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Should I remove GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,674
United States Rank #7,396
Reach 0.1118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.18 days
772.39 days >
Average installed length: 405.83 days

GrabIt 1.7.2 Beta 6 build 1008

What is GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008?  (from Ilan Shemes)

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GrabIt 1.7.2 Beta 6 build 1008 is a program developed by Ilan Shemes. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is GrabIt.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 7.4 MB (7,762,913 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008 come from Netherlands, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shemes.com
Help link: support.shemes.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GrabIt\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GrabIt\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GrabIt 1.7.2 Beta 6 build 1008

Program executable:GrabIt.exe
GrabIt - Binary Usenet downloading Made Easy
Path:C:\Program Files\GrabIt\GrabIt.exe
Additional files:
  • GrabIt172b3.exe - GrabIt (GrabIt Setup)
  • GrabIt172b4.exe
  • GrabIt172b6.exe
  • GrabIt.exe - GrabIt - Binary Usenet downloading Made Easy
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • Free NZB Downloader GetNZB-c35254.exe - GetNZB (GetNZB Setup)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GrabIt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B4FFFAB4-F1A1-48A9-9A38-8D66EA1DBBCE}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • GrabIt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GrabIt\GrabIt.exe'.

How do I remove GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008?

You can uninstall GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008 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 GrabIt 1.7.2 Beta 6 (build 1008), 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 GrabIt Beta 6 build 1008.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.07%
Windows 10 29.04%
Windows Vista 4.03%
Windows XP 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.12%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows 8.1 8.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.45% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 37.45%
  United States 25.66%
  France 11.57%
  Belgium 5.18%
  United Kingdom 5.05%
  Germany 4.35%
  Canada 2.48%
  Australia 1.39%
  Switzerland 0.83%
  Austria 0.74%
  South Africa 0.52%
  Sweden 0.39%
  Italy 0.39%
  DK 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.57%
Dell 19.40%
Acer 18.62%
ASUS 13.88%
Medion 7.84%
Intel 2.41%
Samsung 1.81%
Toshiba 1.81%
Lenovo 1.64%
American Megatrends 1.12%
MSI 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.15%
ASUS All Series 3.96%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.96%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.30%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.08%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.42%

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RodneyKNover a year ago
On this website you can find GrabIt, one of the easiest Usenet content downloaders in the world. With GrabIt you can search and download any content on USENET news servers, without downloading gigabytes of headers.