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Should I remove ChomikBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,300
United States Rank #19,076
Reach 0.0718%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.21 days
684.72 days >
Average installed length: 359.77 days


VersionDistribution 2.90% 6.15% 27.92% 2.61% 0.14% 39.58% 0.07% 12.23% 4.03% 0.71% 0.64% 0.49% 0.14% 0.14% 0.35% 1.27% 0.21% 0.35% 0.07%


What is ChomikBox?  (from Chomikuj.pl)

ChomikBox is a small and friendly program that will allow you to easily add files to your hamster, download, and listen to music directly from the pages of the site!


ChomikBox is a program developed by Chomikuj.pl. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is chomikbox.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 47.75 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 54.74 MB (57,394,436 bytes). The program uses the GLib GNOME library. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 82% of users of ChomikBox come from Poland, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: chomikuj.pl/ChomikBox.aspx
Help link: www.chomikuj.pl/ChomikBox
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ChomikBox\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{26050F54-3928-4D9C-849A-C48A9E831E6F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 54.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ChomikBox

Program executable:chomikbox.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\ChomikBox\chomikbox.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • libgpg-error-0.dll (by g10 Code GmbH) - libgpg-error (libgpg-error - Common error codes)
  • libgcrypt-11.dll (by g10 Code GmbH) - libgcrypt (Libgcrypt - The GNU Crypto Library)
  • libglib-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GLib
  • libgmodule-2.0-0.dll (by The GLib developer community) - GModule
  • libgobject-2.0-0.dll - GObject
  • libgthread-2.0-0.dll - GThread
  • avcodec-lgpl-52.dll
  • avcore-lgpl-0.dll
  • avformat-lgpl-52.dll
  • avutil-lgpl-50.dll
  • chomikbox1conf.exe
  • configurator.exe
  • crashsender.exe
  • installer.exe
  • installeru.exe
  • libbz2.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libFLAC-8.dll
  • libgnutls-26.dll
  • libgstapp-0.10.dll
  • libgstaudio-0.10.dll
  • libgstbase-0.10.dll
  • libgstcontroller-0.10.dll
  • libgstinterfaces-0.10.dll
  • libgstpbutils-0.10.dll
  • libgstreamer-0.10.dll
  • libgstriff-0.10.dll
  • libgstrtp-0.10.dll
  • libgstrtsp-0.10.dll
  • libgstsdp-0.10.dll
  • libgsttag-0.10.dll
  • libgstvideo-0.10.dll
  • libneon-27.dll
  • libogg-0.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • chomikbox.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F9E85EB9-29A6-4859-B668-CC3E9E511F7B}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • chomikbox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ChomikBox' and executes as C:\Program Files\ChomikBox\chomikbox.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • chomikbox.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ChomikBox' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ChomikBox\ChomikBox.exe" /startup.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • chomikbox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\das chomik\chomikbox.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:47.75 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.01475680%
0.016088% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:1.89 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.05 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove ChomikBox?

You can uninstall ChomikBox 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 ChomikBox, 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 ChomikBox.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.69%
Windows 10 27.57%
Windows XP 10.16%
Windows Vista 4.58%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.01%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.08%
Windows 7 Professional 9.72%
Windows 8.1 8.37%
Windows 10 Home 6.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.54% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 81.54%
  United States 8.05%
  United Kingdom 3.99%
  Germany 2.00%
  Ireland 0.57%
  Norway 0.57%
  Netherlands 0.50%
  France 0.36%
  Switzerland 0.29%
  Australia 0.29%
  Italy 0.21%
  Canada 0.21%
  Czech Republic 0.14%
  Spain 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 15.82%
Hewlett-Packard 13.02%
ASUS 12.79%
Lenovo 12.46%
Samsung 11.56%
Dell 11.22%
Toshiba 5.39%
MSI 2.81%
American Megatrends 1.35%
Sahara 1.01%
Common models
MSI MS-7640 3.04%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.57%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.10%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.10%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 1.87%
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y58... 1.87%


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