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Should I remove Jet?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,890
United States Rank #24,204
Reach 0.0168%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.80 days
318.53 days >
Average installed length: 167.36 days


24.0.1293.0 100.00%


What is Jet?  (from PerformerSoft)

Jet browser is a powerful chromium-based web browser developed to make your life on the web much faster. Speed-up all your downloads with JET's built in tools.


Jet is a program developed by PerformerSoft. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is jet.exe. The software installer includes 51 files and is usually about 223.64 MB (234,505,965 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 21% of users of Jet come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Jet.
jet.exe (72f4803cdd19f5d9e743d2d57716b7b1) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir APPL/InstallBrain.BY
Comodo Security 17023 UnclassifiedMalware
Symantec 10/2/2013 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.275 TROJ_GEN.F47V0816
VIPRE Antivirus 21948 InstallBrain (fs)
Jet 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: Performersoft
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application\24.0.1293.0\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall --verbose-logging
Estimated size: 223.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Jet

Program executable:jet.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • jethelper.exe - Jet Browser Helper
  • jetmtd.exe - JetDownloadBooster
  • jet_launcher.exe - Jet launcher
  • chrome_launcher.exe - Jet Frame (Jet Frame renders the Web of the future in the browsers of the past. It's like strapping a rocket engine to a minivan.)
  • jetreports.exe
  • jetmg.exe (by Microsoft) - JetMediaGrabber2
  • am.dll
  • ar.dll
  • avcodec-54.dll
  • avformat-54.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • bg.dll
  • bn.dll
  • ca.dll
  • chrome.dll (by The Chromium Authors) - Chromium
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jint.dll - Jint
  • kn.dll
  • libegl.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • libglesv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • npchrome_frame.dll
  • ppgooglenaclpluginchrome.dll
  • update_jet.exe (by wyDay) - wyUpdate
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • jet.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9C82D025-AF21-4FE3-BCBB-DD525A65C961}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • jet.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_97DD0D5A5D8224685324584684295986' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application\jet.exe" --no-startup-window.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • jet.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #3' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application\jet.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://ad.zanox.com/ppc/?19545375C1101616744&ULP=[[http%3A%2F%2Fwww.g.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • jet.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Performersoft\Application\jet.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Total CPU:0.0274871829%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01036956%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01711762%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Jet?

You can uninstall Jet 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 Jet, 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 Jet.
  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.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.67%
Windows 10 18.13%
Windows XP 9.06%
Windows Vista 5.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.96%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.06%
Windows 7 Professional 8.46%
Windows 8.1 5.14%
Windows 8 Pro 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.65%
  United Kingdom 6.78%
  Germany 5.90%
  India 4.72%
  Canada 3.83%
  Italy 3.83%
  Malaysia 2.65%
  Brazil 2.06%
  Indonesia 2.06%
  Iran 2.06%
  Egypt 1.77%
  Spain 1.77%
  France 1.77%
  Mexico 1.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.16%
Hewlett-Packard 22.36%
Dell 17.30%
Toshiba 7.59%
ASUS 7.17%
Lenovo 4.64%
Samsung 2.95%
Intel 2.53%
Sahara 1.27%
Alienware 0.84%
Gateway 0.84%
Common models
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.52%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.52%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.52%
Acer Aspire 4752 2.82%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.11%

About PerformerSoft

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, Searchcore Toolbar, DealFinder add-on, PriceGong, Findamo, and many others.
Publisher URL: www.performersoft.com


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