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Should I remove Performancer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,945
United States Rank #7,888
Reach 0.0428%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 83.90 days
1166.49 days >
Average installed length: 612.90 days


What is Performancer?

Performancer is an adware component that is also known as BProtector. The adware will inject itself in the user's web browser including Firefox, IE and Chrome. It will not only modify the browser's home page and search provider but will display advertisements and read cookies. It will also prevent the user from changing the home page and search pages back through a protection service.


The main program executable is performancer.dll. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Performancer has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: 24soft
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Performancer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE" "C:\Program Files2\PERFOR~1\PERFOR~1.DLL",_uninstall /un

Program filesFiles installed by Performancer

Program module:performancer.dll

How do I remove Performancer?

You can uninstall Performancer 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 Performancer, 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 Performancer.
  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) 55%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.28%
Windows 10 33.61%
Windows Vista 5.80%
Windows XP 3.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.71%
Windows 8.1 18.97%
Windows 7 Professional 8.59%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.89%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.81% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.81%
  Canada 9.42%
  United Kingdom 9.42%
  Italy 4.14%
  Australia 3.95%
  France 2.73%
  Germany 2.26%
  Brazil 1.88%
  Mexico 1.69%
  Netherlands 1.69%
  Spain 1.51%
  Belgium 1.22%
  India 1.13%
  Sweden 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.89%
Dell 18.88%
Acer 16.19%
ASUS 10.43%
Toshiba 9.89%
Samsung 3.24%
Lenovo 2.52%
Intel 1.26%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.21%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.83%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.07%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.30%

About PerformerSoft

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, Searchcore Toolbar, DealFinder add-on, PriceGong, Findamo, and many others.
Publisher URL: www.performersoft.com


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