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Should I remove Epic Privacy Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,409
United States Rank #4,358
Reach 0.1201%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.70 days
286.14 days >
Average installed length: 150.34 days


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40.0.2214.91 25.48%
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34.0.1841.39 2.53%
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Epic Privacy Browser

What is Epic Privacy Browser?  (from Hidden Reflex)

The way our Epic Browser and EpicSearch.me search engine together works by design protects your search queries from us being able to identify you to your query. Autofill in the Epic Privacy Browser is done via a database built into the Epic Privacy Browser on your system so it never sends what you type in the address b...  Read more


Epic Privacy Browser is a software program developed by Hidden Reflex. The most common release is 40.0.2214.91, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named epic.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 228.34 MB (239,435,671 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 46% of users of Epic Privacy Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Epic
URL: www.epicbrowser.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Epic Privacy Browser\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Epic Privacy Browser\Application\\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 228.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Epic Privacy Browser

Program executable:epic.exe
Name:Epic Privacy Browser
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\epic privacy browser\application\epic.exe
Additional files:
  • old_chrome.exe - Epic Privacy Browser
  • setup.exe - Epic Privacy Browser Installer
  • chrome.dll
  • chrome_child.dll
  • chrome_elf.dll
  • chrome_watcher.dll
  • delegate_execute.exe
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • epic.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{48FAE5F8-73CE-4853-94FD-6F9AF3850B49}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • epic.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #0' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Epic Privacy Browser\Application\epic.exe --flag-switches-begin --manual-enhanced-bookmarks --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://www.returnilsystemsafe.com.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • epic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Epic Privacy Browser\Application\epic.exe'.

How do I remove Epic Privacy Browser?

You can uninstall Epic Privacy Browser 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 Epic Privacy Browser, 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 Epic Privacy Browser.
  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 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 49.83%
Windows 7 44.81%
Windows XP 2.74%
Windows Vista 2.58%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.44%
Windows 10 Home 18.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.02%
Windows 10 Pro 9.43%
Windows 8.1 9.39%
Windows 7 Professional 8.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.25%
  United Kingdom 12.92%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Germany 3.82%
  France 3.75%
  Belgium 2.90%
  Canada 2.23%
  India 2.09%
  Spain 1.45%
  Italy 1.34%
  Brazil 1.13%
  Russia 1.06%
  Saudi Arabia 1.03%
  DZ 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.12%
Dell 22.36%
Acer 18.10%
ASUS 10.36%
Lenovo 5.89%
Toshiba 5.82%
Samsung 2.56%
Medion 1.92%
Intel 1.28%
American Megatrends 1.14%
Common models
ASUS All Series 7.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.83%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.64%
Dell XPS 8700 2.26%


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