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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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VersionDistribution 60.00% 16.92% 3.08% 4.62% 3.08% 3.08% 3.08% 1.54% 1.54% 1.54% 1.54%

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Aspera Connect


Aspera Connect is a software program developed by Aspera. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 27.48 MB (28,813,508 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 58% of users of Aspera Connect come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asperasoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Aspera\Aspera Connect\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B4DFDAFB-C00B-42CB-B27B-747A93BE52F2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 27.48 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Aspera Connect

  • asperaweb.ocx - Aspera Web for Internet Explorer
  • npasperaweb.dll - Aspera Web for Firefox (Aspera Web for Chrome and Firefox)
  • asperaconnect.exe - Aspera Connect
  • asperacrypt.exe - Aspera Crypt

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npasperaweb.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npasperaweb.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npasperaweb.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Aspera Connect' with a plugin key of '@asperasoft.com/AsperaConnect' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove Aspera Connect?

You can uninstall Aspera Connect 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 Aspera Connect, 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 Aspera Connect.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Aspera Connect you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.92%
Windows 10 9.23%
Windows XP 7.69%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.94%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.94%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.76%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.02%
  Canada 7.41%
  Germany 6.17%
  United Kingdom 6.17%
  Sweden 4.94%
  Japan 2.47%
  Brazil 2.47%
  India 2.47%
  Italy 2.47%
  France 1.23%
  Israel 1.23%
  Switzerland 1.23%
  DK 1.23%
  New Zealand 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 22.92%
Lenovo 12.50%
Toshiba 10.42%
ASUS 8.33%
Acer 4.17%
Intel 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 4.00%
Acer Predator G3610 2.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.00%
Shuttle Inc SG41 2.00%
LENOVO 3443CTO 2.00%
HP-Pavilion AY597AA-ABA H... 2.00%


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