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Should I remove PC Pitstop Exterminate2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,643
United States Rank #25,578
Reach 0.0024%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 745.09 days
1481.62 days >
Average installed length: 778.48 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

PC Pitstop Exterminate2 2.0

What is PC Pitstop Exterminate2?  (from PC Pitstop)

At PC Pitstop, we hate malware or any other software that installs without our permission or knowledge. Unfortunately, the number of sub standard anti-malware applications is overwhelming and many of these same programs carry their own suspicious activity. For those reasons and more, we are proud to introduce Extermina...  Read more


PC Pitstop Exterminate2 2.0 is a program developed by PC Pitstop. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 271.19 MB (284,359,469 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 89% of users of PC Pitstop Exterminate2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Ireland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcpitstop.com/store/exterminate.asp
Help link: www.pcpitstop.com/faq/Exterminate2.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Exterminate2\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PCPitstop\Exterminate2\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 271.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PC Pitstop Exterminate2 2.0

  • InstallHelper.dll - PC Pitstop Install Helper
  • Exterminate2.exe - PitFrame Module
  • instsrv.exe
  • msvcp80.dll
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • sbsdkxml.dll (by Sunbelt Software) - Sunbelt Software Anti Malware (SBSDKXML Dynamic Link Library)
  • SBTE.DLL (by Sunbelt Software) - Threat Engine Dynamic Link Library
  • SpursDownload.dll - Spurs Download Dynamic Link Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • Vipre.dll - VIPRE Threat detection and remediation system

How do I remove PC Pitstop Exterminate2?

You can uninstall PC Pitstop Exterminate2 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 PC Pitstop Exterminate2 2.0, 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 PC Pitstop Exterminate2.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.45%
Windows Vista 31.91%
Windows 10 6.38%
Windows XP 4.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 29.79%
Windows 7 Professional 6.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%
Windows 10 Home 4.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.73%
  United Kingdom 4.23%
  Ireland 2.82%
  Canada 1.41%
  Egypt 1.41%
  Saudi Arabia 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 43.59%
Dell 17.95%
Acer 12.82%
Sony 7.69%
Toshiba 5.13%
Lenovo 5.13%
Gateway 2.56%
ASUS 2.56%
Common models
HP-Pavilion KT334AA-ABA m... 8.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.44%
MSI MS-7522 4.44%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K330B 2.22%
LENOVO 2958 2.22%
HP-Pavilion RK574AA-ABA a... 2.22%

About (from PC Pitstop LLC)

In 2004, PC Pitstop introduced its first PC optimization software called Optimize.
Publisher URL: www.pcpitstop.com


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