74,139,804 programs installed

Should I remove WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
56% remove it44% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #36,312
United States Rank #35,358
Reach 0.0034%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.92 days
440.23 days >
Average installed length: 231.31 days


VersionDistribution 2.13% 4.26% 34.04% 12.77% 8.51% 12.77% 17.02% 2.13% 2.13% 2.13% 2.13%

WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall

What is WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall?

Installs a web browser advertising extension by default. "By installing Wifi Protector browser extension you agree to its operation that checks website you browse to offer phishing protection. No browsing data is transferred out of the local machine by the browsing extension. Browser extension may also serve advertising during your browser sessions." The software also downloads and installs Microsoft Sivlerlight and OpenVPN if it is not already installed on the user's computer.

About  (from Optimal Software Ltd)

This product helps the user to secure the user's PC on unsecured wifi networks. Using the combination of Network scans (see Network scans section) and VPN protection the communication between the user's PC and websites is secured. By clicking Get Protected button or by utilizing automatic protection algorithms, Wifi Pr...  Read more


The most common release is, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named wifiProtService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 10.8 MB (11,326,225 bytes).
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Starts automatically
  • Adds a background Windows Service
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall.
wifiProtService.exe (6c6138231aca6adb12948d15ee41ba24) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 10/14/2013 rev. 2 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.287 TROJ_GEN.F47V0709

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wifiprotector.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\WiFi Protector\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\WiFi Protector\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.8 MB

Program filesFiles installed by WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall

Program executable:wifiProtService.exe
Name:WiFi Protector
WiFi Protector Service
Path:C:\Program Files\WiFi Protector\wifiProtService.exe
Additional files:
  • WiFiProtectorInstaller.exe - WiFi Protector v. (2013-05-15 16:20:56) (WiFi Protector. Your personal WiFi security guide)
  • PopupNotification.dll - WiFi Protector (WiFi Protector Popup Notification Library)
  • wifiProtHelper.dll - WiFi Protector GUI Helpers
  • wifiProtLauncher.exe - WiFi Protector Launcher
  • wifiProtService.exe - WiFi Protector Service
  • unzip.exe (by Info-Zip ) - UnZip (UnZip SPECS UnZip: list, test and extract compressed files in a ZIP archive)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • wifiProtLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WiFiProtLauncher.
  • wifiProtService.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WiFiProtLauncher.
  • wifiProtService.exe runs as a service named 'WiFi Protector Service' (wifiProtService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • wifiProtLauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'WiFi Protector' and executes as C:\Program Files\WiFi Protector\WiFiProtLauncher.exe.

How do I remove WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall?

Quickly and completely remove WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Download "Should I Remove It?", it's FREE!Remove WiFi Protector - Complete un... from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall 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 WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall, 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 WiFi Protector - Complete uninstall.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
Scan your PC for malware
If you do not have a good anti-virus program, please consider installing one. Below are some we highly recommend.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 56%
Keep it 44%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.92%
Windows 8 12.50%
Windows Vista 10.42%
Windows XP 4.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.78%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.91%
Windows 7 Professional 10.87%
Windows 8 Pro 6.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.35%
Windows 8.1 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.74%
  United Kingdom 11.32%
  Canada 9.43%
  United Arab Emirates 3.77%
  Spain 3.77%
  France 3.77%
  DZ 3.77%
  Italy 3.77%
  Colombia 1.89%
  Mexico 1.89%
  MA 1.89%
  Austria 1.89%
  Vietnam 1.89%
  India 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.14%
Dell 13.51%
Acer 10.81%
Toshiba 8.11%
Sony 8.11%
Medion 5.41%
ASUS 5.41%
MSI 2.70%
Lenovo 2.70%
Packard Bell 2.70%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Alienware 2.70%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 4.88%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.88%
Sony VPCYB25AL 2.44%
INTEL DG41TY 2.44%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.