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Should I remove Newshosting?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,995
United States Rank #8,550
Reach 0.0313%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.52 days
457.98 days >
Average installed length: 240.63 days


2.9.9 0.16%
2.6.3 2.43%
2.6.1 0.16%
2.2.1 11.02%
2.2.0 2.43%
2.1.1 3.24%
2.1.0 0.32%
1.6.1 37.76%
1.5.3 9.24%
1.5.2 4.70%
1.5.1 2.27%
1.5.0 0.65%
1.4.0 11.51%
1.3.2 6.97%
1.2.1 1.46% 5.67%



The most common release is 1.6.1, 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 newshosting.exe. The setup package generally installs about 91 files and is usually about 46.41 MB (48,659,387 bytes). The installed file updater.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 10. While about 60% of users of Newshosting come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: newshosting.com/vpn/support.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Newshosting\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{44374584-FC41-4BEC-B046-7A97871EFBA2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 46.41 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Newshosting

Program executable:newshosting.exe
Additional files:
  • connector.dll - Newshosting
  • core.dll
  • updater.exe - updater 1.6.1 © Newshosting, Inc, 2013
  • tbb.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) Threading Building Blocks for Windows (Threading Building Blocks library)
  • unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • CrashSender.exe - CrashRpt (Crash Report Delivery Module)
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • CrashRpt.dll
  • diagnosis.exe
  • par2.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • newshosting.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{7F5A3E98-E685-4C07-B651-6173F37D00BD}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • newshosting.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Newshosting\newshosting.exe'.
Network connections
  • newshosting.exe connects to (port 5598).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:34.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004782546%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00016299%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00031526%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:23,530,093
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:11.51 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:23.26 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Newshosting?

You can uninstall Newshosting 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 Newshosting, 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 Newshosting.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.48%
Windows 10 44.41%
Windows XP 1.46%
Windows Vista 0.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.40%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.40%
Windows 7 Professional 12.18%
Windows 10 Home 10.39%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.44%
Windows 10 Pro 7.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.77%
  France 12.77%
  United Kingdom 6.26%
  Germany 4.85%
  Australia 3.19%
  Canada 3.07%
  Netherlands 2.17%
  Switzerland 1.02%
  Israel 0.77%
  DK 0.64%
  Belgium 0.64%
  Norway 0.51%
  Sweden 0.51%
  South Africa 0.38%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.00%
Dell 21.33%
ASUS 16.00%
Acer 10.00%
Alienware 3.33%
Toshiba 2.33%
Lenovo 2.00%
Intel 2.00%
MSI 1.33%
Samsung 1.33%
Common models
ASUS All Series 10.45%
Hewlett-Packard h9-1215t 3.98%
MSI MS-7752 2.99%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2133w 2.49%
Gigabyte Z68XP-UD3 2.49%


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