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Should I remove GlassWire?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #28,780
United States Rank #26,084
Reach 0.0058%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)


1.1.41 69.05%
1.1.39 9.52%
1.1.36 10.71%
1.1.32 2.38%
1.1.31 1.19%
1.1.21 3.57%
1.1.15 2.38%
1.1.7 1.19%

GlassWire 1.1


GlassWire 1.1 is a program developed by SecureMix. The most used version is 1.1.41, 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. 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 main program executable is glasswire.exe. The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 69.06 MB (72,415,448 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of GlassWire come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: glasswire.com
Help link: glasswire.com/help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\glasswire
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GlassWire\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 69.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GlassWire 1.1

Program executable:glasswire.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\glasswire\glasswire.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - GlassWire Setup
  • GWCtlSrv.exe - GlassWire (GlassWire Control Service)
  • GWIdlMon.exe - GlassWire Computer Idle Monitor
  • GWUnlock.exe
  • Qt5Concurrent.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd) - Qt5 (C++ application development framework.)
  • Qt5Core.dll (by The Qt Company Ltd)
  • Qt5Gui.dll
  • Qt5Svg.dll
  • Qt5Widgets.dll
  • Qt5WinExtras.dll
  • GeoIP.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • GWCtlSrv.exe runs as a service named 'GlassWire Control Service' (GlassWire) "Helps protect your computer and privacy via network visualization".
Startup File (User Run)
  • GlassWire.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GlassWire' and executes as "C:\Program Files\GlassWire\glasswire.exe" -hide.

How do I remove GlassWire?

Quickly and completely remove GlassWire 1.1 (remove only) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GlassWire 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 GlassWire 1.1 (remove only), 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 GlassWire.

Win 8 69%
Win 7 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 69.05%
Windows 7 30.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 28.92%
Windows 10 Pro 24.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.25%
Windows 7 Professional 6.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.02%
Windows 8.1 6.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.55%
  France 9.57%
  Germany 8.51%
  Italy 5.32%
  Austria 4.26%
  United Kingdom 3.19%
  India 3.19%
  Canada 2.13%
  DZ 2.13%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Philippines 2.13%
  Russia 2.13%
  Australia 1.06%
  Czech Republic 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.91%
ASUS 19.57%
Dell 15.22%
Lenovo 13.04%
Acer 10.87%
Intel 4.35%
Toshiba 4.35%
Apple 2.17%
Common models
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 3.13%
ASUS All Series 3.13%
ASUSTeK X205TA 3.13%
MSI MS-7693 3.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55-C 1.56%


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