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Should I remove CuteFTP 8 Home?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,608
United States Rank #14,472
Reach 0.0125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.15 days
505.85 days >
Average installed length: 265.79 days


8.3.4 61.94%
8.3.3 7.29%
8.3.2 16.60%
8.3.1 0.81%
8.2.0 1.62%
8.1.0 3.64%
8.0.7 3.24%
8.0.6 0.40%
8.0.5 1.62%
8.0.3 0.81%
8.00.0000 2.02%

CuteFTP 8 Home

What is CuteFTP 8 Home?  (from GlobalSCAPE)

CuteFTP Home transfers files between your PC and remote computers. Whether you're publishing a Web page; downloading the latest digital images, music, and software; or transferring large files between your home and office, CuteFTP Home will get the job done quickly and easily, even if you're a beginner. Features includ...  Read more


CuteFTP 8 Home is a program developed by GlobalSCAPE. The most used version is 8.3.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is ftpte.exe. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 8.41 MB (8,817,478 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 59% of users of CuteFTP 8 Home come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cuteftp.com/cuteftp
Help link: www.globalscape.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP 8 Home
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{949DBB22-2FB7-
Estimated size: 8.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CuteFTP 8 Home

Program executable:ftpte.exe
Name:CuteFTP Home
FTP Transfer Engine
Path:C:\Program Files\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP 8 Home\ftpte.exe
Additional files:
  • GSCrypto.dll - GlobalSCAPE Texas, LP Cryptographic Module (GlobalSCAPE Cryptographic Module)
  • SSLFIPS.dll - GlobalSCAPE, Inc. SSL-FIPS Module (GlobalSCAPE FIPS 140-2 SSL Dynamic Link Library)
  • SSL.dll - GlobalSCAPE Texas, LP SSL Module (GlobalSCAPE SSL Dynamic Link Library)
  • zlib.dll - GlobalSCAPE zlib.dll (zlib data compression library)
  • cuteftp.exe - CuteFTP Home (CuteFTP Home File Transfer Application)
  • DBConverter.dll - DBConverter Dynamic Link Library
  • unzip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's UnZip Windows DLL (Info-ZIP's UnZip DLL for Win32)
  • zip32.dll (by Info-ZIP) - Info-ZIP's WiZ (Info-ZIP's Zip dll)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ftpte.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CuteFTP TE' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP 8 Home\ftpte.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ftpte.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\GlobalSCAPE\CuteFTP 8 Home\ftpte.exe'.

How do I remove CuteFTP 8 Home?

You can uninstall CuteFTP 8 Home 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 CuteFTP 8 Home, 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 CuteFTP 8 Home.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.38%
Windows 10 17.89%
Windows XP 10.16%
Windows Vista 10.16%
Windows Server 2003 0.41%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.14%
Windows 7 Professional 20.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.64%
Windows 8.1 4.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.06%
  United Kingdom 8.44%
  Canada 4.06%
  France 3.44%
  Belgium 3.13%
  Australia 2.19%
  Taiwan 1.88%
  Brazil 1.88%
  Italy 1.88%
  DK 1.56%
  Iran 1.25%
  Turkey 0.94%
  Sweden 0.63%
  Singapore 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.54%
Dell 28.86%
Acer 10.07%
Toshiba 8.72%
Intel 4.70%
ASUS 2.68%
Samsung 2.01%
Sahara 1.34%
Medion 1.34%
Lenovo 1.34%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.83%
Dell Vostro 230 1.89%
Dell Studio XPS 435T/9000 1.89%
HP ENVY TS 17 Notebook PC 1.89%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 1.89%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.89%

About GlobalSCAPE

GlobalSCAPE is a software company whose products are considered part of the managed file transfer category and are aimed at helping businesses and individuals safely send sensitive information over the Internet, including corporate and financial data, medical records, and customer information.
Publisher URL: www.globalscape.com


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