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Should I remove Freecorder extension for Firefox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
69% remove it31% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,173
United States Rank #8,307
Reach 0.0412%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.82 days
496.25 days >
Average installed length: 260.74 days


VersionDistribution 1.97% 74.14% 1.85% 3.33% 18.72%

Freecorder extension for Firefox

What is Freecorder extension for Firefox?

Freecorder extension for Firefox is a plugin for the Firefox web browser.

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


Freecorder extension for Firefox is a software program developed by Applian Technologies. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named BackgroundHost.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 2.18 MB (2,290,136 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 49% of users of Freecorder extension for Firefox come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Belgium.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Freecorder extension for Firefox.
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 Firefox 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\UninstallFirefoxToolbar.exe
Estimated size: 2.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freecorder extension for Firefox

Program executable:BackgroundHost.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\freecorder extension\BackgroundHost.exe
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 x64' 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 Firefox?

You can uninstall Freecorder extension for Firefox 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 Firefox, 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 Firefox.
  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 Firefox you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 69%
Keep it 31%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.49%
Windows 10 12.81%
Windows XP 10.96%
Windows Vista 8.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.63%
Windows 7 Professional 9.89%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.18%
Windows 8.1 3.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.09%
  United Kingdom 7.37%
  Belgium 3.64%
  Canada 3.54%
  Australia 3.43%
  France 2.32%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Italy 2.02%
  Germany 1.62%
  Israel 1.52%
  Brazil 1.21%
  India 1.21%
  Spain 1.21%
  Sweden 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.39%
Hewlett-Packard 25.79%
Acer 19.44%
Toshiba 6.75%
ASUS 4.96%
Lenovo 2.78%
Samsung 1.79%
Intel 1.59%
American Megatrends 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.15%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.25%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.25%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 1.80%

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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