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Should I remove Supporter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,862
United States Rank #7,041
Reach 0.1060%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 354.19 days
1037.34 days >
Average installed length: 545.04 days

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Supporter 1.80

What is Supporter?

This adware injects advertising in the user's Internet browser by running as an extension and/or add-on. Ads are delivered in the form of banners and text-links (roll-overs) as well as some popup ads. These ads are typically injected in the header of footer are of the web page and may be identified by 'Ads by Supporter". This application is classified as adware and/or a PUP based on its behavior. The software is distributed through third party installers.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days.
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Supporter 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: Costmin
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE" "C:\Program Files1\SUPPOR~1\SUPPOR~1.DLL",_uninstall /un

How do I remove Supporter?

You can uninstall Supporter 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 Supporter 1.80, 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 Supporter.
  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) 51%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.89%
Windows 10 30.31%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.62%
Windows 8.1 10.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.39% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.39%
  Brazil 6.13%
  United Kingdom 4.35%
  Canada 3.33%
  Italy 3.24%
  Australia 2.80%
  Saudi Arabia 2.75%
  India 2.62%
  France 2.58%
  Spain 2.22%
  Germany 1.95%
  MA 1.87%
  Mexico 1.82%
  Netherlands 1.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.57%
Acer 18.96%
Dell 16.92%
ASUS 11.78%
Toshiba 8.08%
Samsung 5.21%
Lenovo 4.38%
Intel 0.91%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.53%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.53%
ASUS All Series 4.01%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.86%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.48%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.29%


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