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Should I remove Freephoneline?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,775
United States Rank #45,692
Reach 0.0085%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.41 days
248.14 days >
Average installed length: 130.38 days


3.2.7 61.68%
3.2.6 13.17%
3.0.3 25.15%

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Freephoneline is a program developed by freephoneline.ca. The most used version is 3.2.7, 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. 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 main program executable is Freephoneline.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 33.73 MB (35,372,932 bytes). Freephoneline_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 84% of users of Freephoneline come from Canada, it is also popular in the United States and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.freephoneline.ca
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Freephoneline\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{FDAED10B-2C73-41FF-99E0-C18C786B73BA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 33.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Freephoneline

Program executable:Freephoneline.exe
Freephoneline 3.2.7 © freephoneline.ca, Inc, 2013
Path:C:\Program Files\Freephoneline\Freephoneline.exe
Additional files:
  • Freephoneline.exe - Freephoneline (Freephoneline 3.2.7 © freephoneline.ca, Inc, 2013)
  • Freephoneline_Updater.exe (by Caphyon LTD) - Advanced Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Freephoneline.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{1A31C958-CD25-439A-B28F-5B6D9806D2EB}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Freephoneline.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'FPL' and executes as C:\Program Files\Freephoneline\FreePhoneLine.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Freephoneline.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Freephoneline\Freephoneline.exe'.

How do I remove Freephoneline?

You can uninstall Freephoneline 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 Freephoneline, 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 Freephoneline.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win 7 4%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.55%
Windows 10 33.33%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Windows XP 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.06%
Windows 7 Professional 13.86%
Windows 8.1 7.83%
Windows 10 Home 7.23%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.54% of installs come from Canada
Which countries install it?
  Canada 83.54%
  United States 10.98%
  Spain 1.22%
  UA 0.61%
  Australia 0.61%
  India 0.61%
  Israel 0.61%
  Netherlands 0.61%
  NE 0.61%
  United Kingdom 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.58%
Dell 20.33%
Acer 19.51%
ASUS 12.20%
Toshiba 7.32%
NEC 3.25%
Alienware 1.63%
Intel 1.63%
Sony 1.63%
Lenovo 1.63%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Common models
ASUSTeK K46CM 3.67%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.75%
Gateway DX4860 1.83%
Acer Aspire M5201 1.83%
Acer Aspire 5250 1.83%


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