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Should I remove ParetoLogic Internet Security?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
67% remove it33% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,852
United States Rank #32,287
Reach 0.0020%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.49 days
161.98 days >
Average installed length: 85.11 days


VersionDistribution 51.28% 20.51% 28.21%

ParetoLogic Internet Security

What is ParetoLogic Internet Security?  (from ParetoLogic)

ParetoLogic Internet Security provides premium protection against all kinds of cyber threats. Your email messages and contact list are protected by Anti-Phishing technology and advanced Email Security. Surf the web without worry – the Active Protection and Web Shield have you covered against drive-by downloads and susp...  Read more


ParetoLogic Internet Security is a program developed by ParetoLogic. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 paretologic internet security.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 38 files and is usually about 16.08 MB (16,861,105 bytes). AVUpdater.exe 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 10. While about 68% of users of ParetoLogic Internet Security come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paretologic.com/products/internetsecurity/index.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\ParetoLogic Internet Security
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic\ParetoLogic Internet Security\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 16.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ParetoLogic Internet Security

Program executable:paretologic internet security.exe
Name:ParetoLogic Internet Security
Path:C:\Program Files\paretologic\paretologic internet security\paretologic internet security.exe
Additional files:
  • AVUpdater.exe - ParetoLogic Internet Security (AVUpdater)
  • res.dll
  • uninstall.exe - ParetoLogic Internet Security Uninstaller
  • gfiark.dll (by ThreatTrack Security) - VIPRE Anti-Rootkit
  • SBSetupDrivers.exe (by GFI Software) - GFI Firewall SDK (GFI Firewall SDK Drivers Installer)
  • kbu.dll (by ThreatTrack Security) - VIPRE Antivirus (kbu Dynamic Link Library)
  • uus_ac.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ParetoLogic Internet Security.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7296E815-2B5F-4590-BBBB-A3A80D3B2ADC}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ParetoLogic Internet Security.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ParetoLogic Internet Security Startup.

How do I remove ParetoLogic Internet Security?

You can uninstall ParetoLogic Internet Security 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 Internet Security, 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 Internet Security.
  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) 59%
Win XP 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 67%
Keep it 33%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.54%
Windows 10 23.08%
Windows Vista 12.82%
Windows XP 2.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.46%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 8.1 12.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.69%
Windows 8 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.86% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.86%
  Canada 12.50%
  Australia 8.93%
  France 3.57%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Belgium 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  United Kingdom 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 48.57%
Acer 11.43%
Toshiba 11.43%
Lenovo 8.57%
Dell 5.71%
Intel 5.71%
ASUS 5.71%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro L55... 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite P775 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L875D 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 2.78%
MSI MS-7721 2.78%

About (from ParetoLogic, Inc.)

Millions of users depend on ParetoLogic software to protect, fix and optimize their computers.
Publisher URL: www.paretologic.com


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