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Should I remove Spigot Removal Tool?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
57% remove it43% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0005%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.24 days
95.46 days >
Average installed length: 50.16 days


build_1.0.0.150_rev_3314_date_09:49:21 10-02-14 33.33%
build_1.0.0.150_rev_3248_date_16:08:32 05-11-13 11.11%
build_1.0.0.143_rev_3131_date_15:30:42 15-07-13 22.22%
build_1.0.0.100_rev_%SVNRevision%_date_%CompileDat 11.11%
1.0 22.22%

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Spigot Removal Tool

What is Spigot Removal Tool?

During installation, the Security Stronghold Removal Tool utility will provide various bundled applications including RegClean Pro registry cleaner. It will then download utilities from its server and scan the user's PC. After scanning, it will show a number of 'malware' files found, including the bundled RegClean it installed. In order to remove the 'malware' you are required to purchase a product called True Sword Antispyware or Stronghold Antivirus.


The most used version is build_1.0.0.150_rev_3314_date_09:49:21 10-02-14, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is spigotremovaltool.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 112.16 MB (117,612,452 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Spigot Removal Tool.
spigotremovaltool.exe (dfbd6723b021473caab78ef03efbc3ca) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
ESET-NOD32 7.7611 probably a variant of Win32/SecurityStronghold
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.146 TROJ_GEN.F47V0820
Spigot Removal Tool has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.SecurityStronghold.com
Help link: www.SecurityStronghold.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Spigot Removal Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Spigot Removal Tool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 112.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Spigot Removal Tool

Program executable:spigotremovaltool.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\spigot removal tool\spigotremovaltool.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Spigot Removal Tool?

You can uninstall Spigot Removal Tool 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 Spigot Removal Tool, 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 Spigot Removal Tool.
  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) 78%
Win 10 11%
Uninstall it 57%
Keep it 43%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 10 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.44%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 8 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.29%
  Spain 14.29%
  Brazil 7.14%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Paraguay 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
ASUS 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
MEGAWARE MW-H61H2-M2 14.29%
HP Compaq 2510p Notebook ... 14.29%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 14.29%
MSI MS-7681 14.29%
ASUSTeK U46E 14.29%
HPE-590t 14.29%

About (from Security Stronghold)

Company Profile Security Stronghold Company was founded by several computer security professionals.
Publisher URL: www.securitystronghold.com


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