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Should I remove Freecorder extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,373
United States Rank #7,130
Reach 0.0571%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.63 days
431.51 days >
Average installed length: 226.73 days


VersionDistribution 17.41% 0.89% 65.10% 3.11% 13.50%

Freecorder extension

What is Freecorder extension?

Freecorder extension is a bundled toolbar with various versions of the Freecode applciation.

What the toolbar does:
- Change of the default search engine, including the Browser's built-in search box, and address bar.
- Change of the default Home Page and/or New Tabs, and protect your search settings.
- Addition of alternative error page functionality, such as “Page Not Found”.

About  (from Applian Technologies)

Convert YouTube videos, download videos, record audio and more from thousands of web sites. Install Freecorder, and this new browser button opens up a world of powerful YouTube conversion and video/audio download/recording tools. Download your favorite YouTube videos as mp3 files without registration with the most tru...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 3.43 MB (3,595,921 bytes).
Freecorder extension has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: freecorder.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freecorder extension
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Freecorder extension\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freecorder extension

  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • RegistryHelper.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar (Internet Explorer Fasttabs Add-on)
  • AddonsFramework.dll (by Besttoolbars)
  • ButtonSite.dll - ButtonSite
  • PropertySync.exe (by Besttoolbars) - PropertySync
  • PropertySyncPS.dll
  • DefSearchService.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • UninstallChromeToolbar.exe
  • UninstallFirefoxToolbar.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Freecorder extension x64' with the class of {B15BBE59-42F5-4206-B3F0-BE98F5DC4B93}.
  • ScriptHost64.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Freecorder extension' with the class of {B15BBE59-42F5-4206-B3F0-BE98F5DC4B93}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009344171%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00040470%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00052972%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Freecorder extension?

You can uninstall Freecorder extension 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 Freecorder extension, 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 Freecorder extension.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Freecorder extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.79%
Windows 10 16.25%
Windows XP 9.15%
Windows Vista 7.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.93%
Windows 7 Professional 8.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.18%
Windows 8.1 5.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.61%
  United Kingdom 7.59%
  Belgium 4.17%
  Canada 4.02%
  Australia 3.57%
  Netherlands 2.83%
  France 2.38%
  Italy 2.01%
  Israel 1.86%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Germany 1.49%
  Brazil 1.27%
  India 1.27%
  Spain 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.61%
Dell 23.70%
Acer 17.53%
Toshiba 6.45%
ASUS 5.61%
Lenovo 3.65%
Intel 2.10%
Samsung 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Packard Bell 0.70%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.93%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.56%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.83%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 1.83%

About (from Applian Technologies Inc.)

Applian Technologies (pronounced uh-ply-uhn) develops and provides world-class affordable streaming media recording software to the Windows user.
Publisher URL: applian.com


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