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What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,688
United States Rank #4,629
Reach 0.0380%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.36 days
659.75 days >
Average installed length: 346.65 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.24.3

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)

Use these Downloads to promote and raise money for your cause. The We-Care Reminder automatically makes your purchases count, even when you forget to click through the mall. You and your friends can fundraise as a team with the Shop & Give Gadget. And you can use our Web Badges to drive traffic from your website, blog,...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is iehelperv2.5.0.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 4.31 MB (4,521,984 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
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, 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{0228288D-975E-42F7-9993-E91A82E6BBD9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CWA Reminder by We-Care.com v4.1.24.3

Program module:iehelperv2.5.0.dll
We-Care.com Browser Helper
Additional files:
  • iemenuitem.dll - We-Care Reminder App (IEToolsMenu Enable)
  • wcautoupdate.exe - Auto-Update.exe for We-Care Reminder
  • reminderhelper.exe - ReminderHelper (WeCareReminder Helper App)
  • iehelperv2.5.0ps.dll
  • ietoolmenudisable.exe
  • adblockplus32.dll (by Adblock Plus) - Adblock Plus (Adblock Plus Module)
  • adblockplus64.dll (by Adblock Plus)
  • adblockplusengine.exe (by Eyeo GmbH) - Adblock Plus Engine
  • iemenuitemps.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • adblockplus64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.
  • 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).
  • adblockplus32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adblock Plus for IE Browser Helper Object' with the class of {FFCB3198-32F3-4E8B-9539-4324694ED664}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • iemenuitem.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'EDReminder Class' with a class of {6ED0A312-78F5-493C-A90C-5DAF321D0BF8}.
Scheduled Task
  • adblockplusengine.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DE250540-AD3E-4B68-8FB6-3425B96757F6}' (runs on registration).

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 v4.1.24.3, 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 v4.1.24.3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.08%
Windows 10 29.51%
Windows Vista 6.94%
Windows XP 3.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.97%
Windows 8.1 12.90%
Windows 8 12.10%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.01%
  Australia 0.08%
  BH 0.08%
  BZ 0.08%
  Germany 0.08%
  United Kingdom 0.08%
  Iran 0.08%
  Korea 0.08%
  MA 0.08%
  NG 0.08%
  Saudi Arabia 0.08%
  SY 0.08%
  UA 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.92%
Dell 25.31%
Toshiba 13.79%
Acer 8.73%
ASUS 3.84%
Samsung 2.97%
Intel 1.92%
Lenovo 1.92%
American Megatrends 0.87%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.55%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.94%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.73%

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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