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4% remove it96% keep it
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PIXELRULER is a program developed by Mioplanet. 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 PixelRuler.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 858.96 KB (879,579 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7. While about 36% of users of PIXELRULER come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mioplanet.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mioplanet\PixelRuler\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\mioengine.exe "C:\Program Files\Mioplanet\PixelRuler\__maintenance.mio" "(>MAINTENANCE)"
Estimated size: 858.96 KB

Program filesFiles installed by PIXELRULER

Program executable:PixelRuler.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Mioplanet\PixelRuler\PixelRuler.exe
Additional files:
  • install.exe
  • PixelRuler.exe
  • arulersetup.exe (by Rob Latour) - A Ruler for Windows (A Ruler for Windows Setup)
  • CalcuCap..exe (by ServiCenter) - CalcuCap. Calculo de Capacitores (Convierte en distintos multiplos el valor de los capacitores)
  • Diskmon.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Diskmon (Disk Monitor)
  • dsm.exe (by Spadix Software) - Disk Size Manager Setup
  • Filemon.exe (by Sysinternals) - Sysinternals Filemon (File system monitor)
  • pconverter-0.1.0.exe
  • portmon.exe (by SysInternals) - SysInternals Portmon/EE (Portmon/EE)
  • procexp.exe (by Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com) - Process Explorer (Sysinternals Process Explorer)
  • putty.exe (by Simon Tatham) - PuTTY suite (SSH, Telnet and Rlogin client)
  • Q.EXE
  • Scanner.exe
  • Splitter.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove PIXELRULER?

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

Win XP 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 10%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 30.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 60.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.00%
  France 16.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  Germany 8.00%
  Argentina 4.00%
  BG 4.00%
  CI 4.00%
  United Kingdom 4.00%
  India 4.00%
  New Zealand 4.00%
  Romania 4.00%
  Thailand 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Toshiba 6.67%
Sony 6.67%
Samsung 6.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P100 6.25%
Sony VGN-Z26GN_B 6.25%
Samsung 300V3Z/300V4Z/300... 6.25%
Micro-Star MS-6580 6.25%
HP-Pavilion GN639AV-ABA d... 6.25%


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