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Should I remove SeeSimilar?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,483
United States Rank #18,579
Reach 0.0176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.77 days
465.10 days >
Average installed length: 244.37 days


VersionDistribution 12.10% 87.90%


What is SeeSimilar?

SeeSimular is typically a co-bundled application with various Conduit features such as SearchProtect and the AppBario Toolbar and in many cases used the PerformerSoft InstallBrain bundler.

From the terms:
"In addition to the Conduit Software licensed to you, Conduit also provides a platform to Publishers and other third parties in which they are presented with a large number of tools to enable them to create interesting and unique apps, buttons and gadgets that they may distribute to you as Customized Software. Some of these tools may give these third parties the ability to access, collect, store and/or share your information. The Product and Plugin may automatically download and install updates from time to time from Licensor. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Product and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit Licensor to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Product and Plugin."

About  (from See Simular.com)

SeeSimilar brings you the best online coupons while you shop, also you will get their updater. The Toolbar includes Value Apps which selects the best daily apps based on your browsing information. Set my default search and home page to Conduit Search & install Search Protect by conduit.

Search Protect identifies...  Read more
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
SeeSimilar 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: SeeSimilar.com
URL: www.seesimilar.com
Help link: ct3227981.ourtoolbar.com/terms
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\seesimilar
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SeeSimilar\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SeeSimilar

Program executable:BackgroundHost64.exe
Name:Add-ons Framework
Path:C:\Program Files\seesimilar\BackgroundHost64.exe
Additional files:
  • ScriptHost.dll (by SeeSimilar.com) - Add-ons Framework (ScriptHost)
  • ScriptHost64.dll (by SeeSimilar.com)
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • ScriptHost.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SeeSimilar' with the class of {F225A2E3-8EE1-4204-B7A0-F4C551578A87}.

How do I remove SeeSimilar?

You can uninstall SeeSimilar 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 SeeSimilar, 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 SeeSimilar.
  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 SeeSimilar you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.98%
Windows 10 27.09%
Windows XP 4.61%
Windows Vista 4.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.80%
Windows 8 12.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.14%
Windows 7 Professional 6.69%
Windows 8.1 6.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 21.01%
  France 8.40%
  Canada 8.40%
  Italy 7.00%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Spain 3.64%
  South Africa 3.36%
  Poland 2.80%
  Switzerland 1.68%
  New Zealand 1.40%
  Iran 0.56%
  MK 0.28%
  Belgium 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.70%
Acer 24.78%
Dell 13.48%
ASUS 8.70%
Toshiba 6.52%
Samsung 6.52%
Medion 5.65%
Lenovo 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.61%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.63%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.63%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 1.97%


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