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Should I remove SaveSense?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
62% remove it38% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,132
United States Rank #4,785
Reach 0.1849%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.19 days
507.08 days >
Average installed length: 266.43 days


VersionDistribution 2.17% 60.74% 30.40% 6.69%

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What is SaveSense?

From the EULA: "SaveSense provides you with services which are intended to enhance your online shopping experience, showing you same products or different stores with cheaper prices and exposing you to coupons allowing you to enjoy exclusive discounts when checking out products ("Offers"). The services are based on an innovative method of behavioral advertising which enables to offer you products, via browser add-on, banners or ads, based on your observed preferences while protecting your privacy. 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
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • 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 SaveSense.
SaveSenseIE.dll (ecc62adbf8b89fd0f639bb4c38102dfe) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2015.0.3598 MalSign.Generic
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.363
SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe (6f2939b1ec17a6631106cfd013a9cd77) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG MalSign.Generic.81E
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.363
ESET-NOD32 9336 a variant of Win32/DealPly.M
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.SaveSense.A
McAfee 5.600.0.1067 Artemis!6F2939B1EC17
McAfee-GW-Edition 2013 Artemis!6F2939B1EC17
uninst.exe (bca000e74b7c08dcf3b892ab5f107c99) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic.81E
Dr.Web Adware.Shopper.388
VIPRE Antivirus 30130 Adware.SaveSense (fs)
Bundled relationships
       View all 5

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SaveSense
URL: support.savesense.com
Help link: www.savesense.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\savesense
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SaveSense\uninst.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SaveSense

Program module:SaveSenseIE.dll (Malware detected)
SaveSense for IE
Path:C:\Program Files\savesense\SaveSenseIE.dll
Additional files:
  • SaveSenseIE.dll - http://www.savesense.com/ (SaveSense for IE)
  • (Malware detected) SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe
  • uninst.exe

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 {2e32cfe5-df92-4ae5-b0be-609ed0df74a6}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D32F9E32-B65D-440C-932B-B791AA92FC4F}' (runs on registration).
  • SaveSenseUpdateVer.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At5' (runs daily at 17:16).

How do I remove SaveSense?

You can uninstall SaveSense 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 SaveSense (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 SaveSense.
  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 SaveSense you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 62%
Keep it 38%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.98%
Windows 10 25.69%
Windows Vista 5.90%
Windows XP 5.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.40%
Windows 7 Professional 9.90%
Windows 8.1 9.41%
Windows 8 5.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.13%
  Brazil 15.26%
  India 14.52%
  United Kingdom 4.65%
  Canada 4.30%
  Germany 4.12%
  Italy 4.04%
  France 3.30%
  Netherlands 2.80%
  Belgium 2.40%
  Australia 2.24%
  Sweden 2.22%
  Russia 1.66%
  DK 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.94%
Dell 20.02%
Acer 19.93%
ASUS 10.14%
Toshiba 5.79%
Samsung 5.13%
Lenovo 4.96%
Intel 2.18%
Sahara 0.83%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.48%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.01%
Positivo Positivo M... 3.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.59%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.48%

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personover a year ago
Why does this program always come back to my PC after uninstalling it?