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Should I remove Spotflux?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
41% remove it59% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Poor
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,948
United States Rank #5,173
Reach 0.1603%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.36 days
423.71 days >
Average installed length: 222.63 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.2.0 1.74%
3.1.9 0.09%
3.1.8 0.27%
3.1.5 1.07%
3.1.4 0.04%
3.1.3 2.89%
3.1.2 1.34%
3.1.1 2.31%
3.1.0 1.91%
3.0.2 1.29%
3.0.1 1.69%
3.0.0 1.74%
2.10.7 7.61%
2.10.5 3.03%
2.10.4 0.27%
2.10.3 1.74%
2.10.2 0.36%
2.10.1 0.36%
2.10.0 0.36%
2.9.20 3.78%
2.9.19 2.89%
2.9.18 0.76%
2.9.17 1.87%
2.9.16 12.77%
2.9.15 0.18%
2.9.14 0.18%
2.9.12 2.05%
2.9.11 9.21%
2.9.10 9.61%
2.9.9 1.96%
2.9.8 3.87%
2.9.6 2.67%
2.9.5 1.82%
2.9.4 9.75%
2.9.3 1.69%
2.9.2 1.65%
2.9.1 1.42%
2.9 0.62%
2.8.1 0.04%
2.8 0.36%
2.7.1 0.76%

Other programs by Spotflux, Inc

Spotflux

What is Spotflux?

The software is typically bundled with third party installers such as Open Candy. "Offer your users free VPN software to help them protect their privacy online and keep their PC safe. Note: This product may block advertisements on websites and/or the desktop."

About  (from Spotflux, Inc)

Spotflux provides an easy to use solution to stay anonymous online and to protect your privacy and security. This small and easy to install client encrypts your internet connection, changes your ip address, and performs millions of real-time calculations in the cloud to eliminate malware and malicious trackers. Enjoy a...  Read more

Overview

The most common release is 2.9.16, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named spotflux.exe. The setup package generally installs about 52 files and is usually about 11.34 MB (11,893,388 bytes).
Spotflux has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Spotflux
URL: www.spotflux.com
Help link: support.spotflux.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\spotflux\
Uninstaller: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{C173834D-6B6B-4BC9-99B4-C0A04604EDD7}\latestPC.exe /x {C173834D-6B6B-4BC9-
Estimated size: 11.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Spotflux

Program executable:spotflux.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\spotflux\spotflux.exe
MD5:aba9eb9113f3f8ea90d351675d0efab8
Additional files:
  • installsupp.exe - spotflux. (spotflux installer.)
  • fixtap.exe - spotflux (spotflux fix TAP installation tool)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libpkcs11-helper-1.dll (by OpenSC Project) - pkcs11-helper (pkcs11-helper - An easy way to access PKCS#11 modules)
  • openvpn.exe (by The OpenVPN Project) - OpenVPN (OpenVPN Daemon)
  • sfvpn.exe (by The OpenVPN Project)
  • javahelper.exe
  • launcher.exe
  • libssl32.dll
  • openssl.exe
  • sfctl.exe
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • spotflux.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Spotflux'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • spotflux.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named launchspotflux.
Startup File (User Run)
  • spotflux.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'spotflux' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Spotflux\spotflux.lnk" /S.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

openvpn.exe
Memory:1.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0541528426%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03834491%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01580793%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,377,629
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:14.27 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:568.52 KB
105.02 KB average
spotflux.exe
Memory:1.55 MB
Total CPU:0.0040512094%
Kernel CPU:0.00242020%
User CPU:0.00163101%

How do I remove Spotflux?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.56%
Windows 8 28.04%
Windows XP 5.96%
Windows Vista 4.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.05%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.06%
Windows 8.1 5.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.59%
  United Kingdom 5.33%
  Saudi Arabia 5.00%
  Turkey 4.58%
  France 4.12%
  Canada 3.44%
  Pakistan 3.11%
  Germany 3.02%
  United Arab Emirates 2.52%
  Indonesia 2.31%
  MA 2.27%
  India 1.68%
  DZ 1.30%
  Iran 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.52%
Dell 19.26%
Acer 18.56%
ASUS 10.82%
Toshiba 9.21%
GIGABYTE 6.21%
Lenovo 4.68%
Samsung 3.42%
Intel 1.40%
MSI 1.12%
Alienware 0.91%
Sahara 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.09%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.23%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.04%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.57%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.39%

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