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5% remove it95% keep it
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Gigaget is a software program developed by Giganology,Inc. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 17 files and is usually about 8.62 MB (9,039,817 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 30% of users of Gigaget come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Indonesia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.gigaget.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Giganology\Gigaget\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Giganology\Gigaget\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Gigaget

  • iTargetAD.dll - iTargetAD Dynamic Link Library (iTargetAD DLL)
  • gigagetbho_v10.dll - GigagetBHO Module (Gigaget BHO)
  • GigagetComponent.dll - GigagetComponent
  • GigagetShell.exe
  • SetupHelper.exe - SetupHelper
  • FloatBar.dll - FloatBar (FloatBar Support Library)
  • Gigaget.exe - Gigaget
  • Gigaget Setup.exe - Gigaget: More Than Fast!
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • download_interface.dll (by Thunder Networking Technologies,LTD) - Thunder
  • historyinfo_manage.dll (by Thunder Networking Technologies,LTD) - historyinfo_manage
  • log4cplus.dll - log4cplus
  • regxpcom.exe
  • stlport_vc646.dll (by STLport Consulting) - STLport Standard ANSI C++ Library (STLport)
  • UpdateDownload.dll - UpdateDownload
  • UpdateExec.dll - UpdateExec

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GigagetShell.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Gigaget' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Giganology\Gigaget\GigagetShell.exe" /s.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Gigaget.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Gigaget\Gigaget.exe'.
  • GigagetShell.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giganology\Gigaget\GigagetShell.exe'.

How do I remove Gigaget?

You can uninstall Gigaget 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 Gigaget, 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 Gigaget.

Win 7 (SP1) 44%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.60%
Windows 10 22.40%
Windows XP 18.40%
Windows Vista 5.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.40%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.60%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 10 Pro 4.80%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.80%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.71%
  Japan 7.97%
  Indonesia 5.80%
  Philippines 5.80%
  United Kingdom 5.07%
  India 3.62%
  Iran 3.62%
  Italy 3.62%
  Brazil 2.17%
  China 2.17%
  France 2.17%
  Australia 1.45%
  DZ 1.45%
  MA 1.45%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.50%
Acer 20.00%
Dell 17.50%
ASUS 11.25%
Lenovo 6.25%
Toshiba 5.00%
Intel 3.75%
Samsung 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Compaq 1.25%
Alienware 1.25%
Common models
ASUS All Series 3.06%
ASUSTeK S551LB 2.04%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.04%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.04%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C66... 1.02%
TOSHIBA Satellite P855 1.02%


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