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Should I remove Open Garden?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,850
United States Rank #27,526
Reach 0.0035%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.61 days
171.03 days >
Average installed length: 89.86 days


2.6.9 10.20%
2.6.8 4.08%
2.6.7 34.69%
2.4.7 12.24%
2.4.5 2.04%
2.4.2. 2.04%
2.3.9 2.04%
2.3.2 4.08%
2.2.0 2.04%
2.1.9 8.16%
2.1.7 2.04%
2.0.0 6.12%
1.5.7 6.12%
1.5.6 2.04%
1.5.5 2.04%

Open Garden


Open Garden is a program developed by Open Garden. The most used version is 2.6.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 opengarden.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.12 MB (1,177,890 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 60% of users of Open Garden come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: opengarden.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Open Garden
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Open Garden\OpenGarden.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 1.12 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Open Garden

Program executable:opengarden.exe
Name:Open Garden
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\open garden\opengarden.exe
Additional files:
  • open-garden-installer.exe - Open Garden

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OpenGarden.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Open Garden\OpenGarden.exe'.

How do I remove Open Garden?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 4%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.10%
Windows 8 40.82%
Windows Vista 4.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 12.24%
Windows 7 Starter 6.12%
Windows 8 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  France 6.67%
  Estonia 3.33%
  Canada 3.33%
  India 3.33%
  Italy 1.67%
  Sweden 1.67%
  Mexico 1.67%
  Taiwan 1.67%
  MA 1.67%
  Switzerland 1.67%
  Iran 1.67%
  Finland 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.49%
ASUS 16.33%
Dell 14.29%
Samsung 12.24%
Lenovo 10.20%
Acer 8.16%
Toshiba 4.08%
Sony 4.08%
Gateway 2.04%
Intel 2.04%
Common models
Sony VGN-NS140E 2.13%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 2.13%
Gateway P-7805u 2.13%
Dell Vostro 1220 2.13%
Dell Inspiron 5535 2.13%
Samsung N150P 2.13%

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Alessandro M.over a year ago
In my windows8 beta version fail uninstall, even if the procedure is correct and the message is that is all finishd the progrma is still in the list and start every time i reboot.