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Should I remove OBRONA BlockAds?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,661
United States Rank #13,054
Reach 0.0102%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.38 days
70.10 days >
Average installed length: 36.83 days


1.1.37 9.90%
1.1.33 14.85%
1.1.31 64.85%
1.1.29 0.50%
1.1.22 6.93%
1.1.20 2.97%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Red Sky



OBRONA BlockAds is a program developed by Red Sky. The most used version is 1.1.31, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is obronablockads.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 17.95 MB (18,822,063 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 76% of users of OBRONA BlockAds come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: blockads.obrona.org/contact.html
Help link: blockads.obrona.org/faq.html
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Obrona Block Ads
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Obrona Block Ads\Uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 17.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OBRONA BlockAds

Program executable:obronablockads.exe
Name:Obrona Block Ads
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\obrona block ads\obronablockads.exe
Additional files:
  • ExternalUninstaller.exe (by veritas) - II-II-VI praemium (supersum)
  • Uninstaller.exe - Obrona Block Ads

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ObronaBlockAds.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Obrona Block Ads' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Obrona Block Ads\ObronaBlockAds.exe" --hidden.

How do I remove OBRONA BlockAds?

You can uninstall OBRONA BlockAds 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 OBRONA BlockAds, 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 OBRONA BlockAds.

Win 10 51%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.99%
Windows 7 41.58%
Windows Vista 5.94%
Windows XP 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 31.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.38%
Windows 7 Professional 10.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.46%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.17%
  United Kingdom 9.40%
  Italy 5.70%
  South Africa 2.68%
  Netherlands 2.35%
  Germany 1.34%
  Hong Kong 0.34%
  France 0.34%
  India 0.34%
  Pakistan 0.34%
  IQ 0.34%
  OM 0.34%
  Saudi Arabia 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.89%
Dell 22.37%
Toshiba 12.50%
Acer 11.18%
Lenovo 10.53%
ASUS 4.61%
Sony 1.32%
Samsung 1.32%
Alienware 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.69%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.07%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.44%
Dell Inspiron 3531 1.63%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.63%


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