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Should I remove Maxthon2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,484
United States Rank #15,196
Reach 0.0176%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.14 days
682.76 days >
Average installed length: 358.74 days


VersionDistribution 0.58% 0.58% 0.29% 1.15% 0.29% 0.86% 0.58% 1.15% 0.29% 5.19% 1.73% 1.44% 0.29% 0.29% 0.29%

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Maxthon2 is a software program developed by Maxthon International Limited. The most common release is, with over 6% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the 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 39 files and is usually about 30.07 MB (31,529,218 bytes). The installed file maxupdate.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 XP. While about 42% of users of Maxthon2 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maxthon.com
Installation folder: C:\Alaprogramok\Maxthon2\
Uninstaller: C:\Alaprogramok\Maxthon2\Mx2Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Maxthon2

  • MxCrashReport.exe - MxCrashReport Module (MxCrashReport)
  • Mx2UnInstall.exe - Maxthon Uninstaller
  • MxCrashCatch.dll - MxCrashCatch Module (MxCrashCatch)
  • MxAccount.dll - Maxthon MxAccount (MxAccount)
  • MxHttpRq.dll - Maxthon MxHttpRq (MxHttpRq)
  • Maxthon.exe - Maxthon Browser
  • MxUeip.dll - MxUeip Module (MxUeip)
  • MxProxy2.dll - MxProxy2
  • MxFav.dll - MxFav
  • mxpp.dll - MxPp
  • MxUI.dll - MxUI
  • MxSk.dll - MxSk
  • maxzlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • mxdb.dll (by Max) - mxdb
  • MxExt.dll
  • mxtool.dll - MxWebkit Dynamic Link Library (Maxthon International ltd.)
  • mxtool2.dll - mxtool Module
  • maxupdate.exe - MaxUpdate Module
  • MxUp3.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Maxthon.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2930E67C-F5F2-4116-8219-E9612B26E4A8}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Maxthon.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Maxthon2\Maxthon.exe'.

How do I remove Maxthon2?

You can uninstall Maxthon2 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 Maxthon2, 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 Maxthon2.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.31%
Windows XP 19.02%
Windows 10 15.85%
Windows Vista 11.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.41%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.78%
Windows 7 Professional 11.08%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.87%
Windows 8.1 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.40%
  France 4.41%
  Israel 4.17%
  Taiwan 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.68%
  Czech Republic 3.19%
  Germany 2.94%
  Italy 2.45%
  Sweden 2.21%
  Belgium 1.72%
  Russia 1.72%
  Canada 1.72%
  Greece 1.72%
  Brazil 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.22%
Dell 19.91%
Acer 19.91%
ASUS 10.90%
Intel 4.27%
American Megatrends 4.27%
Toshiba 4.27%
Lenovo 0.95%
Sahara 0.95%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.54%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.54%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite L355 1.69%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 1.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite P300 1.69%

About (from Maxthon International Limited)

Maxthon International transforms the web browsing experience for personal computers and mobile devices.
Publisher URL: www.maxthon.com


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