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Should I remove Xcelerator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0006%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.2.0.0 11.11%
3.9.0.0 11.11%
3.8.0.0 11.11%
3.1.0.0 11.11%
3.0.0.0 11.11%
2.9.0.0 11.11%
2.6.0.0 22.22%
2.5.0.0 11.11%

Xcelerator

What is Xcelerator?  (from GoForSharing)

Xcelerator is a reliable download-accelerator patch built for the ultimate download performance. In spite its very small size, Xcelerator brings high-tech architecture to add extra accuracy and speed to searching, sharing and downloading, with perfect integration into the native file sharing client. Through this additi...  Read more

Overview

Xcelerator is a software program developed by GoForSharing. The most common release is 2.6.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 xcelerator.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 4.78 MB (5,014,054 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 36% of users of Xcelerator come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and BD.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.goforsharing.com/home-mainmenu-1/xcelerator-mainmenu-127.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Xcelerator
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Xcelerator\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Xcelerator

Program executable:xcelerator.exe
Name:Xcelerator
Path:C:\Program Files\xcelerator\xcelerator.exe
MD5:2425188f74ac8e6e30cfb1c8039ef457
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - Xcelerator
  • packet.dll (by Politecnico di Torino) - WinPcap low level packet library (Packet)
  • UpdateApp.exe - UpdateApp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UpdateApp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E6C512E0-010D-499D-A8C8-2C5B27C74A70}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Xcelerator?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win 7 11%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%
 
COUNTRY POPULARITY
36.36%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 88.89%
Windows XP 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 55.56%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.36%
  Brazil 18.18%
  BD 9.09%
  India 9.09%
  Germany 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Italy 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Samsung 14.29%
GIGABYTE 14.29%
Intel 14.29%
ASUS 14.29%
Common models
Semp Toshiba Informatica ... 20.00%
Samsung R530/R730 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p7-1234 20.00%
MSI MS-7309 20.00%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 20.00%

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