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What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,913
United States Rank #16,043
Reach 0.0188%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.22 days
271.98 days >
Average installed length: 142.91 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Save Sense

What is Save Sense?

From the Terms of Service: "SaveSense provides you with its services, which is a shopping comparative service that includes a downloadable browser add-on ("Software"), banners ads, and coupons that provide you with relevant Offers while you shop online, in order to help you compare prices and products while shopping online through third party websites (the "Service"). The Offers provided through the Service may contain Third Party Content therefore SaveSense cannot warrant that they are accurate, relevant or that they are actually the lowest prices available world-wide."

About  (from savesense.com)

As you browse for a product, SaveSense will show you different online stores where you can find the same product at the lowest prices. SaveSense allows you to choose from a wide array of relevant coupons, deals and, flights and hotels special offers on the spot. Think of SaveSense as your personal online shopping assis...  Read more


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). Once installed, it will add an extension to both the Firefox and Chrome web browsers. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.27 MB (1,332,508 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Adds a toolbar to IE and an extension to Chrome and Firefox
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Save Sense.
SaveSenseIE.dll (1fc0aefcbc3824234566ba4ec96019d7) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-140807 Win32:Adware-gen [Adw]
AVG 2015.0.3390 Generic
Dr.Web Adware.SaveSense.1
Malwarebytes v2014.08.07.06 PUP.Optional.SaveSence.A
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!1FC0AEFCBC38
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.7046 Artemis!1FC0AEFCBC38
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0705
VIPRE Antivirus 31410 Adware.SaveSense (fs)
SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe (75ed33031a4905b1a75f34b5257c460e) has been flagged by the following 7 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG MalSign.Generic.81E
ESET-NOD32 9412 a variant of Win32/DealPly.M
McAfee Artemis!75ED33031A49
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!75ED33031A49
Trend Micro 9.740-1012 ADW_SAVESENSE
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 ADW_SAVESENSE
VIPRE Antivirus 26380 Adware.SaveSense (fs)
       View all 15 all detections
Save Sense 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: SaveSense
URL: support.savesense.com
Help link: www.savesense.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\savesense
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\SaveSense\uninst.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Save Sense

  • (Malware detected) SaveSenseIE.dll - http://www.savesense.com/ (SaveSense for IE)
  • SaveSense.xpi
  • (Malware detected) SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • SaveSense.crx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SaveSenseIE.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SaveSense' with the class of {71e129ff-6c2a-4984-818c-7e2c998b8d99}.
Scheduled Task
  • SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At4' (runs daily at 15:17).

How do I remove Save Sense?

You can uninstall Save Sense 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 Save Sense (remove only), 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 Save Sense.
  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 Save Sense you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.70%
Windows 10 27.84%
Windows XP 5.68%
Windows Vista 3.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.96%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.65%
Windows 8.1 11.65%
Windows 7 Professional 10.03%
Windows 8 8.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.11%
  Germany 12.38%
  Italy 9.95%
  India 8.25%
  France 7.04%
  Brazil 5.58%
  United Kingdom 3.64%
  Canada 2.18%
  Sweden 1.94%
  Spain 1.70%
  Mexico 1.46%
  MA 0.97%
  Australia 0.73%
  Netherlands 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.18%
Acer 24.51%
Dell 16.60%
ASUS 4.74%
Samsung 3.95%
Toshiba 3.95%
Lenovo 2.77%
Medion 2.77%
Intel 1.98%
American Megatrends 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.67%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.67%


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