77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove PIAFpu?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach 0.0008%

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.5.10 9.09%
7.5 27.27%
7.3 27.27%
7.2 36.36%

PIAFpu

Overview

PIAFpu is a program developed by Somerset. The most used version is 7.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 piafpu.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 10.74 MB (11,260,216 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 64% of users of PIAFpu come from Australia, it is also popular in the United States and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.somersoft.com.au
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Somerset\PIAFpu
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files1\Somerset\PIAFpu\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files1\Somerset\PIAFpu\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 10.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PIAFpu

Program executable:piafpu.exe
Name:Somerset PIAFpu
PIA Investor
Path:C:\Program Files\somerset\piafpu\piafpu.exe
MD5:45e5c45c351946bf52141229a81e3e4f
Additional files:
  • UNWISE.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{E8CCBD57-E682-48BE-98A5-8B1BF164ACDD}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • UNWISE.EXE runs as a service named 'Browser System Enahncer' (671c50b0).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • UNWISE.EXE is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files1\Yahoo!\MESSEN~1\UNWISE.EXE'.

How do I remove PIAFpu?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 9%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 45.45%
Windows 8 27.27%
Windows XP 18.18%
Windows Vista 9.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.18%
Windows 8.1 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.29% of installs come from Australia
Which countries install it?
  Australia 64.29%
  United States 28.57%
  New Zealand 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.22%
Toshiba 22.22%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Samsung 11.11%
Sony 11.11%
Lenovo 11.11%
Common models
LENOVO 2449A21 10.00%
Dell Latitude D630 10.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 10.00%
ECS H55H-M 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1010a 10.00%
Sony SVF15N18PGB 10.00%

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.