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Should I remove adress?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
79% remove it21% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0011%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.93 days
263.55 days >
Average installed length: 138.48 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is adress?

This is a web browser extension and Browser helper Object (for Internet Explorer) that delivers contextual based advertising to the web browser. In addition it will modify the user's browser home and search pages as well as 'New Tab' pages to push advertising and search. The software acts as an adware type application and is typically defined as a unwanted application by various malware vendors.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is ASBarBroker.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 2.43 MB (2,549,256 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installed as part of a co-bundle
  • The wisdom of the crowd agrees, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in adress.
AddressBar.dll (3d862086d8995bab0a55207dd2f473ee) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Sophos 4.98 Address Tool Bar
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.326 TROJ_GEN.F47V0524
adress 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: adress
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\adress
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\adress\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.43 MB

Program filesFiles installed by adress

Program executable:ASBarBroker.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\adress\{93B5641E-1811-3871-E911-42D09ADDB098}\ASBarBroker.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) AddressBar.dll - AddressSearch Module
  • uninst.exe
  • ASBarBroker.exe (by Address)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • AddressBar.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name '342026AD-13B1-6B53-678A-2C964F7282D9 Class' with the class of {342026AD-13B1-6B53-678A-2C964F7282D9}.

How do I remove adress?

You can uninstall adress 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 adress, 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 adress.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by adress you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 79%
Keep it 21%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.48%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 23.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.62% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 34.62%
  United States 26.92%
  Hong Kong 11.54%
  Colombia 7.69%
  Mexico 7.69%
  Canada 3.85%
  China 3.85%
  Germany 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 31.58%
Toshiba 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
ASUS 5.26%
Sony 5.26%
Lenovo 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L40 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C850 5.88%
TOSHIBA Satellite C640 5.88%
Sony VPCJ218FW 5.88%
LENOVO 9632CH5 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard p6620f 5.88%


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