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Should I remove XP Firewall Commander?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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VersionDistribution 25.00% 75.00%

XP Firewall Commander

What is XP Firewall Commander?  (from BestSecurityTips)

XP Firewall Commander is an easy to use control interface for your Windows XP built-in firewall. By default, Windows Firewall is turned on for all network interfaces. This helps improve network protection for new Windows XP installations and Windows XP upgrades. Windows Firewall also helps improve protection for new ne...  Read more


XP Firewall Commander is a program developed by BestSecurityTips. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is xp firewall commander.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.95 MB (4,146,508 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows XP. While about 57% of users of XP Firewall Commander come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Hungary.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.bestsecuritytips.com/content+index.id+16.htm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\XP Firewall Commander
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\XP Firewall Commander\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 3.95 MB

Program filesFiles installed by XP Firewall Commander

Program executable:xp firewall commander.exe
Name:XP Firewall Commander
Path:C:\Program Files\xp firewall commander\xp firewall commander.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - XP Firewall Commander
  • SkinMagic.dll (by Appspeed) - Appspeed SkinMagic Toolkit (SkinMagic Toolkit)
  • mfc90.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • mfc90u.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcr90.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • XP Firewall Commander.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'XP Firewall Commander' and executes as C:\Program Files\XP Firewall Commander\XP Firewall Commander.exe.

How do I remove XP Firewall Commander?

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

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.14%
  Germany 28.57%
  Hungary 14.29%


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