84,488,480 programs installed

Should I remove SpecialSavings?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,465
United States Rank #12,235
Reach 0.0466%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 544.60 days
1473.67 days >
Average installed length: 774.30 days


2.0.0 100.00%


What is SpecialSavings?

SpecialSavings is a web browser add-on is designed to compare products and prices while you browse the Internet. When you visit certain websites containing products or services, SpecialSavings will detect the product or service and automatically search for better prices. Alternative prices and other product information will then be displayed in your browser for comparison. When visiting one of the domains on the limited list, the SpecialSavings extension will send the product or service information you are viewing to its servers in order to search for alternatives.

About  (from PerformerSoft)

SpecialSavings.com is a free, community driven deals and coupon website which strives to bring its customers with the latest and greatest discounts – for both the online and the offline worlds. We believe that the days of paying a full price are long gone and that the consumers of today have much more awareness and are...  Read more


The main program executable is unyt_wrap.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 2.13 MB (2,235,392 bytes).
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
SpecialSavings has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Special Savings
URL: www.specialsavings.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\specialsavings\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{09C14BAE-2D45-4133-B0FA-5EA4FE5CF978}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.13 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by SpecialSavings

Program executable:unyt_wrap.exe
Yahoo! Toolbar Uninstall Setup
Path:C:\Program Files\yahoo!\common\unyt_wrap.exe
Additional files:
  • unyt.exe (by Yahoo!) - Yahoo! Toolbar Setup
  • mfc71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • swifttalker.exe (by Cepstral) - Cepstral SwiftTalker (swifttalker MFC Application)

How do I remove SpecialSavings?

You can uninstall SpecialSavings 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 SpecialSavings, 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 SpecialSavings.
  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) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.07%
Windows XP 13.37%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows 10 5.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.09%
Windows 7 Professional 7.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.07%
  Germany 11.06%
  Brazil 5.43%
  France 5.13%
  Italy 4.94%
  India 4.84%
  Iran 3.16%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Indonesia 2.57%
  MA 1.97%
  Hungary 1.78%
  Sweden 1.68%
  Canada 1.68%
  Saudi Arabia 1.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.57%
Acer 19.17%
Dell 16.93%
ASUS 8.64%
Toshiba 7.94%
Samsung 5.53%
Lenovo 2.76%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Intel 1.04%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.64%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.27%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.55%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.18%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.82%

About PerformerSoft

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer browsers, Searchcore Toolbar, DealFinder add-on, PriceGong, Findamo, and many others.
Publisher URL: www.performersoft.com


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