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Danger level 7
Type: Adware


Softsafe (SoftSafe Installer) is a fake name of InstallRex installers. These installers are not the most reliable ones because they are used to distribute various untrustworthy programs, including adware, potentially unwanted applications, and others. You might not even feel that you have them on your computer because they might perform activities behind your back. It is necessary to remove unreliable programs from PC; however, you will not be able to remove Softsafe installer. It is because it is used to distribute malicious software, but is not installed on your computer. As you have probably understood, it simply does not exist on your system.

Researchers at have also implemented research and found out that there is a possibility that InstallRex installer will create a folder with a name Softsafe. If you have already detected it, you should know that it does not mean that your system is heavily infected with malicious software; however, it is still necessary to check the folder because this Softsafe folder might contain adware helpers. As it is clear from the name, software found in the Softsafe folder might help adware to work properly, so it would be still wise to check the system’s condition and get rid of these adware helpers.

Malicious software is not distributed via the Softsafe Installers only, so there is a possibility that unreliable programs will find other ways to your computer in the future as well. Unreliable programs not only can cause harm to your PC, but might also not allow you to use your computer freely. Therefore, it is better to remove them all from the system and try to prevent them from entering in the future. Unfortunately, it might be extremely difficult to remove malicious software, so it is better not to allow them to enter. The easiest way to do that is to install an antimalware tool on the system. Your system will be safe as long as you keep it enabled.

As has been already mentioned, it is impossible to remove Softsafe Installer because it simply does not exist on your system; however, you should check whether there are no other unreliable programs on your computer. Actually, it might be rather difficult to detect and remove undesirable software that is distributed via the Softsafe Installer. Therefore, the specialists at recommend scanning the system with an automatic malware remover. It will detect infections and remove them all for you. Of course, you should not forget that only reliable tools act as they promise. We recommend installing SpyHunter if you do not want to get disappointed.

Remove undesirable software from your PC

Windows 8

  1. Start typing Control Panel.
  2. When you notice its icon, click on it.
  3. Select Uninstall a program.
  4. Right-click on the undesirable program.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Windows XP

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel and click Add or Remove Programs.
  3. Select the software which you want to erase.
  4. Click the Remove button.

Windows 7 and Vista

  1. Open the Start menu.
  2. Select Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Select the application.
  5. Click Uninstall.
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