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Should I remove InstallX NetAssistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
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How common is it?
United States Rank #34,057
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 196.04 days
796.74 days >
Average installed length: 418.63 days


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InstallX NetAssistant

What is InstallX NetAssistant?

InstallX NetAssistant (W3i, LLC) is part of the InstallIQ potentially unwanted bundler by W3i, LLC. It is typically installed without knowledge when intalling and W3i product bunder. NetAssistant has no visible window and run in the context of your web browser such as Internet Explorer.

About  (from Freeze.com)

NetAssistant is a 'helper' application to help you search and find what you're looking for. NetAssistant achieves this by offering alternative suggestions for web pages that have been misspelled, mistyped, or does not exist anymore. NetAssistant is seamless and easy to use. Just type in a web address like you normally ...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is NetAssistant.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
InstallX NetAssistant has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: search.freeze.com/search.aspx
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\InstallX\NetAssistant\
Uninstaller: msiexec.exe /x {C792A75A-2A1F-4991-9B85-291745478A79}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by InstallX NetAssistant

Program module:NetAssistant.dll
Path:C:\Program Files\InstallX\NetAssistant\NetAssistant.dll
Additional files:
  • NetAssistant.dll (by InstallX) - NetAssistant
  • update.exe - IE Toolbar (IE Toolbar Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • NetAssistant.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'NetAssistant' with the class of {E38FA08E-F56A-4169-ABF5-5C71E3C153A1} (NetAssistantBHO).
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • NetAssistant.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'NetAssistant' with a class of {E38FA08E-F56A-4169-ABF5-5C71E3C153A1} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove InstallX NetAssistant?

You can uninstall InstallX NetAssistant 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 InstallX NetAssistant, 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 InstallX NetAssistant.
  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 InstallX NetAssistant you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win XP 50%
Win Vista 5%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 45.00%
Windows Vista 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.14%
  Iran 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Intel 11.11%
ASUS 5.56%
Toshiba 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Gateway 5.56%
Common models
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MSI MS-7610 5.56%
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