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Should I remove Groove-Stream?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,718
United States Rank #9,930
Reach 0.0137%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.93 days
735.46 days >
Average installed length: 386.43 days


What is Groove-Stream?  (from Optimum Installer)

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Groove-Stream is a software program developed by Optimum Installer. The primary executable is named Groove-Stream.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.31 MB (1,372,160 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 87% of users of Groove-Stream come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Groove-Stream.
Groove-Stream.exe (370659793f2a6e9b0028269bfae58357) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir TR/Dropper.MSIL.Gen
AVG 2014.0.3467 Dropper.Generic8
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.164 TROJ_GEN.R3QH1EI
uninstall.exe (70bcc94f61cdc1d7073c27e163335d4d) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Avira AntiVir TR/Dropper.MSIL.Gen
AVG Dropper.Generic6.COEW.dropper
Dr.Web Trojan.DownLoader6.15130
VIPRE Antivirus 24284 iBryte (fs)
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.A.Llac.966656.H
Groove-Stream has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Groove-Stream
URL: groove-stream.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Groove-Stream
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Groove-Stream\uninstall.exe" /u
Estimated size: 1.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Groove-Stream

Program executable:Groove-Stream.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\Groove-Stream\Groove-Stream.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) Groove-Stream.exe - Groove-Stream
  • (Malware detected) uninstall.exe - Groove-Stream Installer
  • AxSHDocVw.dll
  • SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw

How do I remove Groove-Stream?

You can uninstall Groove-Stream 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 Groove-Stream, 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 Groove-Stream.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.15%
Windows Vista 14.07%
Windows 10 13.33%
Windows XP 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.74%
Windows 8 6.67%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.76%
  France 3.07%
  United Kingdom 2.84%
  Canada 2.36%
  Australia 1.42%
  Brazil 1.18%
  Germany 0.71%
  Iran 0.47%
  Colombia 0.24%
  Ireland 0.24%
  Japan 0.24%
  PR 0.24%
  UA 0.24%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.15%
Dell 24.53%
Acer 14.15%
Toshiba 10.38%
ASUS 2.83%
Samsung 2.36%
Lenovo 1.89%
Gateway 1.42%
Compaq 0.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.83%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.76%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.76%


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