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VersionDistribution 89.47% 10.53%

FLY World


FLY World is a program developed by LeapFrog. The most used version is, 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 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 flyworld.exe. The software installer includes 46 files and is usually about 94.4 MB (98,989,551 bytes). fwupdate.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 Vista (SP2). While about 97% of users of FLY World come from the United States, it is also popular in Costa Rica.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.flyworld.com
Help link: www.leapfrog.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Leapfrog\
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\msiexec.exe /i {5D946D0D-9437-4E15-AC1F-F9BCF0B32561}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 94.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FLY World

Program executable:flyworld.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\leapfrog\flyworld\bin\flyworld.exe
Additional files:
  • FLYWorldInstaller-full.exe - FLY World
  • FwCustomWidgets.dll - FwCustom Dynamic Link Library
  • LeapFrogConnect.exe - LeapFrog Connect Application
  • CommandService.exe - CommandService Application
  • FLYMonitor.exe - TrayApp Application (Fly Device Monitor)
  • KillApp.exe - KillApp Application
  • Monitor.exe - Monitor Application
  • fwupdate.exe
  • assistant.exe
  • boost_regex-mgw-mt-1_33_1.dll
  • boost_thread-mgw-mt-1_33_1.dll
  • DPInst.exe (by Microsoft) - Driver Package Installer (DPInst) (Driver Package Installer)
  • DPInst64.exe (by Microsoft)
  • GenericFileHandler.dll
  • id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • InkHandler.dll
  • InkUtils.dll
  • lame.exe
  • ldk_asset_core.dll
  • ldk_utils.dll
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libxerces-c2_7_0.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • MyScriptEngine.dll (by Vision Objects) - MyScript Builder Engine Library
  • MyScriptHWR.dll (by Vision Objects) - MyScript Builder HWR Library
  • MyScriptInk.dll
  • MyScriptInkSearch.dll - MyScript Builder InkSearch Library
  • MyScriptNoteTaking.dll
  • PenEventUploadHandler.dll
  • qjpeg4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • qmng4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • qsqlite4.dll
  • QtAssistantClient4.dll - QtAssistantClient
  • QtCore4.dll
  • QtDesigner4.dll - Designer (Graphical user interface designer.)
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtSvg4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • RebaseFly2Img.exe
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • StylePlugin_Black.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • CommandService.exe runs as a service named 'LeapFrog Connect Device Service' (LeapFrog Connect Device Service) "Manages LeapFrog Connect devices.".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • FLYMonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'FlyMonitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Leapfrog\FlyWorld\bin\FlyMonitor.exe".
  • Monitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Monitor' which loads as "C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\LeapFrog Connect\Monitor.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • FLYWorld.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\FlyWorld\bin\FLYWorld.exe'.
  • FLYMonitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LeapFrog\FlyWorld\bin\FLYMonitor.exe'.

How do I remove FLY World?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.16%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows 10 10.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows 10 Pro 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.67%
  Costa Rica 3.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.58%
Acer 31.58%
Hewlett-Packard 21.05%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
ASUS 5.26%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite A215 5.88%
HP-Pavilion AZ221AV-ABA H... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion AY614AA-ABA p... 5.88%
HP xw8400 Workstation 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.88%

About LeapFrog

LeapFrog is an educational entertainment company that designs, develops and markets technology-based learning products and related content for the education of infant through grade school children.
Publisher URL: www.leapfrog.com


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