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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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Hide The IP


Hide The IP is a program developed by AVSoftware. The most used version is 7.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 HideTheIP.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 14.11 MB (14,795,985 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 50% of users of Hide The IP come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and BH.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.hide-the-ip.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hide The IP
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{3A7E7C92-334A-431A-B0F8-61516DA3762D}\HideIPSetup.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 14.11 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hide The IP

Program executable:HideTheIP.exe
Name:Hide The IP
Path:C:\Program Files\Hide The IP\HideTheIP.exe
Additional files:
  • HideTheIP.exe - Hide The IP
  • htisvc.exe - Hide The IP Service
  • AVLib.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • htisvc.exe runs as a service named 'Hide The IP Service' (htisvcfwm) "Hide The IP Service Manager".
  • AVLib.EXE runs as a service named 'AVRedirector' (AVRedirector).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • HideTheIP.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Hide-The-IP' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hide The IP\HideTheIP.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Hide The IP?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win XP 20%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.00%
Windows XP 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  BH 10.00%
  Australia 10.00%
  Sweden 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 66.67%
Lenovo 33.33%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 33.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 33.33%
BIOSTAR Group N61PB-M2S 33.33%


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