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CW Skimmer 1.8

What is CW Skimmer?  (from Afreet Software)

CW Skimmer is a a high sensitivity CW decoding algorithm based on the methods of Bayesian statistics that simultaneous decoding of ALL cw signals in the receiver passband - up to 700 signals can be decoded in parallel on a 3-GHz P4 if a wideband receiver is used. It is a a fast waterfall display, with a resolution suff...  Read more


CW Skimmer 1.8 is a program developed by Afreet Software. 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 software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 4.93 MB (5,169,338 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 68% of users of CW Skimmer come from the United States, it is also popular in Sweden and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dxatlas.com/cwskimmer
Help link: www.dxatlas.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Afreet\CwSkimmer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Afreet\CwSkimmer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 4.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CW Skimmer 1.8

  • CwSkimmer.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CwSkimmer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Afreet\CwSkimmer\CwSkimmer.exe'.

How do I remove CW Skimmer?

Quickly and completely remove CW Skimmer 1.8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CW Skimmer 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 CW Skimmer 1.8, 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 CW Skimmer.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 10%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows XP 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.05%
Windows 8.1 19.05%
Windows 10 Pro 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.52%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.57%
  Sweden 5.41%
  Germany 5.41%
  Chile 2.70%
  Belgium 2.70%
  Russia 2.70%
  Greece 2.70%
  Venezuela 2.70%
  Ireland 2.70%
  Turkey 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
MSI 11.76%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Packard Bell 5.88%
Intel 5.88%
Dell 5.88%
Acer 5.88%
Common models
TOSHIBA SATELLITE C850-16... 5.56%
Sony SVE1512Y1ESI 5.56%
Packard Bell BV IMEDIA D5... 5.56%
MSI MS-7681 5.56%


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