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Should I remove MessagePopup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Reach 0.0022%


3.5.8 50.00%
3.5.7 15.91%
3.5.5 2.27%
3.5.4 6.82%
3.5.3 2.27%
3.5.2 2.27%
3.5 9.09%
1.5.1 9.09%
1.4.2 2.27%



MessagePopup is a software program developed by Taejun Park. The most common release is 3.5.8, with over 98% 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 primary executable is named msgpopup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 481.55 MB (504,940,877 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 25% of users of MessagePopup come from Indonesia, it is also popular in the United States and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: msgpopup.hihome.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\msgpopupen
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MsgPopupEN\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 481.55 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MessagePopup

Program executable:msgpopup.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\msgpopupen\msgpopup.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe (by Jordan Russell) - Inno Setup Uninstaller

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MsgPopup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A3FA6EAA-000A-4812-80AA-EBCD8A2AE836}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MsgPopup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MsgPopupEN\MsgPopup.exe'.

How do I remove MessagePopup?

You can uninstall MessagePopup 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 MessagePopup, 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 MessagePopup.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win XP 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.64%
Windows 10 20.45%
Windows XP 13.64%
Windows Vista 2.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 32.56%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.98%
Windows 10 Pro 4.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.00% of installs come from Indonesia
Which countries install it?
  Indonesia 25.00%
  United States 18.75%
  India 14.58%
  Malaysia 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  TN 4.17%
  Philippines 4.17%
  United Arab Emirates 2.08%
  Colombia 2.08%
  Ecuador 2.08%
  NG 2.08%
  Brazil 2.08%
  Hungary 2.08%
  Peru 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Acer 23.68%
Lenovo 13.16%
ASUS 10.53%
Dell 7.89%
American Megatrends 5.26%
Intel 2.63%
MSI 2.63%
Sahara 2.63%
Common models
Acer Aspire M1920 3.03%
LENOVO MTM5048AJ5 3.03%
HP Pro 3130 Microtower PC 3.03%
HP 630 Notebook PC 3.03%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 3.03%


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