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Should I remove Consumer Input?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,126
United States Rank #2,840
Reach 0.0748%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.55 days
104.74 days >
Average installed length: 55.03 days


1.0 100.00%

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Consumer Input

What is Consumer Input?

This is the monetization installer for Consumer Input. The program injects advertisements with its affiliate ad providers in order to serve generate pay-per-click revenue and track user browsing habits.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Consumer Input 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.sonocontrol.com
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Setup Support for Consumer Input\uninst.exe

How do I remove Consumer Input?

You can uninstall Consumer Input 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 Consumer Input, 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 Consumer Input.
  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) 47%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.58%
Windows 10 43.90%
Windows Vista 5.42%
Windows XP 2.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.24%
Windows 8.1 28.03%
Windows 8 9.18%
Windows 7 Professional 8.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.74%
  Iran 0.12%
  DZ 0.08%
  Canada 0.08%
  Egypt 0.08%
  Saudi Arabia 0.08%
  United Kingdom 0.08%
  LY 0.04%
  Singapore 0.04%
  Brazil 0.04%
  Lebanon 0.04%
  Belgium 0.04%
  France 0.04%
  Ecuador 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.32%
Dell 27.21%
Toshiba 11.02%
Acer 9.36%
ASUS 6.65%
Lenovo 3.50%
Samsung 1.75%
Intel 0.87%
Alienware 0.61%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 6.70%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.52%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.85%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 3.69%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.18%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.18%


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