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Should I remove ContinueToSave?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
77% remove it23% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,748
United States Rank #11,957
Reach 0.0827%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 323.93 days
1156.88 days >
Average installed length: 607.85 days

ContinueToSave 1.74

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
  • This program has a poor reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in ContinueToSave.
sprotector.dll (5ad02ab70f681d5f2ab94892879938ff) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:SProtector-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3583 Sprotect.C
Comodo Security 16925 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.8790 a variant of Win32/SProtector.A
VIPRE Antivirus 21402 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
uninstall.exe (b42ff5f0d5e1b6331b9243ca6c78656e) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 NSIS:SProtector-B [PUP]
Dr.Web Adware.BGuard.11
ESET-NOD32 9190 Win32/SProtector.B
VIPRE Antivirus 24882 Sprotector (fs)
Bundled relationships

Program detailsProgram details

URL: continuetosave.info
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\continuetosave
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ContinueToSave\uninstall.exe" /FULLPATH="C:\Program Files\ContinueToSave"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ContinueToSave 1.74

Program module:sprotector.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\continuetosave\sprotector.dll
SProtector has been detected as 'malware' by multiple antivirus products. TrendMicro classifies it as TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L8. ESET calls it a variant of Win32/SProtector.A. QuickHeal identifies SProtector.dll as Worm.SProtector.A3. Avast...
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe

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 1.74, 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) 70%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 77%
Keep it 23%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.59%
Windows XP 11.83%
Windows Vista 4.60%
Windows 10 0.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.79%
Windows 7 Professional 12.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.21%

Distribution by countryGeography

15.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 15.39%
  Taiwan 5.34%
  Indonesia 5.05%
  Brazil 3.95%
  India 3.60%
  MA 3.19%
  Italy 2.90%
  Israel 2.50%
  Germany 2.44%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.32%
  Croatia 2.09%
  Thailand 2.03%
  DZ 1.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.89%
Acer 18.76%
Dell 17.70%
ASUS 10.72%
Toshiba 7.94%
Samsung 3.54%
Lenovo 2.20%
Intel 1.72%
American Megatrends 1.05%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.08%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.98%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.43%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.21%

Publisher URL: www.bettersoft.com


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