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Should I remove Spark Security Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,546
United States Rank #33,380
Reach 0.0253%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 2.20 days
64.81 days >
Average installed length: 34.05 days


33.9 Preview 8.02%
33.8 Preview 13.43%
33.7 Preview 21.84%
33.11 Preview 10.02%
33.10 Preview 2.20%
26.6 Preview 33.47%
26.5 Preview 11.02%

Spark Security Browser

What is Spark Security Browser?  (from Baidu)

Fully-optimized cold start speed, external link start speed and tab optimization keep you working fast. Self-security ensures your browser settings and options don't get modified by other programs. Integrated adware protection keeps interruptions to a minimum. Download directly from torrents. Video Download: Watch vi...  Read more


Spark Security Browser is a program developed by Baidu. The most used version is 26.6 preview, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is xiezai.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 62 files and is usually about 120.95 MB (126,826,182 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 21% of users of Spark Security Browser come from Brazil, it is also popular in Egypt and Indonesia.
  • Installs a Windows Service

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Baidu Inc.
URL: www.pcfaster.com
Help link: en.browser.baidu.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\baidu\sparksafe
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\baidu\SparkSafe\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 120.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spark Security Browser

Program executable:xiezai.exe
Spark Security Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\baidu\sparksafe\resource\application\xiezai.exe
Additional files:
  • bavcnsex.dll - Baidu Antivirus (Baidu Antivirus BavCnsEx)
  • bavcommon.dll - Baidu Antivirus Common Lib
  • bavpe.dll - Baidu Antivirus BavPe
  • BavPro_Setup_Mini_223.exe - Baidu Antivirus Mini Setup
  • bavqu.dll - Baidu Antivirus BavQu
  • log.dll - Baidu Antivirus Log Library
  • CrashReport.exe - Baidu (Baidu Bug Reporter)
  • CrashUL.exe - Baidu Antivirus BavCrashUL
  • sparkdoctor.exe - spark
  • sparkservice.exe
  • bdcommon.dll
  • bddownload.dll
  • bdextappmgr.dll
  • bdlogicmain.dll
  • bdmainui.dll
  • bdmessui.dll
  • bdstartlogic.dll
  • bdstatreport.dll
  • bdstorage.dll
  • browsercore.dll
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project)
  • libegl.dll
  • libglesv2.dll
  • bdaccount.dll
  • bddataconverter.exe
  • bddoctor.dll
  • bdminiopenssl.dll
  • bdtray.exe
  • bdupdateui.dll
  • bdutil.exe
  • bdxctrl.dll
  • bdxui.dll
  • btengine.dll
  • d3dcompiler_43.dll
  • ffmpegsumo.dll
  • localhostinfo.dll
  • p2p_service_dll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • sparkservice.exe runs as a service named 'Spark Security Service' (SparkSecuritySvc) "Spark Security Service".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CrashUL.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\baidu\SparkSafe\CrashUL.exe'.

How do I remove Spark Security Browser?

You can uninstall Spark Security Browser 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 Spark Security Browser, 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 Spark Security Browser.
  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 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.94%
Windows 10 27.49%
Windows XP 5.98%
Windows Vista 0.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.04%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.86%
Windows 7 Professional 9.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.63%
Windows 8 Pro 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.80% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 20.80%
  Egypt 14.40%
  Indonesia 11.00%
  Thailand 10.60%
  United States 7.20%
  Saudi Arabia 6.40%
  IQ 5.00%
  Iran 2.20%
  MA 2.00%
  DZ 2.00%
  United Arab Emirates 1.20%
  Germany 1.00%
  France 0.80%
  India 0.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.52%
Acer 21.32%
Hewlett-Packard 20.72%
ASUS 7.51%
Samsung 7.51%
Lenovo 6.01%
Toshiba 5.71%
Sahara 0.90%
Sony 0.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3537 5.26%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.74%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.68%
Samsung 300E5EV/300E4EV/2... 2.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.11%
ASUS All Series 2.11%


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