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Should I remove Giraffic Video Accelerator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,536
United States Rank #20,370
Reach 0.0453%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.32 days
599.44 days >
Average installed length: 314.96 days


0.86.533.230 0.31%
0.86.490.230 0.16%
0.86.477.230 0.31%
0.86.412.230 95.75%
0.86.330.230 0.79% 0.16% 0.16% 0.47% 0.63%
0.85.876.230 0.16%
0.85.824.230 0.63%
0.85.790.230 0.47%

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Giraffic Video Accelerator


Giraffic Video Accelerator is a software program developed by Giraffic. The most common release is 0.86.412.230, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 8 files and is usually about 12.09 MB (12,676,676 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 74% of users of Giraffic Video Accelerator come from Israel, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.giraffic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\giraffic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Giraffic\GirafficUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 12.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Giraffic Video Accelerator

  • AgentInstall.exe - Giraffic
  • Giraffic.exe - Giraffic Video Accelerator
  • GirafficTray.exe - Giraffic Video Accelerator Tray Icon
  • GirafficTrayUtil.exe
  • GirafficUninstall.exe
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe - Giraffic Video Accelerator Watchdog
  • Veoh_Giraffic.exe
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe runs as a service named 'Giraffic Video Accelerator' (Giraffic) "Keeps track of the Giraffic Video Accelerator status and version".
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe runs as a service named 'Veoh Giraffic Video Accelerator' (Giraffic) "Keeps track of the Giraffic Video Accelerator status and version".
Startup File (User Run)
  • GirafficTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Giraffic' and executes as C:\Program Files\Giraffic\GirafficTray.exe.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • GirafficWatchdog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe'.
  • Giraffic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_Giraffic.exe'.
  • Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_GirafficWatchdog.exe'.
  • Veoh_Giraffic.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Giraffic\Veoh_Giraffic.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012955804%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00046826%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00082732%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:4.07 MB
Total CPU:0.0004985867%
Kernel CPU:0.00023264%
User CPU:0.00026595%

How do I remove Giraffic Video Accelerator?

Quickly and completely remove Giraffic Video Accelerator from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Giraffic Video Accelerator 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 Giraffic Video Accelerator, 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 Giraffic Video Accelerator.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.30%
Windows 8 24.84%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.64%
Windows 7 Professional 8.85%
Windows 8.1 7.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.04% of installs come from Israel
Which countries install it?
  Israel 74.04%
  United States 10.90%
  Brazil 2.88%
  Canada 2.08%
  United Kingdom 1.12%
  India 1.12%
  Germany 0.96%
  Sweden 0.48%
  Australia 0.32%
  New Zealand 0.32%
  DK 0.32%
  Vietnam 0.32%
  Philippines 0.32%
  Italy 0.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 19.80%
Hewlett-Packard 17.04%
ASUS 13.03%
Acer 8.27%
Samsung 5.76%
Toshiba 5.76%
Lenovo 5.51%
Intel 5.51%
American Megatrends 1.50%
MSI 0.75%
Common models
MSI MS-7592 3.60%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.15%
ASUS All Series 3.15%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.70%
LENOVO 4334 2.70%
HP Pavilion TS Sleekbook ... 2.25%


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