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Should I remove ShareThis?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #46,256
United States Rank #45,716
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.02 days
236.66 days >
Average installed length: 124.35 days


3.0.19 2.94%
3.0.18 11.76%
3.0.17 8.82%
3.0.14 8.82%
3.0.13 14.71%
3.0.11 52.94%

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What is ShareThis?

Share This from Injek brand of adware is a potentially unwanted adware program that injects ads into the user's browser. This includes inserting into web pages or displaying ads over parts of existing web page advertisements, banners, coupons or text links that would not otherwise appear. It will communicate with the j's servers to check for new offers and the placement of offers as well as monitoring and recording the domain name of each page the user views, the advertisements that appear on these pages and the ads the user clicks on.

Form the site: "In order to keep Share This free, we've partnered with high-quality ad providers and you may see additional ads when Share This is installed. We do not allow any really annoying ads, sexual content, or intrusive media; we've only partnered with high-quality ad providers to deliver the best user experience possible, while also trying to help with some of our costs to keep Share This free."

In addition the app may display alerts and popups for updating or installing new applications many of which are ad-supported browser extensions.

About  (from Data Protection Solutions)

Share This is a free application that allows you to share content with your friends and family. Share This uses existing social media APIs and other services to make it easy to share your content from one place.
ShareThis has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove ShareThis.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.getsharethis.com/about.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\sharethis
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\ShareThis\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 747.4 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ShareThis

Program executable:uninstall.exe
Name:Share This
ShareThis Uninstall

How do I remove ShareThis?

Quickly and completely remove ShareThis from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove ShareThis from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall ShareThis 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 ShareThis, 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 ShareThis.
  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 56%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 55.88%
Windows 7 38.24%
Windows Vista 2.94%
Windows XP 2.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.41%
Windows 8.1 29.41%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.94%
Windows 7 Professional 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.37%
  Canada 21.05%
  Brazil 18.42%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  France 2.63%
  Australia 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.30%
ASUS 18.18%
Toshiba 15.15%
Dell 9.09%
Lenovo 9.09%
Acer 9.09%
Samsung 3.03%
Intel 3.03%
Alienware 3.03%
Common models
ASUSTeK K55A 5.88%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 5.88%
HP 15 Notebook PC 5.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.88%
Samsung 550P5C/550P7C 2.94%
LENOVO 2958 2.94%


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