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NitroShare Version 0.2


NitroShare Version 0.2 is a program developed by Nathan Osman. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 10.71 MB (11,226,069 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 65% of users of NitroShare come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: launchpad.net/nitroshare
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NitroShare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NitroShare\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 10.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NitroShare Version 0.2

  • nitroshare.exe - NitroShare (Shares Files over a Local Network)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libqjson.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • nitroshare.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'nitroshare.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NitroShare\nitroshare.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • nitroshare.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NitroShare\nitroshare.exe'.

How do I remove NitroShare?

You can uninstall NitroShare 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 NitroShare Version 0.2, 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 NitroShare.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.99%
Windows 10 26.62%
Windows Vista 7.14%
Windows XP 3.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.79%
Windows 8.1 10.53%
Windows 7 Professional 9.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.61%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 65.00%
  United States 12.50%
  Italy 5.00%
  France 3.75%
  Australia 2.50%
  Canada 1.88%
  South Africa 1.25%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Japan 1.25%
  Philippines 1.25%
  Taiwan 0.63%
  Belgium 0.63%
  Russia 0.63%
  India 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 36.78%
Acer 20.69%
ASUS 12.64%
Toshiba 8.05%
Hewlett-Packard 5.75%
Dell 4.60%
Lenovo 3.45%
Samsung 3.45%
Common models
Shuttle Inc. DS57U 2.86%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.86%
ECS H67H2-EM 1.90%
Medion E7222 1.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 1.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7707 1.90%


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