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Should I remove Adapter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,140
United States Rank #14,872
Reach 0.0131%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.21 days
242.34 days >
Average installed length: 127.33 days



Adapter is a program developed by Macroplant. 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 software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 41.69 MB (43,718,321 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Adapter come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.macroplant.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Adapter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Adapter\unins001.exe"
Estimated size: 41.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Adapter

  • MPCrashReporter.dll - MPCrashReporter
  • adapter.exe - adapter (Adapter)
  • Interop.iTunesLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'iTunesLib'.
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL (Download DLL)
  • ObjectListView.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - ObjectListView
  • EncodingTools.dll - EncodingTools
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • ImageComboBox.dll
  • taglib-sharp.dll - TagLib#
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Adapter?

You can uninstall Adapter 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Adapter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Adapter.

Win 10 53%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 53.10%
Windows 7 43.80%
Windows Vista 1.55%
Windows XP 1.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.35%
Windows 10 Home 18.68%
Windows 10 Pro 10.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.51%
Windows 8.1 10.12%
Windows 7 Professional 7.78%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.88%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  France 5.49%
  Australia 4.27%
  Italy 3.66%
  Canada 3.35%
  Germany 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Brazil 1.22%
  Spain 0.91%
  Ireland 0.61%
  India 0.61%
  Malaysia 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.15%
Dell 20.86%
ASUS 10.43%
Acer 9.82%
Lenovo 9.20%
Toshiba 5.52%
Samsung 4.91%
Medion 2.45%
Apple 1.84%
Compaq 1.84%
MSI 1.23%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.23%
Dell XPS 8300 2.42%
Dell Inspiron 20-3052 2.42%
Gigabyte H270-HD3P 2.42%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.42%


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