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Should I remove Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.70 days
197.53 days >
Average installed length: 103.79 days


VersionDistribution 66.67% 33.33%

Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver

What is Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver?

During setup of this program the installer offers the user's the ability by default to install the potentially unwanted Crawler Toolbar.

About  (from Crawler)

Let your desktop take you on an incredible journey into space! Marvel at planet Earth, receive weather forecasts and view times anywhere in the world. Zoom or rotate the Earth and watch storms from the safety of your home! View weather forecast and time anywhere in the world.


Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver is a program developed by Crawler. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is cssaver.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 10.25 MB (10,744,258 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 63% of users of Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver.
CShared.dll (3ebb3d78085ad855e22217fea1e98cd1) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADSPY/AdSpy.Gen2
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7267 Ad-Spyware.AdSpy.Gen2
Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crawler.com/products/3D-Earth-Screensaver.aspx
Help link: www.crawler.com/faqs.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Crawler\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Crawler\SSaver\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver

Program executable:cssaver.exe
Name:Crawler Toolbar
Crawler Screensaver
Path:C:\Program Files\crawler\ssaver\cssaver.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) CShared.dll - Crawler Shared Library (Crawler Toolbar)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • CShared.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object with the class of {DB35C569-5624-4CFC-8043-E5139F55A073}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • CSSaver.exe is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'CSaverObj' with a class of {CDAFD956-97BE-443D-8EF7-F4F094EB5766}.

How do I remove Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver?

You can uninstall Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver 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 Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver, 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 Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver.
  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 Crawler 3D Earth Screensaver you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win 7 5%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 15.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  France 6.25%
  Italy 6.25%
  Belgium 3.13%
  India 3.13%
  Germany 3.13%
  Canada 3.13%
  Slovakia 3.13%
  Hungary 3.13%
  LA 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 26.32%
Acer 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 15.79%
Dell 10.53%
Gateway 10.53%
Toshiba 5.26%
MSI 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C640 5.88%
Samsung N150P/N210P/N220P... 5.88%
Micro-Star MS-168B 5.88%
MEDIONPC MS-7012 5.88%
LENOVO Lenovo G580 5.88%

About Crawler

Run by Xacti Group Companies Crawler provides toolbar type programs for various Web browsers.
Publisher URL: www.crawler.com


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