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Should I remove StormFall?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,695
United States Rank #11,272
Reach 0.0442%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.87 days
261.60 days >
Average installed length: 137.45 days

StormFall

Overview

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 UpdateTask.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 802.79 KB (822,053 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 31% of users of StormFall come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\stormfall\1891956_stp
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\StormFall\1891956_stp\Uninstaller.exe /Run /ePC:0S2Z1F1C1H0F1T1I1I
Estimated size: 802.79 KB

Program filesFiles installed by StormFall

Program executable:UpdateTask.exe
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\DigitalSites\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe
MD5:09e74aa322c9259226b99c2f584e1809
Additional files:
  • Uninstaller.exe (by Uninstaller ©) - Uninstaller© (Uninstaller)
  • Control.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Shockwave (Shockwave ActiveX Control)
  • CreateShortCut.dll
  • dirapi.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Director 12.0 (Director Player)
  • DynaPlayer.dll - DynaBound Player
  • gcapi_dll.dll
  • gi.dll
  • gtapi.dll
  • iml32.dll - IML
  • LaunchGoogleChrome.exe
  • PinItem.vbs
  • Plugin.dll - Shockwave for Director (Adobe Shockwave for Director Netscape plug-in, version 12.1.3)
  • Proj.dll
  • SwHelper_1213153.exe - Shockwave Helper
  • SwInit.exe - Shockwave Init
  • SwMenu.dll - Shockwave Context Menu Support
  • SymCCIS.dll (by Symantec) - SymCCIS
  • TaskScheduler.dll
  • Unpin.vbs
  • UpdateTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateTask.exe is scheduled as a task named 'At3' (runs daily at 11:43).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • SwHelper_1213153.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Shockwave Updater' which loads as C:\Windows\System32\Adobe\SHOCKW~1\SWHELP~1.EXE -Update -1103472 -"Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 6.0; GTB6; SLCC1; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; eSobiSubscriber 2.0.4.16; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NE.

How do I remove StormFall?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#9,695

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.52%
Windows 8 36.50%
Windows Vista 2.73%
Windows XP 2.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.29%
Windows 8.1 18.23%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.52%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.19%
Windows 8 3.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.23%
  Germany 11.17%
  Australia 5.87%
  Sweden 4.58%
  Italy 4.44%
  United Kingdom 4.30%
  France 4.01%
  DZ 4.01%
  Russia 3.15%
  Netherlands 3.01%
  Belgium 2.72%
  Canada 2.58%
  DK 2.29%
  Brazil 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.82%
Acer 23.56%
Dell 10.53%
ASUS 9.27%
Toshiba 9.27%
Lenovo 6.52%
GIGABYTE 3.51%
Samsung 3.01%
Medion 2.26%
Intel 1.50%
MSI 1.00%
Sahara 0.75%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.00%
ASUS All Series 4.00%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.50%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.50%
MSI MS-7821 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.00%

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