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Should I remove Lphant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
54% remove it46% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,247
United States Rank #38,087
Reach 0.0051%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.20 days
359.79 days >
Average installed length: 189.04 days


VersionDistribution 1.00% 3.00% 1.00% 3.00% 5.00% 15.00% 14.00% 13.00% 45.00%


What is Lphant?

Lphant is a peer-to-peer file sharing client which supports the eDonkey Network and the BitTorrent protocol. Files can be downloaded simultaneously using the ed2k and BitTorrent protocols.

About  (from Bandoo Media Inc)

Lphant the peer-to-peer file sharing program which not only allows you to download the latest music and video but you can connect with friends and make new ones who are into the same artists. The users can easily access other profiles, pictures and their music libraries.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named lphant.exe. The setup package generally installs about 31 files and is usually about 51.74 MB (54,252,952 bytes).
  • Automatically starts with Windows

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lphant.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lphant Applications\Lphant
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lphant Applications\Lphant\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 51.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lphant

Program executable:lphant.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\lphant applications\lphant\lphant.exe
Additional files:
  • DiscoveryHelper.dll - Lphant (DiscoveryHelper)
  • IMTrProgress.dll - IMTrProgress
  • IMWebControl.dll - IMWebControl
  • Launcher.exe - Launcher
  • Launcher_x64.exe
  • ResourcesLoc.dll
  • Uninstall.exe - Lphant Uninstall
  • UninstallUsers.exe - Lphant Uninstall Users
  • UpdateInst.exe - UpdateInst
  • WMHelper.dll (by MusicNet) - MusicNet Client SDK (iMesh release build) (wmhelper)
  • CDRip.dll (by Albert L Faber) - CDex Application (CDex Ripping Library)
  • ImageUploader5.ocx (by Aurigma) - Image Uploader (Image Uploader Control Library)
  • GIFAnimator.dll - GifAnimator
  • SHW32.DLL (by MicroQuill Software Publishing) - SmartHeap (Memory Management Library for Win32)
  • libungif4.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - LibUnGif (Libungif4: library and tools for uncompressed GIF images)
  • VSFilter.dll (by Gabest) - VSFilter (VobSub & TextSub filter for DirectShow/VirtualDub/Avisynth)
  • ammp3.dll
  • avcodec-51.dll
  • avformat-51.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • ClientHelper.dll
  • lame_enc.dll
  • Nickel.ocx
  • sciter-x.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Lphant.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'LPShowVolumeOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Lphant.Device' and the action verb 'show.
Startup File (User Run)
  • Lphant.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Lphant' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Lphant Applications\Lphant\Lphant.exe" --lightmode.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Lphant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lphant Applications\Lphant\Lphant.exe'.

How do I remove Lphant?

You can uninstall Lphant 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 Lphant, 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 Lphant.
  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 7 (SP1) 59%
Win Vista 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 54%
Keep it 46%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.00%
Windows 10 20.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista 3.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.00%
  Iran 9.26%
  India 7.41%
  United Kingdom 6.48%
  France 6.48%
  Brazil 5.56%
  Egypt 3.70%
  Philippines 2.78%
  Portugal 1.85%
  Italy 1.85%
  Saudi Arabia 1.85%
  Belgium 1.85%
  DZ 1.85%
  Israel 1.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.87%
Acer 23.38%
Dell 22.08%
Lenovo 6.49%
ASUS 5.19%
Toshiba 3.90%
Sahara 1.30%
Samsung 1.30%
Sony 1.30%
Intel 1.30%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.41%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.27%
ECS G31T-M 2.27%
HP 620 2.27%
Acer Aspire 5742 2.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.27%

About (from Bandoo Media Inc)

We decided to create Bandoo to enrich the instant messaging experience with an easy to use and free collection of new emoticons, winks, nudges and display images.
Publisher URL: www.bandoo.com


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