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Should I remove FastBrowse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
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How common is it?
Reach <0.001%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is FastBrowse?  (from SIEN)

FastBrowse is a potentially unwanted program that integrates into the user's web browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox) and will perform a number of functions mostly designed to generate advertising supported or affiliate revenue. In order to do so the program will display a number of different ad formats by injecting the ads ...  Read more


FastBrowse is a software program developed by SIEN. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named appiance.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package is about 275.45 MB (288,832,846 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Appiance
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Appiance\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\FastBrowseUninstall\FastBrowseUninstall.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 275.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FastBrowse

Program executable:appiance.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • appiance.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Appiance' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Appiance\Application\appiance.exe" --no-startup-window --auto-launch-at-startup --profile-directory="Default".

How do I remove FastBrowse?

You can uninstall FastBrowse 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 FastBrowse, 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 FastBrowse.
  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.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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