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Should I remove Bundled software uninstaller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
73% remove it27% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #749
United States Rank #2,844
Reach 0.9107%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.34 days
983.56 days >
Average installed length: 516.79 days

Bundled software uninstaller

What is Bundled software uninstaller?

The Somoto Better Installer program is designed to install affiliated co-bundles of potentially unwanted applications. During installation of a pay per install bundle via Somoto's affiliate program, the Better Installer adds the process biclient.exe that is activated during uninstall to notify the server, bi.bisrv.com, that the software has been removed from the user's PC.

It also sets up a connection to the Internet over UDP on port 54758.

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The primary executable is named biclient.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Bundled software uninstaller 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

URL: betterinstaller.somotoinc.com
Installation folder: C:\Users\test\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\
Uninstaller: "C:\Users\test\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\biclient.exe" /initurl httC://bi.bisrv.com/:affiC:/:siC:/:uiC:? /affid uni

Program filesFiles installed by Bundled software uninstaller

Program executable:biclient.exe
Name:Better Installer
Path:C:\Users\test\Local Settings\Application Data\Bundled software uninstaller\biclient.exe

How do I remove Bundled software uninstaller?

You can uninstall Bundled software uninstaller 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 Bundled software uninstaller, 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 Bundled software uninstaller.
  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) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 73%
Keep it 27%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.97%
Windows 10 21.36%
Windows XP 7.53%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.64%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.40%
Windows 7 Professional 10.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.46%
Windows 8 4.60%
Windows 8.1 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.07%
  Brazil 6.57%
  Germany 5.32%
  Saudi Arabia 4.33%
  Italy 3.96%
  MA 3.88%
  United Kingdom 3.00%
  France 2.83%
  Egypt 2.55%
  Canada 2.36%
  India 2.32%
  Thailand 1.98%
  Indonesia 1.88%
  Netherlands 1.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.38%
Acer 20.45%
Dell 18.23%
ASUS 10.21%
Toshiba 7.84%
Samsung 5.39%
Lenovo 4.22%
Intel 1.31%
American Megatrends 0.99%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 9.02%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.81%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.69%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.41%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.19%

About Somoto

Partnering with Somoto enables software developers to integrate a clean & dynamic recommendation screen that encourages the user to try a trusted 3rd party software, among them the Somoto Toolbar Customizable Platform.
Publisher URL: www.somotoinc.com

comments5 comments

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Ninaover a year ago
Everytime i try to uninstall it, an error message would pop up saying "There's an internet connection problem, please try again later"
user comment
RemoveThisover a year ago
This malware programs's main purpose is to deliver other malware and adware like DealBulldog or the PricePeep Toolbar.
user comment
USELESSover a year ago
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crausover a year ago
Me too catch it when installing VLC Media Player. Now trying to remove lots of malware.
expert comment
Jim Brown (Expert)over a year ago
Installs a bunch of adware. I think I got this by clicking on an ad online for a free VLC Media Player program. And it directed me to use the Better Installer which showed a bunch of screens to add toolbars and such.