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Should I remove V9 Homepage Uninstaller?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,050
United States Rank #37,080
Reach 0.0164%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.52 days
782.32 days >
Average installed length: 411.05 days

V9 Homepage Uninstaller

What is V9 Homepage Uninstaller?

V9 Homepage is a web browser extension and toolbar that delivers contextual based advertising as well as modify the user's web browser home and search pages to provide advertising and search. The software acts as adware and is typically defined as a potentially unwanted application by various malware vendors.

What the browser extension does:
- Changes the default search engine.
- Changes the default browser home page.
- Adds search from the address bar.
- Adds alternative redirection "page not found" and DNS errors.
- Displays contextual advertising by injecting banner and text ads.


The main program executable is v9iob-1.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 797.43 KB (816,568 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in V9 Homepage Uninstaller.
v9fft.exe (5779bf1b44e55af82001afdca0f6d922) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir Adware/Vnine.A
ESET-NOD32 8.9000 a variant of Win32/ELEX
Malwarebytes v2014.01.08.02 PUP.Optional.Elex.A
v9sof.exe (c80854198297974f9e68ff3adf2e536d) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
ESET-NOD32 9249 a variant of Win32/ELEX
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Elex.A
V9 Homepage Uninstaller 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

URL: www.v9.com/common/uninstall.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\v9soft
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\v9Soft\v9sof.exe -uninstall -oem=sof -app=v9toolbar -nation=mx
Estimated size: 797.43 KB

Program filesFiles installed by V9 Homepage Uninstaller

Program executable:v9iob-1.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\v9soft\v9iob-1.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) v9sof.exe (by Beijing ELEX Technology Co) - v9hometools
  • v9avc-1.exe (by Beijing ELEX Technology Co)
  • v9bnd.exe
  • v9cor.exe
  • (Malware detected) v9fft.exe
  • v9idd.exe
  • v9mdg.exe
  • v9tti.exe
  • v9v9tb.exe
  • v9vei.exe
  • v9wnf.exe

How do I remove V9 Homepage Uninstaller?

You can uninstall V9 Homepage Uninstaller 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 V9 Homepage Uninstaller, 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 V9 Homepage Uninstaller.
  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) 68%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.25%
Windows XP 11.73%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Windows 10 2.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.94%
Windows 7 Professional 11.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.31%
Windows 7 Starter 9.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.61% of installs come from Mexico
Which countries install it?
  Mexico 20.61%
  Argentina 15.15%
  Brazil 13.94%
  Spain 12.12%
  Poland 12.12%
  United States 8.79%
  Thailand 3.33%
  Taiwan 3.33%
  Turkey 2.73%
  Germany 1.21%
  United Kingdom 1.21%
  Vietnam 0.91%
  Italy 0.61%
  MK 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.96%
Dell 16.94%
Acer 15.85%
Lenovo 7.10%
ASUS 6.56%
Samsung 6.01%
Toshiba 4.37%
American Megatrends 2.73%
Sahara 1.64%
Sony 1.09%
Intel 1.09%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 3.15%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.36%
ASUSTeK K52F 2.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.36%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.36%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.36%

About (from ELEX Technology)

ELEX is now the biggest social game developer in Asia and the fifth biggest social game provider in the world, with nearly 20 million users.
Publisher URL: www.elex-tech.com


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