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Should I remove GridRepublic?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #48,770
Reach 0.0007%

Versions

VersionDistribution
6.8.44 80.00%
6.8.42 10.00%
6.8.23 10.00%

GridRepublic

Overview

The most common release is 6.8.44, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 12 MB (12,580,710 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 76% of users of GridRepublic come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Sweden.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gridrepublic.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BOINC\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{AA87772E-60C8-42CA-B39A-54B9143CD024}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 12 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by GridRepublic

  • boinc.dll - BOINC Core Client (GridRepublic Client Platform Library)
  • boinc.exe - BOINC core client (BOINC client)
  • boinccmd.exe - BOINC client (BOINC Command Line Client)
  • gridrepublic.exe - GridRepublic for Windows
  • boincscr.exe - BOINC Screensaver
  • boincsvcctrl.exe - BOINC service controller
  • boinctray.exe - GridRepublic System Tray for Windows
  • cudart.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • dbghelp95.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Windows NT Image Helper)
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • msvcm80.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • sqlite3.dll (by http://www.sqlite.org/) - SQLite Database Library
  • srcsrv.dll - Microsoft Source Server
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • symsrv.dll - Symbol Server
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • gridrepublic.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'boincmgr' which loads as "C:\Program Files\GridRepublic\gridrepublic.exe" /a /s.
  • boinctray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'boinctray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\GridRepublic\boinctray.exe".

How do I remove GridRepublic?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 8 10%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.19%
  France 4.76%
  Sweden 4.76%
  India 4.76%
  Canada 4.76%
  Italy 4.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Dell 20.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Gateway 10.00%
Samsung 10.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 20.00%
LENOVO 20157 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 10.00%
Samsung 900X3C/900X3D/900... 10.00%
Dell Computer Dimension 8... 10.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P505D 10.00%

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