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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,086
United States Rank #5,730
Reach 0.0501%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.67 days
668.62 days >
Average installed length: 351.31 days


2.82 100.00%

CrossLoop 2.82

What is CrossLoop?  (from CrossLoop)

CrossLoop is a free, secure screen-sharing utility designed for people of all technical skill levels. CrossLoop extends the boundaries of traditional screen sharing by enabling non-technical users to get connected from anywhere on the Internet in seconds without changing any firewall or router settings. It only takes a...  Read more


CrossLoop 2.82 is a program developed by CrossLoop. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 CrossLoopService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.85 MB of memory. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 6.61 MB (6,929,165 bytes). CrossLoopUpdate.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of CrossLoop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CrossLoop.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CrossLoop\
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CrossLoop\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CrossLoop 2.82

Program executable:CrossLoopService.exe
Name:CrossLoop Service
Signed by:CrossLoop
Additional files:
  • CrossLoopService.exe - CrossLoop Service
  • WinVNCStub.exe - WinVNCStub
  • CrossLoopConnect.exe - CrossLoop (CrossLoop - Simple Secure Screen Sharing)
  • CrossLoopUpdate.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CrossLoopConnect.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6BD3027-E046-42DF-AD51-286E35F0B607}' (runs on registration).
  • CrossLoopService.exe runs as a service named 'CrossLoop Service' (CrossLoopService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CrossLoopConnect.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CrossLoop' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CrossLoop\CrossLoopConnect.exe" -ap=crossloop -port=5910 -udp=www.CrossLoop.com -webserver=server.crossloop.com -webservice=www.crossloop.com -startup=server -noprompts -m.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CrossLoopConnect.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\CrossLoop\CrossLoopConnect.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.85 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000337695%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001548%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001829%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:98,031
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:26 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove CrossLoop?

You can uninstall CrossLoop 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 CrossLoop 2.82, 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 CrossLoop.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.73%
Windows 10 18.91%
Windows XP 7.99%
Windows Vista 6.17%
Windows Server 2003 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.37%
Windows 7 Professional 18.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.69%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.78%
Windows 8.1 4.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.79%
  Canada 5.71%
  United Kingdom 3.81%
  Italy 3.58%
  Netherlands 2.59%
  Germany 2.36%
  France 1.98%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Belgium 1.22%
  Australia 1.22%
  Sweden 0.76%
  Spain 0.61%
  Japan 0.53%
  Israel 0.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.07%
Hewlett-Packard 24.44%
Acer 11.02%
ASUS 8.95%
Toshiba 6.39%
Intel 4.47%
Lenovo 3.19%
Samsung 1.12%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Apple 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.38%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.38%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.94%
Dell XPS 8300 2.87%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.87%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.79%

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androalpover a year ago
I used this prg to help my parents from 3000 km away with their windows problems, it works behind a router without any configuration.