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Should I remove Windows NS Assist?

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3% remove it97% keep it
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Windows NS Assist


Windows NS Assist is a software program developed by NewsWide. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 1.9 MB (1,996,957 bytes). The installed file nswideupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 63% of users of Windows NS Assist come from the United States, it is also popular in Korea and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: newswide.net
Help link: www.newswide.net
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\nswide\
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\nswide\nswideuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows NS Assist

  • nswide.exe
  • nswidecontrol.exe
  • nswideuninstall.exe
  • nswideupdate.exe
  • NewsWideSetup.exe (by Copyright (C)2012 NewsWide All Right Reserved)

How do I remove Windows NS Assist?

You can uninstall Windows NS Assist 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 Windows NS Assist, 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 Windows NS Assist.

Win XP 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 66.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  Korea 25.00%
  Australia 12.50%


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