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What is Sharetastic?  (from GoForSharing)

Sharetastic is a straightforward, solid file sharing program that simply knows what a user wants - it loads up exceptional features such as ghost ratings, a completely user-configurable queue area, and multinetwork. This application supports Gnutella2, Gnutella, eDonkey, and BitTorrent networks. You'll have no problem ...  Read more


Sharetastic is a program developed by GoForSharing. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 main program executable is sharetastic.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 12.02 MB (12,601,095 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 87% of users of Sharetastic come from the United States, it is also popular in RS and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.goforsharing.com/home-mainmenu-1/sharetastic-mainmenu-126.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Sharetastic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Sharetastic\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Sharetastic

Program executable:sharetastic.exe
Sharetastic File Sharing
Path:C:\Program Files\sharetastic\sharetastic.exe
Additional files:
  • 7ZipBuilder.dll - Sharetastic (7-Zip Builder)
  • DocumentReader.dll - Sharetastic Document Reader Plugin
  • GFLImageServices.dll - GFL Image Service Plugin
  • GFLLibraryBuilder.dll - GFL Library Builder Plugin
  • HashLib.dll - HashLib DLL
  • ImageViewer.dll - Sharetastic Image Viewer Plugin
  • MediaImageServices.exe - Media Image Services Plugin
  • MediaLibraryBuilder.exe - Media Library Builder Plugin
  • MediaPlayer.exe - Sharetastic Media Player
  • Preview.dll - Sharetastic Preview Plugin
  • RARBuilder.dll - RAR Builder
  • RatDVDReader.dll - Sharetastic RatDVD Reader Plugin
  • RazaWebHook.dll - Sharetastic Web Download Hook
  • RazaWebHook32.dll
  • RegExp.dll - Regular Expression Library
  • SearchExport.dll - Search Export plugin for Sharetastic
  • sharetastic-setup.exe
  • Skin.exe - Sharetastic Skin Installer
  • SkinScanSKS.dll - Sharetastic Skin Metadata Extractor
  • sqlite3.dll - SQLite3 Library
  • SWFPlugin.dll - SWF Library Builder & Image Service Plugins
  • TorrentWizard.exe - Sharetastic Torrent Wizard
  • uninstall.exe
  • update147.exe
  • VirusTotal.dll - VirusTotal plugin for Sharetastic
  • WindowsThumbnail.exe - Windows Thumbnail plugin for Sharetastic
  • ZIPBuilder.dll - ZIP Builder
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • BugTrap.dll (by IntelleSoft) - BugTrap dynamic link library
  • bzlib.dll (by Julian Seward) - bzlib DLL
  • GeoIP.dll (by MaxMind) - GeoIP Dynamic Link Library
  • zlibwapi.dll (by Jean-loup Gailly & Mark Adler) - zlib data compression library
  • UpdateApp.exe - UpdateApp
  • libgfl340.dll (by XnView) - GFL SDK
  • 7zxa.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Extracting Plugin)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • RazaWebHook32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Sharetastic Web Download Hook' with the class of {0EEDB912-C5FA-486F-8334-57288578C627}.
  • RazaWebHook.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Shareaza Web Download Hook' with the class of {0EEDB912-C5FA-486F-8334-57288578C627}.
Scheduled Task
  • UpdateApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6C512E0-010D-499D-A8C8-2C5B27C74A70}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Sharetastic?

You can uninstall Sharetastic 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 Sharetastic, 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 Sharetastic.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Sharetastic you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 10 36.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.45%
Windows 10 Pro 18.18%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.96%
  RS 4.35%
  Netherlands 4.35%
  Canada 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
ASUS 11.11%
Dell 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Toshiba 11.11%
Common models
HP HP Pavilion Notebook 20.00%
ASUSTeK X75A 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 10.00%
Dell Inspiron N7010 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 10.00%
LENOVO 10249QU 10.00%


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