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Should I remove FrostWire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,629
United States Rank #11,441
Reach 0.0142%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.39 days
453.97 days >
Average installed length: 238.53 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.7.0.1 100.00%

FrostWire 5.7.0

What is FrostWire?

FrostWire is a free, open source BitTorrent client as a fork of LimeWire.

About  (from FrostWire Team)

FrostWire is a free, open source BitTorrent client, first released as a fork of LimeWire. Gnutella support was dropped entirely, and now FrostWire only uses the BitTorrent network. You can now use FrostWire to send large files or entire folders to Colleagues, Friends and family.

Overview

FrostWire 5.7.0 is a program developed by FrostWire Team. 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 software installer includes 5 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 75% of users of FrostWire come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.frostwire.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\frostwire 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FrostWire 5\Uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by FrostWire 5.7.0

  • frostwire-installer.exe - FrostWire 5 (The Fastest File Sharing Application on Earth)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • FrostWire.exe - FrostWire (FrostWire Launcher)
  • fwplayer.exe - MPlayer - The Movie Player (MPlayer - Movie Player)
  • SystemUtilities.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FrostWire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4EC0E28F-C544-4266-850E-2A391AA0AC2E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FrostWire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\FrostWire 5\FrostWire.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

FrostWire.exe
Memory:408.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001945220%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00011725%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007727%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:593,286,275
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4.79 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2.2 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FrostWire?

Quickly and completely remove FrostWire 5.7.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FrostWire 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 FrostWire 5.7.0, 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 FrostWire.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#18,629

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.30%
Windows 8 26.63%
Windows Vista 9.05%
Windows XP 5.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.13%
Windows 8.1 12.18%
Windows 7 Professional 8.12%
Windows 8 7.61%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.91%
  Canada 6.45%
  Australia 5.02%
  United Kingdom 2.51%
  Belgium 2.15%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Brazil 1.08%
  France 0.72%
  Mexico 0.72%
  Philippines 0.72%
  Germany 0.36%
  Spain 0.36%
  Greece 0.36%
  India 0.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.62%
Dell 22.54%
Acer 11.97%
Toshiba 11.97%
ASUS 9.86%
Gateway 2.82%
GIGABYTE 1.41%
Samsung 1.41%
Alienware 1.41%
Common models
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.92%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.28%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.46%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.46%
ASUSTeK G75VW 1.64%

About FrostWire Team

FrostWire was developed by members of the LimeWire open source community and utilizes the BitTorrent protocol from Gnutella (LimeWire's file sharing network).
Publisher URL: www.frostwire.com

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