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1% remove it99% keep it
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Coil is a software program developed by Edmund McMillen and Florian Himsl. 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 primary executable is named coil.exe. The setup package is about 5.18 MB (5,426,385 bytes) when donwloaded. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 62% of users of Coil come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: Edmundm.com
Help link: support.steampowered.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\coil
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Steam\steam.exe" steaC://uninstall/31500
Estimated size: 5.18 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Coil

Program executable:coil.exe
Name:swfXXL Projector
Path:C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\common\coil\coil.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • coil.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Steam\steamapps\common\coil\coil.exe'.

How do I remove Coil?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.52%
Windows 8 27.59%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Windows XP 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.79%
Windows 8 10.34%
Windows 8.1 10.34%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.16%
  Canada 8.11%
  United Kingdom 5.41%
  UA 2.70%
  Belgium 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  Finland 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  New Zealand 2.70%
  Israel 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  Guatemala 2.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.82%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 13.64%
Sony 4.55%
MSI 4.55%
Medion 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
Dell 4.55%
Common models
Gigabyte EP45-DS3 9.09%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.09%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 9.09%
Gigabyte P55A-UD7 4.55%
Sony VPCSC31FM 4.55%
Si P67A-C43 4.55%


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