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PRTG Traffic Grapher


PRTG Traffic Grapher is a program developed by Paessler AG. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is prtg traffic grapher.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 15.85 MB (16,616,093 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 33% of users of PRTG Traffic Grapher come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.paessler.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\PRTG Traffic Grapher\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\PRTG Traffic Grapher\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 15.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PRTG Traffic Grapher

Program executable:prtg traffic grapher.exe
Name:PRTG Traffic Grapher
Path:C:\Program Files\prtg traffic grapher\prtg traffic grapher.exe
Additional files:
  • Paessler SNMP Helper Setup.exe - Paessler SNMP Helper (Freeware Edition) Setup
  • packet.dll (by CACE Technologies) - WinPcap Professional (WPRO_40_1040) (packet.dll Wrapper Dynamic Link Library)
  • wpcap.dll (by CACE Technologies) - wpcap.dll Dynamic Link Library - based on libpcap 0.9.5
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • libeay32.dll
  • MessageShow.exe
  • netsnmp.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • xibeay32.dll
  • xsleay32.dll
  • ZipDll.dll - Delphi Zip (ZipDLL)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PRTG Traffic Grapher.exe runs as a service named 'PRTG Service' (PRTGService).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PRTG Traffic Grapher.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PRTG Traffic Grapher\PRTG Traffic Grapher.exe'.

How do I remove PRTG Traffic Grapher?

Quickly and completely remove PRTG Traffic Grapher from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PRTG Traffic Grapher 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PRTG Traffic Grapher, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PRTG Traffic Grapher.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 11%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 10 11.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 22.22%
Windows 7 Professional 22.22%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.22%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional N 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Austria 8.33%
  Brazil 8.33%
  Germany 8.33%
  Egypt 8.33%
  United Kingdom 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%
  Thailand 8.33%
  Taiwan 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
ASUS 14.29%
Lenovo 14.29%
Common models
LENOVO 7360NW4 12.50%
Itautec S.A. Infoway w753... 12.50%
HP PAVILION DV9000 (RY529... 12.50%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 12.50%
Dell Precision M6600 12.50%
Dell OptiPlex 9010 12.50%


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