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Should I remove Simple Ping?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #49,811
United States Rank #45,493
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1.0.3 90.48%
1.0.2 9.52%

Simple Ping


Simple Ping is a program developed by PcWinTech.com. The most used version is 1.0.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is SimplePing.exe. The setup package is about 674.85 KB (691,048 bytes) when donwloaded. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 57% of users of Simple Ping come from the United States, it is also popular in Argentina and Chile.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwintech.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Simple Ping
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Simple Ping\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 674.85 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Simple Ping

Program executable:SimplePing.exe
Name:Simple Ping
Path:C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\SimplePing.exe
Additional files:
  • SimplePing.exe - Simple Ping
  • uninstall.exe - Setup Factory 8.0 Runtime (Setup Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{0B599F8F-2298-4636-805F-07E37413B2B8}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SimplePing.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Simple Ping' and executes as C:\Program Files\Simple Ping\SimplePing.exe.

How do I remove Simple Ping?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win XP 5%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.62%
Windows 8 42.86%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 8 4.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Argentina 8.57%
  Chile 2.86%
  MA 2.86%
  Dominican Republic 2.86%
  Belgium 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  Australia 2.86%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Spain 2.86%
  Iran 2.86%
  Croatia 2.86%
  Italy 2.86%
  Malaysia 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
ASUS 17.65%
Acer 17.65%
Dell 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Samsung 5.88%
Alienware 5.88%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY553AA-ABA e... 5.88%
ASUSTeK X202E 5.88%
HP G60 Notebook PC 5.88%
Gigabyte GA-890FXA-UD5 5.88%
ASUSTeK K52JT 5.88%
Acer Aspire V3-771 5.88%

Publisher URL: www.pcwintech.com


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