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Ashampoo FireWall FREE 1.20

What is Ashampoo FireWall FREE?  (from Ashampoo)

You probably know that you need a firewall program to use the Internet safely. In addition to protecting you against attacks from the Internet, a good firewall will also tell you when programs installed on your computer are trying to phone home and enable you to prevent them from doing it. This is something that Window...  Read more


Ashampoo FireWall FREE 1.20 is a program developed by Ashampoo. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is firewall.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 14.04 MB (14,721,228 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 27% of users of Ashampoo FireWall FREE come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ashampoo.com
Help link: www.ashampoo.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo FireWall FREE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo FireWall FREE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ashampoo FireWall FREE 1.20

Program executable:firewall.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo firewall free\firewall.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ash_inet.dll - ash_inet
  • ash_UpdateMediator.exe
  • DeleteConfig.exe
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • InstallSPI.exe
  • spi.dll
  • sporder.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows NT(R) Operating System (WinSock2 reorder service providers)
  • sporder.exe
  • UninstallSPI.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FireWall.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Ashampoo FireWall' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Ashampoo FireWall Free\FireWall.exe" -TRAY.

How do I remove Ashampoo FireWall FREE?

Quickly and completely remove Ashampoo FireWall FREE 1.20 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ashampoo FireWall FREE 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 Ashampoo FireWall FREE 1.20, 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 Ashampoo FireWall FREE.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 94.87%
Windows 7 5.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 94.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.08%
  Germany 14.58%
  France 12.50%
  Poland 8.33%
  Australia 4.17%
  Turkey 4.17%
  Italy 4.17%
  South Africa 2.08%
  Taiwan 2.08%
  UA 2.08%
  Russia 2.08%
  Austria 2.08%
  New Zealand 2.08%
  Argentina 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sahara 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Dell 9.52%
Intel 9.52%
Packard Bell 4.76%
Toshiba 4.76%
Sony 4.76%
Lenovo 4.76%
Hewlett-Packard 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
ASUS 4.76%
Common models
VIA VT8367-8235 3.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite A100 3.33%
Sony VGN-SZ36TP_C 3.33%
Packard Bell BV RC415 3.33%

About Ashampoo

Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG is a computer software company based in Oldenburg, Germany. They are best known for Ashampoo Burning Studio and Ashampoo WinOptimizer.
Publisher URL: www.ashampoo.com


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