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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,123
United States Rank #26,575
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VersionDistribution 2.99% 14.93% 29.85% 2.99% 5.97% 19.40% 14.93% 8.96%



FirestormOS-Release is a software program developed by The Phoenix Firestorm Project. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named firestormos-release.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 62% of users of FirestormOS-Release come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.firestormviewer.org
Help link: www.firestormviewer.org/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\firestormos-release
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FirestormOS-Release\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by FirestormOS-Release

Program executable:firestormos-release.exe
Name:Second Life
Path:C:\Program Files\firestormos-release\firestormos-release.exe
Additional files:
  • libapr-1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache Portable Runtime Project (Apache Portable Runtime Library)
  • libapriconv-1.dll (by Apache Software Foundation)
  • libaprutil-1.dll - Apache Portable Runtime Utility Library
  • libhunspell.dll (by http://hunspell.sourceforge.net/) - Hunspell Dynamic Link Library (libhunspell)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • SLVoice.exe (by Vivox) - Vivox Voice Service
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • vivoxsdk.dll (by Vivox) - Vivox SDK 4.6 (Vivox Communications API)
  • vivoxplatform.dll - VxPlatform (Vivox Platform)
  • libsndfile-1.dll - Soundfile
  • vivoxoal.dll - OpenAL
  • fmodex.dll (by Firelight Technologies) - FMOD (FMOD Ex Sound System)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • glod.dll
  • growl.dll
  • growl++.dll
  • libcollada14dom22.dll
  • openjpeg.dll
  • ortp.dll
  • slplugin.exe
  • summary.json
  • uninst.exe
  • win_crash_logger.exe
  • winmm.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SLVoice.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1C77B984-D30D-44A2-9707-7793C74665D9}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SLVoice.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FirestormOS-Release\SLVoice.exe'.

How do I remove FirestormOS-Release?

You can uninstall FirestormOS-Release 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 FirestormOS-Release (remove only), 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 FirestormOS-Release.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.24%
Windows 10 35.82%
Windows Vista 7.46%
Windows XP 4.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.84%
Windows 7 Professional 11.94%
Windows 10 Pro 8.96%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.46%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.37%
  Germany 8.60%
  United Kingdom 5.38%
  Netherlands 4.30%
  Canada 4.30%
  Italy 2.15%
  France 2.15%
  Argentina 1.08%
  Brazil 1.08%
  Greece 1.08%
  BG 1.08%
  Ireland 1.08%
  Australia 1.08%
  Pakistan 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.00%
Dell 17.50%
Hewlett-Packard 17.50%
Toshiba 15.00%
Lenovo 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Medion 5.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L670 2.27%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 2.27%
MEDION MS-7728 2.27%
LENOVO 20193 2.27%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.27%


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