CommonName is a group of software components that offer a keyword service allowing
you to enter "the common name" in your web browser instead of the complete URL. The software has many
variants, one adds a keyword field in Internet Explorer, another takes over
the searches in Internet Explorer's address bar. When testing the CommonName software on my lab
machine the winnet.exe process consumed almost 100% CPU, making the machine extremely slow.
CommonName's main distribution channel are peer-to-peer programs such as
Kazaa, Morpheus, Grokster and iMesh.
"Users who install our software can be assured that our software does provide an uninstaller"
whAgent.exe, winnet.exe, comwiz.exe
If you have any of the files related to CommonName on your system,
please send them
for additional analysis. Generally, I have only analysed a
few versions for each software component listed at this web site. With your help I
will be able to look at both old and more recent versions of the CommonName software.
Thank you very much for your time!
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Uninstall from "Add/Remove Programs" in the Windows® Control Panel if there is
a CommonName entry available. To uninstall you must be connected to the Internet and
an ActiveX control from the CommonName site.
If the uninstaller fails, please contact the vendor for support.
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