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Should I remove KVIrc?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,760
United States Rank #19,290
Reach 0.0136%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 100.82 days
872.80 days >
Average installed length: 458.59 days


4.9.2 0.37%
4.9.1 0.37%



KVIrc is a program developed by Szymon Stefanek and The KVIrc Development Team. The most used version is 4.9.2, with over 0% 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. The main program executable is kvirc.exe. The software installer includes 66 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 37% of users of KVIrc come from the United States, it is also popular in France and UA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kvirc.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\kvirc
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\KVIrc\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by KVIrc

Program executable:kvirc.exe
Name:K Visual IRC Client
Path:C:\Program Files\kvirc\kvirc.exe
Additional files:
  • kvilib.dll (by KVIrc Development Team) - K Visual IRC Client (K Visual IRC Client Core Library)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL shared library)
  • libssl32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - OpenSSL Shared Library
  • ssleay32.dll
  • libkvilib.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • kvirc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'KVIrc' which loads as C:\Program Files\KVIrc\kvirc.exe.

How do I remove KVIrc?

You can uninstall KVIrc 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 KVIrc, 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 KVIrc.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.96%
Windows 10 44.44%
Windows Vista 1.48%
Windows XP 0.74%
Windows Server 2003 0.37%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.02%
Windows 8.1 Pro 15.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.13%
Windows 7 Professional 10.41%
Windows 8.1 8.55%
Windows 10 Home 8.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.84%
  France 13.16%
  UA 8.22%
  Italy 6.91%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Germany 4.28%
  Russia 3.29%
  Sweden 2.63%
  Spain 2.30%
  Canada 1.64%
  Belgium 1.32%
  Australia 1.32%
  Greece 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 22.97%
Hewlett-Packard 21.62%
Acer 18.24%
Dell 11.49%
Lenovo 5.41%
Alienware 3.38%
Toshiba 2.70%
MSI 2.03%
Intel 1.35%
Samsung 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 14.09%
Gigabyte B85M-D2V 9.40%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
MSI MS-7758 2.01%
MSI MS-7816 2.01%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.34%


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