W3i, LLC is a software publisher located in Sartell, Minnesota in the United States*. The company is a primary distributor of unwanted software. W3i (also known for Freeze.com) is the distributor of the InstallIQ (now InstallX) download and install manager, a distribution platform for adware and potentially unwanted programs such as toolbars, web browser plugins and other software. "Every product that is run through the InstallIQ manager is free. But, in order to make this happen, InstallIQ shows you advertisements during the installation process. Your support of these advertisements, which are all safe and free to download, helps poor, but brilliant, app developers make money from their free and awesome software." - (www.installiq.com) Thre are 2 additional code signing certificates issued to this publisher.
6/18/2011 7:00:00 PM
7/1/2013 6:59:59 PM
CN="W3i, LLC", OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O="W3i, LLC", L=Sartell, S=Minnesota, C=US
Detections (100% detected)
PUP.InstallX.W3i.Installer (M), PUP.InstallX.W3i (M)
Adware.W3i.9, Adware.W3i.9, Adware.W3i.4, Trojan.Domaiq.225
APPL/InstallIQ.Gen5, Adware/InstallC.B.1, PUA/InstallIQ.Gen5
Win32/InstallIQ (variant), Win32/InstallIQ.A potentially unwanted (variant)
InstallIQ Installer, Trojan.Win32.Generic, Threat.4783689
InstallQ, PUA 'InstallQ', InstallQ (PUA)
Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_FAKEAV.BMC, TROJ_GEN.F47V0122, TROJ_GEN.RCBH1KS, TROJ_GEN.F47V0207, TROJ_GEN.RCBH1HF, TROJ_GEN.R0CBH0AJA13, TROJ_FAKEAV.HLQ
Downloads URLs for files signed by W3i, LLC.
Top-level domains owned by W3i, LLC.
The certificates below are also signed by W3i, LLC.
The following publishers (by Authenticode signature organization name) are related.
* Note, the details and description above are based on the code signing digital signature issued to W3i, LLC by VeriSign, Inc. on June 18, 2011 with the serial number '6a5d73f262c38bbd4578ab6ad713318d'.