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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,623
United States Rank #25,336
Reach 0.0031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.84 days
113.40 days >
Average installed length: 59.58 days


VersionDistribution 5.00% 1.67% 13.33% 5.00% 6.67% 3.33% 5.00% 3.33% 1.67% 11.67% 13.33% 8.33% 6.67% 6.67% 8.33%

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FireAMP Connector

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What is FireAMP Connector?  (from Sourcefire)

Sourcefire FireAMP™ is the only solution that provides the device-based visibility and control you need to stop threats missed by other security layers – for protection before, during and after™ an attack. Discover, analyze, investigate, block and remediate advanced malware outbreaks, advanced persistent threats (APTs)...  Read more


FireAMP Connector is a program developed by Sourcefire. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 28 files and is usually about 25.92 MB (27,178,798 bytes). updater.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 75% of users of FireAMP Connector come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.sourcefire.com/products/fireamp-connectors
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sourcefire\fireamp\3.1.5
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Sourcefire\fireAMP\3.1.5\uninstall.exe"
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 25.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FireAMP Connector

  • creport.exe - Immunet 3.0 (Immunet 3.0 Crash Reporter)
  • dcf.dll - Immunet 3.1 (Immunet 3.0 Library)
  • dcl.dll
  • dep.dll
  • det.dll - Immunet 3.0 Ethos Engine
  • dmz.dll
  • dpi.dll
  • dpx.dll
  • dqr.dll
  • drh.dll
  • drs.dll - Sourcefire Tray Res Library
  • dsl.dll
  • dti.dll - Immunet 3.0 Tetra Engine Library
  • dut.dll
  • dxm.dll
  • sfc.exe - Sourcefire Connector
  • updater.exe - Immunet 3.0 Updater
  • dcm.dll - Sourcefire (Sourcefire Context Menu Handle)
  • ipsupporttool.exe - Sourcefire Diagnostic Tool
  • iptray.exe - Sourcefire Tray Client
  • dhr.dll
  • dre.dll
  • dsp.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • dcm.dll added as a content menu within Windows Explorer with the class {73C0B1F1-F242-4213-944E-31584749AB2C}.
  • sfc.exe runs as a service named 'FireAMP Connector' (ImmunetProtect) "FireAMP Connector".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • iptray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Immunet Protect' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Sourcefire\fireAMP\3.1.5\iptray.exe".

How do I remove FireAMP Connector?

Quickly and completely remove FireAMP Connector from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FireAMP Connector 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 FireAMP Connector, 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 FireAMP Connector.

Win 7 (SP1) 78%
Win XP 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.33%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows XP 1.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 45.00%
Windows 7 Professional 30.00%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 8.33%
Windows 10 Home 3.33%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 3.33%
Windows 10 Pro 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.71%
  Singapore 4.60%
  Belgium 3.45%
  France 2.30%
  Canada 2.30%
  Malaysia 2.30%
  United Kingdom 2.30%
  Brazil 1.15%
  Taiwan 1.15%
  Indonesia 1.15%
  Japan 1.15%
  Philippines 1.15%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Italy 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 48.28%
Hewlett-Packard 31.03%
Lenovo 10.34%
Intel 5.17%
Toshiba 1.72%
Acer 1.72%
Samsung 1.72%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8470p 10.00%
Dell Latitude E6430 8.33%
Dell Latitude E7440 6.67%
Dell Latitude E6420 5.00%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 5.00%
Dell OptiPlex 990 3.33%


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