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Should I remove SW.Sustainer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
80% remove it20% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,520
United States Rank #25,454
Reach 0.0197%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 365.58 days
988.00 days >
Average installed length: 519.12 days

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SW.Sustainer 1.80

What is SW.Sustainer?

Distributed by WebPick Internet Holdings along with an advertising supported web browser extension that injects ads in the user's web browser. The SW.Sustainer program is designed to protect the web browser extension from removal so that it can continue to inject advertising in the browser. Ads are in the form of banners and text links and often redirect to adware and malware websites.


A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
SW.Sustainer 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: Certified Publisher
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE" "C:\Program Files1\SW30E4~1.BOO",_uninstall /un

How do I remove SW.Sustainer?

You can uninstall SW.Sustainer 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 SW.Sustainer 1.80, 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 SW.Sustainer.
  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) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 80%
Keep it 20%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.61%
Windows 10 23.14%
Windows XP 7.20%
Windows Vista 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 26.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.96%
Windows 7 Professional 9.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.98%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.45%
  Brazil 7.31%
  Indonesia 6.01%
  Italy 4.96%
  Argentina 4.44%
  India 4.18%
  Mexico 4.18%
  Canada 3.39%
  United Kingdom 2.87%
  Taiwan 2.35%
  France 2.35%
  Turkey 2.35%
  Peru 2.35%
  DZ 2.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.90%
Acer 21.16%
ASUS 17.01%
Dell 13.69%
Toshiba 6.22%
Lenovo 5.81%
Samsung 4.98%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.04%
ASUS All Series 4.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.32%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.16%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.16%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.16%


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