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Should I remove SetBrowser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #42,544
United States Rank #38,430
Reach 0.0023%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 40.97 days
548.14 days >
Average installed length: 288.01 days


What is SetBrowser?  (from Jem Berkes)

A very simple program that lets you set the default web browser in Windows. Select the browser you want, and the program will modify the required registry settings. Can now also automatically locate the browser. A valuable tool for anybody who uses more than one web browser on their system (e.g. if you switch between N...  Read more


SetBrowser is a software program developed by Jem Berkes. The primary executable is named setbrows.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of SetBrowser come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Japan.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • 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 SetBrowser.
setbrows.exe (15760cc71e215589256014144122fbcd) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Malware.Heur_Generic.A.(kcloud)
The Hacker Posible_Worm32

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pc-tools.net/win32/setbrowser
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\setbrowser
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SetBrowser\uninstal.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by SetBrowser

Program executable:setbrows.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\setbrowser\setbrows.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstal.exe

How do I remove SetBrowser?

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Or, you can uninstall SetBrowser 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 SetBrowser (remove only), 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 SetBrowser.
  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.
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Win XP 44%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 37.50%
Windows 8 9.38%
Windows Vista 3.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 Professional 18.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.38%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.13%
Windows 8 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  France 13.51%
  Japan 8.11%
  Australia 5.41%
  Germany 5.41%
  Spain 5.41%
  Portugal 5.41%
  Austria 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%
  Netherlands 2.70%
  Poland 2.70%
  Taiwan 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 13.64%
Intel 13.64%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
ASUS 13.64%
American Megatrends 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Sony 4.55%
Sahara 4.55%
Acer 4.55%
Common models
Unknow Unknow 7.69%
VIA P4M266-8235 3.85%
Sony VPCEJ2L1E 3.85%
Packard Bell NEC IMEDIA 2... 3.85%
MSI MS-7740 3.85%


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