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Should I remove Word Layers?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
87% remove it13% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,733
United States Rank #4,792
Reach 0.0376%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 24.43 days
720.70 days >
Average installed length: 378.67 days


3 100.00%

Word Layers

What is Word Layers?

Word Layers is an ad-supported (also known as adware) web browser plugin that displays advertisements such as coupon ads in the browser that are displayed on web pages that are not associated with the plugin or would not otherwise appear. When the plugin recognizes that the end user has visited a partner site it will show all available offers for that partner in a slider visible in the top right hand portion of the browser. Clicking on any of the offers within the slider will result in a redirect that will drop affiliate cookies on to the end user computer and resolve the end user to the advertiser page/offer.

Additionally, the wordlayersapp plugin will communicate with its remote server to track and report browsing habits that include URLs visited, domains accessed, advertisements displayed and clicked on as well as information about the user's location and PC details.

3rd party download managers that install this through a PPI offering include Download Admin, Full Spectrum Interactive, Bullet Media Inc and others.


Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.35 MB (1,413,778 bytes).
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Word Layers has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wordlayersapp.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\wordlayers
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\WordLayers\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Word Layers

  • uninst.exe
  • build.json
  • sqlite.exe

How do I remove Word Layers?

You can uninstall Word Layers 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 Word Layers, 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 Word Layers.
  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) 52%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 87%
Keep it 13%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.91%
Windows 10 32.88%
Windows Vista 7.55%
Windows XP 5.66%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.28%
Windows 8.1 16.55%
Windows 8 10.99%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.65%
Windows 7 Professional 5.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.11%
  Canada 0.60%
  Egypt 0.17%
  Iran 0.17%
  Australia 0.09%
  Belgium 0.09%
  China 0.09%
  Kuwait 0.09%
  Mexico 0.09%
  PG 0.09%
  PR 0.09%
  Slovenia 0.09%
  TN 0.09%
  UA 0.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.88%
Dell 23.87%
Acer 11.21%
Toshiba 10.85%
ASUS 7.23%
Lenovo 2.17%
Samsung 2.17%
Gateway 1.27%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Intel 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.63%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.19%


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