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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #42,958
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is Xming-mesa?  (from Colin Harrison)

Xming is the leading X Window System Server for Microsoft Windows®. It is fully featured, lean, fast, simple to install and because it is standalone native Windows, easily made portable (not needing a machine-specific installation or access to the Windows registry). Xming is totally secure when used with [WWW]SSH and o...  Read more


Xming-mesa is a software program developed by Colin Harrison. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 10.62 MB (11,138,021 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 63% of users of Xming-mesa come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.StraightRunning.com/XmingNotes
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Xming\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Xming\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Xming-mesa

  • xkbcomp.exe - Compiles the XKB keyboard description
  • XLaunch.exe - XLaunch wizard for starting Xming
  • Xming.exe - Xming X Server
  • unins001.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • libfreetype-6.dll (by The FreeType 2 Project) - FreeType 2 library for Xming
  • plink.exe (by Simon Tatham) - PuTTY suite (Command-line SSH, Telnet, and Rlogin client)
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads library for Xming
  • run.exe (by Charles S. Wilson) - run (Runs console-mode programs sans console.)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Xming.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'xming' which loads as C:\Program Files\Xming\Xming.exe :0 -clipboard -multiwindow -ac.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Xming.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Xming\Xming.exe'.

How do I remove Xming-mesa?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.00%
Windows 8 40.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.05%
Windows 8.1 21.05%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 7 Enterprise 10.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.26%
Windows 10 Home 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.50%
  France 6.25%
  Japan 6.25%
  BG 6.25%
  TN 3.13%
  India 3.13%
  Greece 3.13%
  Argentina 3.13%
  DK 3.13%
  Poland 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 50.00%
Toshiba 12.50%
Sony 6.25%
Sahara 6.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Hewlett-Packard 6.25%
Acer 6.25%
American Megatrends 6.25%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite P845t 6.25%
TOSHIBA dynabook REGZA PC... 6.25%
Sony SVT11213CXB 6.25%
Notebook W65_67SH ... 6.25%
LENOVO 20378 6.25%
HP Pro3500 Series 6.25%


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