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Should I remove Freecorder extension for Chrome?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,599
United States Rank #8,328
Reach 0.0455%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.14 days
505.50 days >
Average installed length: 265.60 days


VersionDistribution 16.07% 1.79% 60.04% 1.23% 20.87%

Freecorder extension for Chrome

What is Freecorder extension for Chrome?

Freecorder extension for Chrome is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser. Freecorder is a free, easy-to-use software download that allows you to convert audio and video from the Internet to store on your computer. It is usable via a unique toolbar that appears alongside your web browser.


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 main program executable is ScriptHost.dll. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 3.43 MB (3,595,921 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Freecorder extension for Chrome.
AddonsFramework.dll (55d0fbad769b6321ed9ef571c4fb7715) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 8.9278 Win32/Toolbar.Besttoolbars.A
VIPRE Antivirus 25322 Besttoolbars (fs)
Freecorder extension for Chrome has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Applian Technologies, Inc.
URL: freecorder.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freecorder extension
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Freecorder extension\UninstallChromeToolbar.exe
Estimated size: 3.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freecorder extension for Chrome

Program module:ScriptHost.dll
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\freecorder extension\ScriptHost.dll
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll
  • RegistryHelper.dll - Internet Explorer Toolbar (Internet Explorer Fasttabs Add-on)
  • (Malware detected) 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

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.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 for Chrome?

You can uninstall Freecorder extension for Chrome 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 for Chrome, 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 for Chrome.
  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 Freecorder extension for Chrome you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.53%
Windows 10 15.18%
Windows XP 8.59%
Windows Vista 7.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.09%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.49%
Windows 7 Professional 8.27%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.36%
Windows 8.1 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.49%
  United Kingdom 7.80%
  Belgium 3.85%
  Canada 3.57%
  Australia 3.01%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Israel 2.35%
  France 2.26%
  Italy 1.79%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Sweden 1.60%
  Spain 1.50%
  Germany 1.22%
  Mexico 1.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.48%
Dell 22.46%
Acer 17.29%
ASUS 6.95%
Toshiba 6.06%
Lenovo 3.39%
Samsung 2.14%
Intel 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.07%
Alienware 0.71%
Packard Bell 0.71%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.49%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.10%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.53%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.14%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.96%

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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