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21% remove it79% keep it
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14.1.104 26.67%
13.4.565 6.67%
13.1.94 13.33%
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13.1.50 6.67%
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Digital Trends Club


Digital Trends Club is a software program developed by askGfK. The most common release is 14.1.104, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 48.03 MB (50,359,236 bytes). The installed file askGfK-Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 75% of users of Digital Trends Club come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Digital Trends Club
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Digital Trends Club\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 48.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Digital Trends Club

  • Gacela2.dll - Digital Trends Club
  • BrowserHost.exe - Browser Host
  • RunSilent.exe (by Nurago GmbH) - RunSilent
  • Remover.exe (by Nurago GmbH) - Remover (Removal Tool for Nurago Software)
  • askGfK-Process-Connector.exe
  • askGfK-Reporting.exe
  • askGfK-Updater.exe
  • httpingw.exe
  • jsl.exe
  • LSPDiagnostics.exe
  • servicemgr.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Gacela2.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Digital Trends Club' with the class of {4BEEA052-726D-4A6E-B65D-A6BD07C263F3} (Gacela2).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • Gacela2.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'Digital Trends Club' with a class of {4BEEA052-726D-4A6E-B65D-A6BD07C263F3}.
2 Services
  • askGfK-Updater.exe runs as a service named 'askGfK-Update-Service' (askGfK-Update-Service) "askGfK-Update-Service".
  • askGfK-Reporting.exe runs as a service named 'askGfK-Reporting-Service' (askGfK-Reporting-Service) "askGfK-Reporting-Service".

How do I remove Digital Trends Club?

Quickly and completely remove Digital Trends Club from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Digital Trends Club 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Digital Trends Club, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Digital Trends Club.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Digital Trends Club you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 7%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 26.67%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 8.1 13.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 75.00%
  United States 25.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.36%
Toshiba 18.18%
Lenovo 9.09%
Dell 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Common models
LENOVO 4751 7.14%
HP-Pavilion NQ840AA-ABD p... 7.14%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2031de 7.14%
Dell Studio 1747 7.14%
Acer Aspire SA80 7.14%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L775-11... 7.14%


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