What is InstallStub.exe? Is InstallStub.exe spyware or a virus?
Process name: InstallStub or Enables Plaxo to integrate securely with Outlook Express
Product: Plaxo InstallStub or Plaxo Integration for Outlook Express
Company: Plaxo (www.plaxo.com) or Plaxo, Inc
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179 users ask for this file.
14 users rated it as not dangerous.
1 user rated it as not so dangerous.
2 users rated it as neutral.
1 user rated it as little bit dangerous.
2 users rated it as dangerous.
|All comments about InstallStub.exe: |
| || InstallStub.exe 02/06/03 62K Plaxo enables you to automatically update your address book |
| Steve Harris|| Plaxo service used to update address book + sync work and home calendars See also: Link |
| Rick|| InstallStub.exe is a subscription based outlook & outlook express organizer / updater See also: Link |
| Gerry|| Plaxo service for address book updates |
| Menno van de Veen|| It slows your computer down |
| Stacy Martin - Plaxo Privacy Officer|| Installstub.exe is used to attach Plaxo to Outlook Express when it starts up, since Outlook Express has no API. See also: Link |
| Tim C|| Just updated your email contacts |
| Bill|| IT collects email addresses, how can that be safe? |
| Ed|| Plaxo file that can get infected; causes pop-ups |
| radu|| Updater module of Plaxo, but it WAS NOT UNINSTALLED when I uninstalled Plaxo and it still demands internet access. Spyware-like practice. |
| || never had a problem with it or my computer since installing it leaving me to believe that it is in fact not dangerous |
| Krish N.|| Used for updating the address book in Plaxo. Phising is possible with this. |
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