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Should I remove ContinueToSave?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,360
United States Rank #22,414
Reach 0.0297%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.82 days
1056.74 days >
Average installed length: 555.24 days


1.0 100.00%


What is ContinueToSave?

ContinueToSave from BetterSoft is an adware program in the form of a process and a web browser plugin. The Plugin is designed to monitor the user's search and browsing habits and deliver advertising by overwriting the content HTML within the user's web browser. The background service which is executed as a Windows scheduled task is designed to make sure the web browser plugin remains active as well as automatically keeps the software updated. The plugin itself runs differently depending on the web browser, for Internet Explorer it runs as a browser helper object (BHO).

Various antivirus products detect this software as malware and adware under the name PUP/Win32.BetterSoft.

The program also goes under various additional names depending on what application it was installed with including OptimizerPro, SaveByClick, BrowseToSave and SaveAs.

About  (from BetterSoft)

Discounts are always fun but it's even better when they come to you Instead of looking for them all over the place! Now, with the Continue to save browser add-on, you will be able to get the discounts on online purchases without any efforts. Simply search the item you would like to purchase online and click on the coup...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ContinueToSave.
ContinueToSave.exe (f33c9db8bc05ae336bb15a50230ad209) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.10.21 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen7
Trend Micro 10.465.26 ADW_CONSAVE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 ADW_CONSAVE
1143840799.dll (c2f772d5eb7fc69d24361c2c0ebc6eb5) has been flagged by the following 22 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BHO.Agent.E
AhnLab-V3 2013.12.03.00 PUP/Win32.BetterSoft
Avira AntiVir Adware/BetterSoft.A
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG Generic5.AEKX
Bitdefender 7.2.5028.0 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Comodo Security 17373 ApplicUnwnt
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BHO.Agent.E (B)
ESET-NOD32 9122 Win32/GenUpdater
Fortinet FortiGate Riskware/BetterSoftAgent
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BHO.Agent
G Data 22 Adware.BHO.Agent.E
Kingsoft AntiVirus 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Heur.KVMF58.hy.(kcloud)
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Generic PUP.t
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Generic PUP.t
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BHO.Agent.E
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Unwanted.cjedov
Sophos 4.95.0 Generic PUA DO
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BHO
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BHO
VIPRE Antivirus 23944 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Adware.Agent.187904
       View all 26 all detections
ContinueToSave 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:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\ContinueToSave
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\INSTAL~1\CONTIN~1\Setup.exe /remove /q0
Estimated size: 527.64 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ContinueToSave

Program executable:ContinueToSave.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) ContinueToSave.exe - Updater
  • (Malware detected) 1143840799.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ContinueToSave.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F217A514-13D3-4DE6-BDBF-857602A446FB}'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ContinueToSave.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task with the class {13C28C3D-4A61-46CF-8B61-EFE8189D9171}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002810851%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018448%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009660%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,062
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:25 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ContinueToSave?

You can uninstall ContinueToSave 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 ContinueToSave, 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 ContinueToSave.
  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) 68%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.01%
Windows XP 8.36%
Windows 10 6.31%
Windows Vista 6.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.58%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.58%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.62%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.54%
  Taiwan 8.65%
  Iran 6.85%
  Germany 4.40%
  Italy 4.08%
  Netherlands 3.59%
  United Kingdom 3.26%
  Poland 2.45%
  Czech Republic 2.28%
  Croatia 2.28%
  France 2.12%
  Belgium 1.96%
  Canada 1.96%
  Australia 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.36%
Acer 20.75%
Dell 17.00%
ASUS 11.24%
Toshiba 4.90%
Lenovo 3.17%
Samsung 2.59%
Intel 1.73%
American Megatrends 1.44%
Sahara 1.15%
Apple 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.26%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.66%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.66%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.66%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.66%

Publisher URL: www.bettersoft.com


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