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Should I remove Ignite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,592
United States Rank #20,163
Reach 0.0254%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.23 days
744.38 days >
Average installed length: 391.12 days


VersionDistribution 94.10% 2.81% 3.09%


What is Ignite?  (from OpenCandy)

Ignite is a small helper application which securely downloads and launches a software installer. Ignite installs an application and browser plug-ins. Each installation method is a little different depending on how your computer is configured and which browser you are using. It is possible that without .NET or Java inst...  Read more


Ignite is a program developed by OpenCandy. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is ignite.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.85 MB (1,939,536 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 24% of users of Ignite come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.opencandy.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Ignite
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Ignite\Ignite.exe" --command uninstall
Estimated size: 1.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ignite

Program executable:ignite.exe
Ignite Installer
Additional files:
  • IgniteHlp.dll - Ignite (Ignite Offer Engine p38)
  • npOCDM. - Ignite Browser Helper
  • npOCDM.
  • OfferFinisher.exe - Ignite Installation Assistant

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Google Chrome Plugins
  • npOCDM. is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npOCDM.'.
  • npOCDM. is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npOCDM.'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npOCDM. is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'opencandy.com/Ignite' with a plugin key of 'opencandy.com/Ignite'.
  • npOCDM. is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'opencandy.com/Ignite' with a plugin key of 'opencandy.com/Ignite'.

How do I remove Ignite?

Quickly and completely remove Ignite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall Ignite 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 Ignite, 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 Ignite.
  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 Ignite you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.40%
Windows XP 9.83%
Windows 8 8.71%
Windows Vista 5.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.15%
Windows 7 Professional 10.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.66%
Windows 7 Starter 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.27% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 24.27%
  United States 18.47%
  Austria 3.96%
  United Kingdom 3.17%
  Australia 2.37%
  Spain 2.37%
  Israel 2.37%
  Italy 2.37%
  Canada 2.11%
  Brazil 1.85%
  Japan 1.85%
  Belgium 1.58%
  India 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.52%
Acer 18.75%
Dell 18.27%
Medion 8.65%
ASUS 8.17%
Intel 5.29%
Lenovo 1.92%
Sahara 1.92%
Samsung 1.92%
American Megatrends 1.44%
Toshiba 1.44%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.30%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.19%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.19%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.19%


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