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Should I remove Classic FTP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,177
United States Rank #12,257
Reach 0.0233%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.36 days
335.21 days >
Average installed length: 176.13 days


2.48 5.00%
2.38 30.00%
2.37 0.43%
2.36 2.61%
2.35 1.96%
2.34 5.87%
2.31 4.35%
2.30 1.09%
2.29 3.04%

Other programs by NCH Software

Classic FTP

What is Classic FTP?

The software may bundle additional potentially unwanted toolbars. - "During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Software)

Classic FTP is an easy to use FTP client that allows you to view, edit, upload, download, and delete files from a Web site or network for free. Whilst offering all the same features as other FTP clients, Classic FTP is perfect for both advanced and novice Web site administrators. It features mirror and upload tool to s...  Read more


The most common release is 2.38, with over 64% 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 primary executable is named classicftp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 1.06 MB (1,114,556 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ClassicFTP
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ClassicFTP\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Classic FTP

Program executable:classicftp.exe
Classic FTP
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\classicftp\classicftp.exe
Additional files:
  • cftpfree_v2.22.exe - ClassicFTP (Classic FTP)
  • cftpfree_v2.24.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.22.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.24.exe
  • classic ftp free_v2.24.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.26.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.27.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.28.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.29.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.30.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.31.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.34.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.35.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.36.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.37.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.38.exe
  • classicftpsetup_v2.48.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • cftpfree[1]_v2.16.exe
  • cftpfree_v2.11.exe
  • cftpfree_v2.12.exe
  • cftpfree_v2.15.exe
  • cftpsetup_v1.20.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.01.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.11.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.12.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.14.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.15.exe
  • cftpsetup_v2.16.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • classicftp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ClassicFTPSevenDays' (Next runs on 2016-03-12 at 10:53).

How do I remove Classic FTP?

You can uninstall Classic FTP 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 Classic FTP, 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 Classic FTP.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.91%
Windows 10 20.65%
Windows XP 9.35%
Windows Vista 5.87%
Windows Server 2003 0.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.22%
Windows 7 Professional 12.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.03%
Windows 10 Home 8.59%
Windows 8.1 4.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.01%
  Germany 7.61%
  United Kingdom 5.43%
  Canada 5.25%
  Sweden 3.80%
  Australia 3.44%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  France 2.54%
  India 1.81%
  Belgium 1.45%
  Austria 1.27%
  Italy 1.27%
  Israel 1.09%
  Switzerland 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.82%
Dell 20.80%
Acer 11.31%
ASUS 10.58%
Toshiba 9.12%
Intel 5.47%
Samsung 4.01%
Lenovo 2.55%
American Megatrends 1.46%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.76%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.07%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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