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Should I remove Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,544
United States Rank #17,801
Reach 0.0094%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.19 days
300.53 days >
Average installed length: 157.90 days


VersionDistribution 37.63% 1.08% 0.54% 0.54% 5.38% 3.23% 30.65% 9.68% 10.22% 0.54% 0.54%

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Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager is a program developed by Bigfoot Networks. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is BFNService.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 47.67 MB (49,988,805 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.BigfootNetworks.com
Help link: www.bigfootnetworks.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bigfoot Networks\Killer Network Manager\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DF446558-ADF7-4884-9B2D-281979CCE71F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 47.67 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager

Program executable:BFNService.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Bigfoot Networks\Killer Network Manager\BFNService.exe
Additional files:
  • KillerFlash.exe - (TM) Xeno NIC (XenoFlash)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • qwt5.dll - qwt
  • BandwidthTester.exe
  • BFCommon.dll
  • BFNService.exe
  • KillerDiagnose.exe
  • KillerNetManager.exe
  • KillerTool.exe
  • SpeedTestTool.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • BFNService.exe runs as a service named 'Qualcomm Atheros Killer Service' (Qualcomm Atheros Killer Service) "Controls the Qualcomm Atheros Killer NIC functionality. This service must be started in order for the features presented in the Performance Suite to be active.".

How do I remove Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager?

You can uninstall Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager 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 Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager, 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 Bigfoot Networks Killer Network Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win XP 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.58%
Windows 10 26.34%
Windows Vista 0.54%
Windows XP 0.54%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.51%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.49%
Windows 8.1 5.41%
Windows 10 Home 4.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.47%
  Germany 11.06%
  France 8.51%
  United Kingdom 7.23%
  Austria 2.55%
  Australia 1.70%
  DK 1.70%
  Saudi Arabia 1.28%
  Canada 1.28%
  Belgium 0.85%
  Ireland 0.85%
  Netherlands 0.85%
  Brazil 0.85%
  Greece 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
MSI 21.00%
Alienware 13.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Acer 8.00%
Dell 4.00%
American Megatrends 3.00%
Samsung 1.00%
Hewlett-Packard 1.00%
Common models
Gigabyte G1.Sniper 8.87%
Gigabyte G1.Guerrilla 7.26%
Gigabyte G1.Assassin 5.65%
MSI MS-7821 4.84%
CLEVO CO. W150HRM ... 3.23%
CLEVO P170EM 3.23%


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