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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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5.40.03 4.76%
5.20.02 9.52%
5.10 9.52%
5.08 14.29%
5.05 4.76%
5.02 4.76%
4.32 4.76%
4.22 4.76%
4.21 19.05%
4.20 4.76%
4.11 4.76%

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Hoster is a software program developed by Micro Technology Unlimited. The most common release is 4.21, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named Hoster.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 14.19 MB (14,874,894 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 94% of users of Hoster come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and BZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: forum.mtu.com/index.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Micro Technology Unlimited\Hoster
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{BEC98926-4238-4846-A2E3-56A96B217BDD}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 14.19 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Hoster

Program executable:Hoster.exe
Hoster Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Micro Technology Unlimited\Hoster\Hoster.exe
Additional files:
  • HosterBackup.exe - MTU Hoster Backup & Restore (Backup and Restore Vital Hoster Data)
  • Hoster.exe - Hoster (Hoster Application)
  • Hoster34.exe
  • HosterPrior.exe
  • mtufx.ocx (by MTU) - Background Effects
  • mtu.ocx (by MTU) - Bootstrap Filter
  • hosterv.ocx

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Hoster.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1680A35-84AA-49F0-8F14-44FC7213B6B7}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Hoster?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win Vista (SP2) 5%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 28.57%
Windows Vista 4.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 61.90%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Windows 10 Home 9.52%
Windows 8 4.76%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.76%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.44%
  Australia 2.78%
  BZ 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Dell 20.00%
Toshiba 15.00%
Lenovo 10.00%
Acer 10.00%
Medion 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
Sony 5.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 10.53%
Dell Inspiron 5720 5.26%
LENOVO 1024A3U 5.26%
Dell Studio XPS 1640 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 3521 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 5.26%

About (from Micro Technology Unlimited)

We develop products with over 130 in the past 33 years.
Publisher URL: www.mtu.com


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