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Should I remove iPhone Explorer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,751
United States Rank #32,266
Reach 0.0087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.82 days
820.77 days >
Average installed length: 431.25 days


VersionDistribution 20.49% 6.56% 7.38% 10.66% 0.82% 8.20% 2.46% 5.74% 13.93% 10.66% 6.56% 1.64% 2.46% 1.64% 0.82%

iPhone Explorer

What is iPhone Explorer?  (from Marx Softwareentwicklung)

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iPhone Explorer is a program developed by Marx Softwareentwicklung. 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 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 software4u.iphoneexplorer.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 7.06 MB (7,402,089 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 53% of users of iPhone Explorer come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.iphoneexplorer.de
Help link: www.software4u.de/servicecenter.aspx
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Software4u\iPhone Explorer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Software4u\iPhone Explorer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 7.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by iPhone Explorer

Program executable:software4u.iphoneexplorer.exe
Name:iPhone Explorer
Path:C:\Program Files\software4u\iphone explorer\software4u.iphoneexplorer.exe
Additional files:
  • Software4u.Restart.exe - Restart application for starts after updates
  • Software4u.Serialization.dll - O/R Mapper for SQL databases (Software4u O/R Mapper)
  • Software4u.IPELauncher.exe - IPhone Explorer Launcher
  • Software4u.Controls.dll - Software4u Controls
  • Software4u.Common.dll - Common Functions
  • ID3Lib.dll - ID3 Tag Library
  • Software4u.Util.dll - Software4u.Util (Software4u Web Utilities)
  • Interop.QTOControlLib.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "QTOControlLib" importiert.
  • Interop.NetFwTypeLib.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "NetFwTypeLib" importiert.
  • Interop.QTOLibrary.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "QTOLibrary" importiert.
  • Interop.iTunesLib.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "iTunesLib" importiert.
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Die Assembly wurde aus der Typbibliothek "WMPLib" importiert.
  • Software4u.IPhoneLib.dll - Software4u.iPhoneLib
  • AxInterop.QTOControlLib.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • Software4u.IPhoneExplorer.XmlSerializers.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • Software4u.IPELauncher.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'iPhone Explorer Launcher' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Software4u\iPhone Explorer\Software4u.IPELauncher.exe" /run.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Software4u.IPhoneExplorer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Software4u\iPhone Explorer\Software4u.IPhoneExplorer.exe'.

How do I remove iPhone Explorer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.87%
Windows 8 8.20%
Windows Vista 8.20%
Windows XP 5.74%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.31%
Windows 7 Professional 15.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.49% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 53.49%
  United States 17.83%
  France 3.88%
  Austria 3.10%
  United Kingdom 2.33%
  Spain 1.55%
  India 1.55%
  Luxembourg 1.55%
  Pakistan 0.78%
  Brazil 0.78%
  Italy 0.78%
  Croatia 0.78%
  Canada 0.78%
  SO 0.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.36%
Acer 17.95%
Hewlett-Packard 15.38%
ASUS 12.82%
Medion 11.54%
Sahara 3.85%
Toshiba 2.56%
Samsung 2.56%
Lenovo 1.28%
Sony 1.28%
Common models
MEDION P961x 2.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 1.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 1.04%
Sony VPCEB1M1E 1.04%
Samsung Q35/Q36 1.04%
MSI MS-7309 1.04%

Publisher URL: www.software4u.de


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