84,285,534 programs installed

Should I remove FrostWire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #47,957
United States Rank #34,372
Reach 0.0016%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 634.14 days
1505.51 days >
Average installed length: 791.03 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

FrostWire 5.3.4

Remove FrostWire 5.3.4
Powered by Reason Antivirus

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 5.3.4 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 39.57 MB (41,494,549 bytes). 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 73% of users of FrostWire come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.FrostWire.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\frostwire 5
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FrostWire 5\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 39.57 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FrostWire 5.3.4

  • frostwire-installer.exe - FrostWire 5 (The Fastest File Sharing Application on Earth)
  • Uninstall.exe
  • FrostWire.exe - FrostWire (FrostWire Launcher)
  • fwplayer.exe - MPlayer - The Movie Player (MPlayer - Movie Player)
  • SystemUtilities.dll
  • SystemUtilitiesX64.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FrostWire.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{16C4099A-325F-403D-9426-9AEC1C95F081}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FrostWire.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FrostWire 5\FrostWire.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:130.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012887511%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00103050%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00025825%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:71,490,592
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:650.76 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11.31 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove FrostWire?

Quickly and completely remove FrostWire 5.3.4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (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 5.3.4, 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 Vista 3%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.19%
Windows 10 12.90%
Windows Vista 9.68%
Windows XP 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.29%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.23%
Windows 10 Home 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 72.73%
  Canada 6.82%
  Belgium 2.27%
  Brazil 2.27%
  France 2.27%
  United Kingdom 2.27%
  Israel 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%
  New Zealand 2.27%
  Russia 2.27%
  Sweden 2.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.14%
Dell 17.86%
Toshiba 17.86%
Acer 17.86%
Sony 3.57%
Samsung 3.57%
Lenovo 3.57%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite L305 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655D 3.57%
TOSHIBA Satellite A205 3.57%
Sony VGN-SZ760N 3.57%

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


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.