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Should I remove InfoAtoms [Uninstall]?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,297
United States Rank #3,830
Reach 0.0482%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.74 days
906.86 days >
Average installed length: 476.49 days


VersionDistribution 93.05% 5.37% 1.58%

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InfoAtoms [Uninstall]

What is InfoAtoms [Uninstall]?

InfoAtoms is designed to provide users with information regarding specific words and expressions that they highlight with the mouse cursor. The interface of InfoAtoms consists of three tabs: Research, Translate, and Thesaurus. InfoAtoms works by installing a web browser extension, for IE the extension is a Browser Helper Object, that allows you to contextually highlight text in your web browser to perform an action via a popup.

About  (from InfoAtoms)

InfoAtoms is a FREE Browser plugin that enables you to rapidly learn more about anything that sparks your interest online. Less tabs, more fun faster. So go out there, be curious and explore! Highlight text on any website and get instant search results, translations, synonyms and more. Highlight any part of a word or p...  Read more


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 InfoAtomsClientIE.dll. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 595.95 KB (610,253 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Delivered through a thrid-party offer
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in InfoAtoms [Uninstall].
InfoAtomsClientIE.dll (d2d2e0bd282276f002d914178cec820a) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-131103 Win32:Adware-AUS [Adw]
G Data 13.11.22 Win32.Trojan.Agent.PKR0RD
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan.2.0.127 AdWare.Win32.InfoAtoms
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.163.1557.0 Adware:Win32/InfoAtoms
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Symantec 11/3/2013 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.307 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1L3
VIPRE Antivirus 21544 InfoAtoms (fs)
InfoAtoms [Uninstall] 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: InfoAtoms
URL: www.infoatoms.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\infoatoms
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InfoAtoms\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 595.95 KB

Program filesFiles installed by InfoAtoms [Uninstall]

Program module:InfoAtomsClientIE.dll (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\infoatoms\IE32\InfoAtomsClientIE.dll
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - InfoAtoms (InfoAtoms Installer)
  • (Malware detected) InfoAtomsClientIE.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • InfoAtomsClientIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'InfoAtoms' with the class of {103089DA-0F31-4A8B-843F-7D24A7FE8345}.

How do I remove InfoAtoms [Uninstall]?

You can uninstall InfoAtoms [Uninstall] 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 InfoAtoms [Uninstall], 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 InfoAtoms [Uninstall].
  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 InfoAtoms [Uninstall] you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.16%
Windows Vista 13.68%
Windows 10 11.37%
Windows XP 5.68%
Windows Server 2003 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.56%
Windows 8 6.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.77%
  Iran 0.50%
  Canada 0.31%
  United Kingdom 0.25%
  Mexico 0.12%
  SC 0.12%
  United Arab Emirates 0.12%
  Saudi Arabia 0.12%
  Hong Kong 0.06%
  Singapore 0.06%
  UA 0.06%
  DZ 0.06%
  Pakistan 0.06%
  Venezuela 0.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.26%
Dell 26.72%
Acer 11.67%
Toshiba 10.41%
ASUS 4.64%
Lenovo 2.11%
Intel 1.41%
Samsung 0.70%
Alienware 0.56%
Sony 0.56%
Gateway 0.42%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.95%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.11%


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