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What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #28,429
Reach 0.0144%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.49 days
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Average installed length: 193.66 days

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NetStress 2.0.9686.0


NetStress 2.0.9686.0 is a software program developed by Nuts About Nets. 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 netstress.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 39.83 MB (41,765,670 bytes). 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 47% of users of NetStress come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.NutsAboutNets.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetStress\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetStress\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 39.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NetStress 2.0.9686.0

Program executable:netstress.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\netstress\netstress.exe
Additional files:
  • netstress-tcpserver.exe - netstress-tcpserver
  • netstress-udpclient.exe - netstress-udpclient
  • netstress-udpserver.exe - netstress-udpserver
  • GetAdapterInfo.exe - GetAdapterInfo
  • nan-finder.exe - nan-finder
  • NLog.dll (by NLog) - NLog - .NET Logging Library (NLog for .NET 2.0)
  • W32N55.dll (by Printing Communications Assoc., (PCAUSA)) - PCAUSA Rawether for Windows (Rawether NDIS API DLL (x86))
  • netstress-tcpclient.exe (by personal) - Nuts About Nets, LLC (netstress-tcpclient)
  • PEGRP32C.DLL (by Gigasoft) - ProEssentials Pro (ProEssentials Professional Charting DLL)
  • PostSharp.dll (by SharpCrafters s.r.o) - PostSharp 2.0 (PostSharp)
  • ManagedCPP.dll (by personal) - ManagedCPP
  • EagleEngine.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • W32N55ifx.dll
  • XmlReaderEagle.dll
  • XmlReaderGauge.dll
  • XmlReaderNS.dll
  • XmlReaderSleuth.dll
  • XmlReaderSoftLox.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • NetStress.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\NetStress\NetStress.exe'.
  • netstress-udpserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\NetStress\netstress-udpserver.exe'.
  • netstress-tcpserver.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\NetStress\netstress-tcpserver.exe'.
  • nan-finder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\NetStress\nan-finder.exe'.

How do I remove NetStress?

Quickly and completely remove NetStress 2.0.9686.0 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NetStress 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 NetStress 2.0.9686.0, 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 NetStress.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.37%
Windows 8 26.73%
Windows XP 7.92%
Windows Vista 1.98%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.28%
Windows 7 Professional 22.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.86%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.92%
Windows 8.1 6.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.39% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 47.39%
  United States 15.17%
  Austria 4.27%
  Canada 4.27%
  United Kingdom 3.79%
  Australia 2.37%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Switzerland 1.90%
  Czech Republic 1.90%
  Italy 1.90%
  Belgium 1.42%
  Hungary 1.42%
  Spain 0.95%
  France 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.22%
Acer 16.52%
Hewlett-Packard 14.78%
Medion 13.04%
Lenovo 7.83%
ASUS 6.09%
Toshiba 5.22%
Samsung 2.61%
Sahara 1.74%
American Megatrends 0.87%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.68%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron 7720 2.68%
Dell Latitude E6410 1.79%
Dell Latitude E6500 1.79%
LENOVO 20266 1.79%


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