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Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4

What is Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4?  (from Innovative Solutions)

Gain total control over which programs add themselves to startup and which ones get automatically rejected! Many software programs add themselves to the Windows StartUp areas (registry locations or the Startup folder). Each time you start your computer these programs get started as well then show icons in your system...  Read more


Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4 is a software program developed by Innovative Solutions. 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 primary executable is named firewallstartup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 3.71 MB (3,885,070 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 60% of users of Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and AO.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.innovative-sol.com/firewall
Help link: www.innovative-sol.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Innovative StartUp Firewall\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Innovative StartUp Firewall\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4

Program executable:firewallstartup.exe
Name:Innovative StartUp Firewall
Path:C:\Program Files\innovative solutions\innovative startup firewall\firewallstartup.exe
Additional files:
  • InnovativeSolutionsRegEvent_Svr.exe - Innovative Solutions Service - used by several products such as Innovative Startup Firewall
  • sysrstr.exe - Simple utility to create system restore points.
  • stop_all.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • InnovativeSolutionsRegEvent_Svr.exe runs as a service named 'Innovative Solutions Service' (InnovativeSolutionsRegEventSvr) "Used by various products by Innovative Solutions to provide protection for your computer. Products that use this service include: Innovative Startup Firewall and others.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • FirewallStartup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Innovative StartUp Firewall' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Innovative Solutions\Innovative StartUp Firewall\FirewallStartup.exe" /AUTOSTART.

How do I remove Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4?

You can uninstall Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4 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 Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4, 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 Innovative StartUp Firewall - version 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 10 10%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 10.00%
Windows Vista 10.00%
Windows 10 10.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.00%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.00%
Windows 7 Professional 10.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  AO 6.67%
  Romania 6.67%
  Russia 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
Apple 12.50%
Acer 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 14.29%
INTEL DP43TF 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 5737 14.29%
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Compaq-Presario FK588AA-A... 14.29%
Apple Inc. iMac10,1 14.29%

Publisher URL: www.innovativesol.com


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