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Should I remove PingBetter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%


VersionDistribution 100.00%



Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 programs's main executable is PBProxy.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 4.73 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 6.02 MB (6,316,758 bytes). The installed file wyUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 36% of users of PingBetter come from the United States, it is also popular in BG and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PingBetter\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5009C4D0-A96C-4866-A258-EA10AB1E05F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.02 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by PingBetter

Program executable:PBProxy.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\PingBetter\PBProxy.exe
Additional files:
  • PBProxy264.dll - RegisterLSP64.exe
  • PBProxy2.dll - RegisterLSP.exe
  • PBProxy.dll
  • PBProxy.exe
  • PBProxy64.dll
  • PBcommon.dll - PBlauncher (PBcommon)
  • PBcontrols.dll - PBcontrols
  • PBLauncher.exe
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.PCProxyLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'PCProxyLib'.
  • PBtunnel.dll (by Simon Tatham) - PuTTY suite (PingBetter SSH client)
  • wyUpdate.exe (by wyDay) - wyUpdate
  • PBturbo.dll
  • VistaInfo32.dll
  • PBInstallerActions.dll (by Microsoft) - PBInstallerActions
  • SpOrder.dll (by Microsoft) - WinSock2 reorder service providers

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PBProxy.exe runs as a service named 'PBProxy' (PBProxy) "Provide PingBetter services".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.73 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0314275963%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01076181%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02066579%
0.015104% average

How do I remove PingBetter?

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

Win 7 38%
Win 8 25%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 50.00%
Windows 10 Pro 12.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Windows 7 Professional 12.50%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 12.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  BG 9.09%
  Brazil 9.09%
  CY 9.09%
  New Zealand 9.09%
  Saudi Arabia 9.09%
  Singapore 9.09%
  Vietnam 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%
Acer 16.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 25.00%
ASUSTeK K53U 25.00%
Acer Aspire 4750 25.00%


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