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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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United States Rank #29,169
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Average installed length: 417.99 days

NetWorx 5.2.2

What is NetWorx?  (from Softperfect Research)

NetWorx is a simple and free, yet powerful tool that helps you objectively evaluate your bandwidth situation. You can use it to collect bandwidth usage data and measure the speed of your Internet or any other network connection. NetWorx can help you identify possible sources of network problems, ensure that you do not ...  Read more


NetWorx 5.2.2 is a software program developed by Softperfect Research. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The program adds a toolbar to Microsoft Internet Explorer. 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 networx.exe. The setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 6.15 MB (6,450,105 bytes). 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 31% of users of NetWorx come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.softperfect.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NetWorx\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NetWorx\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NetWorx 5.2.2

Program executable:networx.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\NetWorx\networx.exe
Additional files:
  • deskband.dll - NetWorx (NetWorx Desk Band (64-bit))
  • nfapi.dll - NetFilter DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer Toolbar
  • deskband.dll is loaded as Internet Explorer Toolbar with the name '&NetWorx Desk Band' with the class of {FEEA54B4-D80F-41C7-87B9-DC08E6D3255F}.
Internet Explorer Web Browser
  • deskband.dll installs an IE Web Browser in Internet Explorer named '&NetWorx Desk Band' with a class of {FEEA54B4-D80F-41C7-87B9-DC08E6D3255F}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • networx.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NetWorx' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NetWorx\networx.exe" /auto.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • networx.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NetWorx\networx.exe'.

How do I remove NetWorx?

You can uninstall NetWorx 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 NetWorx 5.2.2, 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 NetWorx.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by NetWorx 5.2.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.59%
Windows XP 13.24%
Windows 10 9.56%
Windows Vista 6.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.19%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.07%
Windows 7 Professional 10.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.52%
  Iran 14.94%
  United Kingdom 7.14%
  Germany 6.49%
  Canada 6.49%
  India 3.90%
  Poland 3.25%
  Australia 2.60%
  New Zealand 1.95%
  Indonesia 1.95%
  Brazil 1.30%
  Taiwan 1.30%
  UA 1.30%
  France 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.62%
Hewlett-Packard 20.62%
Acer 16.49%
ASUS 6.19%
Toshiba 5.15%
Samsung 3.09%
MSI 3.09%
American Megatrends 2.06%
Lenovo 2.06%
Sahara 2.06%
Sony 1.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.97%
ASUSTeK K53SV 1.98%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 1.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.98%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 0.99%
HP Pavilion dv6000 (GA378... 0.99%

About (from Softperfect Research)

SoftPerfect Research is a small software development team located in Brisbane, Australia.
Publisher URL: www.softperfect.com


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