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Should I remove ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware


ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware is a program developed by ParetoLogic. 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 installer includes 12 files and is usually about 15 MB (15,730,703 bytes). AutoUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 70% of users of ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and RS.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paretologic.com
Help link: support.paretologic.com
Installation folder: C:\users\naser\paretologic\anti-spyware
Uninstaller: C:\Users\naser\ParetoLogic\Anti-Spyware\Uninst_Pareto_AS.exe
Estimated size: 15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware

  • Pareto_AS.exe - Paretologic Anti-Spyware Module
  • RealTimeMonitoring.dll - RealTimeMonitoring Module
  • AutoUpdate.dll - AutoUpdate Module
  • PASShlExt.dll - PASShlExt Module
  • SandBoxer.dll - SandBoxer Module
  • Uninst_Pareto_AS.exe - ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware Installer
  • upgradexoftspyse.exe - XoftSpySE Installer
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • LiteUnzip.dll - Extract the contents from a ZIP archive
  • LiteZip.dll - Create a ZIP archive
  • sqlite3.dll
  • zlibwapi.dll - ZLib.DLL (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pareto_AS.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware' (runs weekly on Fridays at 3:00 AM).

How do I remove ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware?

You can uninstall ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware 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 ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware, 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 ParetoLogic Anti-Spyware.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 20%
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Iran 10.00%
  RS 10.00%
  Russia 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Compaq 20.00%
Common models
HP dc5000 SFF(PL121ES) 25.00%
Dell Inspiron N5110 25.00%
Dell Inspiron N5010 25.00%
Dell Dimension E521 25.00%

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S. Chang Kimover a year ago
I used the Geek uninstaller and it won't get rid of all of it. Like the Alzip program by EST (?) it lives on in your registries and in various other places. It's malware pure and simple...