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Should I remove SpywareBlaster?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,781
United States Rank #9,949
Reach 0.0173%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.4.0 100.00%

SpywareBlaster 4.4

What is SpywareBlaster?

SpywareBlaster is a killbit program for Microsoft Windows designed to block the installation of ActiveX malware. It blocks the installation of most ActiveX-based spyware, adware, browser hijackers, dialers and other unwanted programs from the user's computer. Another feature is the ability to restrict the actions of websites known to distribute adware and spyware. It works by blacklisting the CLSID of known malware programs, effectively preventing them from infecting a protected computer. This approach differs from many other anti-spyware programs, which typically offer the user a possibility to "scan" the memory and hard drive of the computer and remove the unwanted software, after it has been installed.

About  (from Javacool Software)

SpywareBlaster doesn't scan for and clean spyware--it prevents it from being installed in the first place. SpywareBlaster prevents the installation of ActiveX-based spyware, adware, dialers, browser hijackers, and other potentially unwanted programs. It can also block spyware/tracking cookies in IE, Mozilla Firefox, Ne...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.javacoolsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SpywareBlaster 4.4

Program executable:spywareblaster.exe
Name:SpywareBlaster
Path:C:\Program Files\spywareblaster\spywareblaster.exe
MD5:8c1e634c2dc9cd73c68230db2efb10dc
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MSCOMCTL.OCX (by Microsoft) - MSCOMCTL (Windows Common Controls ActiveX Control DLL)
  • sbautoupdate.exe - SpywareBlaster AutoUpdate
  • sburlhelper.exe - SB URL Helper
  • SQLite3SB.dll
  • vbrun60sp5.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (Win32 Cabinet Self-Extractor)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\unins000.exe'.
  • sburlhelper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\SpywareBlaster\sburlhelper.exe'.

How do I remove SpywareBlaster?

Quickly and completely remove SpywareBlaster 4.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SpywareBlaster 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 SpywareBlaster 4.4, 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 SpywareBlaster.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#15,781

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.19%
Windows XP 21.79%
Windows Vista 14.93%
Windows 10 2.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.85%
Windows 7 Professional 8.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.44%
  United Kingdom 4.09%
  Canada 3.89%
  Australia 2.04%
  Italy 1.84%
  France 1.64%
  Germany 1.43%
  Spain 1.23%
  Mexico 1.02%
  Netherlands 1.02%
  Belgium 0.61%
  Brazil 0.61%
  Colombia 0.41%
  DZ 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.45%
Hewlett-Packard 24.55%
Toshiba 11.36%
Acer 10.91%
GIGABYTE 10.00%
Intel 5.91%
ASUS 4.09%
American Megatrends 3.18%
Lenovo 1.36%
Sahara 1.36%
Gateway 0.91%
NEC 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.26%
Gigabyte H55M-UD2H 3.55%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.55%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite A665 2.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.13%

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