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PC Magazine Password Profiler 3

What is PC Magazine Password Profiler 3?  (from PC Magazine)

Firefox and Internet Explorer both offer to save passwords for your favorite sites, but neither offer a comprehensive way to manage those passwords, nor a method to easily change the saved data. In addition, neither browser pre-fills your registration and checkout forms.


PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 is a program developed by PC Magazine. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is passwordprofiler.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 24.84 MB (26,044,833 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 84% of users of PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcmag.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Password Profiler\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PC Magazine Utilities\Password Profiler\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 24.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Magazine Password Profiler 3

Program executable:passwordprofiler.exe
Name:Password Profiler
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Path:C:\Program Files\pc magazine utilities\password profiler\passwordprofiler.exe
Additional files:
  • PasswordProfiler3Setup.exe - PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 (PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 Setup)
  • PasswordProfilerPortable.exe - Password Profiler (Portable Launcher)
  • Wizard.exe (by Ziff Davis) - Wizard Application (Password Profiler Wizard)
  • PasswordProfilerIE.dll (by Ziff Davis Media) - Fill web forms and more...
  • XTaskDlg.dll (by PJ Naughter) - XTaskDlg

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • PasswordProfilerIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'PasswordProfiler' with the class of {8F7F9118-3E4D-4acb-AAEB-5F3CF070E802} (Password Profiler 3).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • PasswordProfilerIE.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {0424F06E-CBCC-4d8d-8332-92FCB7E200C8}.

How do I remove PC Magazine Password Profiler 3?

Quickly and completely remove PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PC Magazine Password Profiler 3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PC Magazine Password Profiler 3.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by PC Magazine Password Profiler 3 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 8 25%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.33%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.21%
  France 5.26%
  New Zealand 5.26%
  South Africa 5.26%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 20.00%
Gateway 20.00%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard p6610f 11.11%
HPE-300z 11.11%
HP Pavilion P6000 Series 11.11%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 11.11%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 11.11%
Gateway GT5692 11.11%

Publisher URL: www.pcmag.com


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