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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #31,271
United States Rank #22,387
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.48 days
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Average installed length: 518.94 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

FrostWire 4.21.7

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What is FrostWire?

FrostWire is a free, open source BitTorrent client as a fork of LimeWire.

About  (from FrostWire Team)

FrostWire is a free, open source BitTorrent client, first released as a fork of LimeWire. Gnutella support was dropped entirely, and now FrostWire only uses the BitTorrent network. You can now use FrostWire to send large files or entire folders to Colleagues, Friends and family.


FrostWire 4.21.7 is a software program developed by FrostWire Team. 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 33.5 MB (35,126,166 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 69% of users of FrostWire come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FrostWire.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\frostwire
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FrostWire\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 33.5 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FrostWire 4.21.7

  • FrostWire.exe - FrostWire
  • Uninstall.exe - The Fastest File Sharing Application on Earth
  • jdic.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project) - JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) (JDesktop Integration Components binary)
  • tray.dll (by JDesktop Integration Components (JDIC) Project)
  • SystemUtilities.dll
  • SystemUtilitiesA.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FrostWire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A1284736-3A33-4B9D-9925-3E4E10CD6162}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FrostWire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FrostWire\FrostWire.exe'.

How do I remove FrostWire?

Quickly and completely remove FrostWire 4.21.7 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FrostWire 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 FrostWire 4.21.7, 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 FrostWire.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.58%
Windows Vista 17.44%
Windows XP 3.49%
Windows 10 3.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.12%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.53%
Windows 7 Professional 3.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.60%
  Canada 15.70%
  Australia 4.13%
  Belgium 3.31%
  United Kingdom 1.65%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  United Arab Emirates 0.83%
  Brazil 0.83%
  Spain 0.83%
  France 0.83%
  New Zealand 0.83%
  Turkey 0.83%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.94%
Dell 22.22%
Acer 22.22%
Toshiba 8.33%
ASUS 6.94%
Gateway 2.78%
Lenovo 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650D 3.75%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.75%
Acer Aspire one 2.50%
eMachines ET1331G 2.50%
Gigabyte P67A-UD3R 2.50%

About FrostWire Team

FrostWire was developed by members of the LimeWire open source community and utilizes the BitTorrent protocol from Gnutella (LimeWire's file sharing network).
Publisher URL: www.frostwire.com


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