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Should I remove SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
64% remove it36% keep it
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.26 days
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Average installed length: 81.54 days

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SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension

What is SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension?

SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your Internet surfing behavior to send you targeted advertising.

MetroCast Toolbar is an is an ad-supported (users may see additional banner and in-text link advertisements) web browser plugin distributed through various monetization platforms during installation. The browser extension includes various features that will modify the default or custom settings of the browser including the home page and search settings.

What the toolbar does:
- Changes the default search engine in your web browser's built-in search box.
- Changes the default home page of your web browser.
- Adds alternative "page not found" functionality.
- Enable search from the address bar of your web browser.

About  (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

By downloading a Toolbar provided by Mindspark, you will be installing a toolbar in your Internet browser (and any supported email functions and/or chat functions), with one or more of the following features (these features may vary for different versions of the Toolbar and/or if you utilize any customization tools off...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Displays advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • 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 Toolbar Chrome Extension.
TPIManagerConsole.exe (4622333385035541b297cdb31edb15f4) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2015.0.3582 Zango
VIPRE Antivirus 23050 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\safepcrepair_89 chrome extension\bar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SafePCRepair_89 Chrome Extension\bar\SafePCRepairCrxSetup.BB8E2E43-4C4B-4804-A7EA-C7D4108E0C57.exe /u mindsparktoolbarkey="SafePCRepa
Estimated size: 5.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension

Program executable:TPIManagerConsole.exe (Malware detected)
Third-Party Product Installer
Path:C:\Program Files\safepcrepair_89 chrome extension\bar\TPIManagerConsole.exe
Additional files:
  • {62153A18-CC25-4F7A-988B-15547592B56E}.exe - SafePCRepair (SafePCRepair Setup)
  • {BBDECA94-5817-440C-AE9F-116D4AB3FD17}.exe
  • TPIManagerConsole.exe - TPIManager (Third-Party Product Installer)
  • t8sql.dll - T8Sql (SQLite Commands)
  • sqlite3.dll
  • 89tpinst.dll - ThirdPartyInstaller Module
  • DependencyManager.dll
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.59265900-DBE3-4FED-B969-92EE1526FE43.exe (by SafePCRepair)
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.67608D98-5741-41E3-91D2-33968E61902D.exe (by SafePCRepair)
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.74B7FB53-5DDE-439A-9DBA-12331A584700.exe
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.90847AC7-967A-4342-BB72-1C1FCFC135E8.exe
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.A6F4B8EC-EE4C-4B08-94D0-2D0981E80FC2.exe
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.BB8E2E43-4C4B-4804-A7EA-C7D4108E0C57.exe
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.C5BFE685-1280-46EA-8663-103DD8323797.exe
  • SafePCRepairCrxSetup.FABB1633-E8FD-4059-A557-299C49C5D8A5.exe
  • verify.dll

How do I remove SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension?

Quickly and completely remove SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
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Or, you can uninstall SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension 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 Toolbar Chrome Extension, 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 Toolbar Chrome Extension.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by SafePCRepair Toolbar Chrome Extension you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win 10 6%
Uninstall it 64%
Keep it 36%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.78%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows Vista 19.44%
Windows 10 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.11%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.82%
  IQ 6.12%
  Indonesia 4.08%
  Israel 4.08%
  India 4.08%
  Iran 4.08%
  Canada 2.04%
  Czech Republic 2.04%
  Germany 2.04%
  France 2.04%
  Ireland 2.04%
  Italy 2.04%
  KH 2.04%
  MA 2.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.14%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 17.14%
Intel 8.57%
Toshiba 5.71%
ASUS 5.71%
American Megatrends 2.86%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C850-B1... 3.45%
Micro-Star MS-7388 3.45%
LENOVO 20160 3.45%
Intel DG41CN 3.45%
INTEL DG31PR 3.45%

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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