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Should I remove WSE_Astromenda?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
86% remove it14% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,222
United States Rank #2,745
Reach 0.1775%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.82 days
1056.57 days >
Average installed length: 555.15 days


What is WSE_Astromenda?

Astromenda/Astromendario may change your default search engine to add Astromenda's (or any of Astromenda's affiliates) search engine; Astromenda's search engine is provided free of charge, and provides you with great search results. is an adware (advertising support) web browser application that is designed to display banner ads as well as contextual link ads (such as hyperlinks the user will see underlined). The ads are injected by the web browser plugin (IE, FF and Chrome) and will display on any web site, even those not associated or affiliated with the publisher. The application is usually bundled by 3rd-party download managers that utilize deceptive advertising techniques in order to install the software on the user's computer. In addition to advertisements being displayed, the app will also modify the browser settings which could include lowering the normal security settings of the browser as well as changing the home page and search provider (known as hijacking).

From the EULA:
"Astromenda develops and offers you the downloadable Software and relates Services as detailed below, which are all governed by this Agreement. The Software and Services provided to you may include some or all of the following Software and/or Services:

Astromenda adds a new tab screen to your browser that includes your favorite websites, 3rd party content (such as your favorite RSS feeds, information or stock quotes) and other information you provided to Astromenda. You may customize your NewTab page, add specific widgets or pages and other 3rd party content.

You may add specific search services, such as IMDB and other services, where such services will be provided to you directly from those 3rd parties. Some of the search enhancements may be automated or sponsored.

Astromenda may change your new tab page on any of your browsers to add the Astromenda new tab application or page. Astromenda may change your default search engine to add Astromenda's (or any of Astromenda's affiliates) search engine; Astromenda's search engine is provided free of charge, and provides you with great search results."

About  (from ClickMeIn Limited)

Astromenda's toolbar allows you to retrieve 3rd party content, such as radio stations, games, stock quotes and other information, as well as perform search queries and launch your social network's chat. The Toolbar may contain plugins from 3rd party software vendors who have separate licenses and agreements. This fea...  Read more
  • Known to reinstall itself
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: WSE_Astromenda
URL: www.astromendabarand.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WSE_Astromenda
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files2\WSE_AS~1\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WSE_Astromenda

Program executable:UNINST~1.EXE
Path:C:\Program Files\WSE_Astromenda\UNINST~1.EXE
  • Uninstall.exe - Online Backup! (Setup)

How do I remove WSE_Astromenda?

You can uninstall WSE_Astromenda 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 WSE_Astromenda, 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 WSE_Astromenda.
  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) 47%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 86%
Keep it 14%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.90%
Windows 10 37.42%
Windows Vista 6.54%
Windows XP 4.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.46%
Windows 8.1 21.06%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.21%
Windows 7 Professional 8.60%
Windows 8 5.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.06%
  Brazil 6.54%
  France 5.70%
  Germany 4.64%
  United Kingdom 4.53%
  Canada 4.02%
  Italy 3.34%
  India 2.65%
  Netherlands 2.32%
  Sweden 1.30%
  Spain 0.75%
  Austria 0.69%
  DK 0.60%
  Switzerland 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.23%
Acer 18.33%
Dell 17.87%
Toshiba 9.79%
ASUS 9.04%
Lenovo 5.11%
Samsung 4.31%
Intel 1.05%
Medion 0.63%
American Megatrends 0.59%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.31%
HP 15 Notebook PC 4.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.09%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.63%


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