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IP Notifier

What is IP Notifier?  (from Foolish IT)

To notify you via email of a WAN IP address change. Useful you have a dynamic IP address assigned by your ISP, and you need to use VNC or similar software. I wrote this app because DynDNS is no longer free (new accounts), and there isn’t always an option to use a dynamic DNS provider anyway. When IP Notifier runs, it...  Read more


IP Notifier is a software program developed by Foolish 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 setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.45 MB (1,524,652 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 70% of users of IP Notifier come from the United States, it is also popular in Belgium and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.foolishit.com/vb6-projects/ip-notifier
Help link: www.foolishit.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Foolish IT\IP Notifier\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Foolish IT\IP Notifier\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.45 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IP Notifier

  • IP Notifier.exe - IP Notifier
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • IP Notifier.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Foolish IT - IP Notifier' (runs daily at 11:29).

How do I remove IP Notifier?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 20%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows 8 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 20.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.00%
  Belgium 10.00%
  Canada 10.00%
  Netherlands 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 25.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 25.00%
HP Compaq dc7900 Small Fo... 25.00%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 25.00%
Dell Dimension 4700 ... 25.00%


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