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Blocked

Overview

Blocked is a program developed by Keith Foster. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is Blocked.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 256.71 MB of memory. The setup package is about 1.14 MB (1,194,058 bytes) when donwloaded. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 83% of users of Blocked come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Blocked
Uninstaller: wscript "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Blocked\uninstall.vbs"
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Blocked

Program executable:Blocked.exe
Name:Opera Internet Browser
Signed by:Opera Software ASA
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Blocked\Blocked.exe
MD5:734cacde3e6d1882aae2c6f8f8be4f93
Opera is a web browser and Internet suite developed by Opera Software. The browser handles common Internet-related tasks such as displaying web sites, sending and receiving e-mail messages, managing contacts, chatting on IRC, downloading...

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Blocked.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E28E5238-9FF8-4110-B84C-0D0F5A85ECBD}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Blocked.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Opera Internet Browser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Opera x64\Opera.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Blocked.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Opera\Opera.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Blocked.exe
Memory:256.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0476244771%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.04139734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00622714%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Blocked?

Quickly and completely remove Blocked from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Blocked 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 Blocked, 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 Blocked.

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Japan 16.67%

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