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Should I remove Vittalia Installer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
70% remove it30% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,592
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.85 days
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Average installed length: 493.69 days


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Vittalia Installer

What is Vittalia Installer?

The Vittalia Installer is a monetization downloader that bundles third party programs, typically toolbars and other adware and is included with downloads from downloadsoft.nl acting as a modified installer to distribute such adware-type applications when a user attempts to download a file from the web site. During installation of any downloaded product the user is presented with options to install any of the following adware toolbars. The actual software 'options' are based on the region to which the user is downloading the software from. In addition, the Browser Protect adware is also installed which helps prevents programs from altering the modified search and home page settings for the user's web browser.

About  (from DOWNLOADSOFT.nl)

The downloads are done via the website the author through a mechanism created by this company called downloader. This downloader is never related belong to the author or downloads, the program aims and this at making reliable downloads from our web servers or authors. If you install any toolbar the present browsers con...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • May modify the web browser's home page
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Vittalia Installer.
uninstall.exe (dbb96f9a799c4c8c7cfeafeaf7e11489) has been flagged by the following 3 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Jiangmin KV140126 AdWare/ScreenSaver.afq
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.26 HV_ZYX_BK08014A.TOMC
ViRobot 2011.4.7.4223 Trojan.Win32.Agent.288320
Vittalia Installer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.downloadsoft.nl
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\vittalia
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Vittalia\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Vittalia Installer

Program executable:uninstall.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\vittalia\uninstall.exe

How do I remove Vittalia Installer?

You can uninstall Vittalia Installer 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 Vittalia Installer, 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 Vittalia Installer.
  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) 74%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.81%
Windows 10 10.14%
Windows Vista 8.70%
Windows XP 4.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.35%
Windows 8.1 5.88%
Windows 7 Professional 4.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.41%
Windows 8 2.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.32% of installs come from Netherlands
Which countries install it?
  Netherlands 87.32%
  United States 7.04%
  Belgium 1.41%
  Switzerland 1.41%
  Austria 1.41%
  Italy 1.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 42.00%
ASUS 22.00%
Hewlett-Packard 16.00%
Medion 6.00%
American Megatrends 6.00%
Samsung 4.00%
Intel 2.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK K54C 5.66%
Acer Aspire 7741 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 1.89%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C670-12... 1.89%


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