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Should I remove BlackHawk Web Browser?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,285
United States Rank #20,273
Reach 0.0117%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.65 days
343.68 days >
Average installed length: 180.58 days

BlackHawk Web Browser

What is BlackHawk Web Browser?  (from NETGATE Technologies s.r.o)

BlackHawk Web Browser is an efficient, user friendly web browser, without any bloat inside. We love Chrome and Firefox web browsers, so we try to put best of Chrome speed and Firefox practical functionality together. Among other great features security has priority, thats sure.


BlackHawk Web Browser is a software program developed by NETGATE Technologies s.r.o. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 primary executable is named blackhawk.exe. The setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 97.61 MB (102,346,465 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 38% of users of BlackHawk Web Browser come from the United States, it is also popular in Russia and Czech Republic.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netgate.sk
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Black Hawk\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Black Hawk\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 97.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BlackHawk Web Browser

Program executable:blackhawk.exe
Name:BlackHawk Browser
Path:C:\Program Files\netgate\black hawk\blackhawk.exe
Additional files:
  • blackhawk.dll - BlackHawk Web Browser
  • chrome.dll - BlackHawk Browser
  • chrome_child.dll
  • metro_driver.dll
  • nacl64.dll
  • nacl64.exe
  • libGLESv2.dll - ANGLE libGLESv2 Dynamic Link Library
  • libEGL.dll - ANGLE libEGL Dynamic Link Library
  • nacl_irt_x86_32.nexe
  • nacl_irt_x86_64.nexe
  • ppGoogleNaClPluginChrome.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • blackhawk.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB98ABD7-CF9A-4248-8D8A-4376E2464859}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • blackhawk.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_FB3BD06F30E30C720217D05198FFB611' and executes as "C:\Program Files\NETGATE\Black Hawk\blackhawk.exe" --no-startup-window.

How do I remove BlackHawk Web Browser?

You can uninstall BlackHawk Web Browser 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 BlackHawk Web Browser, 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 BlackHawk Web Browser.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.52%
Windows 10 22.61%
Windows XP 7.39%
Windows Vista 3.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.07%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.68%
Windows 7 Professional 9.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.46%
Windows 8.1 3.95%
Windows 10 Pro 3.51%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.40%
  Russia 5.70%
  Czech Republic 4.56%
  United Kingdom 4.18%
  IQ 2.66%
  Poland 2.66%
  Germany 2.28%
  India 2.28%
  Italy 2.28%
  Australia 1.90%
  Canada 1.90%
  Egypt 1.90%
  Saudi Arabia 1.90%
  UA 1.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.17%
Acer 22.92%
Dell 14.58%
Lenovo 6.94%
Toshiba 6.25%
ASUS 4.86%
Intel 2.08%
Samsung 2.08%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.38%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300D 2.38%
ASUS All Series 1.59%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.59%


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