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Should I remove WindApp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
61% remove it39% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,390
United States Rank #6,557
Reach 0.0911%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.13 days
180.71 days >
Average installed length: 94.95 days

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What is WindApp?

WindApp is an ad-supported program that may deliver third-party advertisements in the form of coupons, price-comparisons, display media, affiliate links, banners, popups/popunders and other links through means including but not limited to the content of any web page accessed, plug-ins, add-ons, or the browser itself. Advertisements may be injected to overlay the page or inserted directly into the page content. This adware may alter the content of any web page accessed for the purpose of displaying ads.


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 main program executable is WindApp Update.exe. A vast majority of those who have this installed end up removing it just after a couple weeks. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,190,941 bytes). WindApp Update.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Many experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in WindApp.
WindApp Update.exe (431a6cebaec4b336514cb7d741ce48d7) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AVG 2016.0.3141 Generic
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.Downware.10519
Trend Micro 10.465.13 ADW_Downware.component
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.103 ADW_Downware.component
Vba32 AntiVirus suspected of Trojan.Downloader.gen.h

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Store
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\store\windapp
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Store\WindApp\WindApp Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WindApp

Program executable:WindApp Update.exe (Malware detected)
WindApp Updater
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\store\windapp\WindApp Update.exe
Additional files:
  • WindApp Uninstall.exe - WindApp (WindApp Uninstaller)
  • WindApp Update.exe - WindApp Updater
  • AddonsUI.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WindApp Update.exe is scheduled as a task named 'WindApp Update' (runs daily at 09:19 a. m.).

How do I remove WindApp?

You can uninstall WindApp 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 WindApp, 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 WindApp.
  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 10 56%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 61%
Keep it 39%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 56.01%
Windows 7 38.38%
Windows XP 2.84%
Windows Vista 2.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 21.64%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.74%
Windows 10 Home 13.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.98%
Windows 7 Professional 8.25%
Windows 10 Pro 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.93%
  France 24.20%
  Italy 14.89%
  United Kingdom 13.23%
  Spain 6.42%
  Canada 2.11%
  Mexico 1.37%
  Brazil 0.98%
  Germany 0.29%
  DZ 0.20%
  Iran 0.20%
  MA 0.15%
  Saudi Arabia 0.15%
  Switzerland 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.21%
Acer 19.68%
Dell 13.49%
ASUS 13.15%
Toshiba 7.55%
Lenovo 6.11%
Samsung 3.14%
American Megatrends 1.02%
MSI 0.93%
Apple 0.68%
Medion 0.59%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.94%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 5.33%
ASUS All Series 4.51%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.89%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.25%


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