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Should I remove Simple Port Forwarding?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,774
United States Rank #5,285
Reach 0.1250%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.87 days
527.28 days >
Average installed length: 277.05 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
v3.1.3 0.06%
3.8.5 27.15%
3.8.2 0.46%
3.8.1 30.75%
3.8.0 1.31%
3.7.0 4.62%
3.6.1 2.22%
3.6.0 2.45%
3.5.0 5.93%
3.4.0 2.28%
3.3.0 3.31%
3.2.9 2.34%
3.2.8 0.34%
3.2.6 0.46%
3.2.5 0.80%
3.2.4 0.91%
3.2.3 0.40%
3.2.2 1.14%
3.2.10 2.74%
3.2.1 0.46%
3.2.0 0.11%
3.1.6 0.23%
3.1.5 0.17%
3.1.4 0.11%
3.1.2 0.17%
3.1.1 0.40%
3.0.9 0.17%
3.0.8 0.40%
3.0.6 0.06%
3.0.5 0.06%
3.0.4 0.34%
3.0.3 0.29%
3.0.21 0.29%
3.0.20 2.05%
3.0.19 0.06%
3.0.18 0.11%
3.0.16 0.29%
3.0.15 0.29%
3.0.14 0.23%
3.0.13 0.17%
3.0.12 0.06%
3.0.11 0.06%
3.0.1 0.17%
3.0.0 0.06%
2.7.9 0.17%
2.7.8 0.17%
2.7.6 0.23%
2.7.5 0.17%
2.7.4 0.11%
2.7.2 0.06%
2.7.12 0.46%
69 versions

Simple Port Forwarding

Overview

Simple Port Forwarding is a program developed by PcWinTech.com. The most used version is 3.8.1, 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 main program executable is spf.exe. The software installer includes 101 files and is usually about 16.82 MB (17,636,015 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 38% of users of Simple Port Forwarding come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pcwintech.com & www.simpleportforwarding.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Simple Port Forwarding
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\Simple Port Forwarding\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Simple Port Forwarding\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 16.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Simple Port Forwarding

Program executable:spf.exe
Name:Simple Port Forwarding
Path:C:\Program Files\Simple Port Forwarding\spf.exe
MD5:c4cfd1dc26c8dba9f919f1b96bea51d3
Additional files:
  • UniBox10.ocx (by Woodbury Associates Limited) - UniToolbox 1.0 (UniToolbox Controls)
  • UniBoxVB12.ocx (by Woodbury Associates Limited) - UniToolbox VB
  • UniBox210.ocx - UniToolbox-2 (UniToolbox-2 Controls)
  • UniMsgLib.ocx - UniMsgLib
  • databases.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • spf.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9D852D04-FE7B-4DFB-9180-D2763B2459B7}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • spf.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Simple Port Forwarding\spf.exe'.

How do I remove Simple Port Forwarding?

Quickly and completely remove Simple Port Forwarding 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 Port Forwarding 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 Port Forwarding, 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 Port Forwarding.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,774

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.79%
Windows 8 27.07%
Windows XP 5.53%
Windows Vista 4.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.82%
Windows 7 Professional 8.88%
Windows 8.1 6.99%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.87% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.87%
  Italy 15.37%
  United Kingdom 4.50%
  Netherlands 4.30%
  Canada 3.24%
  Brazil 3.13%
  Australia 3.03%
  Germany 1.97%
  Sweden 1.82%
  Spain 1.67%
  Belgium 1.11%
  Mexico 0.96%
  DZ 0.91%
  Thailand 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.86%
Acer 19.63%
Dell 15.75%
ASUS 13.05%
GIGABYTE 8.85%
Toshiba 3.45%
Samsung 3.34%
Lenovo 3.13%
Intel 1.51%
American Megatrends 1.29%
Alienware 1.19%
MSI 1.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.37%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.79%
ASUS All Series 3.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.20%
ASUSTeK K55VD 1.93%

Publisher URL: www.pcwintech.com

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