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Should I remove CWA Reminder by We-Care.com?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
66% remove it34% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,203
United States Rank #12,274
Reach 0.0075%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 36.60 days
1079.58 days >
Average installed length: 567.24 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.0.19.3

What is CWA Reminder by We-Care.com?

CWA Reminder by We-Care.com is a web browser toolbar designed for various charity organizations with the intention of providing a percentage of any purchases made by the user using the toolbar through a valid merchant back to the charity. The We-Care.com toolbar relies on the consumer becoming a member. If the consumer buys through this toolbar throgh a set of affiliate merchants they will donate a percentage of their purchase to a charity of their choice.

About  (from We-Care.com)

We-Care.com is much more than an online shopping mall. With more than 2500 merchants, we empower you to Shop with Purpose. Every purchase supports your nonprofit, and you save with special discounts, deals, and coupons. We're more than an online charity mall. From shoes and clothing to travel and hotels, our stores hav...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The main program executable is iehelperv2.5.0ps.dll. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.16 MB (3,317,760 bytes). wcautoupdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
CWA Reminder by We-Care.com 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: www.we-care.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\wecarereminder
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{987F1753-1F42-4DF2-A5EA-0CCB777F3EB0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.16 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.0.19.3

Program module:iehelperv2.5.0ps.dll
Additional files:
  • wcautoupdate.exe - Auto-Update.exe for We-Care Reminder
  • iehelperv2.5.0.dll - WeCareReminder (We-Care.com Browser Helper)
  • reminderhelper.exe - ReminderHelper (WeCareReminder Helper App)
  • wecarereminderro.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • iehelperv2.5.0.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WeCareReminder Class' with the class of {D824F0DE-3D60-4F57-9EB1-66033ECD8ABB} (WeCareReminder).

How do I remove CWA Reminder by We-Care.com?

You can uninstall CWA Reminder by We-Care.com 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 CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.0.19.3, 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 CWA Reminder by We-Care.com.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.0.19.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 66%
Keep it 34%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.78%
Windows Vista 8.11%
Windows XP 4.73%
Windows 10 3.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 74.15%
Windows 7 Professional 5.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.40%
Windows 10 Home 2.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.61%
  Saudi Arabia 0.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.32%
Dell 23.14%
Toshiba 15.70%
Acer 11.57%
ASUS 3.31%
Compaq 1.65%
Gateway 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.97%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 3.17%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.38%

About (from We-Care.com)

We-Care.com is much more than an online shopping mall. With more than 2500 merchants, we empower you to Shop with Purpose.
Publisher URL: www.we-care.com


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