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Should I remove Jet Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,380
United States Rank #24,998
Reach 0.0143%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.34 days
334.44 days >
Average installed length: 175.72 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Jet Browser version

What is Jet Browser?

From the Privacy Policy: "We receive and store any information you enter on jetbrowser.com or give us in any other way. You provide most such information when you use the jetbrowser or bundled plugins. For instance, if you register for an account with us, we may collect your name, email address, country of origin, and, if you choose, your nickname, telephone number, website, company, and title. If you download and install the plugin, we collect any information voluntarily provided by you during the installation and registration process, which can include demographic information such as gender, age, occupation, household income, zip code and country. Demographic information may be correlated to web usage information collected during your use of the service. In addition, you might provide us with personal identifying information, such as mobile telephone number, when you communicate with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise, or complete a questionnaire, subscription form or a contest entry form. You can choose not to provide certain information, but then you might not be able to take advantage of many of our features. We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing and improving our services, delivering targeted content and advertisements that may be of interest to you, and communicating with you.

When you use jetbrowser plugin, we may collect information about the websites you visit and the advertisements that you see on those websites, the searches you perform using search engines, the ways in which you use various features, and the pages you view (especially social media pages). For example, we may collect information about page views, impressions and clicks, as well as similar web usage information. For every webpage you view while using the plugin, our software transmits and stores information associated with your Internet Protocol (IP) address, which may include a domain name, the full URL of the webpage you are visiting, general information about your browser; general information about your computer's operating system;"

About  (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.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Jet Browser.
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 Browser 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

URL: www.jetbrowser.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Performersoft\Application\24.0.1293.0\Installer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 223.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Jet Browser version

Program executable:jet.exe (Malware detected)
Additional files:
  • jethelper.exe - Jet Browser Helper
  • jetmtd.exe - JetDownloadBooster
  • jet_launcher.exe - Jet launcher
  • update_jet.exe (by wyDay) - wyUpdate
  • Jint.dll - Jint
  • jetreports.exe
  • wow_helper.exe
  • jetmg.exe (by Microsoft) - JetMediaGrabber2

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'.

How do I remove Jet Browser?

You can uninstall Jet 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Jet Browser version, 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 Browser.
  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) 59%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.62%
Windows 10 18.15%
Windows XP 10.32%
Windows Vista 3.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.32%
Windows 7 Professional 9.25%
Windows 8.1 5.34%
Windows 8 Pro 3.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.10%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Canada 5.17%
  India 4.83%
  Germany 3.79%
  Italy 3.10%
  Malaysia 2.76%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Egypt 2.07%
  Spain 2.07%
  United Arab Emirates 1.72%
  Mexico 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Saudi Arabia 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.02%
Hewlett-Packard 23.04%
Dell 18.14%
Toshiba 7.35%
ASUS 6.86%
Lenovo 4.90%
Intel 3.92%
Sahara 1.96%
Alienware 1.47%
Medion 0.98%
Samsung 0.98%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.60%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.60%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.88%
Acer Aspire 4752 2.88%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.88%

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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