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Should I remove The AdBlocker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,076
United States Rank #17,351
Reach 0.0357%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.69 days
669.49 days >
Average installed length: 351.77 days

The AdBlocker

What is The AdBlocker?

The AdBlocker is an advertising supported browser extension also known as adware and is designed to deliver ads to the user's Internet browser as banners, context text-links and transitionals ads. The injected ads are not affiliated with the underlying website on which they appear. This program displays content by inserting into the web pages or displaying over parts of such web page advertisements, banner or coupons that would not otherwise appear. Injected ad placements may contain links to further information about the ad ("About this Ad"). This adware component will also report the browsing habits of the user as well as URLs and domain names the user visits so that it can update check for new offers and the placement of offers. It will also monitor and record the advertisements that appear on web pages as well as the ads the user clicks on.


The main program executable is The AdBlocker.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 1 files.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in The AdBlocker.
The AdBlocker.exe (79f9311ac6a5009fef1a5756a0a529d3) has been flagged by the following 8 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Agent.81
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Mplug-52
McAfee 5600.6941 RDN/Generic.dx!dgr
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6941 BehavesLike.Win32.Downloader.fc
Symantec 8/6/2014 rev. 4 Trojan.ADH.SMH
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.237 TROJ_GEN.R047H05HE14
VIPRE Antivirus 34928 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
The AdBlocker 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: The AdBlocker
URL: www.theadblocker.info
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\the adblocker
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\The AdBlocker\The AdBlocker.exe" /progname=The AdBlocker /progver=3.4.2 /progpub=The AdBlocker /proguninstallurl=asdahjka.com /deletea

Program filesFiles installed by The AdBlocker

Program executable:The AdBlocker.exe (Malware detected)
7z 安装自释放
Path:C:\ProgramData\the adblocker\The AdBlocker.exe
  • (Malware detected) The AdBlocker.exe (by Igor Pavlov)

How do I remove The AdBlocker?

You can uninstall The AdBlocker 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 The AdBlocker, 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 The AdBlocker.
  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) 58%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.40%
Windows 10 32.06%
Windows Vista 2.98%
Windows XP 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.11%
Windows 8.1 13.12%
Windows 7 Professional 11.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.42%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 18.02%
  Italy 4.81%
  Netherlands 4.27%
  France 3.74%
  Portugal 3.47%
  Brazil 3.20%
  Germany 3.20%
  Mexico 3.20%
  Spain 3.07%
  Argentina 2.14%
  Turkey 2.14%
  India 2.00%
  Sweden 2.00%
  Chile 1.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.68%
Acer 20.39%
Dell 16.74%
ASUS 11.59%
Toshiba 9.23%
Samsung 5.79%
Lenovo 4.94%
MSI 1.07%
Apple 0.64%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.83%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.37%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.88%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.43%
LENOVO 20351 2.43%

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