Ipinsight is an adware and although is risk impact has been rated as medium, it is nonetheless very undesirable and it needs to be blocked from installing itself into your computer in the first place. Ipinsight installs itself into your computer as a process or a browser helper object and it mainly monitors your connection speed and neighborhood-level geographic locations and sells this information to third parties who prepare a profile from this information and this information can be used to exploit you. It also gets your IP Address and maintains file integrity for your system which it stores in the registry.
If you want to find out if you are infected, you just have to scan for files that are detected as adware ipinsight. You can protect yourself from it because the programs that propagate it are well known and you can therefore avoid them. Good anti-spywares have the ability of discovering ipinsight automatically and some block them when they try to force themselves into your PC.
Ipinsight can be removed manually rather un-complicatedly by starting the registry editor in your computer through the Run dialogue, delete the associated files and then delete the value called ‘Sentry’ in the right plane. Exit the editor and restart the computer after which you should search all files with the name ipinsight in them and delete them. You can also delete them by running the Add or Remove Programs option on your control panel.
At the end of the day, a good anti-spyware is all you require and you can set it to delete ipinsight automatically together with other adware and spyware.