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Similar Web

What is Similar Web?  (from SimilarGroup)

Find out the ranking for the websites you visit to understand their position globally, on their top-performing countries, and within their category. See the traffic trend over the past three months and get a breakdown of the main sources of traffic. Discover websites with similar content to define or expand your compe...  Read more


Similar Web is a software program developed by SimilarGroup. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named SimilarWeb.dll. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.65 MB (1,725,087 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SimilarWeb.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\similargroup\similar web
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SimilarGroup\Similar Web\SimilarWebUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Similar Web

Program module:SimilarWeb.dll
SimilarWeb Internet Explorer Add-on
Path:C:\Program Files\similargroup\similar web\SimilarWeb.dll
Additional files:
  • SimilarWebUninstall.exe
  • atl90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (ATL Module for Windows (Unicode))
  • msvcm90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp90.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr90.dll
  • SimilarWeb.dll - SimilarWeb (SimilarWeb Internet Explorer Add-on)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • SimilarWeb.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'SimilarWeb' with the class of {742D6162-B77D-4564-8A64-0539E89F2CC9}.

How do I remove Similar Web?

You can uninstall Similar Web 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 Similar Web, 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 Similar Web.
  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 Similar Web you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About SimilarGroup

SimilarGroup (SimilarGroup / SimilarWeb Ltd) is a private technology based company, that developed an algorithm aimed to identify similar and top content related to every website online in real time.
Publisher URL: www.similarsites.com


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