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Should I remove Knctr?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,507
United States Rank #1,141
Reach 0.2477%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.19 days
300.74 days >
Average installed length: 158.01 days

Other programs by Itibiti Inc


What is Knctr?

Distributed via the InstallX download manager, this is an ad-supported VOIP software program. "Itibiti collects both personal and non-personal (aggregate) information from you, in a variety of ways that include when you register with the Company, order products or services and via the operation or use those services... Many of the advertisements that you see on the Itibiti VoIP interface are delivered by third party web advertising partners. The web advertising partners may use cookies to generate information, such as the number of times you visited a particular site but they will not obtain your name, address or other personal information. Cookies in this case are used to serve advertisements and/or promotions to you and track those advertisements/promotions."

About  (from Itibiti Inc)

KNCTR gives you the ability to stay connected with the people that matter most. Call any mobile or landline phone number across North America, absolutely FREE! All you need is a headset plugged into your computer, an Internet connection, and KNCTR. It’s that easy. Make free phone calls to anywhere in the USA and Canada...  Read more
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Knctr.
Itibiti.exe (b8b0844981c2ba97fb3f2a3a29b8b15e) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Symantec 4/23/2014 rev. 4 WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.171 TROJ_GEN.F47V0412
Knctr has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Itibiti Inc.
URL: www.itibitisystems.com
Help link: www.itibitiphone.com/knctr/useragreement.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Itibiti Soft Phone\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Itibiti Soft Phone\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Knctr

Program executable:Itibiti.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Itibiti Soft Phone\Itibiti.exe
  • Itibiti.exe - Itibiti_Knctr_Beta

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Itibiti.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A0BDDA70-8E06-496D-9D35-35E76F4B299C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Itibiti.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Itibiti.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Itibiti Soft Phone\Itibiti.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Itibiti.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Itibiti Soft Phone\Itibiti.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005885416%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00047405%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011449%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:47,278,290
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:158.92 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:11.57 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Knctr?

You can uninstall Knctr 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 Knctr, 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 Knctr.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 10 50%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.27%
Windows 7 43.35%
Windows Vista 4.44%
Windows XP 1.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.69%
Windows 8.1 20.89%
Windows 10 Home 17.32%
Windows 7 Professional 7.09%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.50%
Windows 8 4.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.46% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.46%
  Canada 2.60%
  United Kingdom 1.89%
  Australia 1.30%
  Netherlands 0.16%
  Saudi Arabia 0.14%
  India 0.13%
  Iran 0.13%
  MA 0.09%
  France 0.06%
  Mexico 0.05%
  Germany 0.05%
  Singapore 0.04%
  Brazil 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.48%
Dell 25.75%
Acer 11.26%
Toshiba 10.72%
ASUS 6.46%
Lenovo 3.99%
Samsung 1.41%
Intel 0.65%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 6.06%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 5.70%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.58%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.15%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.09%

Publisher URL: www.itibitisystems.com

comments3 comments

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KNCTR STINKSover a year ago
It is very persistent and it can be hard to find the program to shut it down ENTIRELY so it can be uninstalled. Dump it ASAP.
user comment
Unhappyover a year ago
This program is a nuisance ... I don't trust it
user comment
Devastatedover a year ago
The Knctr is one utter big mistake if you haven't installed it DON'T install it whatever you do