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Should I remove Port Forward Network Utilities?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #14,994
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.06 days
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Average installed length: 93.90 days


2.0.1 100.00%

Port Forward Network Utilities 2.0.1


Port Forward Network Utilities 2.0.1 is a program developed by Portforward.com. 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 portforwardnetworkutilities.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 2.97 MB (3,110,256 bytes). network-utilities-updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 56% of users of Port Forward Network Utilities come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: portforward.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\portforward.com\portforward network utilities
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Portforward.com\PortForward Network Utilities\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Port Forward Network Utilities 2.0.1

Program executable:portforwardnetworkutilities.exe
Name:Port Forward Network Utilities
Path:C:\Program Files\portforward.com\portforward network utilities\portforwardnetworkutilities.exe
Additional files:
  • PFStaticIP Setter.exe - Portforward Setup Static IP Address
  • PFStaticIP.exe - Portforward Static IP Address
  • PFRSG.exe - Router Screenshot Grabber
  • PFConfigHelper.exe - PFConfig Helper (Helps PFConfig out)
  • PFPortChecker.exe - PFPortChecker (PFPortchecker by portforward.com helps check if your ports are properly forwarded.)
  • PFConfig.exe - PFConfig (PFConfig.exe allows you to easily configure your router's port forwarding section.)
  • PFConfigLauncher.exe (by PFConfigLauncher is part of PFConfig. Please allow access through your firewall to properly configure your router) - PFConfigLauncher is part of PFConfig. Please allow access through your firewall to properly configure your router.
  • PFRouterDetector.exe - PFRouterDetector
  • network-utilities-updater.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PFPortChecker.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Portforward\Port Forward Network Utilities\PFPortChecker.exe'.

How do I remove Port Forward Network Utilities?

Quickly and completely remove Port Forward Network Utilities 2.0.1 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Port Forward Network Utilities 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 Port Forward Network Utilities 2.0.1, 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 Port Forward Network Utilities.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 49.13%
Windows 8 47.40%
Windows Vista 2.31%
Windows XP 1.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 23.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.45%
Windows 7 Professional 10.98%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.36%
Windows 10 Home 5.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.00%
  United Kingdom 8.89%
  Australia 7.56%
  Canada 4.89%
  Netherlands 2.67%
  Sweden 2.22%
  United Arab Emirates 1.78%
  Germany 1.78%
  Finland 1.33%
  Ireland 1.33%
  Greece 0.89%
  India 0.89%
  Saudi Arabia 0.89%
  Belgium 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 34.41%
Acer 17.20%
Dell 15.05%
ASUS 11.83%
Lenovo 6.45%
Alienware 5.38%
Samsung 2.15%
Toshiba 2.15%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.35%
Alienware Alienware 14 1.74%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 1.74%
MSI MS-7693 1.74%


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