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Should I remove vi-view uninstall?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,085
Reach 0.0236%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.97 days
205.66 days >
Average installed length: 108.06 days

vi-view uninstall

What is vi-view uninstall?

vi-view is an adware web browser application that displays banner ads as well as contextual link ads that are injected in the web page. The ads are injected by the web browser plugin (IE, FF and Chrome) and will display on any web site, even those not associated or affiliated with the publisher. On web pages there may be up to 10 intext ads and/or 4 banner ad and/or a transitional ad. The application is usually bundled by 3rd-party download managers that utilize deceptive advertising techniques in order to install the software. In addition to ads, the program will also modify the browser settings which could include lowering the normal security settings of the browser as well as changing the home page and search provider (known as web browser hijacking). The extension will also report back to the controlling server analytics which may include the behavior of the user on the Internet and reports back URLs and domains visited as well as what advertisements are displayed and clicked on. This adware is mostly bundled with 3rd party download managers that include a number of additional offers, all potentially unwanted programs.


The main program executable is UninstallManager.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 2.07 MB (2,173,191 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • May modify the web browser's home page
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in vi-view uninstall.
UninstallManager.exe (a5bfd6a87161d5dfa81cb5c2c6d29488) has been flagged by the following 4 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Dr.Web Adware.Mutabaha.124
ESET-NOD32 9.11463 a variant of Win32/ELEX.CP potentially unwanted
Sophos 4.98 Elex
ViRobot 2014.3.20.0 Trojan.Win32.A.Autoit.1911808[h]
vi-view uninstall has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: vi-view
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\vi-view
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\vi-view\UninstallManager.exe -ptid=smt
Estimated size: 2.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by vi-view uninstall

Program executable:UninstallManager.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) UninstallManager.exe - Skytech
  • 337.json
  • 359.json

How do I remove vi-view uninstall?

You can uninstall vi-view uninstall 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 vi-view uninstall, 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 vi-view uninstall.
  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) 53%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 71%
Keep it 29%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.03%
Windows 10 35.12%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Windows XP 3.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.89%
Windows 8.1 19.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.37%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.69% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 33.69%
  France 10.58%
  India 7.34%
  United Kingdom 7.13%
  Spain 5.62%
  Netherlands 5.40%
  Norway 3.89%
  Brazil 3.02%
  United States 2.81%
  Sweden 2.59%
  Italy 2.38%
  Australia 1.94%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Mexico 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.37%
Hewlett-Packard 23.81%
Dell 12.09%
ASUS 10.99%
Medion 6.23%
Toshiba 5.86%
Samsung 5.13%
Lenovo 4.03%
Intel 1.83%
Sony 1.10%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%
ASUS All Series 3.73%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 3.73%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
Acer Aspire E5-571 2.48%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.48%


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