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Should I remove SafePCRepair?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,208
United States Rank #17,339
Reach 0.0169%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.05 days
208.01 days >
Average installed length: 109.29 days


1.1.fc5ad1f323753d875dced1851d6f03d65627e1c5.22 19.31%
1.0.8056.14 25.25%
1.0.7708.6 17.82% 37.62%

Other programs by Mindspark Interactive Network


What is SafePCRepair?

This is a web browser plugin that is potentially unwanted and ad-supported. In addition to displaying advertisements, as part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to the web browser settings. Such changes may include the following:

- Modifying/changing the default home page and tab URL
- Changing the search assistance provider (built-in search box) and search pages
- Adds additional menus and buttons to the browser
- Updating some browser settings which might lower overall security
- May provide automatic updates and present the user with additional software offers

Within Internet Explorer the toolbar runs as a Browser Helper Object (BHO), in Google Chrome it is an extension and in Firefox it is an addon.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Safe PC Repair toolbar features help to improve your computer’s performance and includes the following additional software downloads or features provided by third party vendors:

IOLO TECHNOLOGIES SOFTWARE: The Safe PC Repair Toolbar requires an additional download of certain software owned by iolo Technologi...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Adds a background Windows Service
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in SafePCRepair.
spr.exe (a5ff44b2560a74c79e9abc231f96f7fe) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3582 Zango
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 TROJ_GEN.F47V0521
VIPRE Antivirus 22850 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
ioloToolService.exe (45217292f475e586d5db05792881c052) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG MyWebSearch
AVware MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
CMC Antivirus Packed.Win32.Obfuscated.10!O
G Data 24 Win32.Adware.Mindspark.C
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Pall
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0810
VIPRE Antivirus 34122 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SafePCRepair
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SafePCRepair\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\SafePCRepair\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 9.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SafePCRepair

Program executable:spr.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\safepcrepair\spr.exe
Additional files:
  • IoloServiceWrapper.dll - Iolo Tools Wrapper
  • ioloToolService.exe (by iolo technologies) - iolo Toolkit (iolo System Component)
  • MindSparkTools.dll (by iolo technologies)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile)
  • ioloToolService.dll
  • manifest.json

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ioloToolService.exe runs as a service named 'ioloToolService' (ioloService).

How do I remove SafePCRepair?

Quickly and completely remove SafePCRepair from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SafePCRepair 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SafePCRepair, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SafePCRepair.
  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.31%
Windows 8 18.32%
Windows XP 8.91%
Windows Vista 3.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.11%
Windows 7 Professional 13.57%
Windows 8.1 9.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.05%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.53%
  IQ 5.70%
  India 4.82%
  DZ 3.95%
  Egypt 3.51%
  Taiwan 3.07%
  Romania 3.07%
  MA 2.63%
  Indonesia 2.19%
  TN 1.75%
  Saudi Arabia 1.75%
  United Kingdom 1.75%
  Thailand 1.32%
  Colombia 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.24%
Dell 21.48%
Acer 13.42%
ASUS 9.40%
Toshiba 7.38%
Intel 2.01%
American Megatrends 1.34%
Samsung 1.34%
Sony 0.67%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.78%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2C 1.85%
ASUSTeK T100TA 1.85%
Acer Aspire E1-571 1.85%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.85%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.85%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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