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Should I remove hifree?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,698
Reach 0.0127%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.64 days
549.81 days >
Average installed length: 288.88 days


1.5 10.11%
1.4 1.12%
1.3 1.69%
1.2 0.56%

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hifree is a program developed by KKBOX Taiwan Co. The most used version is 1.5, with over 11% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is hifree.exe. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 6.98 MB (7,314,587 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 95% of users of hifree come from Taiwan, it is also popular in the United States and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: hifree.hinet.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hifree
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\iun6002.exe "C:\Program Files\hifree\irunin.ini"
Estimated size: 6.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by hifree

Program executable:hifree.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\hifree\hifree.exe
Additional files:
  • hifree_Tray.exe - hifree Tray
  • KABenchMark.dll (by Skysoft co., Ltd) - KKBOX air (KKBOX air BenchMark Test)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hifree.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\hifree\hifree.exe'.

How do I remove hifree?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.36%
Windows XP 29.21%
Windows 8 5.62%
Windows Vista 2.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 29.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.60%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.65%
Windows 8.1 2.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.94% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 94.94%
  United States 3.93%
  Australia 0.56%
  China 0.56%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 36.84%
Acer 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard 6.32%
Dell 5.26%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Toshiba 4.21%
Lenovo 3.16%
MSI 1.05%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.91%
MSI MS-7636 1.94%
Acer Aspire 4750 1.94%
ASUSTeK CM6850 1.94%
ASUSTeK X55C 1.94%
MSI MS-7309 1.94%


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