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Should I remove aartemis Browser Protecter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,509
United States Rank #29,052
Reach 0.0114%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.30 days
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Average installed length: 206.21 days

aartemis Browser Protecter

What is aartemis Browser Protecter?

aartemis Browser Protecter is a potentially unwanted web browser extension that is ad-supported and will display various popup and banner ads as well as modify the user's web browser search and home page settings. This plugin will update Internet Explorer (as a BHO), Chrome (as an extension) and Firefox (as an add-in). In some cases, the program will monitor a user's behavior (which the user agreed to if they did not read the full EULA) and will inject rival advertisements over existing one or just inject new ones all together. This toolbar is typically bundled by third party download managers/installers or through questionable online ads.

As part of the installation process the publisher may offer changes to your Internet Browser settings. These changes if approved by you can be reconfigured by you at any time from the options dialog available on your Internet Browser. Such changes may include the following:
- The homepage of your Internet Browser
- The default search engine in your Internet Browser's built-in search box
- The page displayed when opening a new tab


The main program executable is aartemis.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 818.47 KB (838,112 bytes).
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
aartemis Browser Protecter 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

Displayed publisher: aartemis
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\aartemis
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\aartemis\aartemis.exe -uninstall -bindname=aartemis -ptid=cor -oemid=rg
Estimated size: 818.47 KB

Program filesFiles installed by aartemis Browser Protecter

Program executable:aartemis.exe
Additional files:
  • QQBrowserFrame.dll (by Skytech Co) - 849E93D6-4D33-4AAD-A4FD-42A14F13FA00 (Skytech)
  • cor_aartemis.json

How do I remove aartemis Browser Protecter?

You can uninstall aartemis Browser Protecter 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 aartemis Browser Protecter, 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 aartemis Browser Protecter.
  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) 56%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.22%
Windows 10 23.56%
Windows XP 9.78%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.56%
Windows 7 Professional 10.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.78%
Windows 8 8.44%
Windows 8.1 5.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.27%
  Germany 12.73%
  Brazil 9.55%
  Italy 8.64%
  France 8.18%
  Poland 6.82%
  United Kingdom 6.36%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  India 3.18%
  Mexico 3.18%
  Turkey 3.18%
  Taiwan 2.73%
  Argentina 2.27%
  MA 1.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.33%
Acer 23.33%
Dell 18.00%
ASUS 12.67%
Samsung 10.00%
Sahara 2.67%
American Megatrends 2.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.17%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.45%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.59%
Acer Aspire 6935 1.72%
Acer Aspire ZS600 1.72%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.72%


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