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Should I remove SW-Sustainer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,299
United States Rank #5,402
Reach 0.2770%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 768.24 days
1609.76 days >
Average installed length: 845.80 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.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Installed as part of a co-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\SW-BOO~1\ASSIST~1.DLL",_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) 55%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.98%
Windows 10 25.60%
Windows XP 5.71%
Windows Vista 2.67%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.99%
Windows 7 Professional 11.21%
Windows 8.1 6.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.65%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.23%
  India 5.68%
  Indonesia 3.86%
  Italy 3.14%
  MA 2.64%
  Brazil 2.52%
  United Kingdom 2.34%
  Romania 2.16%
  Saudi Arabia 2.12%
  Canada 2.10%
  Spain 2.01%
  Egypt 1.92%
  Germany 1.87%
  Mexico 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.75%
Acer 20.31%
Dell 17.39%
ASUS 10.29%
Toshiba 8.03%
Lenovo 5.09%
Samsung 4.07%
Intel 1.64%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Sahara 0.62%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.20%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.77%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.65%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.63%
ASUS All Series 2.55%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.55%


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