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Should I remove Baidu WiFi Hotspot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,132
United States Rank #15,991
Reach 0.0235%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.71 days
198.01 days >
Average installed length: 104.04 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.1.4.124910 99.35%
5.1.4.124660 0.65%

Baidu WiFi Hotspot

Overview

Baidu WiFi Hotspot is a software program developed by Baidu. The most common release is 5.1.4.124910, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 primary executable is named wifihotspot.exe. The setup package generally installs about 20 files and is usually about 12.84 MB (13,464,915 bytes). The installed file liveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 31% of users of Baidu WiFi Hotspot come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: feedback.pcfaster.com/forum/showthread.php?tid=624
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\baidu wifihotspot
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Baidu WiFiHotspot\WifiUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.84 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Baidu WiFi Hotspot

Program executable:wifihotspot.exe
Name:Baidu PC Faster
Baidu Wifi Sharing
Path:C:\Program Files\baidu wifihotspot\wifihotspot.exe
MD5:9dd8d3ce477451e7bd716b5f20659424
Additional files:
  • Feedback.dll - Baidu PC Faster (Baidu OURS Feedback)
  • Feedback.exe - Baidu PC Faster Feedback
  • liveupdate.exe - Baidu PC Faster LiveUpdate
  • log.dll - PC Faster Log Library
  • log64.dll
  • PopupTip.exe - PC Faster PopupTipEx
  • USBDeskBandHelper64.exe - PC Faster USB Deskband Helper
  • WebClient.dll - PC Faster WebClient
  • WifiUninstall.exe - Baidu WiFi Hotspot Uninstaller
  • CrashReport.exe - Baidu (Baidu Bug Reporter)
  • CrashUL.exe - Baidu Antivirus BavCrashUL
  • DirectUI.dll - DirectUI Dynamic Link Library (DirectUI GUI Library)
  • WiFiDeskBand.dll
  • WiFiDeskBand64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • WifiHotspot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DB7FD17C-01CC-493C-81EC-DFA9DB0F0C64}' (runs on registration).
  • liveupdate.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Baidu LiveUpdate' (runs when idle).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • WifiHotspot.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Baidu WiFiHotspot\WifiHotspot.exe'.

How do I remove Baidu WiFi Hotspot?

You can uninstall Baidu WiFi Hotspot 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 Baidu WiFi Hotspot, 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 Baidu WiFi Hotspot.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 52%
Win XP 1%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,132

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 52.27%
Windows 7 46.87%
Windows XP 0.86%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.07%
Windows 10 Pro 15.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.20%
Windows 7 Professional 9.98%
Windows 10 Home 7.16%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.98%
  Italy 9.41%
  Egypt 5.10%
  MA 4.12%
  France 4.12%
  Indonesia 4.12%
  DZ 3.33%
  Spain 3.33%
  Singapore 2.55%
  IQ 1.96%
  Germany 1.96%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  TN 1.57%
  Brazil 1.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.90%
Dell 22.59%
Acer 17.77%
Lenovo 7.83%
ASUS 7.83%
Toshiba 7.53%
Samsung 5.12%
GIGABYTE 3.61%
MSI 1.20%
American Megatrends 0.60%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.11%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.20%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.74%
Dell Inspiron 3542 2.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.28%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.28%

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