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Should I remove SimilarWeb?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,031
United States Rank #32,240
Reach 0.0428%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.29 days
687.20 days >
Average installed length: 361.07 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is SimilarWeb?  (from SimilarGroup)

Discover what your competitors are doing right, what they’re doing wrong, and what to do about it. Uncover all your competitors’ traffic sources from search, social networks, referrals, ads and mail. Optimize your campaigns with powerful knowledge about what works for them.


SimilarWeb is a program developed by SimilarGroup. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The main program executable is SimilarWeb.dll. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 677.16 KB (693,415 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 7% of users of SimilarWeb come from India, it is also popular in Iran and Taiwan.
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: SimilarWeb
URL: www.SimilarWeb.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\similarweb
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\SimilarWeb\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 677.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by SimilarWeb

Program module:SimilarWeb.dll
Name:Internet Explorer Similarsiites Addon
SimilarSites For Internet Explorer
Signed by:SimilarWeb Ltd.
Path:C:\Program Files\similarweb\SimilarWeb.dll
Additional files:
  • SimilarWeb.dll - Internet Explorer Similarsiites Addon (SimilarSites For Internet Explorer)
  • uninstall.exe - SimilarWeb
  • onload.js

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Bar
  • SimilarWeb.dll installs an Explorer Bar in Internet Explorer called 'SimilarSites' with a class of {FE69C007-C452-4d3e-86D2-1730DF8BC871}.
Internet Explorer Extension
  • SimilarWeb.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension using the class {807DF5E0-4EF7-48a8-A405-239F3E29FFA9}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • SimilarWeb.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'SimilarSites' with the class of {FE69C007-C452-4d3e-86D2-1730DF8BC871} (SimilarSites Toolbar).
Internet Explorer URL Search Hook
  • SimilarWeb.dll loads into IE as a URL Search Hook named 'SimilarSites' with a class of {FE69C007-C452-4d3e-86D2-1730DF8BC871} in order to redirect unknown URL searches.

How do I remove SimilarWeb?

Quickly and completely remove SimilarWeb from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove SimilarWeb from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall SimilarWeb 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 SimilarWeb, 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 SimilarWeb.
  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 SimilarWeb you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
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Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.00%
Windows XP 14.48%
Windows 10 6.15%
Windows Vista 3.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.02%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.41%
Windows 7 Professional 12.59%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.75%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

7.00% of installs come from India
Which countries install it?
  India 7.00%
  Iran 6.63%
  Taiwan 4.70%
  United States 4.58%
  Belgium 3.74%
  Israel 3.74%
  Thailand 3.74%
  Indonesia 3.14%
  Malaysia 2.77%
  Saudi Arabia 2.65%
  Philippines 2.53%
  Singapore 2.29%
  MK 2.17%
  Greece 2.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.14%
Dell 20.77%
Hewlett-Packard 19.85%
ASUS 10.29%
Toshiba 5.33%
Samsung 4.96%
Lenovo 4.23%
Intel 3.31%
American Megatrends 2.02%
MSI 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.15%
LENOVO 20079 2.49%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.49%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 2.07%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.66%

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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