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1% remove it99% keep it
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Nmap 5.51


The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 33.06 MB (34,664,499 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 94% of users of Nmap come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nmap
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nmap\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 33.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nmap 5.51

  • 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/)
  • winpcap-nmap-4.12.exe - WinPcap (WinPcap 4.1.2 installer)
  • ndiff.exe - zenmap (Nmap scan comparison tool)
  • python27.dll (by Python Software Foundation) - Python (Python Core)
  • zenmap.exe - Nmap frontend and results viewer
  • nmap.exe (by Insecure.Org) - Nmap
  • Uninstall.exe (by Insecure.org) - Nmap installer
  • ncat.exe
  • nping.exe
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 x86 Redistributable Setup)
  • vcredist2008_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)

How do I remove Nmap?

You can uninstall Nmap 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 Nmap 5.51, 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 Nmap.

Win 10 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 69.23%
Windows 7 26.72%
Windows Vista 3.64%
Windows XP 0.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 42.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.25%
Windows 10 Pro 12.81%
Windows 8.1 11.57%
Windows 7 Professional 3.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.31%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.09%
  Canada 1.97%
  United Kingdom 0.99%
  Australia 0.49%
  Czech Republic 0.49%
  France 0.49%
  Germany 0.25%
  Iran 0.25%
  Italy 0.25%
  LY 0.25%
  Netherlands 0.25%
  Romania 0.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 39.15%
Dell 31.13%
Toshiba 11.32%
Acer 8.02%
ASUS 4.72%
Lenovo 2.36%
Sony 1.42%
Alienware 0.94%
Samsung 0.94%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.51%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 3.51%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.92%
eMachines EL1852G 2.92%
Dell Inspiron 570 2.34%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.34%


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