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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,165
United States Rank #19,318
Reach 0.0048%


VersionDistribution 100.00%


What is getPlus?  (from NOS Microsystems)

The getPlus download manager is both the smallest and the most reliable download manager on the market. Utilizing our patented getPlus technology, getPlus is ideal for businesses with less than 50,000 downloads per year, and who do not need a fully customized product but want all the benefits of a sophisticated downloa...  Read more


getPlus is a program developed by NOS Microsystems. 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 main program executable is getPlus_HelperSvc.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 508.78 KB (520,992 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows XP. While about 76% of users of getPlus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nosltd.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nos\bin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NOS\bin\getPlus_HelperSvc.exe" /UninstallGet1
Estimated size: 508.78 KB

Program filesFiles installed by getPlus

Program executable:getPlus_HelperSvc.exe
getPlus(R) Helper
Path:C:\Program Files\nos\bin\getPlus_HelperSvc.exe
Additional files:
  • np_gp.dll - getPlusPlus for Adobe 16299 (getplusplusadobe16299)
  • getPlusPlus_Adobe.exe - getPlus+(R)
  • getPlusUninst_Adobe.exe
  • gp.ocx
  • getPlus_Helper.dll - getPlus(R) Helper
  • getPlus_Helper_3004.dll
  • getPlus_HelperSvc.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • np_gp.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'np_gp.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • np_gp.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'getPlus+(R)' with a plugin key of '@nosltd.com/getPlus+(R),version=' for all users of the PC.
  • getPlus_HelperSvc.exe runs as a service named 'getPlus(R) Helper' (getPlus(R) Helper).
3 Startup Files (All Users Run Once)
  • getPlusUninst_Adobe.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Uninstall Adobe Download Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NOS\bin\getPlusUninst_Adobe.exe" /Get1noarpe.
  • getPlus_Helper_3004.dll is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Uninstall Adobe Download Manager' which loads as "C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe" "C:\Program Files\NOS\bin\getPlus_Helper_3004.dll",Uninstall /IE2883E8F-472F-4fb0-9522-AC9BF37916A7 /Get1noarp.
  • getPlus_Helper.dll is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Uninstall Adobe Download Manager' which loads as "C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe" "C:\Program Files\NOS\bin\getPlus_Helper.dll",Uninstall /IE2883E8F-472F-4fb0-9522-AC9BF37916A7 /Get1noarp.

How do I remove getPlus?

Quickly and completely remove getPlus(R) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall getPlus 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 getPlus(R), 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 getPlus.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 53%
Win 8 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 54.41%
Windows XP 30.88%
Windows 7 11.76%
Windows Server 2003 1.47%
Windows 8 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 32.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.94%
Windows Vista Home Basic 8.96%
Windows Vista Business 4.48%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.00%
  United Kingdom 9.00%
  Australia 2.00%
  Germany 2.00%
  Argentina 1.00%
  Belgium 1.00%
  Brazil 1.00%
  Canada 1.00%
  CY 1.00%
  Spain 1.00%
  France 1.00%
  Israel 1.00%
  Italy 1.00%
  Sweden 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.55%
Hewlett-Packard 23.64%
Intel 7.27%
American Megatrends 7.27%
Acer 7.27%
Toshiba 7.27%
Sony 5.45%
Sahara 3.64%
Lenovo 1.82%
Gateway 1.82%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 7.55%
Dell Dell DM061 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 3.77%
TOSINV SB600 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite P200 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L10 1.89%


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