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Should I remove FreeWorkz?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,166
United States Rank #26,514
Reach 0.0017%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.02 days
531.52 days >
Average installed length: 279.27 days


What is FreeWorkz?  (from Freeworkz)

Freeworkz offers the Games on the Site at no charge in exchange for your agreement to install the Freeworkz software (the "Software") on your computer which allows the serving of a limited amount of text link, pop up/under, floating, and transitional advertisements based on the web content viewed. No personal informati...  Read more


FreeWorkz is a program developed by Freeworkz. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is FreeWorkzIE.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 495.5 KB (507,392 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.
  • Loads into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freeworkzgames.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freeworkz
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FreeWorkz\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 495.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeWorkz

Program module:FreeWorkzIE.dll
Name:FreeWorkz Games
Additional files:
  • FreeWorkzIE.dll - FreeWorkz Games
  • FreeWorkzPE.dll
  • Uninstaller.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • FreeWorkzIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'FreeWorkz Games' with the class of {D1ECD019-8423-43de-98D1-7892AF2DA309}.

How do I remove FreeWorkz?

You can uninstall FreeWorkz 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 FreeWorkz, 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 FreeWorkz.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FreeWorkz you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP1) 3%
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 21.21%
Windows Vista 12.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 63.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.06%
Windows Vista Ultimate 6.06%
Windows 7 Professional 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

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

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Dell 17.24%
Acer 13.79%
Toshiba 10.34%
Gateway 6.90%
Apple 3.45%
Sony 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Sahara 3.45%
Lenovo 3.45%
ASUS 3.45%
Common models
WinFast 6100M2MA 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite M45 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite M115 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755D 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.33%
Sony VPCEE31FX 3.33%


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