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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,652
United States Rank #2,972
Reach 0.1507%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.72 days
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Average installed length: 228.20 days

Network Stumbler 0.4.0

What is Network Stumbler?

NetStumbler (also known as Network Stumbler) is a tool for Windows that facilitates detection of Wireless LANs using the 802.11b, 802.11a and 802.11g WLAN standards. It runs on Microsoft Windows operating systems from Windows 2000 to Windows XP.


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 main program executable is NetStumbler.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 869.65 KB (890,520 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.stumbler.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\network stumbler
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Network Stumbler\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 869.65 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Network Stumbler 0.4.0

Program executable:NetStumbler.exe
Name:Network Stumbler
Path:C:\Program Files\network stumbler\NetStumbler.exe
Additional files:
  • NetStumbler.exe - Network Stumbler
  • uninst.exe
  • mfc71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • NetStumbler040JP.exe (by Lameije) - udm Self Extract Updater
  • NetStumblerInstaller_0_4_0.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NetStumbler.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{93DC8D14-81A6-486B-B2AD-E89F0F367BE1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NetStumbler.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Network Stumbler\NetStumbler.exe'.

How do I remove Network Stumbler?

You can uninstall Network Stumbler 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 Network Stumbler 0.4.0 (remove only), 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 Network Stumbler.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.67%
Windows XP 17.66%
Windows 10 17.56%
Windows Vista 7.03%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.12%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.48%
Windows 7 Professional 11.38%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.50%
Windows 8.1 4.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.35%
  Germany 7.70%
  United Kingdom 3.22%
  Italy 2.62%
  France 2.46%
  Canada 2.39%
  Netherlands 2.13%
  Spain 1.45%
  Brazil 1.01%
  Australia 1.01%
  Poland 1.01%
  Belgium 0.70%
  MA 0.65%
  Czech Republic 0.57%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.46%
Dell 24.95%
Acer 14.45%
Toshiba 9.52%
ASUS 7.95%
Lenovo 3.35%
Sahara 3.08%
Intel 2.00%
American Megatrends 1.73%
Samsung 1.52%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.13%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.86%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.97%
Dell Latitude D630 2.38%
Dell XPS 8300 2.08%


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