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Should I remove bettermarkit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
88% remove it12% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,591
United States Rank #27,161
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.59 days
135.35 days >
Average installed length: 71.12 days


What is bettermarkit?

This is ad-supported software (potentially unwanted adware). From the Terms of Service: "The Software offers you several features to enhance your online experience, enables you to mark text online and to: (a) store the marked text on the webpage for later use; (b) search for related texts and results on the web using common search engines (subject to such search engines’ terms and conditions); (c) highlight the marked text for easy review, and (d) share the marked text on your social network page. The Software will enhance your interaction with websites you browse by adding features, functionality and content through your browser. The Software is FREE of charge and sponsored by advertisements and commercial offers that may be displayed to you by Vendors."

About  (from Revizer Technologies)

BetterMarkIt offers text magnification for easy viewing and the ability to store all highlighted text, allowing you to manage marked texts and search for them later on. BetterMarkIt is a revolutionary new tool that seamlessly integrates highlighting, search and sharing functions into your browser. Using BetterMarkIt m...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Integrates into the web browser
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in bettermarkit.
markitup.exe (0a26cfc7498fd41c10c0c58198ad1ee9) has been flagged by the following 9 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 1104 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.126142
AhnLab-V3 2014.01.09 Adware/Win32.AddLyrics
avast! 2014.9-140126 Win32:Agent-ASMU [PUP]
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.126142
Comodo Security 17579 Application.Win32.AddLyrics.X
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.126142
G Data 14.1.22 Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.126142
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.126142
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
BetterMarkIt_wd.exe (3589431a80c82921b65c88de5f33b5a0) has been flagged by the following 14 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Application.Generic.639839
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.BAJ
Bitdefender 7.2 Application.Generic.639839
Comodo Security 18316 ApplicUnwnt
ESET-NOD32 9842 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.AJ
Fortinet FortiGate 4 Riskware/AD150
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Application.Generic.639839
G Data 24 Application.Generic.639839
K7 AntiVirus 9.178.12184 Adware ( 00498b741 )
K7GW 9.178.12184 Adware ( 00498b741 )
MicroWorld-eScan Application.Generic.639839
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.5c6
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700-1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0218
VIPRE Antivirus 29534 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
150.dll (1de6d4a2d5142f31e3def94156ffd6ed) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
AVG Generic5.AOUR
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.AddLyrics.gen
Dr.Web Trojan.Revizer.1
ESET-NOD32 9541 a variant of Win32/AdWare.AddLyrics.AG
Microsoft Security Essentials 1.10302 Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
       View all 28 all detections
bettermarkit 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: bettermarkitnet Soft
URL: bettermarkit.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\bettermarkit
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\bettermarkit\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by bettermarkit

Program executable:markitup.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\bettermarkit\markitup.exe
Additional files:
  • 150.dll
  • BetterMarkIt_wd.exe
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • 150.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'bettermarkit' with the class of {84cc8ea7-b06f-49cb-b35f-0fefd0f6b85d}.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • markitup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'bettermarkit Update' (runs daily at 12:38 PM).
  • BetterMarkIt_wd.exe is scheduled as a task named 'bettermarkit_wd' (runs daily at 12:49 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • markitup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named bettermarkit Update.
  • BetterMarkIt_wd.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named bettermarkit_wd.

How do I remove bettermarkit?

You can uninstall bettermarkit 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 bettermarkit, 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 bettermarkit.
  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 bettermarkit you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 5%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 88%
Keep it 12%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.75%
Windows 10 32.74%
Windows Vista 6.19%
Windows XP 5.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.71%
Windows 8.1 8.93%
Windows 8 8.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.28%
  Brazil 9.92%
  Italy 4.96%
  Germany 4.13%
  Canada 3.31%
  Sweden 3.31%
  Saudi Arabia 2.48%
  DK 1.65%
  Egypt 1.65%
  United Kingdom 1.65%
  Kuwait 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  United Arab Emirates 0.83%
  Australia 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 44.44%
Dell 19.75%
Acer 13.58%
Toshiba 7.41%
ASUS 6.17%
Lenovo 3.70%
MSI 2.47%
American Megatrends 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.00%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.00%
Dell Inspiron 1018 2.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.00%


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