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What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,457
United States Rank #6,423
Reach 0.0893%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.11 days
180.39 days >
Average installed length: 94.78 days

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Selection Tools

What is Selection Tools?

Selection Tools is a potentially unwanted program.


Selection Tools is a software program developed by Nosibay. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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). The primary executable is named Selection Tools.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 6.25 MB (6,550,221 bytes). The installed file Selection Tools Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of Selection Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Italy.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Selection Tools.
Selection Tools.exe (b413414b666e501928e91f63d2a99f5e) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.10519
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.BubbleDock
K7 AntiVirus 13.202.15567 Trojan
K7GW 13.202.15567 Trojan ( 0049ee0a1 )
Sophos 4.98 Bubble Dock
Trend Micro 10.465.13 ADW_BROWSEF
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 ADW_BROWSEF
Selection Tools Update.exe (1423ca8490b768449385652bde0d50d7) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic.7EE
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.6632
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.10519
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 ADW_BROWSEF
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 ADW_BROWSEF
Vba32 AntiVirus suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h
       View all 15 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: WTools
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\wtools\selection tools
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\WTools\Selection Tools\Selection Tools Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 6.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Selection Tools

Program executable:Selection Tools.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Selection Tools
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\wtools\selection tools\Selection Tools.exe
Additional files:
  • Selection Tools Uninstall.exe - Selection Tools (Selection Tools Uninstaller)
  • Selection Tools Update.exe - Selection Tools Updater
  • Selection Tools.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Selection Tools Update.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Selection Tools Update' (runs daily at 13:47).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Selection Tools.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Selection Tools' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\WTools\Selection Tools\Selection Tools.exe" /winstartup.

How do I remove Selection Tools?

You can uninstall Selection Tools 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 Selection Tools, 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 Selection Tools.
  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.

Win 10 54%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 54.14%
Windows 7 39.39%
Windows Vista 3.69%
Windows XP 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 22.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.44%
Windows 10 Home 12.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.69%
Windows 7 Professional 8.49%
Windows 10 Pro 5.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.72%
  France 23.92%
  Italy 14.04%
  United Kingdom 14.00%
  Spain 5.36%
  Canada 2.28%
  Mexico 0.99%
  Brazil 0.89%
  Germany 0.40%
  Iran 0.20%
  MA 0.20%
  DZ 0.15%
  Saudi Arabia 0.15%
  United Arab Emirates 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.13%
Acer 19.90%
Dell 14.53%
ASUS 12.28%
Toshiba 7.09%
Lenovo 5.28%
Samsung 3.11%
MSI 1.04%
American Megatrends 0.87%
Sahara 0.69%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.25%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.42%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.96%
ASUS All Series 3.54%
HP Pavilion dv6 NoteBook ... 2.92%


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