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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Orca Browser

What is Orca Browser?  (from Avant Force)

Orca Browser is an extremely fast and user friendly web browser, designed to add more functions on to the latest version of Firefox. Not only does Orca Browser contains all the features, such as security, low memory usage, spell-checker, built-in download manager, etc. from a typical Gecko based browser, it also improv...  Read more


Orca Browser is a program developed by Avant Force. 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 software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 28.07 MB (29,434,278 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 38% of users of Orca Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.orcabrowser.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\orca browser
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Orca Browser\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 28.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Orca Browser

  • avant.exe - Avant Browser
  • xbrowser.exe
  • ybrowser.exe
  • avantvw.exe
  • orca.exe - Orca Browser
  • adownloader.exe
  • avantshell.dll
  • SetDefault.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • orca.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{40713A61-3A8F-4CBC-AA6F-3DDE0A6E170E}' (runs on registration).
  • avant.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{674EB6B8-A5C3-4F95-A622-B17D11E9C56F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • avant.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'avant.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Avant Browser\avant.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • xbrowser.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avant Browser\ybrowser.exe'.
  • avant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Avant Browser\avant.exe'.
  • orca.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Orca Browser\orca.exe'.

How do I remove Orca Browser?

You can uninstall Orca 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 Orca Browser, 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 Orca Browser.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista 1%
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 7 57.94%
Windows 10 19.63%
Windows XP 14.02%
Windows Vista 8.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.02%
Windows 10 Home 5.61%
Windows 7 Professional 5.61%
Windows 8.1 4.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.21%
  France 6.50%
  Iran 6.50%
  Brazil 5.69%
  Russia 5.69%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Canada 3.25%
  Italy 3.25%
  Australia 2.44%
  Egypt 2.44%
  Saudi Arabia 2.44%
  Germany 1.63%
  Spain 1.63%
  Greece 1.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.13%
Acer 28.13%
Dell 21.88%
ASUS 3.13%
Toshiba 3.13%
Apple 1.56%
Alienware 1.56%
American Megatrends 1.56%
Common models
HP-Pavilion RX887AAR-ABA ... 3.41%
ASUSTeK CM1745 3.41%
Dell Vostro 1015 2.27%
Gigabyte P61-USB3-B3 2.27%
Acer AOD257 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.27%


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