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Should I remove LeapFrog Connect?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,789
United States Rank #862
Reach 0.4382%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.26 days
774.69 days >
Average installed length: 407.04 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.0.6.19846 2.31%
6.0.19.19317 14.13%
5.3.0.18537 11.00%
5.2.4.18506 11.47%
5.2.1.18456 1.50%
5.1.26.18340 1.07%
5.1.5.17469 5.81%
5.0.20.17316 2.64%
5.0.19.17305 0.18%
4.2.14.16426 4.30%
4.2.13.16151 4.10%
4.2.9.15649 18.90%
4.0.33.15045 3.53%
3.2.19.13664 10.19%
3.1.19.13126 0.44%
3.1.16.13095 1.07%
3.1.15.13008 0.23%
3.0.24.12179 0.67%
2.9.1.11093 3.94%
2.8.8.11071 0.16%
2.8.7.11034 0.07%
2.7.11.10766 0.02%
2.7.9.10712 0.13%
2.6.1.10249 0.18%
2.5.5.10079 0.11%
2.4.22.9825 0.15%
2.3.11.8936 0.98%
2.2.24.8413 0.07%
2.1.8.7798 0.08%
1.9.4.6964 0.07%
1.8.4.6576 0.10%
1.6.5.791 0.03%
1.6.5.788 0.08%
1.6.4.785 0.23%
1.2.6.644 0.02%
1.0.3.740 0.02%
1.0.2.534 0.05%

LeapFrog Connect

What is LeapFrog Connect?  (from LeapFrog)

LeapFrog Connect allows you and your children to engage in several important features of your connected LeapFrog toys. You can add or remove files on your toys; view and collect rewards that your child earned during game play; and access valuable parent features. LeapFrog Connect provides a window into the LeapFrog L...  Read more

Overview

LeapFrog Connect is a program developed by LeapFrog. The most used version is 4.2.9.15649, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is leapfrogconnect.exe. The software installer includes 72 files and is usually about 81 MB (84,936,203 bytes). UPCUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 83% of users of LeapFrog Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.leapfrog.com/en/pages/support/product_pages/leapfrog_connect.html
Help link: www.leapfrog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LeapFrog Connect

Program executable:leapfrogconnect.exe
Name:LeapFrog Connect Application
Signed by:LeapFrog Enterprises
Path:C:\Program Files\leapfrog\leapfrog connect\leapfrogconnect.exe
MD5:487436c390cb573ab7cb9dcca7bb0b88
Additional files:
  • CommandService.exe - CommandService Application
  • UPCUpdater.exe - UPCUpdater Application
  • KillApp.exe - KillApp Application
  • LeapFrogConnectSetup_LeapPadExplorer.exe - Sniffer Application
  • Monitor.exe - Monitor Application
  • uninst.exe - uninst Application
  • StylePlugin_Common_EnglishUS.dll - StylePlugin_Common_EnglishUS Dynamic Link Library
  • StylePlugin_Shell_EnglishUS.dll - StylePlugin_Shell_EnglishUS Dynamic Link Library
  • StylePlugin_Tag_EnglishUS.dll - StylePlugin_Tag_EnglishUS Dynamic Link Library (StylePlugin Tag English Dynamic Link Library)
  • FwCustomWidgets.dll - FwCustom Dynamic Link Library
  • TAGMonitor.exe - TrayApp Application (Tag Device Monitor)
  • fwupdate.exe - LeapFrog Connect
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • QtAssistantClient4.dll - QtAssistantClient
  • phonon4.dll (by Digia Plc) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc)
  • QtDeclarative4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • WMISetIP.vbs

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LeapFrogConnect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7B966059-D60F-419C-8F6E-D50EB1C0B6B6}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • CommandService.exe runs as a service named 'LeapFrog Connect Device Service' (LeapFrog Connect Device Service) "Manages LeapFrog Connect devices.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • Monitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe".
  • TAGMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TagMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect Tag\bin\TagMonitor.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • LeapFrogConnect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\LeapFrogConnect.exe'.
  • Monitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe'.
  • TAGMonitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect Tag\bin\TAGMonitor.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

CommandService.exe
Memory:1.45 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000059360%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000520%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000073%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:141
8,062,084 average
Monitor.exe
Memory:1.88 MB
Total CPU:0.0000327551%
Kernel CPU:0.00001774%
User CPU:0.00001502%
CPU cycles/sec:189

How do I remove LeapFrog Connect?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8 0%
 
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 65.24%
Windows 8 16.70%
Windows Vista 14.30%
Windows XP 3.69%
Windows 8.1 0.05%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 51.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.84%
Windows 8.1 8.07%
Windows 7 Professional 6.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 82.55%
  United Kingdom 5.81%
  Canada 4.45%
  Australia 2.86%
  New Zealand 0.69%
  Ireland 0.52%
  South Africa 0.39%
  Mexico 0.35%
  France 0.32%
  Spain 0.23%
  Germany 0.15%
  Philippines 0.13%
  Singapore 0.12%
  Malaysia 0.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.05%
Dell 28.22%
Acer 12.54%
Toshiba 11.30%
ASUS 4.59%
GIGABYTE 2.88%
Samsung 2.51%
Lenovo 2.48%
Intel 0.84%
Gateway 0.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.25%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.25%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.73%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.63%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.31%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.26%

About LeapFrog

LeapFrog is an educational entertainment company that designs, develops and markets technology-based learning products and related content for the education of infant through grade school children.
Publisher URL: www.leapfrog.com

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