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Should I remove PFPortChecker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #4,460
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 222.69 days


1.0.39 100.00%

PFPortChecker 1.0.39

What is PFPortChecker?  (from Portforward.com)

If you want an open port you need to create a port forward. It's not as hard as it seems, and we're here to walk you through it. Follow these steps and you'll have an open port in no time. Open ports are used to allow a connection in to your home network from the Internet. They are common in gaming, torrenting, and VOI...  Read more


PFPortChecker 1.0.39 is a software program developed by Portforward.com. 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 primary executable is named pfportchecker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files. 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 54% of users of PFPortChecker come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.portforward.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pfportchecker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PFPortChecker\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by PFPortChecker 1.0.39

Program executable:pfportchecker.exe
PFPortchecker by portforward.com helps check if your ports are properly forwarded.
Path:C:\Program Files\pfportchecker\pfportchecker.exe
Additional files:
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PFPortChecker.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PFPortChecker\PFPortChecker.exe'.

How do I remove PFPortChecker?

Quickly and completely remove PFPortChecker 1.0.39 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PFPortChecker 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 PFPortChecker 1.0.39, 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 PFPortChecker.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.08%
Windows 8 21.77%
Windows XP 4.18%
Windows Vista 3.91%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.31%
Windows 7 Professional 11.65%
Windows 8.1 7.04%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.58% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.58%
  United Kingdom 7.39%
  Canada 4.96%
  Australia 4.58%
  Netherlands 3.09%
  Sweden 1.87%
  France 1.49%
  Norway 1.10%
  South Africa 1.10%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Brazil 0.94%
  Germany 0.94%
  Finland 0.94%
  Poland 0.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Dell 21.75%
Acer 17.50%
ASUS 12.25%
Toshiba 4.25%
Lenovo 2.63%
Intel 2.13%
Alienware 2.00%
MSI 1.38%
Apple 0.75%
Samsung 0.63%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.44%
Dell XPS 8300 3.55%
Dell XPS 8500 2.96%
ASUS All Series 2.66%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.66%


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