82,399,351 programs installed

Should I remove METAbolt?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
Be the first to rate (click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #46,286
United States Rank #31,342
Reach 0.0018%


VersionDistribution 96.00% 4.00%



METAbolt is a software program developed by www.metabolt.net. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 45 files and is usually about 32.38 MB (33,952,185 bytes). The installed file METAbolt Auto Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 71% of users of METAbolt come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and CY.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.metabolt.net
Help link: www.metabolt.net/metaforums
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\METAbolt\
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Caphyon\Advanced Installer\{902E615D-4D50-4766-9A61-CDCCB588067D}\Setup.exe /x {902E615D-4D50-4766-9A61-CDCCB588067D}
Estimated size: 32.38 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by METAbolt

  • Khendys.Controls.ExRichTextBox.dll - METAbolt ExRichTextBox (Khendys.Controls ExRichTextBox)
  • MD5library.dll - MD5library
  • METAbrain.dll - METAbrain
  • METAbolt Auto Updater.exe - METAbolt (METAbolt Auto Updater © www.metabolt.net, Inc, 2013)
  • METAbolt.exe
  • Hunspellx86.dll - NHunspell Spell Checker (Hunspell Native Code DLL)
  • OpenMetaverse.Utilities.dll - OpenMetaverse.Utilities
  • ExceptionReporter.WinForms.dll (by www.codeplex.com/ExceptionReporter) - Exception Reporter (ExceptionReporter.WinForms)
  • OpenMetaverse.dll (by openmetaverse.org) - OpenMetaverse
  • SLNetworkComm.dll - SLNetworkComm
  • PopupControl.dll - PopupControl
  • METArestart.exe - METArestart
  • METAxCommon.dll - METAxCommon
  • SciLexer.dll (by Neil Hodgson [email protected]) - Scintilla (Scintilla.DLL - a Source Editing Component)
  • AIMLbot.dll (by ntoll.org) - AIMLbot
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • METAx.dll - METAx
  • MsgBoxCheck.dll
  • OpenMetaverse.Rendering.Meshmerizer.dll
  • OpenMetaverse.StructuredData.dll
  • OpenMetaverseTypes.dll
  • TreeViewWalker.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • METAbolt.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\METAbolt\METAbolt.exe'.
  • METAbolt Auto Updater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\METAbolt\METAbolt Auto Updater.exe'.

How do I remove METAbolt?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.00%
Windows 8 16.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.00%
Windows 7 Starter 4.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  United Kingdom 5.71%
  CY 2.86%
  TN 2.86%
  Belgium 2.86%
  France 2.86%
  Sweden 2.86%
  Austria 2.86%
  Germany 2.86%
  Canada 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 26.32%
ASUS 21.05%
Lenovo 10.53%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Dell 5.26%
Alienware 5.26%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 11.76%
Packard Bell oneTwo L5870 5.88%
MSI MS-7917 5.88%
Lenovo Ideacentre K330A 5.88%
LENOVO 4334 5.88%
HP-Pavilion NY799AA-ABA p... 5.88%


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.