%
Windows 10 0.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.05%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.98%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.28%
Windows 7 Professional 10.92%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.97%
  Taiwan 8.46%
  Indonesia 3.71%
  United Kingdom 3.53%
  Brazil 3.48%
  Israel 2.99%
  MA 2.94%
  India 2.85%
  France 2.49%
  Italy 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.44%
  Germany 2.40%
  Canada 1.99%
  DZ 1.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.30%
Acer 21.64%
Dell 17.28%
ASUS 10.12%
Toshiba 7.16%
Samsung 3.55%
Lenovo 3.10%
Intel 2.36%
American Megatrends 1.70%
Sahara 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.36%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.97%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.44%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.92%


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