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Should I remove Remote Utilities - Host?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,439
United States Rank #16,792
Reach 0.0098%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 5.81 days
171.49 days >
Average installed length: 90.11 days


6.236.0000 11.68%
6.234.0000 1.46%
6.233.0000 0.73%
6.232.0000 2.92%
6.201.0000 4.38%
6.103.0000 1.46%
6.004.0000 8.03%
6.002.0000 0.73%
5.255.6006 43.07%
5.255.6005 5.11%
5.255.5300 10.95%
5.255.5200 2.19%
5.255.5100 0.73%
5.255.4002 2.92%
5.255.4000 0.73%
5.255.3000 2.92%

Remote Utilities - Host


Remote Utilities - Host is a program developed by Usoris Systems. The most used version is 5.255.6006, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is rfusclient.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 14.82 MB (15,544,247 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 58% of users of Remote Utilities - Host come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.remoteutilities.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities - Host\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B04BFE4C-7F11-49D8-ADFE-867939D886FA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.82 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Remote Utilities - Host

Program executable:rfusclient.exe
Name:Remote Utilities
Path:C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities - Host\rfusclient.exe
Additional files:
  • RIPCServer.dll - Remote Utilities
  • rutserv.exe
  • RWLN.dll
  • vp8decoder.dll (by Google) - WebM VP8 Decoder Filter
  • vp8encoder.dll (by Google) - WebM VP8 Encoder Filter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • rutserv.exe runs as a service named 'Usoris - Host' (RManService) "Allows Remote Utilities users to connect to this machine.".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rutserv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Remote Utilities - Host\rutserv.exe'.

How do I remove Remote Utilities - Host?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.82%
Windows 8 38.69%
Windows XP 5.11%
Windows Vista 4.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 19.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.25%
Windows 8.1 10.95%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.95%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.03%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.71%
  United Kingdom 6.86%
  Canada 5.14%
  India 4.00%
  Italy 1.71%
  Australia 1.71%
  Belgium 1.14%
  Saudi Arabia 1.14%
  South Africa 1.14%
  Greece 1.14%
  France 1.14%
  DZ 1.14%
  Norway 1.14%
  Taiwan 1.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.34%
Dell 26.97%
ASUS 10.11%
Lenovo 7.87%
Toshiba 6.74%
Intel 5.62%
Acer 4.49%
Samsung 1.12%
American Megatrends 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.09%
Dell OptiPlex 3020 2.06%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.06%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855 1.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite A660 1.03%


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