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Should I remove OfferBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,183
United States Rank #40,108
Reach 0.0352%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.17 days
978.53 days >
Average installed length: 514.14 days


8.1.6076.525 15.85%
8.1.6074.522 2.31%
8.1.6045.468 29.39%
8.1.6042.465 6.48%
8.1.6041.463 0.14%
8.1.6035.452 1.01%
8.1.6004.379 7.93%
6.1.5851.53 2.45%
6.1.5745.28 0.14%
6.0.5852.69 0.43%
6.0.5829.63 0.14%
6.0.5745.37 1.30%
6.0.5694.19 1.15%
6.0.5614.84 1.01%
5.5.5491.415 9.22%
5.5.5480.411 2.45%
5.5.5319.409 1.01%
5.4.5481.238 0.14%
5.4.5302.233 2.31%
5.4.5121.222 1.73%
5.4.5068.205 0.58%
5.4.5010.186 0.14%
5.3.5109.220 0.43%
5.3.5098.214 0.14%
5.3.5068.205 0.14%
5.2.5302.233 2.16%
5.2.5100.216 1.30%
5.2.5081.210 0.14%
5.2.5068.205 0.14%
5.1.5052.200 1.01%
5.1.5033.195 0.14%
5.1.4990.165 0.43%
5.0.5033.195 0.43%
5.0.5019.189 0.14%
5.0.5010.186 0.14%
5.0.4941.157 1.01%
5.0.4863.142 0.29%
5.0.4824.140 0.29%
5.0.4750.125 0.72%
5.0.4732.115 0.58%
5.0.4688.102 0.14%
4.0.4498.53 2.88%


What is OfferBox?

It is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine).

About  (from Aedge Performance BCN SL)

OfferBox, the personal shopping assistant that gathers the best offers and discounts helping users from France, Italy, Spain and soon Brazil save money on their online shopping.


OfferBox is a program developed by Aedge Performance BCN SL. The most used version is 8.1.6045.468, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is offerbox.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 9.23 MB (9,673,787 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 43% of users of OfferBox come from Italy, it is also popular in France and Spain.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Starts automatically
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in OfferBox.
OfferBox.exe (2b7b473238b7616a14f5160e9c277217) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Comodo Security 18952 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 8.10144 a variant of Win32/AdWare.OfferBox.H
OfferBoxUpdateService.exe (5ae84fe1f5ab1b62b5c51106df9a90a6) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Bkav FE W32.Clodaf5.Trojan.f404
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10100 Adware:Win32/OfferBoxBrowser
OfferBox 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: www.offerbox.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\OfferBox
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\OfferBox\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 9.23 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OfferBox

Program executable:offerbox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\offerbox\offerbox.exe
Additional files:
  • OfferBoxHTTPProxy.exe - OfferBoxHTTPProxy
  • offerbox_browserext_setup.exe - Spointer (Spointer Browser Extension Setup)
  • offerbox_browserext_uninstall.exe
  • OfferBoxUpdateService.exe - OfferBox
  • spointer_browserext_uninstall.exe
  • uninstaller.exe - OfferBox setup
  • internal_setup.exe - Kabuki (Kabuki Setup)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OfferBox.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OfferBoxUpdateTask' (runs daily at 15.34).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • OfferBox.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named OfferBoxUpdateTask.
  • OfferBoxUpdateService.exe runs as a service named 'OfferBox update service' (OfferBox update service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • OfferBox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OfferBox' and executes as C:\Program Files\OfferBox\OfferBox.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OfferBox.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'offerbox' which loads as C:\Program Files\OfferBox\OfferBox.exe.
Network connections
  • OfferBoxHTTPProxy.exe connects to (port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000264270%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000016%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002627%
0.015104% average
Memory:127.66 MB
Total CPU:0.0000294178%
Kernel CPU:0.00001368%
User CPU:0.00001574%

How do I remove OfferBox?

You can uninstall OfferBox 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 OfferBox, 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 OfferBox.
  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) 62%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.06%
Windows 10 13.67%
Windows Vista 10.22%
Windows XP 8.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.13%
Windows 7 Professional 8.55%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.39%
Windows 10 Home 4.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.99% of installs come from Italy
Which countries install it?
  Italy 42.99%
  France 27.61%
  Spain 23.28%
  United States 3.43%
  Germany 0.60%
  Brazil 0.45%
  Argentina 0.30%
  Belgium 0.30%
  United Kingdom 0.15%
  Peru 0.15%
  MQ 0.15%
  Portugal 0.15%
  Austria 0.15%
  MA 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 30.70%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
ASUS 15.57%
Dell 5.76%
Samsung 5.76%
Toshiba 5.33%
American Megatrends 1.71%
Sony 1.07%
Intel 0.85%
Sahara 0.85%
Lenovo 0.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 8.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.62%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.21%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.84%
ASUSTeK K53SD 1.84%


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