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Should I remove Disasteroids?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,349
United States Rank #24,841
Reach 0.0036%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.94 days
116.35 days >
Average installed length: 61.13 days


2.7.44 22.86%
2.7.42 2.86%
2.7.40 30.00%
2.7.39 10.00%
2.7.38 21.43%
2.7.35 1.43%
2.7.31 11.43%

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What is Disasteroids?

Disasteroids from Injekt brand of adware extensions is a potentially unwanted adware program that injects ads into the user's browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the Injekt's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks on.

From the terms: "These Applications may provide their functionality and advertising by modifying your network traffic. Applications may be supported by advertising, which may include display ads (banner ads), text ads, in-text ads (e.g., keyword highlighting), interstitial ads, pop up ads, pop under ads, or other types of ads. Users may see additional ads when using their Internet browser or other software applications."

About  (from Acute Angle Solutions)

Disasteroids is a free application that allows you to launch a game of Asteroids on any website and destroy it! Disasteroids is entirely free to use. In order to keep Disasteroids free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Disasteroids is installed. We do not allow any real...  Read more
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Disasteroids.
DisasteroidsService.exe (210750ed40624216c6012d0de55f8165) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Acute
AVware Injekt (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.PullUpdate.BE
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.8565
ESET-NOD32 9.10501 a variant of MSIL/Adware.PullUpdate.E
Fortinet FortiGate 4/13/2015 Adware/PullUpdate
G Data 15.4.24 Win32.Adware.AcuteAngle
K7 AntiVirus 13.183.13550 Adware
K7GW 13.183.13550 Adware ( 004a08ba1 )
Malwarebytes v2015.04.13.08 PUP.Optional.Disasteroids.A
McAfee 5600.6797 Artemis!210750ED4062
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6797 Artemis
Sophos 4.98 Pull Update
VIPRE Antivirus 33612 Injekt (fs)
       View all 14 all detections
Disasteroids 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

Displayed publisher: Acute Angle Solutions
Help link: www.playdisasteroids.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\disasteroids
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\Disasteroids\uninstall.exe /kb=y /ic=1
Estimated size: 1.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Disasteroids

Program executable:Disasteroids.exe
Additional files:
  • Disasteroids.exe - Disasteroids
  • Disasteroids64.exe
  • (Malware detected) DisasteroidsService.exe - Disasteroids Service
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DisasteroidsService.exe runs as a service named 'Disasteroids' (Disasteroids).

How do I remove Disasteroids?

You can uninstall Disasteroids 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 Disasteroids, 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 Disasteroids.
  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 10 83%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 82.86%
Windows 7 15.71%
Windows Vista 1.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.71%
Windows 8 15.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.57%
Windows 7 Professional 4.29%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.04%
  United Kingdom 11.83%
  India 6.45%
  France 2.15%
  Canada 2.15%
  Germany 2.15%
  Australia 1.08%
  Iran 1.08%
  Italy 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.12%
Dell 14.71%
Toshiba 10.29%
ASUS 5.88%
Lenovo 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Intel 4.41%
Samsung 1.47%
Medion 1.47%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.80%
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.80%
Dell Inspiron 660s 2.90%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.90%
Sony SVF1521F4E 2.90%
ASUSTeK X750JA 2.90%


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