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Should I remove ICQ Sparberater?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,767
Reach 0.0079%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 267.53 days
1070.11 days >
Average installed length: 562.26 days


1.4.9 12.42%
1.3.671 50.33%
1.3.667 7.84%
1.2.662 20.92%
1.0.601 8.50%

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ICQ Sparberater

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ICQ Sparberater is a software program developed by Solute gmbh. The most common release is 1.3.671, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 537 KB (549,888 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 94% of users of ICQ Sparberater come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\icq\firefox\chrome\content\icons\icq
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{E2B5568A-B3BC-49D6-9BEA-4A549AA1E01E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 537 KB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by ICQ Sparberater

  • icq.dll - ICQ Sparberater (ICQ Sparberater 1.3.671 (c) solute gmbh)
  • install.rdf
  • jquery-1.4.4.min.js
  • bootstrap.js
  • icq.min.js
  • l10n.js
  • moz-utils.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • icq.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'ICQ Sparberater' with the class of {FE163F11-1919-4257-A280-FF5AF8DAEECB} (icqBHO).

How do I remove ICQ Sparberater?

Quickly and completely remove ICQ Sparberater from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ICQ Sparberater 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ICQ Sparberater, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 ICQ Sparberater.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ICQ Sparberater you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.70%
Windows Vista 11.76%
Windows 10 3.92%
Windows XP 2.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 67.97%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.84%
Windows 7 Professional 5.23%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.61%
Windows 8 1.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.55% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 93.55%
  United States 2.58%
  Austria 1.29%
  Netherlands 1.29%
  Switzerland 0.65%
  United Kingdom 0.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.62%
Medion 19.05%
Hewlett-Packard 12.38%
Samsung 11.43%
Dell 10.48%
ASUS 5.71%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Toshiba 1.90%
Lenovo 1.90%
Sony 0.95%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.51%
MEDION MS-7748 3.51%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.75%
Acer Aspire 7741 1.75%


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