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Should I remove Connectify 2018?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,419
United States Rank #25,830
Reach 0.0024%


2018.4.3.39218 4.17%
2018.4.1.39098 4.17%
2018.4.0.39090 4.17%
2018.3.0.39032 12.50%
2018.2.2.38986 47.92%
2018.2.0.38957 10.42%
2018.1.1.38937 10.42%
2018.0.0.38894 6.25%

Connectify 2018


Connectify 2018 is a program developed by Connectify. The most used version is 2018.2.2.38986, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 47 MB (49,280,822 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of Connectify 2018 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.connectify.me
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Connectify
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Connectify\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Connectify 2018

  • ndisapi_wlan.dll - Windows Packet Filter Kit (ndisapi)
  • Analytics.exe - Connectify 2018 (Analytics)
  • Connectify.exe - Connectify Hotspot
  • Connectifyd.exe - Connectify Daemon Service
  • ConnectifyGopher.exe - Connectify Helper Application
  • ConnectifyShutdown.exe - Connectify Shutdown App
  • ConnectifyStartup.exe - ConnectifyStartup
  • ConnectifySupportCenter.exe - Connectify Hotspot Support Center
  • DriverSwitcher.exe - Connectify Driver Manager
  • EmojiControls.dll - EmojiKeyboard
  • Uninstall.exe
  • ConnectifyNAT.dll - Connectify
  • ConnectifyService.exe
  • GlobalAtomTable.exe
  • NativeLibrary.dll
  • OneAPNative.dll
  • raygun4cpp.dll
  • WlanCap.dll
  • ndisapi.dll (by NT Kernel Resources)
  • HardwareHelperLib.exe - HardwareHelperLib
  • connectify_cli.exe - connectify_cli
  • CookComputing.XmlRpcServerV2.dll (by Cook Computing) - XML-RPC.NET (XML-RPC.NET Server)
  • CookComputing.XmlRpcV2.dll (by Cook Computing) - XML-RPC.Net (XML-RPC.NET)
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0)
  • ConnectifyNetServices.exe
  • GetFileVersion.exe
  • log4cplus.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • ConnectifyService.exe runs as a service named 'Connectify Hotspot 2018' (Connectify) "Turns your computer into a WiFi hotspot".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Connectify.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Connectify Hotspot' which loads as C:\Program Files\Connectify\Connectify.exe autorun.

How do I remove Connectify 2018?

You can uninstall Connectify 2018 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 Connectify 2018, 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 Connectify 2018.

Win 10 75%
Win 7 (SP1) 25%
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 10 75.00%
Windows 7 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 34.04%
Windows 10 Home 23.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.51%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.38%
Windows 7 Professional 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.72%
  Netherlands 6.94%
  France 2.78%
  Spain 1.39%
  United Kingdom 1.39%
  Greece 1.39%
  Poland 1.39%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.67%
Dell 17.78%
Lenovo 13.33%
Toshiba 13.33%
ASUS 11.11%
Acer 11.11%
Sony 2.22%
Samsung 2.22%
Medion 2.22%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 4.65%
TOSHIBA Satellite P755 2.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.33%
Sony SVS15117FLB 2.33%


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