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Should I remove RockMelt?

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 #7,764
United States Rank #7,956
Reach 0.0617%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 35.78 days
1055.36 days >
Average installed length: 554.51 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
0.16.91.483 89.94%
0.16.91.478 0.12%
0.16.91.472 0.69%
0.16.91.456 0.46%
0.16.91.371 0.12%
0.16.91.367 0.12%
0.16.91.345 0.23%
0.16.91.321 7.63%
0.9.72.615 0.12%
0.9.71.128 0.23%
0.9.68.1420 0.12%
0.9.58.390 0.12%
0.8.36.128 0.12%

RockMelt

What is RockMelt?

Rockmelt is a proprietary social media web browser. Rockmelt wasbased on Google's open-source project Chromium. This is a cross-platform family of browsers that use the open-source web layout engine WebKit jointly built by Apple, Google, and the open-source community—and Google's V8 JavaScript engine, also open-source. Rockmelt is no longer supported on the PC or Mac due to work on the iPad and other mobile releases. Rockmelt has an optional Facebook sidebar for efficient communication with contacts. The sidebar also updates Facebook statuses and allows you to view your Facebook notifications. Rockmelt also integrates Twitter.

Overview

The most common release is 0.16.91.483, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named rockmelt.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 263.02 MB (275,799,263 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\RockMelt\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\RockMelt\Application\0.16.91.483\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 263.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RockMelt

Program executable:rockmelt.exe
Name:RockMelt
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe
MD5:25012c3810d51a995e14c872d0ef4c32
Additional files:
  • new_rockmelt.exe - RockMelt
  • old_rockmelt.exe
  • chrome.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • setup.exe
  • wow_helper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • rockmelt.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{615E2CEC-FD8D-4740-97E4-384566C993A7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • rockmelt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\RockMelt\Application\rockmelt.exe'.
Network connections
  • rockmelt.exe connects to eze03s06-in-f22.1e100.net (173.194.42.54 port 443).
  • rockmelt.exe connects to h37-220-4-154.host.redstation.co.uk (37.220.4.154 port 1935).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

rockmelt.exe
Memory:48.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0444280883%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01926369%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.02516440%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:30
70 average

How do I remove RockMelt?

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

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#7,764
 
REACH
~0.06%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.77%
Windows 8 8.21%
Windows XP 7.17%
Windows Vista 4.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.09%
Windows 7 Professional 8.75%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.15%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.48% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.48%
  United Kingdom 3.69%
  Brazil 3.49%
  Germany 3.09%
  Canada 2.89%
  India 2.49%
  Egypt 2.39%
  MA 2.29%
  Saudi Arabia 1.89%
  France 1.89%
  Philippines 1.89%
  IQ 1.89%
  Italy 1.60%
  Netherlands 1.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.41%
Dell 23.33%
Acer 17.41%
Toshiba 8.70%
GIGABYTE 7.22%
ASUS 6.85%
Samsung 2.78%
Lenovo 2.59%
Intel 1.30%
American Megatrends 0.93%
Medion 0.74%
Sony 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.86%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.61%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.53%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.17%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.17%

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