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Should I remove WOT para Internet Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
46% remove it54% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,447
Reach 0.0033%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.62 days
47.85 days >
Average installed length: 25.14 days


VersionDistribution 4.62% 43.08% 24.62% 12.31% 3.08% 4.62% 3.08% 4.62%

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WOT para Internet Explorer

What is WOT para Internet Explorer?

The installed WOT browser add-on shows its users the reputations of websites, which are calculated through a combination of user ratings and data from other sources. The WOT browser add-on does two things: (1) it sends user ratings to the WOT site, and (2) it displays the computed results via color-coded icons in the user's browser tool-bar and next to external links on the pages of leading search engines, email services and social network sites.

About  (from WOT Services)

WOT shows you which websites you can trust based on millions of users’ experiences around the world to help you stay safe when you search, surf, and shop online. Traffic light style icons guide you find trustworthy links on search engine results, social media, online email, and many popular sites. The amount of data tr...  Read more


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named wss.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 960 KB (983,040 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: WOT Services Oy
URL: www.mywot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\wot
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{7DEF17DA-2FBD-457F-8550-68A116B7ACD9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 960 KB
Language: Spanish (Spain)

Program filesFiles installed by WOT para Internet Explorer

Program executable:wss.exe
Name:WOT Safe Search
Path:C:\Program Files\wot\wss.exe
Additional files:
  • wot.dll - WOT (WOT for Internet Explorer (32-bit))

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • wot.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'WOT Helper' with the class of {C920E44A-7F78-4E64-BDD7-A57026E7FEB7}.
Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • wot.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'WOT' with the class of {71576546-354D-41c9-AAE8-31F2EC22BF0D}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • wot.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'WOT' with a class of {71576546-354D-41C9-AAE8-31F2EC22BF0D}.
Scheduled Task
  • wss.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{59234A79-AFC5-4BE0-BCB7-9D16F4C9E7CE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove WOT para Internet Explorer?

You can uninstall WOT para Internet Explorer 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 WOT para Internet Explorer, 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 WOT para Internet Explorer.
  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 WOT para Internet Explorer you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 46%
Keep it 54%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.77%
Windows XP 13.85%
Windows 10 12.31%
Windows Vista 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.25%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 10.94%
Windows 7 Starter 6.25%
Windows 10 Home 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.43% of installs come from Spain
Which countries install it?
  Spain 30.43%
  Brazil 23.19%
  United States 10.14%
  Mexico 10.14%
  Portugal 8.70%
  Argentina 5.80%
  Venezuela 2.90%
  Uruguay 1.45%
  Colombia 1.45%
  Ecuador 1.45%
  PR 1.45%
  Italy 1.45%
  United Kingdom 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 36.73%
ASUS 20.41%
Hewlett-Packard 16.33%
Dell 14.29%
Toshiba 4.08%
Intel 2.04%
Common models
Positivo BGH Positivo BGH 4.08%
Intel Corporation HuronRi... 4.08%
Acer Aspire 5750G 4.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 4.08%
INTEL DG31PR 4.08%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.08%


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