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Should I remove uBlock Plus?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,637
United States Rank #9,548
Reach 0.0139%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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uBlock Plus


uBlock Plus is a program developed by Essentware. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 37 files and is usually about 24.09 MB (25,255,692 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of uBlock Plus come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adguard\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{695D32AD-0B0C-4A3E-82B3-71A2B03681F7}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 24.09 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by uBlock Plus

  • Adguard.Commons.dll (by Performix) - Adguard for Windows
  • Adguard.exe (by Performix)
  • Adguard.Filter.dll
  • Adguard.Global.dll
  • Adguard.Ipc.dll
  • Adguard.Network.dll
  • Adguard.Safebrowsing.dll
  • Adguard.Service.dll
  • Adguard.Tools.exe
  • Adguard.UI.dll
  • AdguardNetApi.dll - Adguard network driver api x86
  • AdguardNetLib.dll
  • AdguardSvc.exe
  • uBlockPlus.exe - uBlock Plus

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • AdguardSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Adguard Service' (Adguard Service) "Adguard windows service.".
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Adguard.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Adguard' and executes as C:\Program Files\Adguard\Adguard.exe /nosplash.
  • uBlockPlus.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'uBlockPlus' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Adguard\uBlockPlus.exe" /autorun.

How do I remove uBlock Plus?

You can uninstall uBlock Plus 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 uBlock Plus, 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 uBlock Plus.

Win 10 90%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 89.74%
Windows 7 8.79%
Windows Vista 1.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 70.70%
Windows 10 Pro 11.36%
Windows 8.1 6.96%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.13%
Windows 7 Professional 3.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.89% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.89%
  United Kingdom 2.91%
  Australia 1.79%
  Germany 1.57%
  France 1.12%
  DK 0.90%
  Canada 0.67%
  Japan 0.67%
  Switzerland 0.45%
  Norway 0.45%
  Singapore 0.45%
  United Arab Emirates 0.22%
  Spain 0.22%
  Ireland 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.92%
Dell 22.12%
Toshiba 8.85%
Acer 8.85%
Lenovo 6.19%
ASUS 5.75%
Samsung 2.21%
Intel 1.33%
Medion 0.88%
Sony 0.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 4.66%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.11%
HP HP Notebook 3.11%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.59%
ASUS All Series 2.07%
Hewlett-Packard 500-424 2.07%


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