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VersionDistribution 25.00% 12.50% 12.50% 12.50% 25.00% 12.50%

NickWare Essential


NickWare Essential is a program developed by NickWare Group. The most used version is, 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. The main program executable is nwei.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 9.66 MB (10,127,448 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 42% of users of NickWare Essential come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nickware.ru
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\NWE4\
Uninstaller: C:\NWE4\Data\Uninstall\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 9.66 MB
Language: Russian (Russia)

Program filesFiles installed by NickWare Essential

Program executable:nwei.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\nwe5\data\support\nwei.exe
Additional files:
  • CPM.exe - NWECPM (NickWare Essential Command Processor Module | NickWare Group (R))
  • NWE.exe - NWE5 (NickWare Essential 5)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CPM.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NWEUpdateCheck' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NWE5\CPM.exe" -nwe.update_check.

How do I remove NickWare Essential?

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

Win XP 38%
Win 8 25%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 37.50%
Windows 7 37.50%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 37.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.67%
  Russia 25.00%
  UA 16.67%
  Republic Of Moldova 8.33%
  BY 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
American Megatrends 28.57%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
MSI 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Sony 14.29%
Common models
BIOSTAR Group A770E3 25.00%
MSI MS-7267 25.00%
Sony SVE1713A4RB 25.00%
LENOVO 20138 25.00%


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