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What percent of users and experts removed it?
65% remove it35% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,786
United States Rank #20,924
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.02 days
443.07 days >
Average installed length: 232.80 days


VersionDistribution 28.13% 1.56% 40.63% 4.69% 25.00%

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Trends Genius

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What is Trends Genius?

Trends Genius is an ad-supported program that is bundled with third party software (potentially unwanted) such as the Conduit Toolbar and Download Manager. Form the publisher FAQs - "Our ads are provided through TGF Interactive, LLC. TGF Interactive is our parent company. In order to continue to provide users with new and cutting edge applications for free, TGF Interactive relies on minimal advertising that is relevant and unobtrusive."

About  (from TGF Interactive)

Trends Genius is a downloadable application that is designed to integrate content from your twitter account onto your desktop. In addition, our application will provide a mechanism to view tweets that are related to what you're actively browsing on the Internet. Trends Genius is a tool that resides within your browser...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named TrendsGeniusAgent.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 18.42 MB (19,313,618 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
Trends Genius has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.
Find out how to remove Trends Genius.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: TGF Interactive LLC
URL: trendsgenius.com
Help link: trendsgenius.com/terms
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\TGF Interactive LLC\Trends Genius\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{DE788482-A673-4766-9415-DF85306B1819}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Warning, the included uninstaller may not work, it is highly recommended to use Reason Antivirus.
Estimated size: 18.42 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Trends Genius

Program executable:TrendsGeniusAgent.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\TGF Interactive LLC\Trends Genius\TrendsGeniusAgent.exe
Additional files:
  • updater.exe - Trends Genius (updater © TGF Interactive LLC, Inc, 2013)
  • Microsoft.mshtml.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSHTML
  • Environment.Identification.dll - Environment.Identification
  • Infrastructure.Metadata.dll - Infrastructure.Metadata
  • Infrastructure.Helpers.dll - Infrastructure.Helpers
  • Infrastructure.Metrics.dll - Infrastructure.Metrics
  • Infrastructure.Models.dll - Infrastructure.Models
  • Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library (Reduced))
  • BBV.Framework.dll - BBV.Framework
  • TrendsGeniusAgent.exe - Support.Agent
  • TrendsGenius.exe (by TrendsGenius) - TrendsGenius
  • System.ComponentModel.Composition.dll - System.ComponentModel.Composition

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:24.96 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000387810%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003600%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000279%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:35,525
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:756 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:379 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:18.27 MB
Total CPU:0.0000268315%
Kernel CPU:0.00001312%
User CPU:0.00001371%
CPU cycles/sec:31,480
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes

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Or, you can uninstall Trends Genius 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 Trends Genius, 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 Trends Genius.
  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 2%
Uninstall it 65%
Keep it 35%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.94%
Windows 10 31.25%
Windows Vista 6.25%
Windows XP 1.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.19%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.38%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.38%
Windows 8.1 9.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.94%
  Brazil 1.03%
  Iran 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.92%
Dell 21.15%
Acer 13.46%
Toshiba 11.54%
ASUS 7.69%
Alienware 5.77%
Samsung 3.85%
Sony 3.85%
Intel 1.92%
MSI 1.92%
Lenovo 1.92%
Common models
Alienware Alienware 14 3.51%
Dell XPS 8300 3.51%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 1.75%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2020t 1.75%
HP TouchSmart tm2 Noteboo... 1.75%


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