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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,642
United States Rank #49,018
Reach 0.0046%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.85 days
224.95 days >
Average installed length: 118.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.10.9473 4.62%
4.02.9387 4.62%
4.01.9379 1.54%
4.00.9371 6.15%
4.00.9091 6.15%
4.00.9079 4.62%
4.00.9078 3.08%
4.00.9069 1.54%
4.00.9053 1.54%
4.00.9038 4.62%
4.00.9035 1.54%
4.00.8746 3.08%
4.00.8730 1.54%
4.00.8698 38.46%
4.00.8590 1.54%
3.00.6614 1.54%
2.20.5360 3.08%
2.20.5280 10.77%

PacketiX VPN Client

Overview

PacketiX VPN Client is a program developed by SoftEther. The most used version is 4.00.8698, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 70.16 MB (73,571,023 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 34% of users of PacketiX VPN Client come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softether.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\packetix vpn client
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpnsetup.exe"
Estimated size: 70.16 MB
Language: Japanese (Japan)

Program filesFiles installed by PacketiX VPN Client

  • vpnclient.exe - PacketiX VPN Version 2.0 (PacketiX VPN Client Service Version 2.0)
  • vpncmd.exe - PacketiX VPN Command-Line Admin Utility Version 2.0
  • vpncmgr.exe - PacketiX VPN Client Manager Version 2.0
  • vpnclient_x64.exe - PacketiX VPN
  • vpncmd_x64.exe
  • vpncmgr_x64.exe
  • vpninstall.exe
  • vpnsetup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • vpnclient.exe runs as a service named 'PacketiX VPN Client' (VPNCLIENT) "This manages the Virtual Network Adapter device driver and connection service for the PacketiX VPN Client. When this service is stopped, it will not be possible to use PacketiX VPN Client on this computer to connect to a PacketiX VPN Server.".
  • vpnclient_x64.exe runs as a service named 'PacketiX VPN Client' (VPNCLIENT) "This manages the Virtual Network Adapter device driver and connection service for the PacketiX VPN Client. When this service is stopped, it will not be possible to use PacketiX VPN Client on this computer to connect to a PacketiX VPN Server.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • vpnclient_x64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VPN Client UI Helper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpnclient_x64.exe" /uihelp.
  • vpnclient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VPN Client UI Helper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpnclient.exe" /uihelp.
6 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • vpncmgr_x64.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpncmgr_x64.exe'.
  • vpncmgr.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpncmgr.exe'.
  • vpncmd_x64.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpncmd_x64.exe'.
  • vpncmd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpncmd.exe'.
  • vpnclient_x64.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpnclient_x64.exe'.
  • vpnclient.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PacketiX VPN Client\vpnclient.exe'.

How do I remove PacketiX VPN Client?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 2%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.69%
Windows XP 16.92%
Windows 8 12.31%
Windows Vista 3.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.69%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.08%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.92%
Windows 7 Professional 15.38%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 4.62%
Windows Vista Business 3.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.25% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 34.25%
  United States 21.92%
  Taiwan 13.70%
  Iran 10.96%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Hong Kong 2.74%
  Thailand 2.74%
  Germany 2.74%
  Australia 1.37%
  Korea 1.37%
  Italy 1.37%
  Indonesia 1.37%
  Canada 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.27%
Acer 14.63%
ASUS 9.76%
Lenovo 9.76%
GIGABYTE 7.32%
Toshiba 7.32%
American Megatrends 7.32%
Sony 7.32%
Intel 2.44%
Apple 2.44%
Sahara 2.44%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.77%
eMachines ET1861 3.77%
TOSHIBA Satellite A305 1.89%
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. H8... 1.89%
GBT AWRDACPI 1.89%
ASUSTeK 1001PXD 1.89%

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