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Should I remove Forms Search?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,984
United States Rank #21,222
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 74.45 days
601.07 days >
Average installed length: 315.82 days


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Forms Search

What is Forms Search?

Forms Search is an adware program that is designed to bundle a number of adware products as well as potentially unwanted programs in the setup routine by using a download manager that displays various offers to the end user.


The primary executable is named forms_search.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Forms Search has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Forms Search
URL: goldbarventures.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\forms search
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Forms Search\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Forms Search

Program executable:forms_search.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\forms search\forms_search.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe

How do I remove Forms Search?

You can uninstall Forms Search 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 Forms Search, 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 Forms Search.
  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 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 2%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.32%
Windows 10 18.64%
Windows Vista 15.25%
Windows XP 6.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.07%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.56%
Windows 7 Professional 11.86%
Windows 8.1 10.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.78%
Windows 10 Home 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.93%
  Canada 4.04%
  Australia 2.02%
  United Kingdom 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Dell 25.49%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 9.80%
Compaq 1.96%
Sony 1.96%
Lenovo 1.96%
Intel 1.96%
Gateway 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.96%
ASUS 1.96%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.92%
HP-Pavilion GZ727AA-ABA s... 3.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite L855 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505 1.96%


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