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Should I remove NetSoftware?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,859
Reach 0.0086%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.85 days
290.68 days >
Average installed length: 152.73 days

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NetSoftware is a program developed by Gemius SA. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 rmNetSoftware.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 15.22 MB (15,958,589 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 35% of users of NetSoftware come from Czech Republic, it is also popular in DK and Hungary.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gemius.hu
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\netsoftware
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetSoftware\rmNetSoftware.exe" "C:\Program Files\NetSoftware"
Estimated size: 15.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NetSoftware

Program executable:rmNetSoftware.exe
Name:Internet Research
Internet Research Uninstaller
Path:C:\Program Files\netsoftware\rmNetSoftware.exe
Additional files:
  • Starter.exe - Internet Panel (Internet Panel Service Launcher)
  • NetSoftware.exe - NetSoftware
  • rmNetSoftware.exe - NetSoftware uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Starter.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NetSoftware' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NetSoftware\Starter.exe" /path="C:\Program Files\NetSoftware".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NetSoftware.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NetPanel\NetPanel.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.87 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0057182914%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00344596%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00227233%
0.015104% average
I/O reads/min:12.84 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:606 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove NetSoftware?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.24%
Windows XP 26.45%
Windows 8 17.36%
Windows Vista 4.96%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 25.83%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 11.67%
Windows 8.1 7.50%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.96% of installs come from Czech Republic
Which countries install it?
  Czech Republic 34.96%
  DK 30.89%
  Hungary 28.46%
  United States 4.07%
  Greece 0.81%
  Sweden 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.75%
Hewlett-Packard 16.25%
Dell 15.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Intel 8.75%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Sahara 3.75%
Lenovo 2.50%
Compaq 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.08%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.08%
MSI MS-7309 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro A30... 1.04%


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