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Should I remove FreeRIP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,362
United States Rank #10,475
Reach 0.0297%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.91 days
911.92 days >
Average installed length: 479.14 days


3.92 100.00%

FreeRIP 3.92

What is FreeRIP?

FreeRIP includes a branded version of the Ask.com Toolbar, a web browser extenstion that provides search advertising and results. Upon installation the user is presented with the option to install the Ask toolbar. If accepted, the toolbar will be installed in the user's web browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and will modify the home page and search settings.

About  (from GreenTree Applications SRL)

FreeRIP is an easy-to-use Windows application that can convert audio from CD to MP3, OGG, FLAC, WAV, and WMA. It is also an MP3 converter, so it can convert MP3 to WAV, OGG to MP3, WMA to MP3, and WAV to FLAC. FreeRIP also integrates an MP3 tag editor that can handle both ID3 v1 and v2 tags, supports CD-Text and online...  Read more


The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. The primary executable is named freerip3.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 5.37 MB (5,628,601 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freerip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreeRIP\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FreeRIP\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FreeRIP 3.92

Program executable:freerip3.exe
Name:FreeRIP Version 3
Path:C:\Program Files\freerip\freerip3.exe
(From the publisher) “FreeRIP is an advanced CD to MP3 Converter that comes packed with features. At its core, FreeRIP reads audio from your CDs and allows you to save them to your computer in a variety of digital formats including WMA, MP3,...”
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - FreeRIP MP3 Converter (FreeRIP MP3 Converter setup launcher)
  • toolband.dll - ToolBand Module
  • AskDefaultSearch.exe (by Ask.com) - Ask Default Search (Ask Default Search Setup)
  • AskInstallChecker.exe (by Ask.com) - Ask Install Checker
  • cdbxpsetup.exe
  • FreeRIP_FREE_to_PRO.exe
  • lame_enc.dll
  • mpglib.dll
  • wnaspi32.dll (by Frog ASPI / Millenod) - frogaspi.dll (Frog ASPI)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • toolband.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name 'FreeRIP.com Toolbar' with the class of {081230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • toolband.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named 'FreeRIP.com Toolbar' with a class of {081230F8-EA50-42A9-983C-D22ABC2EED3B}.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0227637326%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.01489904%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00786469%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove FreeRIP?

You can uninstall FreeRIP 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 FreeRIP 3.92, 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 FreeRIP.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by FreeRIP 3.92 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Internet Explorer
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.14%
Windows XP 11.28%
Windows 10 10.43%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.76%
Windows 7 Professional 12.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.69%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.83%
Windows 8 Pro 2.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.72% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.72%
  Germany 11.99%
  United Kingdom 4.74%
  Brazil 3.49%
  Canada 3.35%
  Italy 2.93%
  Belgium 2.79%
  Australia 2.79%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Spain 2.09%
  France 1.26%
  Sweden 1.12%
  Austria 1.12%
  Mexico 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.69%
Hewlett-Packard 22.32%
Acer 15.29%
ASUS 8.87%
Toshiba 4.89%
Samsung 3.98%
Lenovo 2.45%
Medion 2.45%
Sahara 2.14%
American Megatrends 1.53%
Intel 0.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.47%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.91%
Dell XPS 8300 3.35%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.79%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.23%

About GreenTree Applications SRL

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