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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,269
United States Rank #12,501
Reach 0.0301%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.26 days
332.07 days >
Average installed length: 174.48 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.5.9.2 0.24%
2.5.8.8 0.24%
2.5.8.2 1.42%
2.5.7.8 0.71%
2.5.7.6 0.24%
2.5.7.2 0.71%
2.5.6.8 0.71%
2.5.6.6 0.95%
2.5.6.2 1.18%
2.5.5.8 0.24%
2.5.5.6 1.65%
2.5.5.2 0.71%
2.5.4.8 0.71%
2.5.4.6 1.65%
2.5.4.2 0.71%
2.5.3.8 0.95%
2.5.3.6 0.47%
2.5.3.2 0.47%
2.5.2.6 0.95%
2.5.2.2 0.95%
2.5.1.8 0.47%
2.5.1.6 1.18%
2.5.1.2 0.95%
2.5.0.8 0.71%
2.5.0.6 1.18%
2.5.0.2 1.18%
2.4.9.8 1.89%
2.4.9.6 0.47%
2.4.8.8 1.89%
2.4.8.6 0.24%
2.4.8.2 1.18%
2.4.7.8 1.42%
2.4.7.6 1.18%
2.4.7.2 0.71%
2.4.6.8 1.42%
2.4.6.6 0.95%
2.4.6.2 0.47%
2.4.5.8 0.47%
2.4.5.6 0.95%
2.4.5.2 0.24%
2.4.4.8 0.95%
2.4.4.6 2.60%
2.4.4.2 1.18%
2.4.3.8 1.65%
2.4.3.6 1.42%
2.4.3.2 0.95%
2.4.2.8 1.18%
2.4.2.6 1.42%
2.4.2.2 3.78%
2.4.1.8 1.18%
2.4.1.6 1.65%
102 versions

Mask My IP

What is Mask My IP?  (from mask-myip.com)

Mask My IP is an online protection tool that can prevent your surfing habits and your Internet activities from being tracked by hackers or other cyber criminals through your real IP address. It has a nicely designed user interface that makes it incredibly easy to hide your IP address. And, it is 100% FREE! When you are...  Read more

Overview

Mask My IP is a program developed by mask-myip.com. The most used version is 2.4.2.2, with over 75% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. In the Mozilla Firefox browser, it will add an add-on. The main program executable is maskmyip.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 4.28 MB (4,483,851 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 38% of users of Mask My IP come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Iran.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mask-myip.com
Help link: client.mask-myip.com/client/?PID=MMI&&ACTION=?uninstallhelp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MaskMyIP
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MaskMyIP\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 4.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Mask My IP

Program executable:maskmyip.exe
Name:Mask My IP
Path:C:\Program Files\maskmyip\maskmyip.exe
MD5:ff467c7705b0ff1f53e106f0a9972afd
Additional files:
  • ffextension.xpi
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • MaskMyIP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Mask My IP' and executes as C:\Program Files\MaskMyIP\MaskMyIP.exe.

How do I remove Mask My IP?

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

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Mask My IP you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#12,269

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.20%
Windows 8 29.72%
Windows XP 5.66%
Windows Vista 5.19%
Windows Server 2003 0.24%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.90%
Windows 7 Professional 8.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.95%
Windows 8.1 5.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.43%
  United Kingdom 6.77%
  Iran 4.80%
  France 3.06%
  Canada 2.84%
  Sweden 2.84%
  Brazil 2.62%
  Egypt 2.40%
  Germany 2.40%
  Australia 2.18%
  Greece 1.75%
  MA 1.53%
  Netherlands 1.31%
  India 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.52%
Dell 20.31%
Acer 16.80%
ASUS 11.72%
GIGABYTE 8.98%
Toshiba 5.86%
Lenovo 3.91%
Intel 1.17%
Samsung 1.17%
Sony 0.78%
Alienware 0.78%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.19%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.90%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.25%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 3.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.60%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.60%

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