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What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #24,324
United States Rank #12,374
Reach 0.0076%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.14 days
918.49 days >
Average installed length: 482.60 days


VersionDistribution 63.01% 14.38% 2.74% 7.53% 6.85% 0.68% 4.79%

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Upromise TurboSaver

What is Upromise TurboSaver?

Also known as RewardU, "Upromise TurboSaver is a web browser add-on which helps you maximize your cash back for college by alerting you to potential online savings opportunities with Upromise partners when you are online."

In January on 2012, Upromise agreed to settle FTC charges and was barred from its allegedly deceptive practice of using its web-browser toolbar, TurboSaver, to collect consumers' personal information without adequately disclosing the extent of the information it is collecting.

About  (from Upromise)

By installing or upgrading RewardU, you understand and agree that RewardU collects and processes all search criteria you may submit in the RewardU search box, along with information about your internet browser, your installation of RewardU, your RewardU settings, your computer's IP address, a unique ID assigned to your...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named UpromiseTray.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 4.57 MB (4,793,580 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.upromise.com/earn/rewardu/rewardu-download
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Upromise
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Upromise\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 4.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Upromise TurboSaver

Program executable:UpromiseTray.exe
Name:Upromise TurboSaver
Upromise TurboSaver System Tray Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Upromise\UpromiseTray.exe
Additional files:
  • UpromiseDiagnosticTool.exe - Upromise TurboSaver (Upromise TurboSaver Diagnostic Application)
  • UpromiseGlobalCache.exe - Upromise TurboSaver Global Cache Server
  • UpromiseGlobalCacheProxy.dll - Upromise TurboSaver Global Cache Proxy/Stub Dynamic Link Library
  • upromisetoolbar.dll - Upromise TurboSaver Toolbar DLL
  • UpromiseTray.exe - Upromise TurboSaver System Tray Application
  • Upromise.exe
  • UpromiseUa.exe
  • dca-ua.exe (by Compete) - Compete DCA Update Agent
  • CptUrlPassthru.dll (by Compete) - Compete DCA (Compete CptUrlPassthru.dll)
  • dca-api.dll - Compete DCA API DLL
  • dca-bho.dll - Compete DCA Browser Helper Object
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • upromisetoolbar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Upromise TurboSaver' with the class of {EDC0F17F-F4B7-47e4-B73E-887FAEB376FA} (ToolHelper).
  • dca-bho.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'DCA BHO' with the class of {B49699FC-1665-4414-A1CB-C4A2A4A13EEC} (DCA).
Internet Explorer Extension
  • upromisetoolbar.dll is installed as an Internet Explorer extension as 'Upromise TurboSaver' with a class of {06E58E5E-F8CB-4049-991E-A41C03BD419E}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • upromisetoolbar.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'Upromise TurboSaver' with the class of {06E58E5E-F8CB-4049-991E-A41C03BD419E}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • upromisetoolbar.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'Upromise TurboSaver' with a class of {06E58E5E-F8CB-4049-991E-A41C03BD419E}.
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • UpromiseTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Upromise Tray' and executes as C:\Program Files\Upromise\UpromiseTray.exe.
  • dca-ua.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Upromise Update' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Upromise\dca-ua.exe".
  • Upromise.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Upromise' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Upromise\Upromise.exe".

How do I remove Upromise TurboSaver?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Upromise TurboSaver you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.02%
Windows Vista 34.01%
Windows XP 8.84%
Windows 10 6.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.28%
Windows 7 Professional 7.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.04%
Windows 10 Home 4.23%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.20% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.20%
  Panama 0.40%
  United Kingdom 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.39%
Dell 30.36%
Toshiba 9.82%
Acer 6.25%
Lenovo 5.36%
American Megatrends 3.57%
ASUS 3.57%
Gateway 2.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.92%
Dell Inspiron 1545 4.10%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.46%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.46%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.64%


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