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23.0.1271.95 100.00%

Internet Browser


Internet Browser is a software program developed by Shield. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named shield.exe. The setup package generally installs about 42 files and is usually about 207.05 MB (217,105,145 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Shield\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Shield\Application\23.0.1271.95\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 207.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Internet Browser

Program executable:shield.exe
Additional files:
  • am.dll
  • ar.dll
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • bg.dll
  • bn.dll
  • ca.dll
  • chrome.dll (by Jutera Labs) - Shield
  • chrome_frame_helper.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Google Chrome Frame (Chrome Frame renders the Web of the future in the browsers of the past. It's like strapping a rocket engine to a minivan.)
  • chrome_frame_helper.exe (by The Chromium Authors)
  • chrome_launcher.exe
  • cs.dll
  • da.dll
  • de.dll
  • delegate_execute.exe
  • el.dll
  • en-GB.dll
  • en-US.dll
  • es.dll
  • es-419.dll
  • et.dll
  • fa.dll
  • fi.dll
  • fil.dll
  • fr.dll
  • gu.dll
  • he.dll
  • hi.dll
  • hr.dll
  • hu.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • id.dll
  • it.dll
  • ja.dll
  • libegl.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libglesv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.exe (by Jutera Labs)
  • npchrome_frame.dll
  • ppgooglenaclpluginchrome.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • shield.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_EC8759C45E14F9EE4EEF61936D8F617E' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Shield\Application\shield.exe" --no-startup-window.

How do I remove Internet Browser?

Quickly and completely remove Internet Browser from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Internet Browser 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 Internet Browser, 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 Internet Browser.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 3%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.61%
Windows 8 30.30%
Windows Vista 6.06%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 8.1 12.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.09%
Windows 8 6.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.03%
Windows 10 Home 3.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.14%
Hewlett-Packard 32.14%
Acer 10.71%
ASUS 7.14%
Toshiba 3.57%
Sony 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
Apple 3.57%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 3.13%
Sony VPCL116FX 3.13%
LENOVO H215 3.13%
Hewlett-Packard Rfrb h9-1... 3.13%


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