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Should I remove Pinger?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,582
United States Rank #1,634
Reach 0.3109%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.87 days
232.13 days >
Average installed length: 121.97 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.4.0.1 30.10%
1.4.0.0 7.29%
1.1.1.2 56.07%
1.1.0.9 3.44%
1.1.0.6 3.00%
1.0.0.0 0.10%

Pinger

What is Pinger?  (from Pinger)

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Overview

Pinger is a software program developed by Pinger. The most common release is 1.1.1.2, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named PingerTool.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 62.63 MB (65,675,900 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 92% of users of Pinger come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pinger.com/content/home.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pinger\
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{9B56B031-A6C0-4BB7-8F61-938548C1B759}\Pinger.exe /x {9B56B031-A6C0-4BB7-8F61-938548C1B759}
Estimated size: 62.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Pinger

Program executable:PingerTool.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Pinger\PingerTool.exe
MD5:7ccfa7b3a472e4cdb7ba76f3cee0afdc
Additional files:
  • Pinger.exe
  • PingerTool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Pinger.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2A6923C-E90D-4F77-B1C7-899FE2FFFFA3}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Pinger.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pinger' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pinger\Pinger.exe".
Network connections
  • Pinger.exe connects to net64-20-243-250.static-customer.corenap.com (64.20.243.250 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Pinger.exe
Memory:160.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0061082951%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00162033%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00448796%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:78,437,051
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:8.24 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:91.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Pinger?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 90%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 90.32%
Windows 7 8.28%
Windows Vista 0.80%
Windows XP 0.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 76.29%
Windows 8 9.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.69%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.95%
Windows 8.1 Connected 1.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.92%
  Canada 5.84%
  Mexico 0.27%
  Philippines 0.18%
  Ecuador 0.14%
  India 0.14%
  BD 0.09%
  BO 0.09%
  Germany 0.09%
  Egypt 0.09%
  Jamaica 0.09%
  MA 0.09%
  NG 0.09%
  United Arab Emirates 0.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 93.98%
Dell 2.34%
Acer 1.40%
Toshiba 0.88%
ASUS 0.57%
GIGABYTE 0.42%
Lenovo 0.42%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 13.35%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 9.24%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 7.67%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 7.13%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 3.74%
Hewlett-Packard 500-164 3.26%

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