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Should I remove Wipe?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,911
United States Rank #8,925
Reach 0.0728%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.71 days
197.81 days >
Average installed length: 103.93 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
2015.09 2.25%
2015.08 0.69%
2015.07 1.08%
2015.06 2.94%
2015.05 4.80%
2015.04 1.96%
2015.03 4.60%
2015.02 2.64%
2015.01 1.96%
2015.00 2.25%
2014.16 3.62%
2014.15 5.68%
2014.14 4.21%
2014.13 3.23%
2014.12 3.04%
2014.11 4.31%
2014.10 3.33%
2014.09 3.92%
2014.08 2.15%
2014.07 3.04%
2014.06 2.94%
2014.05 3.23%
2014.04 2.35%
2014.03 1.86%
2014.02 2.06%
2014.01 3.04%
2014.00 4.31%
2013.99 2.35%
2013.73 4.21%
2013.72 0.49%
2013.70 0.10%
16.02 1.18%
16.01 1.96%
15.13 1.96%
15.12 2.06%
15.11 1.86%
15.10 2.35%

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Wipe

What is Wipe?  (from PrivacyRoot.com)

This powerful program can remove a lot of gigabytes of garbage on your computer and recover many free disk space. In addition, it will protect your privacy on the Internet - it removes records about personal activity on PC.

You will be able to delete browser history and cache, index.dat files, registry, interne...  Read more

Overview

Wipe is a software program developed by PrivacyRoot.com. The most common release is 2014.15, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 wipe.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.84 MB (2,979,694 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 30% of users of Wipe come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: privacyroot.com/software/tosite.pl?to=site&pcid=NET1ac433c64406dc0bcd2045a870f0ddb5d&language=ar&scn=wipe&affiliate=&pcidc=1
Help link: privacyroot.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\net1-wipe
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\net1-wipe\net1.exe" uninstall
Estimated size: 2.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Wipe

Program executable:wipe.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\net1-wipe\wipe.exe
MD5:c140eb4403a85daee0d5c7f009b9984b
Additional files:
  • net1.exe (by www.privacyroot.com) - Wipe, Secret Disk, Prevent Restore, Safe Startup (Application Installer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Wipe.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{915A4D67-D702-4C34-BF85-3104B5FFCB1C}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • Wipe.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Wipe Tray Agent.
  • net1.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Wipe Maintance.
Startup File (User Run)
  • net1.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Maintance' and executes as "C:\Program Files\net1-wipe\net1.exe" windowsStartup.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • net1.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Wipe Maintance' which loads as "C:\Program Files\net1-wipe\net1.exe" windowsStartup.

How do I remove Wipe?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.71%
Windows 8 33.50%
Windows XP 5.68%
Windows Vista 4.02%
Windows Server 2003 0.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.40%
Windows 8.1 14.00%
Windows 7 Professional 8.28%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.72%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.80% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.80%
  Germany 8.68%
  Belgium 7.40%
  France 7.22%
  United Kingdom 3.93%
  Netherlands 3.66%
  DK 3.66%
  Russia 3.56%
  Italy 3.11%
  Sweden 2.93%
  MA 2.65%
  Hungary 1.83%
  Canada 1.74%
  Norway 1.46%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.13%
Acer 19.58%
Dell 16.37%
ASUS 9.79%
GIGABYTE 6.90%
Toshiba 6.42%
Medion 3.85%
Samsung 3.21%
Lenovo 3.05%
Intel 1.28%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Sahara 1.12%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.78%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.41%
MEDION MS-7797 2.73%
ASUS All Series 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.39%
Dell XPS 8500 2.05%

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