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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
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Average installed length: 201.36 days


1.0.296 100.00%

PFConfig 1.0.296


PFConfig 1.0.296 is a program developed by Portforward.com. The main program executable is pfconfig.exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.13 MB (1,187,036 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 53% of users of PFConfig come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.portforward.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\pfconfig
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PFConfig\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.13 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PFConfig 1.0.296

Program executable:pfconfig.exe
PFConfig.exe allows you to easily configure your router's port forwarding section.
Path:C:\Program Files\pfconfig\pfconfig.exe
Additional files:
  • PFConfigHelper.exe - PFConfig Helper (Helps PFConfig out)
  • PFConfigLauncher.exe (by PFConfigLauncher is part of PFConfig. Please allow access through your firewall to properly configure your router) - PFConfigLauncher is part of PFConfig. Please allow access through your firewall to properly configure your router.
  • uninst.exe

How do I remove PFConfig?

You can uninstall PFConfig 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 PFConfig 1.0.296, 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 PFConfig.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.24%
Windows 10 24.06%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Windows XP 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.48%
Windows 7 Professional 11.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.06%
Windows 8.1 4.42%
Windows 8 3.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.37%
  United Kingdom 4.79%
  Australia 4.66%
  Canada 4.02%
  Netherlands 3.11%
  Brazil 1.68%
  Sweden 1.55%
  Italy 1.55%
  France 1.42%
  South Africa 1.17%
  Belgium 1.04%
  Norway 1.04%
  Germany 1.04%
  Russia 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 20.35%
Acer 14.53%
ASUS 11.92%
Lenovo 4.07%
Toshiba 4.07%
Alienware 2.91%
Intel 2.91%
Samsung 2.03%
American Megatrends 0.87%
MSI 0.87%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.23%
ASUS All Series 3.17%
Dell XPS 8300 3.17%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.65%

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Esterover a year ago
Great program for stubborn routers to set up IP cameras port forwarding. Linksys & Netgear are easy to setup. Uverse Gateway often is horrible to set up so this program does it easily