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Should I remove NirSoft Software?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #43,991
United States Rank #28,426
Reach 0.0021%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.75 6.90%
2.71 6.90%
2.70 3.45%
2.02 6.90%
1.96 6.90%
1.83 3.45%
1.81 3.45%
1.60 3.45%
1.42 3.45%
1.37 3.45%
1.19 13.79%
1.18 31.03%
1.16 3.45%
1.11 3.45%

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NirSoft Software

Overview

NirSoft Software is a software program developed by NirSoft. The most common release is 1.18, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named NirLauncher.exe. The setup package generally installs about 75 files and is usually about 3.61 MB (3,785,860 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 78% of users of NirSoft Software come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft Software
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\zipinst.exe /uninst "C:\Program Files\NirSoft Software\uninst1~.nsu"
Estimated size: 3.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NirSoft Software

Program executable:NirLauncher.exe
Name:NirLauncher
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft Software\NirLauncher.exe
MD5:43e0a7e8759663a3fc1720ee7b2e74bd
Additional files:
  • pspv.exe - Protected Storage PassView
  • netpass.exe - Network Password Recovery
  • rdpv.exe - Remote Desktop PassView (Remote Desktop Password Recovery)
  • DotNetResourcesExtract.exe - DotNetResourcesExtract
  • FirefoxDownloadsView.exe - FirefoxDownloadsView
  • ProcessActivityView.exe - ProcessActivityView
  • HTTPNetworkSniffer.exe - HTTPNetworkSniffer
  • MozillaHistoryView.exe - MozillaHistoryView
  • mzcv.exe - MozillaCookiesView
  • ChromeHistoryView.exe - ChromeHistoryView
  • dllexp.exe - DLL Export Viewer
  • FolderChangesView.exe - FolderChangesView
  • FlashCookiesView.exe - FlashCookiesView
  • ImageCacheViewer.exe - ImageCacheViewer
  • MozillaCacheView.exe - MozillaCacheView
  • astlog.exe - Asterisk Logger
  • BatteryInfoView.exe - BatteryInfoView
  • BulletsPassView.exe - BulletsPassView
  • ChromeCacheView.exe - ChromeCacheView
  • BlueScreenView.exe - BlueScreenView
  • BluetoothView.exe - BluetoothView
  • faview.exe - FavoritesView
  • iecv.exe - IECookiesView
  • iehv.exe - IEHistoryView
  • mailpv.exe - Mail PassView (Mail Password Recovery)
  • MyEventViewer.exe - MyEventViewer
  • MyUninst.exe - MyUninstaller
  • OperaPassView.exe - OperaPassView
  • awatch.exe - AdapterWatch
  • CleanAfterMe.exe - CleanAfterMe
  • DeviceIOView.exe - DeviceIOView
  • FastResolver.exe - FastResolver
  • FileTypesMan.exe - FileTypesMan
  • MyLastSearch.exe - MyLastSearch
  • NetRouteView.exe - NetRouteView
  • PingInfoView.exe - PingInfoView
  • DNSDataView.exe - DNSDataView
  • HeapMemView.exe - HeapMemView
  • IECacheView.exe - IECacheView
  • iepv.exe - IE PassView (Internet Explorer Passwords Viewer)
  • NetBScanner.exe - NetBScanner
  • NirLauncher.exe - NirLauncher
  • PasswordFox.exe - PasswordFox
  • PstPassword.exe - PstPassword (Outlook PST Password Recovery)
  • ChromePass.exe - ChromePass
  • DownTester.exe - DownTester
  • DriverView.exe - DriverView
  • mspass.exe - MessenPass (Instant Messengers Password Recovery)
  • NetResView.exe - NetResView
  • RegDllView.exe - RegDllView
  • RegFromApp.exe - RegFromApp
  • RegScanner.exe - RegScanner (Registry Scanner)
  • cports.exe - CurrPorts
  • dialupass.exe - Dialupass
  • IPNetInfo.exe - IPNetInfo
  • ProduKey.exe - ProduKey
  • gacview.exe - GACView
  • GDIView.exe - GDIView
  • nircmd.exe - NirCmd
  • nircmdc.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

awatch.exe
Memory:3.27 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0031892169%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00050016%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00268905%
0.015104% average
CleanAfterMe.exe
Total CPU:7.6947974981%
Kernel CPU:6.16570312%
User CPU:1.52909437%

How do I remove NirSoft Software?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 10%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#43,991

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.72%
Windows 8 37.93%
Windows XP 10.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.14%
Windows 8.1 24.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.34%
Windows 7 Professional 10.34%
Windows 8 Pro 6.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.05%
  Italy 4.88%
  United Kingdom 2.44%
  Australia 2.44%
  India 2.44%
  Germany 2.44%
  UA 2.44%
  Canada 2.44%
  Malaysia 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.43%
Toshiba 26.09%
Dell 17.39%
Acer 8.70%
Sony 4.35%
Intel 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
ASUS 4.35%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 16.67%
HP TouchSmart tm2 Noteboo... 8.33%
Sony SVF15A1M2ES 4.17%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 4.17%
Dell XPS L701X 4.17%
ASUS All Series 4.17%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net

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