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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,620
United States Rank #6,551
Reach 0.0667%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.53 days
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Average installed length: 333.77 days

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POP Peeper

What is POP Peeper?  (from Mortal Universe)

POP Peeper is an e-mail notifier that supports POP3, IMAP (AOL, AIM, FastMail, mail.com, etc.), SMTP, Hotmail, MSN, Yahoo, GMail, MyWay, Excite, Lycos, RediffMail, Juno, NetZero, and iWon. Other features include portability, password protection, an address book, viewing in HTML (or rich/plain text for security), open/s...  Read more


POP Peeper is a program developed by Mortal Universe. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is POPPeeper.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 14.66 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 4.05 MB (4,248,391 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 46% of users of POP Peeper come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.poppeeper.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\POP Peeper
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\POP Peeper\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by POP Peeper

Program executable:POPPeeper.exe
POP Peeper Email Notifier
Path:C:\Program Files\POP Peeper\POPPeeper.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • NotifyVoice.dll - POP Peeper Voice Notification plugin
  • NotifyChime.dll - NotifyChime Dynamic Link Library (POP Peeper Chime Notifier)
  • NotifySkin.dll - NotifySkin Dynamic Link Library (POP Peeper Skinnable Notifier)
  • Rss.dll - POP Peeper RSS Protocol plugin
  • PPbackup.exe - POP Peeper Backup and Restore
  • SendMail.dll - SendMail Dynamic Link Library (POP Peeper SendMail Plugin)
  • WebMail.dll - WebMail Dynamic Link Library (POP Peeper WebMail Plugin)
  • SentMailViewer.exe - POP Peeper Sent Mail Viewer
  • Snarl.dll - Snarl Dynamic Link Library
  • PPextras.dll - POP Peeper Extras plugin
  • WebMail3.dll - Mortal Universe WebMail
  • POPPeeper.exe - POPPeeper Application (POP Peeper)
  • Imap.dll - Mortal Universe Imap (POP Peeper Imap Plugin)
  • PpHelper.exe - PpHelper Application
  • PPconvert.exe - PPconvert (POP Peeper Conversion Utility)
  • PPtweaker.dll - PPTweaker
  • PPTweaker.exe
  • PPTweaker.new.exe
  • 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/)
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • POPPeeper.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2AD7CE85-5A0E-4D62-A606-C6B6537C4041}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • POPPeeper.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'POP Peeper' and executes as "C:\Program Files\POP Peeper\POPPeeper.exe" -min.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • POPPeeper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Pop Peeper' which loads as C:\Program Files\POP Peeper\POPPeeper.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • POPPeeper.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\POP Peeper\POPPeeper.exe'.
Network connections
  • POPPeeper.exe connects to r1.ycpi.vip.ac4.yahoo.net ( port 80).
  • POPPeeper.exe connects to r1.ycpi.vip.nyc.yahoo.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:14.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0024329416%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00100452%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00142842%
0.015104% average

How do I remove POP Peeper?

You can uninstall POP Peeper 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 POP Peeper, 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 POP Peeper.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.46%
Windows 10 21.22%
Windows XP 11.41%
Windows Vista 6.84%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.97%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.14%
Windows 7 Professional 12.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.38%
Windows 8.1 6.53%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.25%
  France 6.14%
  Canada 4.92%
  Germany 4.72%
  United Kingdom 4.08%
  Italy 3.75%
  Netherlands 3.43%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Australia 1.94%
  Spain 1.75%
  Brazil 1.62%
  Hungary 1.16%
  Finland 1.03%
  Croatia 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.63%
Dell 24.30%
Acer 15.22%
ASUS 7.34%
Toshiba 6.54%
Intel 4.67%
Lenovo 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.40%
Samsung 1.74%
Sahara 1.07%
Apple 0.80%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.91%
ASUS All Series 2.27%
Acer Aspire V3-771 2.27%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.27%


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