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Should I remove ActiveGS?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,237
United States Rank #16,733
Reach 0.0051%


3.7.1019 12.50%
3.7.1013 1.39%
3.6.1307 13.89%
3.5.903 69.44%
3.5.894 2.78%



ActiveGS is a program developed by Second Sight Software/FTA. The most used version is 3.5.903, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 1.76 MB (1,843,200 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 89% of users of ActiveGS come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\activegs
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F576BBE9-11D0-4F02-B8F0-7CCA9C159937}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.76 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ActiveGS

  • activegs.exe - ActiveGS Standalone Application (ActiveGS StandAlone Application)
  • activegs.ocx - ActiveGS (Apple IIGS Emulator Control)
  • npactivegs.dll (by Free Tools Association) - ActiveGS NPAPI Plugin (ActiveGS Emulator 3.5.903)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npactivegs.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npActiveGS.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npactivegs.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'ActiveGS' with a plugin key of 'ActiveGS'.

How do I remove ActiveGS?

Quickly and completely remove ActiveGS from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall ActiveGS from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ActiveGS, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove ActiveGS.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by ActiveGS you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.61%
Windows 8 18.06%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 58.33%
Windows 8.1 9.72%
Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.94%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

88.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 88.79%
  Canada 1.72%
  Singapore 0.86%
  South Africa 0.86%
  France 0.86%
  SO 0.86%
  New Zealand 0.86%
  Argentina 0.86%
  PR 0.86%
  Israel 0.86%
  DK 0.86%
  Italy 0.86%
  United Kingdom 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.23%
Hewlett-Packard 24.59%
Acer 16.39%
Lenovo 9.84%
ASUS 6.56%
Toshiba 4.92%
Samsung 3.28%
Alienware 3.28%
Gateway 1.64%
Intel 1.64%
Sony 1.64%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.35%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.17%
Dell XPS 8300 3.17%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.17%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1436s 1.59%
eMachines eMachines E725 1.59%


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