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Should I remove Windows Winerspop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #47,268
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.73 days
434.42 days >
Average installed length: 228.26 days


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Windows Winerspop

What is Windows Winerspop?

Winerspop is an advertising-supported web browser toolbar/extension.


Windows Winerspop is a software program developed by Winerspop. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named winspsv.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 571.35 KB (585,066 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 74% of users of Windows Winerspop come from Korea, it is also popular in the United States and Japan.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Windows Winerspop.
winspsv.exe (d376608bc92a83ad43216ba8f7960f91) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
AhnLab-V3 2013.06.06 PUP/Win32.Winerspop
Kingsoft AntiVirus 331020.49267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes v2013.07.25.05 Adware.KorAd
Norman 10.20130725 FakeAV.BJES
nProtect Adware/W32.KrAdword.87208
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Symantec 7/25/2013 rev. 5 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.206 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1J5
VIPRE Antivirus 18440 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
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Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Windows Winerspop
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows winerspop
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Windows Winerspop\uninstall.exe delete
Estimated size: 571.35 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Winerspop

Program executable:winspsv.exe (Malware detected)
Name:Windows Winerspop
Path:C:\Program Files\windows winerspop\winspsv.exe
Additional files:
  • winspst.exe - Windows Winerspop
  • winspop.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • winspep.exe
  • winspsp.exe
  • winspstu.exe
  • winspsu.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • winspsv.exe runs as a service named 'Windows Winerspop Service' (winspsv32) "Windows Winerspop Service".

How do I remove Windows Winerspop?

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Or, you can uninstall Windows Winerspop 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows Winerspop, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Winerspop.
  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.
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Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.83%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Windows Vista 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.17%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 8.1 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.07% of installs come from Korea
Which countries install it?
  Korea 74.07%
  United States 18.52%
  Japan 3.70%
  Taiwan 3.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 30.77%
ASUS 30.77%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
Lenovo 7.69%
Acer 7.69%
American Megatrends 7.69%
Common models
Samsung RC410/RC510/RC710... 5.88%
Samsung R480/R431/R481 ... 5.88%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 5.88%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 5.88%
Samsung 355V4C/356V4C/344... 5.88%


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